Food Quality and Safety Laboratory: Microbiology

The laboratory is designed to support research and development in the area of microbiology to improve food quality, safety, and nutrition. The laboratory is completed with a deep freezer to keep culture collection isolated from local sources and workstation for project on foodborne pathogens. Several on going researchs are improvement of quality and safety of food through the use of indigenous preservatives, determinaton of prevalence of baterial foodborne pathogens, application of microbial risk assessment approach to improve food safety, etc.