VISIT TO THAILAND
Our Director, Dr. Francisco Diez joined a delegation of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences led by Dean Sam Pardue and Amrit Bart, Assistant Dean of Global Programs to visit Khon Kaen University in Thailand and participate in a 2-day symposium on “Food Safety: Production, Health and Market.” In addition to KKU faculty, this event was also attended by academics from Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Myanmar. The long-term objective of the trip was to identify opportunities for international collaboration and academic exchanges. Other members of the UGA delegation included John Bernard and Alex Stelsleni from Animal and Dairy Sciences, and David Knauft, Head of Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication.
CFS welcomes Dr. Michael J. Rothrock as its most recent Adjunct Faculty. Dr. Rothrock is a Research Microbiologist with the Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit located at the U.S. National Poultry Research Center (USNPRC) in Athens, GA. We are very pleased to increase our expertise network on Poultry Safety and Microbiology.
Dr. Rothrock’s research takes a microbial ecology approach to food safety issues within the various environments along the poultry production continuum, specifically focused on pastured poultry systems. He employs a polyphasic, systems-based method to understand the complex interactions between bacterial pathogens and their environment.”
For purposes of the adjunct faculty list, the link to his ARS home page is: https://www.ars.usda.gov/people-locations/person/?person-id=49365.
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