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Byron Brehm-Stecher

Title: Associate Professor/ Dean's Faculty Fellow
Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition

Office: 2312 Food Sciences 536 Farm House Ln, Ames, IA 50011
Phone number: +1 515 360 4210
Email: byron@iastate.edu

Research interests

  • Food safety and biosecurity
  • Rapid molecular detection of foodborne pathogens and food spoilage organisms
  • Multicomponent antimicrobial systems for use in foods, on food contact surfaces or in environmental applications
  • Natural and value-added antimicrobials
  • Flow cytometry and other single cell analytical methods
  • Biomimetics
  • Biodefense and emerging infectious diseases in relation to foods
  • Nanotechnology-based approaches for detection and control

Published works