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Bruce M Applegate

Department of Food Sciences 

  • Professor of Food Science
765.496.7920
Nelson Hall of Food Science (NLSN) Room 3177
745 Agriculture Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907

 General Information

Education
B.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Research
Detection of viable foodborne pathogens using bateriophage; automated extraction of nucleic acids from various matrices; enumeration of microorganisms (i.e. pathogens and other organisms) using quantitative PCR; the use of bioreporters in bioelectronics; metabolic engineering; detection of problematic microorganisms in industrial environments; construction of recombinant bacterial strains to rapidly evaluate antimicrobial products; microbial ecology.

Teaching
FS 291/275 Food in the Media and Public Opinion
FS 491 Dominican Republic Study Abroad
FS 564 Food Fermentations

Current Graduate Students and Research Lab Members
Steven Garrett
Michael Oats (Biology)
Caleb Waddell

Department of Food Science, 745 Agriculture Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-8256

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