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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

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other science related publications

2013

  • Clarke, S.T., Kalmokoff, M.L., Brooks, S.P.J., Avila, C., Bercik, P., Ramdath, D.D., and Green-Johnson, J.M. (2013). "Investigating effects of fructans on host and immune parameters in a human clinical trial.", EFFoST Annual Meeting: Bio-based Technologies in the Context of European Food Innovation Systems, Bologna, Italy, November 12-15, 2013. (Presentation)
  • Clarke, S.T., Kalmokoff, M.L., Brooks, S.P.J., Bercik, P., Ramdath, D.D., and Green-Johnson, J.M. (2013). "Evaluating influences of fructans on cytokine and immunoglobulin production in a human clinical trial.", Cytokine, 63(3), pp. 255. (Abstract)
  • Shastri, P., McCarville, J.L., Brooks, S.P.J., Kalmokoff, M.L., and Green-Johnson, J.M. (2013). "Effects of dietary fructo-oligosaccharides on gender-based differences in gut mucosal cytokines.", Cytokine, 63(3), pp. 298. (Abstract)

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.
  • Kalmokoff, M.L., Waddington, L.M., Thomas, M.B., Liang, K.-L., Ma, C., Topp, E., Desranleau Dandurand, U., Letellier, A., Matias, F., and Brooks, S.P.J. (2011). "Continuous feeding of antimicrobial growth promoters to commercial swine during the growing/finishing phase does not modify faecal community erythromycin resistance of community structure.", Joint UK-Canada gut health meeting, Guelph & St Hyacinthe, Canada, February, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Shastri, P., Brooks, S.P.J., Kalmokoff, M.L., Green, J., Chomyshyn, E., and Green-Johnson, J.M. (2011). "Host microbe interaction: Does gender influence immune changes mediated by dietary fibre?", Annual Meeting Canadian Society of Microbiology 61st Annual Conference, Memorial University, St. John's, NL, Canada, June 20 - 23, 2011. (Presentation)
  • 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)
  • Kalmokoff, M.L., Waddington, J., Green, J., and Brooks, S.P.J. (2010). "Phylogenetic and microscopic analysis of biofilm formation on wheat bran isolated from the rat fecal community.", International Meeting on Probiotics and Prebiotics, Kosice, Slovakia, August, 2010. (Presentation)
  • 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.
  • Waddington, L., Kwan, J., Kendall, C., Jenkins, D., Truelstrup-Hansen, L., Brooks, S.P.J., and Kalmokoff, M.L. (2010). "Diets enriched in fructans and/or soy alters the fecal community differentially among human subjects.", AFMnet annual conference, Guelph, ON, Canada, 2010. (Presentation)

2009

  • Abnous, K., Brooks, S.P.J., Kwan, J., Thomas, M., Matias, F., Green-Johnson, J.M., Selinger, L.B., and Kalmokoff, M.L. (2009). "Diets enriched in oat or wheat bran temporally and differentially alter the composition of the fecal community of the rat.", CSNS-CSCN, Quebec City, Canada, June 1-4, 2009. (Presentation)
  • Gannon, M., Brooks, S.P.J., Kalmokoff, M.L., Raju, J., Selinger, L.B., Inglis, G.D., and Green-Johnson, J.M. (2009). "Immuno-modulatory effects of dietary fibre supplementation on lymphocyte populations, cytokine and immunoglobulin A production.", American Association of Immunologist Annual General Meeting, Seattle WA, USA, 2009, #39.16. (Abstract)
  • 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.
  • Waddington, L., Kwan, J., Kendall, C., Jenkins, D., Wong, J., Truelstrup-Hansen, L., Brooks, S.P.J., and Kalmokoff, M.L. (2009). "Diets Enriched in Fructans and/or Soy Alter the Faecal Community Differentially Among Human Subjects.", 2009 AFMnet annual general meeting, Vancouver, Canada, 2009. (Presentation)
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