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Hosni Hassan


Prestage Department of Poultry Science

Scott Hall 328A


*Not currently taking new graduate students*


B.S. Food Science and Microbiology Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt 1959

Ph.D. Microbiology University of California, Davis 1967

Postdoctoral Fellow Microbiology University of California, Davis 1968

Area(s) of Expertise

Dr. Hassan’s research focuses on applying microbial physiology, genetics and molecular biology to food safety, to protect public health.
Research interests include

- microbiology and food safety
- poultry microbiome and metabolome
- developing patented salmonella vaccines
- isolation/application of species-specific probiotics
- developing best practices to eliminate human salmonellosis


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