Anup Kollanoor Johny

Assistant Professor (Poultry) - Interventional Microbiology, and Food Safety and Quality
405B Haecker Hall
1364 Eckles Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108-6118
+1 612 625 5277

Education

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA (2013)
  • PhD, Animal Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA (2011)
  • MVSc, Animal Nutrition, Kerala Agricultural University, India (2005)
  • BVScAH, Veterinary Medicine, Kerala Agricultural University, India (2002) 

Research Interests

  • Alternatives to antibiotics in poultry production
  • Phytobiotics as emerging antimicrobials
  • Multidrug-resistant bacteria, and antibiotic resistance mitigation
  • Pre- and post-harvest food safety and quality
  • Omics techniques to understand colonization, virulence, and antibiotic resistance in foodborne pathogens
  • Environmentally-friendly and sustainable poultry production

Teaching

  • ANSC 1201 – Backyard Chickens: Science and Practice Online (Instructor), 3 credits
  • ANSC 1511 – Food Animal Products for Consumers (Guest Lecturer)
  • ANSC 2000 - Foundations of Poultry Production (Instructor), 3 credits
  • ANSC 3609 – Business Planning for Animal Enterprises (Co-Instructor), 2 credits
  • ANSC 4009W – Undergraduate Research Thesis (Advising upon request)
  • ANSC 4096 – Professional Internship (Instructor), 1-3 credits
  • ANSC 5099 – Special Workshop in Animal Science: Applied Livestock & Poultry Microbiology Laboratory (Instructor), 3 credits
  • CFAN 4801H – Honors Thesis (Advising upon request)

Honors & Awards

  • Member, Editorial Board of Researchers, Scientific Reports (Nature) - 2016
  • Division Leader Travel Award, Institute of Food Technologists – 2014, 2016
  • Associate Editor, Poultry Science Association - 2014
  • Outstanding Section Volunteer Award, Institute of Food Technologists – 2013, 2014
  • Maurice Stein Fellowship Award, Poultry Science Association – 2011
  • Graduate School Summer Research Award, University of Connecticut (UConn) – 2011
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society induction, Chapter 59 – 2011
  • John Z. Ordal Graduate Research Paper Award, Institute of Food Technologists – 2010, 2011
  • Certificate of Excellence, Poultry Science Association – 2008, 2011
  • Best Oral Presentation, UConn College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR), Graduate Research Forum (GRF) – 2007, 2011
  • Graduate Scholarship, Connecticut Institute of Food Technologists – 2008, 2009
  • Best Oral Presentation, Indian Dairy Association Kerala Chapter, National Symposium, 2005
  • Dr. N.P. Panicker Award for Academic Excellence, Kerala Agricultural University - 2002-2005
Anup Kollanoor Johny