My overall research program focuses on developing technologies that improve the quality, safety, and potential applications of fermented dairy products and co-products. My current projects explore: i)the applications of bacteriophage to improve health, dairy safety, and fermentation performance; ii) the use of natural cultures and enzymes to enhance product shelf life and safety; and iii) novel applications for co-products of dairy fermentations.
Areas Of Expertise
Protective Cultures & Enzymes
University of Massachusetts - Amherst - 2015
Master of Science
Cornell University - 2007
Bachelor of Science
University of Maryland - College Park - 2002
FDSC 9900: Doctoral-Level Thesis Research
FDSC 5000: Master of Professional Studies (Agriculture) Project
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