Food Safety Summit
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Calendar Icon Wednesday, May 6  Time Icon11:00am - 11:30am
Solutions Stage Presentation: Exhibit Hall, Aisle 100


Why collecting genomes and metadata matter?

There is a huge gap in our understanding of the use of data analysis tools, and the potentially disruptive implication of analyzing large data sets to find trends that were previously unknown. Our society is in the middle of a data revolution, and the applications of data-driven solutions into the food safety sector is not a matter of if, but when. This presentation will highlight on the granular aspects of big data-driven improvements happening now, and how data-based disruptions are likely going to transform the food safety sector.

Vik Dutta
Senior Staff Scientist

Vikrant joined Biomérieux Industry over 3 years ago. He came to BioMérieux from the CDC, Atlanta, GA, where he was employed as a Senior Microbiologist. He earned his doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from MAFSU, India, and then his PhD in Microbiology from NC State University, Raleigh, NC. Vikrant has over 14 years of experience in various aspects of food safety with specific expertise in molecular assay development and commercialization. He has authored or co-authored over 20 peer-reviewed articles/book chapters and has been awarded a number of times for his contributions towards food safety.

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