Patricia Hingston

Patricia Hingston

Assistant Professor of Teaching


MacMillan 223, 2357 Main Mall

University of British Columbia, 2018, PhD, Food Microbiology

Dalhousie University, 2013, MSc, Food Microbiology

Dalhousie University, 2010, BASc, Food Science

FNH 313 – Food Microbiology

FNH 325 – Food Science Laboratory I

FNH 326 – Food Science Laboratory II

FNH 425 – Food Science Laboratory III

Hingston, P., Chen, J., Allen, K., Hansen, L. T., & Wang, S. (2017). Strand specific RNA-sequencing and membrane lipid profiling reveals growth phase-dependent cold stress response mechanisms in Listeria monocytogenes. PloS one, 12(6), e0180123.

Hingston, P., Chen, J., Dhillon, B. K., Laing, C., Bertelli, C., Gannon, V., Tasara, T., Allen, K., Brinkman, F. S., Truelstrup Hansen, L., & Wang, S. (2017). Genotypes associated with Listeria monocytogenes isolates displaying impaired or enhanced tolerances to cold, salt, acid, or desiccation stress. Frontiers in Microbiology, doi: 103389/fmicb.2017.00369

Hingston, P. A., Piercey, M. J, & Truelstrup Hansen, L. (2015). Genes associated with desiccation and osmotic stress in Listeria monocytogenes as revealed by insertional mutagenesis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81(16), pp. 5350-5362.

Hingston, P. A., Stea, E. C., Knøchel, S., & Truelstrup Hansen, L. (2013). Role of initial contamination levels, biofilm maturity and presence of salt and fat on desiccation survival of Listeria monocytogenes on stainless steel surfaces. Food Microbiology, 36(1), pp. 46-56.

Piercey, M. J., Hingston, P. A., & Hansen, L. T. (2016). Genes involved in Listeria monocytogenes biofilm formation at a simulated food processing plant temperature of 15° C. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 226, pp. 63-74.

  • NSERC CGS Alexander Graham Bell PhD Scholarship, 2013
  • UBC Four Year Fellowship for PhD students, 2013
  • NSERC Julie Payette Masters Research Scholarship, 2010
  • University Medal in Food Science from Dalhousie University, 2010