What Is Food Virology?


Food Virology is an emerging discipline, actually a subset of Food Microbiology. Food Microbiology is the study of microorganisms in food systems. We often think of three general classifications of food borne microorganisms.

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Dr. Blanca Escudero-Abarca

Dr. Blanca Escudero is a Visiting Scientist in Dr. Lee-Ann Jaykus’ lab in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences at NCSU. Her current work is focused on the development of molecular techniques for detection of human noroviruses.

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Recent Food Virology News!

  • ChipandMatt

    NoroCORE had two first place winners in IAFP’s Developing Scientist Competition!

    We are pleased and proud to announce that two of our students won awards for their research at this year’s Developing Scientist Competition at IAFP in Indianapolis! There are two divisions, one for oral presentations and the other for poster presentations, and our students took home first place in each! Chip Manuel, a PhD student […]

  • Photos of the three winners of the #findnorocore contest

    A huge thank you to everyone who participated in the #findnorocore contest!

    NoroCORE tried something new at this year’s IAFP in the form of a social media-inspired scavenger hunt, and we are proud to say it was an overwhelming success! When the dust of feverish photo-taking settled, almost a dozen people snapped over 240 selfies with our NoroCORE team. The top three winners (bottom photo) had each […]

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    Come visit us at booth #545 at IAFP!

    Just three days to go until IAFP and we have been very busy at the NoroCORE office, making final preparations and shipments. To recap, here are the top 5 6 reasons you won’t want to miss us at booth #545 (aside from getting to know us and our Collaborative’s efforts, of course): 1. The #findnorocore […]

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