Opening for Post-Doctoral Scholar/Research Associate

The Food Protection lab currently has an opening for a Post-Doctoral Scholar/Research Associate.  The primary duty of this position will be to manage a project focused on the generation and analysis of whole-genome sequencing data for noroviruses.  The successful applicant will be part of a multi-institutional research team focused on analyzing the ability of whole-genome sequencing to enhance norovirus outbreak investigations and surveillance efforts.  Additional responsibilities include publishing results in scientific journals, presenting results at national conferences, and working alongside the principal investigator to mentor student researchers.  For more information click here.

Study on the Microplate Immunocapture of Listeria Published

This study was carried out as part of Steven Rogers’ thesis research and involved a collaboration with Food Microbiological Laboratories in Cypress, CA.  Steven studied the use of microplate immunocapture for the detection of Listeria monocytogenes in skim milk and soft cheese.  The article was published in the Journal of Microbiological Methods and can be accessed here.