Food Safety, Food Microbiology, Bacterial Stress Response, Molecular Microbiology, Foodborne Pathogens, Pathogen identification
Dr. He is a microbiologist with more than six-year industry and academia research experiences in food safety and food microbiology. Her research interests focus on stress response of foodborne bacteria, molecular detection and the mechanisms of bacterial pathogen attachment and internalization.
2011 International Association of Food Protection developing scientist award finalist
2006 Academic Excellence Scholarship Awarded by Harbin Institute of Technology
2005 Academic Excellence Scholarship Awarded by Harbin Institute of Technology
2010 Present Member, Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
2011 Present Member, International Association of Food Protection (IAFP)
2012 Member, American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
- He Y, Li Y, Salazar JK, Yang J, Tortorello ML, Zhang W. Increased Water Activity Reduces Thermal Resistance of Salmonella enterica in Peanut Butter. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013 May 31.
- He Y, Guo D, Yang J, Tortorello ML, Zhang W. Survival and Heat Resistance of Salmonella enterica and Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Peanut Butter. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011 Dec;77(23):8434-8.