Evelyne Guévremont Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Current research and/or projects

My research aims to support Canada's food processing industry by fostering innovation and reducing the risk of bacterial threats to the food chain.

Research and/or project statements

  • Detection of pathogenic bacteria in animal production throughout the farm-to-table food continuum
  • Application and development of molecular biological tools for the detection of pathogenic bacteria
  • Analysis of mechanisms associated with bacterial survival related to food safety
  • Study of the transmission and spread of Campylobacter

Professional activities / interests

  • Biosafety Officer
  • Student trainning

Key publications

  1. Gúevremont, E., Lamoureux, L., Genereux, M., Cote, C. (2017). Irrigation water sources and time intervals as variables on the presence of campylobacter spp. and listeria monocytogenes on romaine lettuce grown in muck soil, 80(7), 1182-1187. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-16-551

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  2. Villeneuve, S., Power, K.A., Guévremont, E., Mondor, M., Tsao, R., Wanasundara, J.P.D., Zarepoor, L., Mercier, S. (2015). Effect of a Short-Time Germination Process on the Nutrient Composition, Microbial Counts and Bread-Making Potential of Whole Flaxseed, 39(6), 1574-1586. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfpp.12385

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  3. Thibodeau, A., Fravalo, P., Taboada, E.N., Laurent-Lewandowski, S., Guévremont, E., Quessy, S., Letellier, A. (2015). Extensive characterization of campylobacter jejuni chicken isolates to uncover genes involved in the ability to compete for gut colonization Microbial genetics, genomics and proteomics., 15(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12866-015-0433-5

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  4. Guévremont, E., Lamoureux, L., Ward, P., Villeneuve, S. (2015). Survival of Campylobacter jejuni on fresh spinach stored at 4°C or 12°C, 50 736-739. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2014.10.023

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  5. Thibodeau, A., Fravalo, P., Gauthier, R.P., Guévremont, É., Bergeron, N., Laurent-Lewandowski, S., Quessy, S., Boulianne, M., and Letellier, A. (2014). "Modification of Campylobacter jejuni broiler colonization by a feed additive composed of encapsulated organic acids and essential oils.", Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology A, 4, pp. 853-864. doi : 10.17265/2161-6256/2014.10.008

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  6. Guévremont, E., Lamoureux, L., Loubier, C.B., Villeneuve, S., Dubuc, J. (2014). Detection and characterization of campylobacter spp. from 40 dairy cattle herds in quebec, Canada, 11(5), 388-394. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2013.1706

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  7. Ward, P., Guévremont, E. (2014). Comparison of intestinal bacterial populations between two dairy cattle herds colonized or not by Campylobacter jejuni, 11(12), 966-968. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2014.1830

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  8. Mondor, M., Guévremont, E., Villeneuve, S. (2014). Processing, characterization and bread-making potential of malted yellow peas, 7 11-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fbio.2014.05.002

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  9. Bach, S.J., Guévremont, É., Bezanson, G.S., Brassard, H., Delaquis, P.J., Ells, T.C., Hodges, D.M., Toivonen, P.M.A., and Kostrzynska, M. (2013). Enhancing mitigation strategies for microbiological risks in fresh horticultural products. Research Project FINAL Report AAFC RBPI #1489. (Report)

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  10. Guévremont, É., Lamoureux, L., Loubier, C. B., and Dubuc, J. (2012). "Occurrence of Campylobacter spp in dairy cattle farms of Quebec, Canada.", 101st Annual Meeting of the International Association of Food Protection (IAFP 2012), Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI, USA, July 22-25, 2012. (Poster)

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  11. Guévremont, É., Lamoureux, L., Loubier, C. B., and Dubuc, J.-F. (2012). "Présence de Campylobacter spp. en production laitière: qu’en est-il au Québec?", 3e rencontre annuelle de l'Association Québécoise pour I’Innocuité Alimentaire (AQIA), Centre des Congrès de Lévis, Québec City, QC, Canada, September 13, 2012. (Poster)

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  12. Guévremont, É. (2012). "Dairy cattle as an emerging animal reservoir for Campylobacter spp. in Quebec.", Canadian Campylobacter Workshop: Reducing public health impact of campylobacteriosis in Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada, October 24-26, 2012.

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  13. Guévremont, É. and Lamoureux, L. (2011). "Occurrence of Campylobacter spp in three dairy cattle farms in Quebec, Canada.", 16th International Workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and Related Organisms (CHRO 2011), Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 28 -September 1, 2011. (Poster)

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  14. Thibodeau, A., Fravalo, P., Laurent-Lewandowski, S., Guévremont, É., Quessy, S., and Letellier, A. (2011). "Presence and Characterization of Campylobacter jejuni from Québec organic chickens productions units.", Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 75(4), pp. 298-307.

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  15. Brassard, J., Guévremont, E., Gagné, M.J., Lamoureux, L. (2011). Simultaneous recovery of bacteria and viruses from contaminated water and spinach by a filtration method, 144(3), 565-568. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2010.11.015

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  16. Houde, A., Poitras, E., Leblanc, D., Ward, P., Guévremont, É., Brassard, J., Trottier, Y.-L., and Simard, C. (2010). "Detection of Hepatitis A virus using the conventional and real-time Reverse-Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction.", in Food Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch - The Compendium of Analytical Methods. Vol. 5, Health Canada, Chapter OPFLP-07.

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  17. Brassard, J., Guévremont, É., Gagné, M.-J., and Lamoureux, L. (2010). "Combined Concentration And Extraction Method For Bacteria and Viruses From Contaminated Water And Leafy Vegetables.", 97th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Food Protection, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA, USA, August 1-4, 2010. (Poster)

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  18. Brassard, J., Gagné, M.-J., Lamoureux, L., and Guévremont, É. (2009). "Combined recovery and concentration method for bacteria and viruses from contaminated water and leafy vegetables.", 13th Annual Federal Food Safety and Nutrition Research Meeting (FFSNRM), Ottawa, ON, Canada, November 4-5, 2009. (Poster)

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  19. Guévremont, É., Lamoureux, L., Gagné, M.-J., and Brassard, J. (2009). "Optimization of a Campylobacter jejuni recovery technique from fresh spinach.", 13th Annual Federal Food Safety and Nutrition Research Meeting (FFSNRM), Ottawa, ON, Canada, November 4-5, 2009. (Poster)

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  20. Letellier, A., Beauchamp, G., Guévremont, É., D'Allaire, S., Hurnik, D., and Quessy, S. (2009). "Risk factors at slaughter associated with presence of Salmonella on hog carcasses in Canada.", Journal of Food Protection, 72(11), pp. 2326-2331.

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