Food Biotechnoogy Laboratory

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Completed with modern equipment; such as equipment for PCR analysis and DNA sequencing; the laboratory is being used to conduct research on detection of genetically modified food, identification of important food proteins, as well as on genetic identification of selected pathogen.

Food Quality and Safety Laboratory: Chemistry

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Equipped with modern instruments in including a chromatography facility, the laboratory is dedicated for research in food chemistry to improve food quality, safety and nutrition. Several on-going projects conducted in the laboratory include assessment of chemical contaminant in agricultural products, characterization of functional properties of food compound as the ingredient for functional food.

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.

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