Ph.D., Sustainable Bioproducts, Mississippi State University
M.S., Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion, Mississippi State University
B.S., Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion, Mississippi State University
June 2022 – present, Assistant Research Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Mississippi State University
February 2021 – June 2022, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Mississippi State University
January 2020 – January 2021, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Sustainable Bioproducts, Mississippi State University
Pathogen mitigation in broiler (chicken) houses
Sustainable agroforestry systems
Environmental and agricultural microbiology
Mohammadi-Aragh, MK., Linhoss, JE., Evans, JD. (2022) Effects of various disinfectants on the bacterial load and microbiome of broiler hatching eggs using electrostatic spray. J. Appl. Poult. Res. 31(3). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.japr.2022.100278
Mohammadi-Aragh, MK., Linhoss, JE., Evans, JD., Purswell, J., Chesser Jr., G.D., Lowe, J.W. (2022) Comparison of pine and miscanthus biochar physiochemical properties and impact on Escherichia coli populations in broiler litter. Paper No. 2200324, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Conference. Houston, TX. https://doi.org/10.13031/aim.202200324
Linhoss, JE, Mohammadi-Aragh, MK, Evans, JD. (2021) Impact of eggshell disinfection on the bacterial load and microbiome of broiler hatching eggs. Abstract - International Poultry Scientific Forum. Atlanta, GA.
Mohammadi-Aragh, MK. and Stokes, CE. (2021) Assessing class 1 integron presence in poultry litter amended with wood biochar and wood vinegar. Current Microbiology. 78(10):3733-3740. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00284-021-02640-4.
Mohammadi-Aragh, MK., Stokes, CE., Street, JT., Linhoss, JE. (2021) Effects of loblolly pine biochar and wood vinegar on poultry litter nutrients and microbial abundance. Animals 11(8), 2209. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11082209.
Abreu, GM., Bobadilha, GS., Duque Guirardi, B., Abreu, PM., de Souza Oliveira, N., Schiavo, JA., Mohammadi-Aragh, MK.(2021) The influence of compost and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on sugarcane growth and nutrient uptake. BioResources 16(2), 3005-3016.
Narayanan, L., Tang, J., Kirker, G., Mohammadi-Aragh, MK., Stokes, CE. (2019) Using Metagenomics to Quantify the Bacterial Diversity on Field Stakes Treated with Wood Preservative. Proceedings of the 2019 Society of Wood Science and Technology International Convention. Yosemite National Park, CA.
Environmental Management Strategies for Improving Production Efficiency in Poultry Production (2022) oral presentation. USDA-ARS Research Day, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS.
Evaluating the effects of pine and miscanthus biochar on Escherichia coli populations and bacterial communities in poultry litter (2022) poster presentation. American Society of Microbiology. Washington, D.C.
Using Metagenomics to Quantify the Bacterial Diversity on Field Stakes Treated with Wood Preservative (2019) oral presentation. Society of Wood Science and Technology International Conference. Yosemite National Park, CA.
Using Southern Yellow Pine Biochar and Wood Vinegar to Remediate Poultry Litter Compost (2019) oral presentation. US Biochar Initiative Conference. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.
Rapid Detection Using tdh, trh-Induced Hemolysis on Human Erythrocytes and Urease Production as Biomarkers for Screening Pathogenic Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains (2015) poster presentation. American Society for Microbiology South Central Annual Conference. University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.
Development of a Rapid Screening Method for Pathogenic Vibrio parahaemolyticus Using Hemolysis in Human, Horse, and Sheep Blood (2014) poster presentation. American Society for Microbiology South Central Annual Conference. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.