Dr. Daniel Y.C. Fung is professor of Food Science in the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry at Kansas State University and Distinguished Professor at the Autonomas University of Barcelona in Spain. He has presented lectures and symposia in Sweden, Germany, Great Britain, France, Czechoslovakia, Canada, Israel, Italy, Egypt, Peoples Republic of China, Singapore, Finland, Iceland, Brazil, Turkey, Thailand, Colombia, Poland, Hungary, Zimbabwe, Chile, Argentina, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Korea, Taiwan and the United States. He has more than 800 publications in journals, books, and proceedings, and is the recipient of the 2007 Outstanding Educator in Food Safety Awards, given by Food Safety Magazine and Conagra Foods at the IAFP national meeting June 2007. He completed 104 graduate students (33 Ph.D. and 71 M.S.) as the major professor, and is a fellow of IFT, AAAM, and IAFOST. He presented an invited lecture at Pasteur Institute in Paris during the 100-year commemoration of Pasteur's death in 1995.
Dr. Catherine L. Fung is an honorary founding fellow and coordinates social activities for the workshop.
Dr. Beth Ann Crozier-Dodson, will coordinate the hands-on laboratory sessions and functions of the workshop. She has presented workshops and lectures in the United States, Mexico, Norway, China, Spain, Italy, Portugal, and other locations.
Dr. Millicent C. Goldschmidt, Professor of the Dental Branch, Dental Science Institute, at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, has authored nearly 250 publications. Her particular expertise in microbiological instrumentation led her to be recognized as an Outstanding Woman in Science in 1985-1986, by the Association for Women in Science. Dr. Goldschmidt received the Alice C. Evans Award in 2008 from the American Society for Microbiology. The award recognizes contributions toward the full participation and advancement of women in microbiology. She is a fellow of AAM and Founding Fellow of the workshop.
Dr. J. Stanley Bailey, is Director of Scientific Affairs-Industry for bioMérieux, Inc. He is a Fellow of AAM, Silver Medallion Fellow of the workshop, and adjunct professor with the Poultry Science Department at the University of Georgia and Kansas State University. He was the secretary of the Microbiology Methods Committee of AOAC and has published more than 450 publications in the areas of poultry microbiology and microbiological methods.
Other Workshop Staff
Dr. Julian Cox, University of New South Wales
Reginald Bennett, Food and Drug Administration
Dr. P. C. Vasavada, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Dr. Scott Russell, University of Georgia