ILSI 2022 Annual Meeting Session 7: Food safety challenges and opportunities in a post-Covid world
Wednesday, June 29 | 15:30 - 17:00
Co-Chairs: Dr. Lee-Ann Jaykus, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing, and Nutrition Sciences at North Carolina State University, USA and Mr. Geoffry Smith, Chairman of the Essential Micronutrients Foundation, Singapore
- One health and one water: surface water as potential reservoir of zoonotic pathogens – Dr. Jianghong Meng, Director of the Joint Institute for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN), and Professor at Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
- Cybersecurity and the role of the food safety manager – Dr. John W. Spink, Assistant Professor, Department of Supply Chain Management in the Business College at Michigan State University, USA
- Sensing bacteria and bacterial sensing – Dr. Ariel Furst, Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering at MIT, USA
Dr. Lee-Ann Jaykus, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing, and Nutrition Sciences at North Carolina State University, USA
Lee-Ann Jaykus is a William Neal Reynolds distinguished professor in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing, and Nutrition at North Carolina State University. She directs an active research program in food microbiology and risk assessment and is probably best known for her work directing the USDA-NIFA Food Virology Collaborative (NoroCORE). Dr. Jaykus has mentored over 60 young scientists, supervised extramural funding in excess of $40 million, and authored over 200 publications. She has been a member of many national and international expert panels and is a former president of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP). Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Jaykus stepped in to work with the food industry, focusing on controlling disease transmission in the essential workforce.