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Faculty and Academic Staff

Faculty and Academic Staff

David Barbano

David M. Barbano

Director NEDFRC

Appointment: Research, Teaching & Extension
Areas of Expertise: Cheese manufacture, yields, functionality and economics; standardization of dairy component analytical and instrumental testing procedures; membrane filtration technologies

Kathryn J. Boor 


Appointment: Research & Extension
Areas of Expertise: Dairy product/food safety & quality; bacterial stress response, pathogen survival, isolation and genetics

Martin Wiedmann

Martin Wiedmann 

Gellert Family Professor in Food SafetyProfessor

Appointment: Research & Teaching
Areas of Expertise: Listeria monocytogenes, pre-harvest food safety, molecular pathogenesis, microbial ecology and epidemiology

Rob Ralyea

Robert D. Ralyea 

Sr. Extension Associate

Appointment: Extension
Areas of ExpertiseDairy systems environmental microbiology, product processing & regulations; small-scale dairy production, general food security & risk assessment