Food Processing Center Graduate Students

Name Degree Advisor Thesis Graduation Date
Tara Stiles Master of Science Dr. Jayne Stratton

"The Effects of High Pressure Processing on Peanut Sauce Inoculated with Salmonella and Population Analysis of Microflora on Minimally Processed Peanut Butter by High Throughput Sequencing"

August 2010

Yulie E. Meneses Gonzalez

Master of Science Dr. Jayne Stratton

"Evidence of Transmission of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 to the Tissues or Phyllo-Plane of Wheat, From Contaminated Soil, Seeds or Water"

December 2010

Bismarck Antonio Martinez Tellez

Master of Science Dr. Jayne Stratton

"Evidence of Transmission of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 to the Tissues or Phyllo-Plane of Wheat, From Contaminated Soil, Seeds or Water"

December 2012

NagaLakshmi Veera Gompa

Master of Science

Dr. Andréia Bianchini

" 'Ochratoxin A'  Evaluation of Methodologies For Determination of Ochratoxin A in Food Commodities, Contamination Levels in Different Products Available in the U.S. Market and Evaluation of Fungal Microbiota Associated With Some Products.”

May 2013

Lucia Guadalupe Miceli Garcia

Master of Science Dr. Wajira Ratnayake

"Pectin from Apple Pomace:  Extraction, Characterization, and Utilization in Encapsulating Alpha-Tocopherol Acetate”

March 2014

Maricarmen Estrada Anzueto

Master of Science Dr. Andréia Bianchini

"Tracking Heat-Resistant, Sporeforming Bacteria in the Milk Chain:  A Farm to Table Approach”

April 2014
Yiwei Liu Master of Science Dr. Wajira Ratnayake

"Starch-Pectin Matrices for Encapsulation of Ascorbic Acid"

April 2014

Carmen Lucia Cano Roca

Master of Science Dr. Jayne Stratton

"Characterization of Commercial Probiotics: Antibiotic Resistance, Acid and Bile Resistance, and Prebiotic Utilization”

August 2014

Liya Mo

Master of Science Dr. Andréia Bianchini

"Viability of Lactobacillus Acidophilus DDS 1-10 Encapsulated with an Alginate-Starch Matrix"

April 2015