Lawrence Goodridge

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Ontario Agricultural College Department of Food Science Guelph, Ontario goodridl@uoguelph.ca

Bio/Research

Goodridge holds the Leung Family Professorship in Food Safety in the Department of Food Science and pursues interdisciplinary research on food-borne pathogens, antibiotic resistance and food fraud.

His primary research interests include the use of genomics and bacteriophages to control t...


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Bio/Research

Goodridge holds the Leung Family Professorship in Food Safety in the Department of Food Science and pursues interdisciplinary research on food-borne pathogens, antibiotic resistance and food fraud.

His primary research interests include the use of genomics and bacteriophages to control the growth of foodborne pathogens, and also developms rapid tests to detect foodborne and waterborne pathogens with an emphasis on Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella spp, and Listeria monocytogenes, foodborne viruses, and foodborne toxins.

He is also developing novel methods to track the presence of fecal contamination in food and water.

Goodridge has published about 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has received public and private research funding in Canada and the United States.


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Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

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Media Relations

Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

Deirdre Healey
healeyd@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56581

Angela Mulholland
angela.mulholland@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56982

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