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Paul D Ebner

Animal Sciences 

  • Associate Professor of Animal Sciences
LILY Room 3-230
915 W. State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054

Area of Expertise: Microbiology

Education: B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Tennessee
Post-doctoral Training: NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship, LSU Health Sciences Center

Research Program

Teaching Program

Extension Program

CAFOs - Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

Organic and Alternative Livestock Production Systems

Food Animal Education Network

News Releases

Professional Experience, Service, Awards, and Honors

Awards & Honors

(2012) National Engagement Leadership Development 2012 Class. National Engagement Leadership Development.

(2010) PUCESA Team Award. Purdue University.

(2010) TEAM Award. College of Agriculture.

(2009) PUCESA Team Award. PUCESA.

(2009) Service Learning Fellow. Purdue University.

Selected Publications

Howe, K. (2012). Foodborne Illness Trends in the United States.

Zhang, J., Kraft, B., Pan, Y., & Saez, A. (2010). Development of an anti-Salmonella phage cocktail with increased host range. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, 7(11), 1415.

Rostagno, M. (2010). Incidence of foodborne pathogens in organic pork. In Organic Meat Production and Processing.

Wall, S., Zhang, J., & Rostagno, M. (2010). Phage Therapy To Reduce Preprocessing Salmonella Infections in Market-Weight Swine. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76(1), 48-53.

(2010). Salmonella Transmission, Dissemination, Colonization and Control. Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference, 44-49.

Zhang, J., Wall, S., & Li, X. (2010). Contamination rates and antibiotic resistance patterns in conventionally raised vs. grass-fed beef samples. Foodborn Pathogens and Disease, 7(11), 1331-1336.

(2010). Animal Health. In Animal Science and Industry.

Hayes, S. (2012). Proper Preparation is Essential for Food Safety.

Clark, S., Daly, R., Jordan, E., & Mathew, A. (2012). Enhancing Educational Approaches for Future Changes in Biosecurity and Antibiotic Use in Animal Agriculture. Journal of Animal Science.

Hong, Y., Pan, Y., & Ebner, P. (2013). Development of bacteriophage treatments to reduce E. coli O157:H7 contamination of beef products and produce. Journal of Animal Science.