Beatriz Mazon Villegas

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Current Standing: 
PhD
Last Degree: 
BS, 2004, University of Costa Rica, Licenciate, 2007 University of Costa Rica
Entered Program in: 
2012
Current Research Interests / Thesis Topic: 

 Food Safety/Food microbiology

Thesis topic: “Modeling bacterial pathogen transfer and attachment/detachment during processing of fresh-cut produce”

Biography (Personal Interest): 

2004:  Determination of dampness in flesh of coffee. REVITECA. Magazine of Technology and Food Science. Volume 10.

2013: IAFP 2013 Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC. A Dimensional Analysis Approach to Modeling Bacterial Pathogen Transfer during Conveying, Washing, and Slicing of Fresh-Cut Produce (P3-101). Beatriz Mazón, Bradley Marks.

2014: Graduate Symposium. Poster. Effects of Physical Variables on Salmonella Transfer from Produce to Stainless Steel. Beatriz Mazón, Bradley Marks, Lin Ren, Elliot Ryser.  International Association of Food Protection. Poster. Effects of Physical Variables on Salmonella Transfer from Produce to Stainless Steel. Beatriz Mazón, Bradley Marks, Lin Ren, Elliot Ryser.

International Association of Food Protection. The Effect of Water Velocity on Escherichia coli O157:H7 Transfer from Inoculated Lettuce to Wash Water in a Closed Pipe System. Lin Ren,Beatriz Mazón, Bradley Marks and Elliot T. Ryser.