Dr. Manpreet Singh is Professor of Poultry Science at the University of Georgia. He formerly was on faculty at Purdue University and continues to hold an adjunct faculty position at Purdue in the Department of Food Science.
Manpreet earned his bachelor’s degree in agricultural science from Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana India, and his master’s in food science from Kansas State University. He received his doctorate in food science and technology from Iowa State University and was assistant and then associate professor of food safety and microbiology at Auburn University before coming to Purdue. Manpreet’s research interests include pre- and post-harvest food safety and the impact of food processing on safety of foods; development and validation of novel intervention strategies to control foodborne pathogens in production and processing environments; application of rapid detection and identification methods for foodborne pathogens; prevalence and persistence of foodborne pathogens in production and processing environments; and stress responses including host-pathogen interactions and survival of foodborne pathogens in foods. Manpreet will be working closely with stakeholders on developing food safety programs for the State of Indiana and nationwide