INDEX

Carbohydrate Chemistry 
Food Chemistry 
Food Microbiology
Food Protein Lab


Food Microbiology Lab

Major Equipment:

  • General microbiological equipment
  • Autoclaves
  • Incubators
  • Water Baths
  • PCR Thermal Cycler
  • Laminar Flow Hood

Routine Procedures:

  • Microbial Enumeration
  • Microbial Identification
  • Microbial Challenge studies
  • Antibiotic Resistance studies
  • Fermentation studies

Location of Lab: 221 WPG
Contact Person(s):
Melissa Morgan 859-257-5881


Food Protein Lab

Major Equipment

  • Rheometer
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter
  • Flourometer
  • Laser Densitometer
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Particle Sizer
  • Texture Analyzer

Routine Procedures

  • Protein Isolation/Purification
  • SDS-PAGE
  • Sensory Analysis
  • Gel Strength
  • Dynamic Rheological Properties
  • Water Holding Capacity
  • Lipid and Protein Oxidation

Carbohydrate Chemistry Lab

Major Equipment:

Currently being updated


Food Chemistry Lab

Major Equipment:

  • Gas Chromatograph with FID
  • GC/Mass Spectrometer
  • Microbalance
  • Large volume centrifuge (8,000 x g)
  • HPLC with diode array detector
  • UV/VIS spectrophotometer

Routine Procedures:

  • Flavor chemistry procedures