Alexander Govaris

University of Thessaly, Greece


Curriculum Vitae Dr Alexander Govaris Educational Background Undergraduate studies: Degree in Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki , Greece 1973-1978 Post graduate studies: Philosophy Doctor (PhD), Strathclyde University, Food Science Division, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Glasgow, United Kingdom. 1982-1985. Degrees and Professional Qualifications: Degree in Veterinary Medicine D.V.M.: January 1979, (Aristotle University, Greece) PhD Degree: July 1985, (Strathclyde University) Diplomate (June 2004), European College of Veterinary Public Health. Present post of work Associate Professor, Laboratory of Hygiene of Foods of Animal Origin,Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Thessaly, Karditsa, Greece. Areas of Expertise • The antioxidant effect of essential oils in foods. • The antimicrobial effect of essential oils against food-borne pathogens in foods. • The occurrence of STEC in foods of animal origin. • The behavior of STEC, Salmonella or other food-borne pathogens in foods. • Aflatoxins. • Staphylococcus aureus and staphylococcal enterotoxins. • Modified air packaging. • Preservation of dairy and meat products.

Biography Updated on 2 April 2012

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