Animal and Food Sciences
Phone: (302) 831-6513
Office: 019 Townsend Hall
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- Specializes in the safety of fruits and vegetables, microbial food safety, food science and food processing.
- A distinguished virologist, Kniel examines microorganisms on fresh produce and methods of inactivating them.
- Works on understanding transmission, survival and risks associated with norovirus, hepatitis A virus, emerging enteric viruses, Salmonella species, and pathogenic E. coli species.
- Spent two years working for the USDA Agricultural Research Service, studying parasites, food safety and addressing possible vaccine issues.
Associate Professor, Animal and Food Sciences