Kalmokoff, Martin, Ph.D.

Research Scientist Food Safety


Contact Information:

32 Main St.
Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 1J5
Telephone: 902-679-5374
Fax: 902-365-8545
Email: martin.kalmokoff@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Food microbiology
  • Attachment and biofilm formation in food borne pathogenic bacteria
  • Gut microbiology
  • Obligate anaerobes, impact of dietary interventions on intestinal populations in monogastric animals

Current Projects:

  • Impact of antimicrobial growth promoters and dietary fermentable materials on gut bacterial populations in monogastric animals
  • Assessment and management of biological and chemical contaminants carried in livestock and poultry manure [GAPS]
  • Effect of inter-strain competition on isolation of L. monocytogenes from foods

Affiliations:

  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2012

  • Talbot, G., Barret, M., Gagnon, N., Kalmokoff, M.L., Topp, E., and Neufeld, J.D. (2012). "Methanoculleus spp. Are major contributors to methane emissions in swine and dairy manure storage tanks.", Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) 62nd Annual Conference / Conférence annuelle de la Société Canadienne des Microbiologistes (SCM), Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 20-23, 2012, Abstract AE076.

2011

  • Barret, M., Neufeld, J.D., Gagnon, N., Kalmokoff, M.L., Topp, E., Verastegui, Y., and Talbot, G. (2011). "Active methanogens in swine manure storage tanks revealed by stable isotope probing.", Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) 61st Annual Conference / Conférence annuelle de la Société Canadienne des Microbiologistes (SCM), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada, June 20-23, 2011, Abstract AE74. (Abstract)
  • Barret, M., Neufeld, J.D., Gagnon, N., Kalmokoff, M.L., Topp, E., Verastegui, Y., and Talbot, G. (2011). "Identification of the active methanogens in swine manure storage tanks by DNA Stable Isotope Probing.", 1er Symposium du Centre de recherche et de développement sur le bovin laitier et le porc: Parlons science au CRDBLP! / 1st Symposium of the Dairy and Swine Research and Development Centre: Let’s Talk Science at the DSRDC!, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada, June 7, 2011.
  • Brooks, S.P.J., Green-Johnson, J.M., Inglis, G.D., Uwiera, R.R.E., and Kalmokoff, M.L. (2011). "Gut microbiology – a relatively unexplored domain.", in Moo-Young, M. et al. (eds.) - Comprehensive Biotechnology, 2nd Edition. Vol. 4, Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK & New York, USA, pp. 575-590.
  • Talbot, G., Barret, M., Massé, D.I., Masse, L., Kalmokoff, M.L., and Topp, E. (2011). "Methanogenesis in dairy and swine production.", 1er Symposium du Centre de recherche et de développement sur le bovin laitier et le porc: Parlons science au CRDBLP! / 1st Symposium of the Dairy and Swine Research and Development Centre: Let’s Talk Science at the DSRDC!, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada, June 7, 2011.

2010

  • Gagnon, N., Topp, E., Kalmokoff, M.L., Masse, L., Massé, D.I., and Talbot, G. (2010). "Novel fingerprint technology to assess the diversity of methanogens.", 13th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME13), Seattle, WA, USA, August 22-27, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Talbot, G., Topp, E., Kalmokoff, M.L., Roy, C.S., Brooks, S.P.J., Beaulieu, C., and Massé, D.I. (2010). "Archaeal community analysis along a plug-flow bioreactor treating swine manure.", Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) 60th Annual Conference / Conférence annuelle de la Société Canadienne des Microbiologistes (SCM), Hamilton, ON, Canada, June 14-17, 2010.

2009

  • Talbot, G., Roy, C.S., Topp, E., Kalmokoff, M.L., Brooks, S.P.J., Beaulieu, C., Palin, M.-F., and Massé, D.I. (2009). "Multivariate analysis of microbial population quantitative data during start-up of a compartmentalized anaerobic bioreactor treating swine manure.", 5th ASPD Specialised Conference: Microbial Population Dynamics in Biological Wastewater Treatment, Aalborg, Denmark, May 24-27, 2009.
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