Doctoral Training in Emerging Food Safety Issues
Ph.D. Fellowships in Food Safety at the Ohio State University Food Science & Technology
Outstanding students seeking to earn a doctoral degree in the critical national priority of food safety are sought. The Ohio State Food Science program is the home of three doctoral fellowships from the USDA National Needs Graduate Fellowship award. These awards provide a generous annual stipend of $24,000.00 with tuition paid by us to advance this critical national need at the nationís leading land grant university. Apply now to the Ohio State on-line or on paper. These honorary USDA Fellowships require US Citizen or permanent resident status. Candidates must have earned a B.S. degree (M.S. preferred) in food science, microbiology or related fields. Hispanic Americans and other qualified minorities are encouraged to apply.
This three year doctoral program prepares you to address critical national needs in food safety and food microbiology. Ohio State is a center of excellence with this specialization; notably emerging technologies, non-thermal mechanisms and applications, antimicrobial compounds, molecular detection, biofilms, and antibiotic resistant gene transmission. Doctoral advisors are renowned scholars, including Professors Ken Lee (PI), Ahmed Yousef and Hua Wang. Fellows join a new and exciting university-wide initiative, a Targeted Investment in Excellence, and a high stature program in food science and microbiology.
Training includes unimpeded use of state of the art facilities. The new Parker Food Science building was completed in year 2000 with more facilities for emerging technologies and soil microbiology. Our current graduate program includes 70 plus advanced degree candidates advised by a faculty of 17 including two endowed chairs. Our graduates are inspired to impact the world of food safety.
Why choose Ohio State for your graduate studies?