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Jovana Kovacevic
Assistant Professor, Food Safety Extension and Research
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Food microbiology and safety, with emphasis on traditional and novel molecular microbiology and genomic approaches to study the mechanisms underlying pathogenesis, stress survival, persistence and antimicrobial resistance of foodborne pathogens. Extension activities focusing on FSMA training,...

David Stone
Professor and Director - Food Innovation Center
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Dr. Stone directs the Food Innovation Center, collaborating with diverse audiences to help advance the food industry, entrepreneurs, and Northwest communities, with a focus on quality, safety and sustainability.  

General interests include food safety and public health, development...

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Robert Mc Gorrin
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My general research focus is flavor chemistry and trace volatile analysis. Specific studies include the chemistry and interactions among flavor and food components, the identification of key aroma compounds in dairy and food products, and the effects of processing and packaging on flavor...

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Stephanie Brown
Faculty Research Assistant
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Stephanie serves as a Food Safety Specialist at the Food Innovation Center. As a member of the Kovacevic lab, Stephanie works on projects related to the diverse research interests of the lab including...

Joy Waite-Cusic
Associate Professor
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Joy’s integrated food safety systems program combines research, teaching, and outreach to assist food production and processing industries (and consumers) in improving food safety to minimize foodborne illness.  Joy’s research program covers four thematic areas: (1) pre-harvest food safety, (2...