David Rodriguez-Lazaro acts as a Doctor in veterinary medicine (DVM) and specialised in food science (B.S. and M.S. degrees) and molecular microbiology (Ph.D. degree). He serves as a senior scientist at ITACyL and Assistant Professor of microbiology at the University of Burgos. During his research career, he has performed different research stays in the Danish Veterinary for Food and Veterinary Research (Denmark), University of Prague (Czech Republic), the Food and Environmental Research Agency (UK), and the University of Bristol (UK). He was a Leverhulme Visiting Professor at the Institute of Advanced Sciences in the University of Bristol during the years 2004 and 2005 and Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences at the University of Bristol (UK) until 2007. His research interest is focused on the development of emergent food preservation process and their effects in the virulence and the establishment of reliable, quantitative molecular strategies for detection of important food-borne pathogens from environmental sources and various types of foodstuffs. He has participated in a number of coordinated European and Spanish projects such as PROMISE, BASELINE, VITAL, FOOD-PCR, SACROHN, and MONI-QA, having established active links with the leading European research groups working in Food Safety and Quality. He has published more than 70 international research papers and book or book chapters regarding food safety and quality. He is currently acting as a Member of the Editorial Board of Applied and Environmental Microbiology, International Journal of Food Microbiology, and Food and Environmental Virology and the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Food Analytical Methods edited by Springer.
Biography Updated on 31 July 2013