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antibiotic resistance


Dr. Hurd visits Walmart to discuss food safety. 


Job Openings

Two postdoctoral positions are currently open in Dr. Zhang’s laboratory. These NIH and USDA funded positions are on functional genomics, antimicrobial resistance, and molecular mechanisms of pathogen-host interaction in Campylobacter jejuni. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Send curriculum vitae with names of three references to Dr.

The Zhang Research Laboratory

Research in our laboratory focuses on foodborne human pathogen, Campylobacter jejuni.

Active Projects

Food Systems Veterinary Medicine for the 21st Century

Objective: To develop a new framework, curriculum and delivery mechanism that will transform the mindset and skill set for veterinarian’s tasked with safely feeding the world.  There is a serious shortage of veterinarians to support the supply of safe and wholesome food.  There is a need for experts to work in today’s complex farming, food production, and processing systems.

Food Risk Modeling and Policy Lab


 Dr. H. Scott Hurd's ISAAR presentation is located in Session 12 at this link:


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