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Dr. BRUCE APPLEGATE

Associate Professor
Department of Food Science
Courtesy Appointment
  • 765-496-7920
  • Food Science Building Room 3161
applegate@purdue.edu
Dr. BRUCE APPLEGATE

PROFESSIONAL FACULTY RESEARCH

Detection of viable foodborne pathogens using bateriophage; automated extraction of nucleic acids from various matrices; enumeration of microorganisms (i.e. pathogens and other organisms) using quantitative PCR; the use of bioreporters in bioelectronics; metabolic engineering; detection of problematic microorganisms in industrial environments; construction of recombinant bacterial strains to rapidly evaluate antimicrobial products; microbial ecology.


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