Kelsey Lamb
Research Analyst

Professional Profile

Senior Research Analyst, Food Microbiology, Food Safety


2017 M.S. Food Science (Food Microbiology), University of Kentucky

2014 B.S. Food Science w/ Psychology minor, University of Kentucky

Additional Information

PI: Dr. Melissa Morgan, PhD

Professional Experience

2017-2018, University of Kentucky, Position: Laboratory Technician in Food Microbiology
2014, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - University of Kentucky, Position: Summer Intern

Courses - Assisting Wet Laboratory

FSC 530 Food Microbiology

Research and Laboratory Duties

Partnering with local Kentucky and Tri-State food producers and the University of Kentucky Food Systems Innovation Center (FSIC) program to design and analyze the physical, chemical, nutritional, and microbial properties of food products

Training of graduate students, FSIC interns, and undergraduate students in the craft of food development, culturing microorganisms, and conducting analytical tests

Maintenance and characterization of numerous microbial cell lines for student research, custom FSIC microbial challenge studies, and usage in wet teaching laboratories

Selected Publications

Lamb, K.E., Newman (Morgan), M.C., Akers, K.A., Dwyer, R.M., Rentfrow, G., "The Survival of Various Pathogenic Organisms in Fats and Oils" (2017). Theses and Dissertations--Animal and Food Sciences. 72.