2nd International Conference on

Food Microbiology

Theme: Accelerating Research and Innovation in Food Microbiology

OCM for Food Microbiology Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

Jose S Torrecilla

Professor
Complutense University of Madrid
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kenneth S. Marsh

Executive Director
Woodstock Institute for Science & the Humanities
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Santiago Benito

Professor
Madrid Polytechnic University
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ahlam Badreldin El Shikieri

Associate Professor
Taibah University
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

David Rodríguez-Lázaro

Professor and HOD
University of Burgos
Spain

Biography Research Interest

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Mansel Griffiths

Founding Director
Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety & the Food Safety & Quality Assurance
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Subhash Mann

Director
Food Safety and Quality Assurance at Bar Harbor Seafood
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Aura Daraba

Associate professor
University “Dunarea de Jos” of Galati
Romania

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ismail Mohamed Al Bulushi

Assistant Professor
Sultan Qaboos University
Oman

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Microbiology 2016

OCM Member

Nikos E Mavroudis

Programme Leader Department of Applied Sciences (FoESA)
Northumbria University
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Elliot T. Ryser

Professor
Michigan State University
United States

Biography Research Interest

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Carol Phillips

Professor and Deputy Dean 
The University of Northampton
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

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Richard Fuchs

Principal Scientist
University of Greenwich
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vivian Chi-Hua Wu

Professor
USDA-ARS Western Regional Research Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Neela Badrie

Professor and Head of Department
The University of the West Indies
Trinidad and Tobago

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Asgar Ali Warsi

Professor
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC)
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

DO Thi Hoa Vien

Associate Professor
Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST)
Vietnam

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Stoyanka R. Stoitsova

Associate Professor
StephanAngeloff Institute of Microbiology
Bulgaria

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Manpreet Singh

Associate Professor
Purdue University
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdel Moneim El-Hadi Sulieman Hamad

Professor
University of Hail
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

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Shalini Sehgal

Associate Professor
University of Delhi
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Technology-2016

OCM Member

Ozlem Tokusoglu

Conference Chair
Professor
Department of Food Technology
Celal Bayar University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ian Watson

Conference Co-chair
Reader
Department of Systems Power and Energy
University of Glasgow
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Osama Ibrahim

Consultant
BioInnovation
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Giancarlo Cravotto

Professor
Universty of Turin,
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Christopher Smith

Professor
Food, Nutrition and Health Research Centre
Manchester Metropolitan University
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gary D Stoner

Conference Co-chair
Professor
Department of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gustavo Barbosa-Canovas

Director
The Center for Non Thermal Processing of Food
Washington State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mirjana Menkovska

Professor
Department of Food Technology and Biotechnology
Ss. Cyril and Methodius University
Macedonia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gulhan Unlu

Associate Professor
School of Food Science
University of Idaho
Adjunct Faculty
Washington State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Amiza Mat Amin

Dean School of Food Science
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Howard Q.Zhang

Director
USDA ARS Western Regional Research Cente
USDA
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ruihong Zhang

Professor
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
University of California
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

John P. Tsaknis

Head
Technological Educational Institutions (T.E.I.) of Athens
Greece

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Charles Brennan

Profesor
Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Lincoln University
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

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Alison Burton Shepherd

Senior Lecturer
De Montfort University
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Ralf Greiner

Head
Department of Food Technology and Bioprocess Engineering
Max Rubner-Institut
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lara Hanna Wakim

Dean
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dilek Heperkan

Professor
Department of Food Engineering
Istanbul Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alev Bayındırlı

Chairperson
Department of food engineering
Middle East Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdulkadir Halkman

Professor
Department of food engineering
Ankara University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

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Meral Kilic Akyilmaz

Professor
Istanbul Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

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Hami Alpas

Professor
Middle East Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

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Neriman Bagdatlioglu

Professor
Celal Bayar University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

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Dilek Boyacioglu

Professor
Istanbul Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fikri Basoglu

Professor
Uludag University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Faruk Tahsin Bozoglu

Professor
Middle East Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

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Turgut Cabaroglu

Professor
Cukurova University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Figen Kaymak Ertekin

Professor
Ege University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

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Vural Gokmen

Professor
Hacettepe University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gurbuz Gunes

Food Engineering Department Chair
Istanbul Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mihriban Korukluoglu

Professor
Uludag University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nevzat Artik

Professor
Ankara University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mirjana Menkovska

Professor
Department of Food Technology and Biotechnology
Ss. Cyril and Methodius University
Macedonia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ralf Greiner

Head
Department of Food Technology and Bioprocess Engineering
Max Rubner-Institut
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Henryk Zieliński

Professor
Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research
Polish academy of sciences
Poland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Charles Brennan

Profesor
Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Lincoln University,
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alev Bayındırlı

Chairperson
Department of food engineering
Middle East Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nevzat Artık

Professor
Department of food engineering
Ankara University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kazutaka Yamamoto

Head of Laboratory
Piezotechnology Laboratory
National Food Research Institute
Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdulkadir Halkman

Professor
Department of food engineering
Ankara University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Naim Ouaini

Deputy President
Public Administration
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

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Francesco Zecca

Associate Professor
Department of Management
University of Rome La Sapienza
Italy

Biography Research Interest

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Walid Hleihel

Deputy President
Student academic affairs
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

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Joane Matta

Chairperson
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marc Beyrouthy

Head
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest