Issmat Kassem, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Food Animal Health Research Program
College of Veterinary Medicine
Primary Food Innovation Center Area: Food Safety
Areas of Expertise: food-borne bacterial pathogens, Campylobacter, stress resistance, survival, metabolism, pathogen detection and monitoring.
By understanding the survival mechanisms of unconventional and emerging food-borne pathogens, it would be possible to discover new and efficient pre- and post-harvest control methods that are food-animal, producer, and consumer friendly.