Biotechnology for Food, Feeds and Specialty Products Program

 

Program Leader: SUSANA M. MERCADO, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Food Science

 

Food,Feeds and Specialty Products Biotechnology transforms raw materials into high-value products.Current activities include the development of detection kits for food, feed and waterborne pathogens, tailored fats and oils, food enzymes, biopreservatives, functional food production and bioprocessing of agricultural and industrial by-products into animal feeds.

 

Laboratories:

 

Staff:

Senior Staff

 

MARILOU R. CALAPARDO, M.Sc.
University Researcher II
Food Science
 
MARGARITA A. MERCADO, M.Sc.
University Researcher III
Food Science
 
MARIA TERESA M. PEREZ, M.Sc.
University Researcher III / Diplomate in Microbiology
Microbial Genetics
 
RODNEY H. PEREZ, Ph.D.
University Researcher II
Food Biotechnology / Molecular Biology / Bacteriocins
 
LAURA J. PHAM
University Researcher IV
Food Chemistry / Fats and Oils, Food / Feed Bioprocessing / Probiotics
 
TERESITA J. RAMIREZ, M.Sc.
University Researcher III
Food Science / Microbiology
 
ARSENIA B. SAPIN, M.Sc.
University Researcher II
Food Science / Biochemistry / Industrial Enzymes
 
SUSAN A. SEDANO, M.Sc.
University Researcher II
Applied Microbiology
 
FIDES Z. TAMBALO, M.Sc.
University Researcher II
Industrial Microbiology / Environmental Science / Industrial Enzymes

 

Junior Staff

 

JENNIFER D. SAGUIBO, M.Sc.
University Researcher II
Food Microbiology / Biochemistry
 
HAZEL ALENA D. TAN
University Researcher I
Food Science