Siddhartha Thakur is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health and Pathobiology at the College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State University, Raleigh, USA. His research focuses on the molecular epidemiology of multidrug-resistant bacterial food borne pathogens, mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance, and the development of rapid detection systems for pathogen identification at the pre- and postharvest food safety levels. He received his B.S. degree in veterinary science and animal husbandry from Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Udham Singh Nagar, India, and his M.S. degree of veterinary science in veterinary public health at the Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, India. He earned his Ph.D. degree in population medicine at the College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State University, Raleigh, USA. Prior to joining the faculty at NC State University, he was an Oak Ridge Research Associated Universities Postdoctoral Fellow at Center for Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, USA.
Biography Updated on 3 March 2013