Steven Ricke

University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Steven C. Ricke received his B.S. and M.S. from the Univ. of Illinois and Ph.D. from the Univ. of Wisconsin. Dr. Ricke was a USDA-ARS postdoctorate in the Microbiology Department at North Carolina State Univ then joined Texas A&M Univ. as a professor in the Poultry Science Dept. In 2005, he became the first holder of the new Donald “Buddy” Wray Endowed Chair in Food Safety and Director of the Center for Food Safety at the University of Arkansas (UA) and is a faculty member of the Dept. of Food Science and Cellular and Molecular Graduate program. He received the Poultry Sci. Assoc. (PSA) Research Award, American Egg Board award and honored as a Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Faculty Fellow, and the Division of Agriculture - UA John White Outstanding Research Award. He served as co-founder and former President of the Arkansas Association of Food Protection (AAFP) and named as an AAFP and a PSA Fellow. Dr. Ricke’s Salmonella research projects have emphasized studies on the growth, survival and pathogenesis of the organism under conditions encountered during food animal production and processing.

S60 Microbiome Associated with Salmonella in Poultry
P2-42 Effect of Salmonella Vaccine Strains on Broiler Chicken Cecal Microbiota
P2-150 Next Generation 16S rRNA Microbiome Analyses of a Mixed Culture MPN from Chicken Breast Samples Inoculated with a Salmonella