Suzanne Jordan

Dr Suzanne Jordan joined Campden BRI as Molecular Methods Manager in 2005 following nine years research experience in molecular biology of food microorganisms. Suzanne is involved in several research and contract projects developing and evaluating new methodology as well as lecturing on a range of in house and custom microbiology courses. Project work she has undertaken includes the detection of shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC) in sprouted seeds and red meat, the detection of Listeria spp on surfaces and pathogen typing. In addition to research work, Suzanne provides consultancy in molecular based detection, identification and tracking methods to the food and allied industries. More recently Suzanne has become a member of the ISO working group for the detection of Clostridium botulinum toxin in foods.

Following a Food Science degree, Suzanne completed a PhD at the University of Nottingham in the Food Microbiology group. During her career to date she has participated in multidisciplinary research projects involving European partners and developed expertise in a range of molecular techniques relevant to the food industry at the University of Leicester. Suzanne has presented her research at national and international level as well as in peer reviewed journals.

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