Portrair of Dr. Lawrence Goodridge

Project Leader

Dr. Lawrence Goodridge

University of Guelph

Activity 1. Comparative genomic studies and virulence classification of foodborne Salmonella enterica serovars

Activity 2. Development of a biocontrol method for overcoming Salmonella persistence on fresh produce in the field

Activity 3. Improved Rapid Diagnostics for Salmonella spp. through use of Genomics

Activity 4. Development and application of whole genome sequence-based bacterial strain typing tools for Salmonella harmonized with PulseNet infrastructure and human surveillance in Canada

Activity 5. Economic, social and policy research to enable the transition towards a new paradigm in diagnostic kits