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Joycelyn Quansah

Country of origin: Ghana Currently in: Ghana, Accra General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background


2018 Doctorate Agricultural Sciences
2012 Master Agricultural Sciences
2009 Undergraduate Other
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

Detection and characterization of foodborne pathogens and their control in foods

Publications resulting from Research: 

Quansah, J.K., Escalante, C.L., Kunadu, A, P., Saalia, F.K. and Chen, J. (2020). Pre- and post-harvest practices of urban leafy green vegetable farmers in Accra, Ghana and their association with microbial quality of Vegetables produced. Agriculture, 10, 18; doi:10.3390/agriculture10010018

Gazula, H., Quansah, J., Holland, R., Scherm, H., Li, C., Takeda, F. and Chen, J., 2019. Microbial loads on selected fresh blueberry packing lines. Food Control, 100, 315- 320

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching and research

Workshop and Conference Attended

2019 Accra, Ghana Impact week
2018 Salt Lake, Utah International association for food protection annual meeting

Presentation given

Antibiotic resistance profile of salmonella isolated from leafy green vegetables in Accra, Ghana.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Event: International association for food protection annual meeting
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

May 2017
• Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship
The Faculty for the Future program provides funding for women from emerging economies to pursue PhD and postdoctoral studies in STEM fields at the leading universities abroad.

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