food safety; molecular toxicology; elucidation of fundamental chemical mechanisms of toxic action/interaction of food-borne carcinogens; mutagens; and developmental toxicants; and development of methods to detect and detoxify foodborne and environmental toxins.

selected publications
Academic Articles235
  • Hearon, S. E., Orr, A. A., Moyer, H., Wang, M., Tamamis, P., & Phillips, T. D. (2022). Montmorillonite clay-based sorbents decrease the bioavailability of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from soil and their translocation to plants. Environmental Research. 205, 112433-112433.
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  • Jolly, P. E., Mazariegos, M., Contreras, H., Balas, N., Junkins, A., Aina, I. O., ... Phillips, T. D. (2021). Aflatoxin Exposure Among Mothers and Their Infants from the Western Highlands of Guatemala.. Matern Child Health J. 25(8), 1316-1325.
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  • Wang, M., Chen, Z., Rusyn, I., & Phillips, T. D. (2021). Testing the efficacy of broad-acting sorbents for environmental mixtures using isothermal analysis, mammalian cells, and H. vulgaris.. J Hazard Mater. 408, 124425-124425.
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  • Wang, M., Bera, G., Mitra, K., Wade, T. L., Knap, A. H., & Phillips, T. D. (2021). Tight sorption of arsenic, cadmium, mercury, and lead by edible activated carbon and acid-processed montmorillonite clay.. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 28(6), 6758-6770.
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  • Beier, R. C., Pillai, S. D., Phillips, T. D., & Ziprin, R. L. (2004). Preharvest and Postharvest Food Safety. Blackwell Publishing.
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  • Onel, M., Beykal, B., Wang, M., Grimm, F. A., Zhou, L., Wright, F. A., ... Pistikopoulos, E. N. (2018). Optimal Chemical Grouping and Sorbent Material Design by Data Analysis, Modeling and Dimensionality Reduction Techniques.. 20TH EUROPEAN SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTER AIDED PROCESS ENGINEERING. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering. 421-426. Elsevier.
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  • Jolly, P. E., Jiang, Y., Ellis, W. O., Sheng-Wang, J., Afriyie-Gyawu, E., Phillips, T. D., & Williams, J. H. (2008). Modulation of the human immune system by aflatoxin. Mycotoxins: Detection Methods, Management, Public Health and Agricultural Trade. 41-52.
  • Afriyie-Gyawu, E., Williams, J. H., Huebner, H. J., Ankrah, N. A., Ofori-Adjei, D., Jolly, P. E., Wang, J. S., & Phillips, T. D. (2008). NovaSilclay for the management of dietary aflatoxins in human populations. Mycotoxins: Detection Methods, Management, Public Health and Agricultural Trade. 301-308.
  • Phillips, T., Afriyie-Gyawu, E., Wang, J., Williams, J., & Huebner, H. (2006). The potential of aflatoxin sequestering clay. The Mycotoxin Factbook: Food & Feed Topics. 329-346.
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  • Phillips, T. D.. (2006). The mycotoxin factbook. Wageningen Academic Publishers.
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Conference Papers16
  • Ramirez, A. G., Muoz, E., Long-Parma, D., Holden, A., Trevio, A. M., Phillips, T. D., & Pollock, B. (2016). Abstract B38: Behavioral and clinical correlates of hepatocellular carcinoma among residents of South Central Texas: A case-control study. Epidemiology, Lifestyle, and Genetics, Abstracts: Eighth AACR Conference on The Science of Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved; November 13-16, 2015; Atlanta, Georgia. 25(3), b38-b38.
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  • Romoser, A. A., Marroquin-Cardona, A., & Phillips, T. D. (2013). Managing Risks Associated With Feeding Aflatoxin Contaminated Feed. 22ND TRI-STATE DAIRY NUTRITION CONFERENCE 2013. 35-50.
  • Phillips, T. D. (2008). AGFD 147-Clay-based therapy for humans and animals at high risk for aflatoxicosis. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 235,
  • Phillips, T. D. (2006). Clay-based enterosorbents for aflatoxins. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. 232, 234-234.
  • Phillips, T. D., Wang, J. S., Ofori-Adjei, D., Afriyie-Gyawu, E., Huebner, H. J., Ankrah, N. A., Jolly, P. E., & Williams, J. H. (2006). Clay-based interventions for aflatoxins. PHYTOPATHOLOGY. 96(6), S152-S153.
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