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Department of Agriculture
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Dr. Loree Ann Branham

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Department of Agriculture

Associate Professor/Research Scientist
  • Ph.D. (2007) Animal Science-Food Safety, Texas Tech University
  • M.S. (2004) Animal Science, Angelo State University
  • B.S. (2002) Animal Science, Angelo State University

Animal anatomy and physiology, food science, food safety and sanitation.

Couses Taught

  • ASCI 3449 – Animal Anatomy and Physiology
  • FSCI 1329 – Food Science
  • FSCI 3344 – Food Safety and Sanitation
  • FSCI 4345/5345 – Food Microbiology
  • FSCI 6329 – Advanced Food Science
  • Pre- and post-harvest food safety issues
  • Antimicrobial resistance associated with food-borne pathogens
  • Pathogen control of commercially produced meat and wild game
  • Extension outreach methods used to educate the public and industry on food quality and safety issues

Branham, L.A., Platt, T.M., Loneragan, G.H., Engler, M.J., Thomson, D.U., Singer, R.S., and Brashears, M.M.  2007.  Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns of Generic Escherichia coli Following Administration of Subtherapeutic Antimicrobial Drugs to Feedlot Cattle. (In Preparation).

Stephens, T.P., Loneragan, G.H., Thompson, T.W., Sridhara, A., Branham, L.A., Pitchiah, S., and Brashears, M.M.  2006. Distribution of Escherichia coli O157 and Salmonella spp. on Hide Surfaces, the Oral Cavity and Feces of Feedlot Cattle (In Preparation). 

Stephens, T.P., Loneragan, G.H., Branham, L.A., and Brashears, M.M. 2006. Enumeration of Escherichia coli O157 in Cattle Feces using Immunomagnetic Separation Combined with Most Probable Number Techniques Vol. 70 No. 5, pg 1072-1075.

Branham, L.A., Carr, M.A., Callaway, T.R., and Scott, C.B. 2005. Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in White-tailed Deer and Livestock.  Current Issues in Intestinal Microbiology.  Vol. 6 pg. 25-29.

Knutson, H.J., Carr, M.A., Branham, L.A., Scott, C.B., and Callaway, T.R. 2005. Effects of Activated Charcoal on Binding E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella typhimurium in Sheep. Small Ruminant Research. Vol. 65, Issue 1-2, pg.101-105.

Other Activities

Graduate Advisor

Delta Tau Alpha Advisor

Meat and Food Science Association Advisor

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