Dr. Janine Trempy, Professor Emeritus



Office 220 Nash Hall
Phone 541-737-4441
FAX 541-737-0496
Email trempyj@oregonstate.edu
Education Ph.D., University of Texas Health Sciences Center

Research Interests:  Microbial Products

Courses Taught:  MB 490 Capstone Experience in Microbiology; MB 110 Microbiology Orientation; BHS 490 Capstone Experience in Biohealth Sciences; BHS 110 Biohealth Sciences Orientation


see links below for research activities

Terra Magazine and Discovery Channel video.


 PATENT:  https://www.google.com/patents/US7256029




Dukovcic, S.R., Hutchison, J.R., and Trempy. 2010. Potential of the melanophore pigment response for detection of bacterial toxicity. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 24:8243-8246.

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Dukovcic, S.R., Hutchison, J.R., and J.E. Trempy. 2010. Conservation of the chromatophore pigment response. J. of Applied Toxicology. 6:574-581.

Hutchison, J., S. Dukovcic, K.P. Dierksen, C.A. Carlyle, B. A. Caldwell, and J.E. Trempy. 2008. Erythrophore cell response to food-associated pathogenic bacteria: Implications for detection. Microbial Biotechnology. 1:425-431.

Knoshaug, E.P., J.A. Ahlgren, and J.E. Trempy. 2007. Exopolysaccharide expression in Lactococcus lactis subspecies cremoris Ropy 352: Evidence for novel gene organization. J. of Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73:897-905.

Trempy, J.E., M.M. Skinner, and W.A. Siebold. 2002. Learning microbiology through cooperation: Designing cooperative learning activities that promote interdependence, interaction and accountability. Microbiology Education Journal (ASM) 3:26-36.


Trun, N. and J.E. Trempy. 2004. Fundamental Bacterial Genetics. Blackwell Publisher, NY ISBN 0-632-04448-9

Ream, W, B. Geller, J.E. Trempy, and K. Fields. 2012. Molecular Microbiology Laboratory: A Writing Intensive Course. Academic Press, NY. ISBN 0-12-583991-X


Trempy, J.E., Knoshaug, E.P., Ahlgren, J.A., Sandine, W.E., Dierksen, K. Biopolymer thickener for food and pharmaceutical applications. International application no. PCT/US01/03404, published in 2003. US Patent Application No. 10/182,960 issued May 21, 2007.

Trempy, J.E., Knoshaug, E.P., Ahlgren, J.A., Dierksen, K., Sandine, W.E. Biopolymer thickener. Australian Patent # 2001239737 (39737/01) issued May 23, 2006.

Chaplen, F., Gerwick W., Jovanovic, G., Kolodziej, W., Liburdy, J., McFadden, P., Paul, B., Plant, T., Trempy, J.E., Willard, C. Inventors listed in alphabetical order. Methods for detecting bioactive compounds. US Patent # 6,913,877 issued July 5, 2005.