To work on Developing Food Safety Programs to include Genomic, Metagenomic, and transcriptomics based in next generation sequencing and bioinformatic tequniques.
Current Research Topics
*Determining the changes in the microbiome during the cheddar cheese making process
*Optimizing the use of molecular detection of foodborne pathogens in fresh produce
*Assessing the impact that organic farm and processing practices have on the microbiome of fluid milk