The Wang Lab of Molecular Food Safety


(Oct 2016) Check out our new paper on Food Safety Trends!

How do scientists from Canada, Chile and the United States envision the trends in food safety research and innovation? Check out our recent publication on Trends in Food Science and Technology: Food safety trends: From globalization of whole genome sequencing to application of new tools to prevent foodborne diseases

(May 2016) Welcome New Members to Our Lab – Cindy & Catherine

Both Catherine and Cindy are recent UBC Food Science graduates and will join our lab as MSc students in May 2016. Born and raised in China, Cindy came to Vancouver in 2012. Her current area of research is on developing mitigation strategies for reducing pathogen contamination on sprouted vegetables Catherine was raised in Vancouver, BC. For […]

(April 2016) Congrats to Karen on Receiving the NSERC PGS-D Scholarship

(April 2016) Congrats to Justin on Receiving the IAFP Student Travel Scholarship

Congratulations to Food Science graduate student Justin Falardeau on receiving a Student Travel Scholarship from the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP). Justin was one of only 16 students around the world to receive this scholarship. The scholarship will cover the cost for Justin to travel to the IAFP conference in St. Louis, Missouri at […]

(April 2016) Check out Karen’s Recently Published Work on Salmonella & Low-water Activity Foods

Fong K & Wang S. 2016. Strain-specific survival of Salmonella enterica in peanut oil, peanut shell and chia seeds. J Food Prot. 79(3):361-8. Fong K & Wang S. 2016. Heat resistance of Salmonella enterica is increased by pre-adaptation to peanut oil or sub-lethal heat exposure. Food Microbiol. Available online 21 April 2016.

(July 2015) Karen & Hyun Soo presented at IAFP

(July 2015) Seminar – Food Safety Research in Chile: A Journey of Challenges to Success

Dr. Andrea Moreno Switt from University of Andres Bello, Santiago visited us on the week of July 20. Her visit was supported by an IDRC Latin America Research Exchange Grant. On July 22nd, Dr. Moreno Switt gave a seminar titled “Food Safety Research in Chile: A Journey of Challenges to Success”. The seminar was attended by […]

(May 2015) Welcome, Jesline, Donna and Maxime!

(May 2015) Karen presented at Genome BC’s 13th Annual Genomics Forum

(Mar 2015) Karen won the 1st Place in Oral Presentation at the second annual ‘LFS Graduate Student Conference‘

  Check out the LFS Graduate Conference website for details:

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