Clostridium Botulinum Research Projects

  • Challenge Test on Various Food Matrices with Non-Proteolytic Clostridium botulinum and Bacillus cereus
  • Detection of Botulinum Neurotoxin Using Fret-Based Quantum Dot Sensors II
  • Determination of the germination, growth and toxin production potential of Clostridium botulinum in fresh coconut water
  • Establishing the Endopeptidase-MS Method as a Screening Method for Botulinum Neurotoxins in Media and Foods
  • Inactivation of Clostridium Botulinum Spores Using High Pressure Processing-Part III
  • Understanding the Phylogeny, Subtyping and Virulence Plasmids of Selected Clostridium Botulinum Strains Using PFGE, Microarrays and Whole Genome Sequencing

Key Staff Members and Contact Information

Director, Center for Processing Innovation, Associate Professor, IIT
708.563.8277
Director, Business Development, Adjunct Industry Professor, IIT
708.563.8175
Research Microbiologist,FDA
708.924.0622
IFSH Associate Director, Professor of Food Science, IIT
708.563.8287