Food Safety and Applied Microbiology

Food safety and applied microbiology research is conducted to ensure the wholesomeness and safety of our food supply, and particularly to guard against threats from non-conventional sources. Such research includes an integration of chemical, biological, environmental, microbiological, and engineering systems approaches for maximum effectiveness. Faculty has expertise in the areas of isolation, characterization and elimination of foodborne pathogens as well as epidemiology and bioinformatics.


Researchers

Jinru Chen Professor
Food Science & Technology
Xiangyu Deng Assistant Professor
Center for Food Safety
Francisco Diez-Gonzalez Director and Professor
Center for Food Safety
Marilyn C. Erickson Associate Professor
Center for Food Safety
Mark A. Harrison Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor and Graduate Coordinator of Food Science
Food Science & Technology
Yen-Con Hung Professor
Food Science & Technology
Fanbin Kong Associate Professor
Food Science & Technology
Ynes Rosa Ortega Associate Professor
Center for Food Safety
Jose I. Reyes De Corcuera Associate Professor
Food Science & Technology
Food scientist in the lab