Editorial Board for section 'Food Microbiology'

Please see the section webpage for more information on this section.

Please note that the order in which the Editors appear on this page is alphabetical, and follows the structure of the editorial board presented on the MDPI website under information for editors: editorial board responsibilities.

Members


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Centre of Biological Engineering, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
Interests: mycotoxins; mycotoxicology; mycotoxigenic fungi; lactic acid bacteria; fungal enzymes; detoxification
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Department of Animal Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Interests: food safety; gut health; public health; controlling pathogens in food systems; understanding pathogen survival and persistence along the food chain, their virulence attributes and the application of probiotics to control foodborne pathogens; the efficacy of currently applied intervention (hurdle) technologies to reduce pathogen transmission during pre- and post-harvest processing of fresh produce, meat and dairy products; potential application of probiotics and functional foods in the prevention and treatment of gut pathologies; elucidating the molecular cross talk between diet, microbiome and host on all levels of regulation namely, genes, proteins and metabolites; developing evidence-based dietary interventions for restoring health and preventing chronic pathologies

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Department of Agriculture, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: fermented food; lactic acid bacteria; probiotic
Food Biotechnology Department, Spanish Research Council. Instituto de la Grasa (IG-CSIC), Sevilla, Spain
Interests: table olives; biofilms; metagenomics; probiotics; predictive microbiology; food safety; food quality; lactic acid bacteria; yeasts
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Universidade Católica Portuguesa, CBQF-Centro de Biotecnologia e Química Fina–Laboratório Associado, Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Rua Diogo Botelho 1327, 4169-005 Porto, Portugal
Interests: food microbiology; food safety; food quality; food biotechnology
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Faculty of Science, University of Extremadura, 06006 Badajoz, Spain
Interests: food fermentation; dairy; wine fermentation; food safety; probiotics; functional foods; food processing; lactic acid bacteria; yeast; table olives; biofilm; predictive microbiology
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Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences (SAFE), University of Foggia, Via Napoli 25, 71100 Foggia, Italy
Interests: food microbiology; foodborne pathogens; food safety; food preservation; probiotics; predictive microbiology
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College of Food Science and Technology, Nanjing Agriculture University, Nanjing 210095, China
Interests: microbial safety of food; foodborne pathogen control; rapid detection technology; microbial biofilm control; microbial drug resistance; stress response in pathogen
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Prof. Dr. Johanna Björkroth
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Department of Food Hygiene and Environmental Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Interests: food spoilage; lactic acid bacteria

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Laboratory of Viruses Contaminants of Water and Food, Genetics, Microbiology and Statistics Department of the Biology Faculty, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: virus; metagenomic studies; next-generation sequencing; microbial contaminants; viral detection techniques; food safety
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Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15, Ireland
Interests: food safety; microbiology; shiga toxin-producing escherichia coli; campylobacter; salmonella

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Departament de Bioquímica i Biotecnologia, Facultat d'Enologia, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Campus Sescelades N4, c/ Marcel.lí Domingo, 1, 43007 Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain
Interests: lactic acid bacteria; wine; Oenococcus; food microbiology; fermented foods
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Food and Drug Department, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
Interests: lactic acid bacteria; fermentation; fermented foods; dairy microbiology; bioactive compounds; probiotic; prebiotic
Full Professor, Department of Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment, School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
Interests: food quality; food safety; food-borne bacterial pathogens; bacterial injury; antimicrobials; food microbiota; molecular methods in food microbiology; food spoilage; seafood quality and safety
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Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
Interests: rapid detection of pathogens; pre-analytical sample preparation; flow cytometry and other methods for single cell analysis; multicomponent antimicrobial systems for use in foods, on food contact surfaces or in environmental applications; leveraging advances in materials science and chemistry for detection or inactivation of pathogens
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Department of Nutrition and Food Science & Center for Food Safety and Security Systems, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD 07042, USA
Interests: food safety microbiology; food toxicology; predictive microbiology modeling; microbiological risk assessment; mycotoxin; food safety regulations
Department of Consumer and Food Sciences, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X20, Hatfield 0028, South Africa
Interests: dairy science; meat science; food processing; food safety; food shelf life

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Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Interests: microbial food safety of fresh and fresh-cut fruits & vegetables and of fresh & processed meats; non-thermal technologies for pathogen control in foods; microbiome of fruits and vegetables; food irradiation; HACCP systems
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Department of Food Science and Technology, The University of Georgia, Griffin, GA, USA
Interests: salmonella; EHEC; biofilm; bacterial genetics; antibiotic resistance; antimicrobial intervention
Agricultural and Forest Microbiology, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Food Sciences, University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy
Interests: lactic acid bacteria; food quality; olive oil microbiology; table olives processing; yeast fermentation
Prof. Dr. Maria Rosaria Corbo
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Department of the Science of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
Interests: innovative technologies for food preservation; food science; food microbiology and safety; lactic acid bacteria and probiotics; predictive microbiology

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Laboratoire Universitaire de Biodiversité et Ecologie Microbienne UR3882, ESIAB, Université de Brest, Plouzané, France
Interests: food mycology; food microbiology; microbial ecology; food fermentations; secondary metabolites; mycotoxins; LC-MS; filamentous fungi; yeasts; lactic acid bacteria
Department of Food Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72704, USA
Interests: food safety; Listeria monocytogenes; salmonella; Listeria; food preservation; foodborne diseases; antimicrobials; antimicrobial resistance; food packaging
Prof. Dr. Marie Louise Danielsson-Tham
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Department of Meal Science and Culinary Arts, Örebro Universitet, Orebro, Sweden
Interests: veterinary epidemiology; infectious disease epidemiology; zoonotic diseases; molecular epidemiology
Dr. Elaine C. P. De Martinis
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Ciências Farmacêuticas de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo Faculdade, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
Interests: lactic acid bacteria; foodborne pathogens; food microbiome; bacteriocins; biopreservation

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Department Food Safety, Nutrition and Veterinary Public Health, Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS) , Viale Regina Elena 299, I-00161 Rome, Italy
Interests: food microbiology; food-borne bacterial pathogens; rapid detection of foodborne pathogens; molecular methods in food microbiology; food-borne viruses
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Laboratory of Food Microbiology, Department of Nutrition, Health Sciences Center, Federal University of Paraíba, João Pessoa 58051-900, Paraíba, Brazil
Interests: food safety; control of foodborne pathogens; antimicrobial compounds; bioactive molecules; probiotics; prebiotics; edible coatings; intestinal microbial ecology
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Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Libera Università di Bolzano, 39100 Bolzano, Italy
Interests: molecular microbiology and biotechnology of vegetable/fruit, sourdough and cheese lactic acid bacteria; synthesis of biogenic compounds by lactic acid bacteria; transcriptomics and phenomics of lactic acid bacteria in response to plant niche environments; phenolics, fatty acids, phytochemicals; human intestinal microbiome in response to dietary habits
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