Food Innovation Center

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Brian Ahmer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Microbial Infection and Immunity
College of Medicine

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(614) 292-1919
ahmer.1@osu.edu

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Primary Food Innovation Center Area: Food Safety
Areas of Expertise: salmonella, E. coli, gnotobiotic, microbiome

We study how Salmonella interacts and competes with the normal flora, coordinates metabolism and virulence, and causes disease. We are also interested in how Salmonella persists in the environment, invades and survives within plants, and how food affects infectious dose.

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