DIVISION OF BIOMEDICAL FOOD RESEARCH

The division is in charge of food safety issues relating to the control of microbiological and chemical hazards in foods contaminated in the food chain. The division consists of four sections. The section one deals with the pathogenic microorganisms in foods. The section two deals with development and accreditation of the detection methods for marine toxins. The section three deals with epidemiology and microbiological risk assessment of foodborne diseases. The section four deals with studies for control methods of viruses in foods.

Studies on the pathogenicity of bacteria and the safety of genetically modified microorganisms by testing the gene expression

Assessment of risks of pathogenic organisms in foods by the computer simulation

Studies on the rapid detection method of marine toxins

Reference laboratory for accreditation of the detection methods for marine toxins

Electron micrograph of viruses detected in stool samples

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