Anup Kollanoor Johny


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Research interests

  • Pre- and post- harvest microbiological food safety and quality with focus on beneficial organisms/probiotics/phytogenics
  • Alternatives to antibiotics 
  • Multidrug-resistant bacteria 
  • Antibiotic resistance mitigation in animal production
  • Genomics, transcriptomics, and metabolomics to understand colonization and virulence in foodborne pathogens
  • Environmentally-friendly and sustainable food animal production

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

External Positions

Director , Minnesota Institute of Food Technologists

Aug 1 2021Jul 30 2022

Past Chair, IFT Food Microbiology Division

Jul 1 2020Jun 30 2021

Chair, IFT Food Microbiology Division

Jun 1 2019Jul 30 2020

Chair Elect, IFT Food Microbiology Division

Jun 1 2018May 30 2019

Secretary, IFT Food Microbiology Division , Institute of Food Technologists

Jun 12 2017Jun 11 2018

Editorial Board Member, Scientific Reports, Microbiology


Member-At-Large, Minnesota Institute of Food Technologists


Associate Editor, Poultry Science Journal


Co-Chair, Scientific Programs, Food Microbiology Division, Institute of Food Technologists

Member, Editorial Board, Scientific Reports, Microbiology

Research Interest Keywords

  • Salmonella
  • foodborne pathogens
  • poultry
  • microbiology
  • food safety
  • Campylobacter
  • Listeria
  • genomics
  • Microbiome
  • Food Microbiology
  • turkey


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