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Departmental Faculty
Ilenys Diaz-Muniz Ilenys M. Perez-Diaz

Microbiologist, USDA/ARS
Associate Professor, Food Science
322-D Schaub Hall
919-513-0165

idiazmu@ncsu.edu


Education

B.S. (1998) University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez
Ph.D. (2005) University of Wisconsin, Madison

Research Interests

To develop microbiology-based technologies for the improvement of the quality, safety, and value of the commercially available vegetable products. To develop improved techniques to prevent the growth of spoilage microorganisms and assure inactivation of pathogenic bacteria in acidified vegetable products. To study the microbial diversity present in fermented vegetables, primarily cucumbers.

Biography

Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC  27695
(919) 515-2951
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