Anup Kollanoor Johny

Associate 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)
  • Ph.D., Animal Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA (2011)
  • MVSc., Animal Nutrition, Kerala Agricultural University, India (2005)
  • BVSc.AH., 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
  • ANSC 1511: Food Animal Products for Consumers (guest lecturer)
  • ANSC 3555/5555: Applied Livestock and Poultry Microbiology Laboratory
  • ANSC 3609: Business Planning for Animal Enterprises (co-instructor)
  • ANSC 4009W: Undergraduate Thesis Research (advising upon request)
  • ANSC 4096: Professional Internship Program
  • CFAN 4801H: Honors Thesis (advising upon request)

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Service Award, IFT Food Microbiology Division, 2018 
  • Team Achievement Award, Johny Lab Group, Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, 2018 
  • Division Leader Travel Award, Institute of Food Technologists - 2014, 2016
  • Outstanding Section Volunteer Award, Institute of Food Technologists - 2014
  • Achievement Award for Outstanding Volunteering, Institute of Food Technologists - 2013
  • 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

Editorships

  • Associate Editor, Poultry Science (2019 – present) 
  • Reviewer of 11 peer-reviewed journals
  • Panel member/ad-hoc panel member for national and international funding agencies  
  • Member, Editorial Board of Researchers, Scientific Reports (Nature), 2016-present
  • Associate Editor, Poultry Science Association, 2014-2016
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 2014-2016

Professional Leadershipships

  • Chair, Food Microbiology Division, Institute of Food Technologists, 2019 – 2020  
  • Member, 2018 Project Rewrite Committee, Multistate Project NE 1942, 2018 – 2019 
  • Chair-Elect, Food Microbiology Division, Institute of Food Technologists, 2018 – 2019 
  • Secretary, Food Microbiology Division, Institute of Food Technologists, 2017 – 2019 
  • Macy Award Committee, Minnesota Institute of Food Technologists, 2016 – 2018
  • Chair, Awards – Food Microbiology Division, Institute of Food Technologists, 2016
  • Section Representative (voting member), Minnesota Institute of Food Technologists, 2015 – 2018. 
  • Member-At-Large (Voting), Food Microbiology Division, Institute of Food Technologists, 2014 – 2016
  •  Member-At-Large (Voting), Muscle Foods Division, Institute of Food Technologists, section, 2015 – 2017 
  • Award Committee Member, Maurice Stein Fellowship, Poultry Science Association, 2014 – 2017
  •  Award Committee Member, American Egg Board Research, Poultry Science Association, 2015 – 2017 
  • Competitions Committee Member, John Z. Ordal Graduate Oral Presentation Competition, Institute of Food Technologists, 2014 – present
  • Competitions Committee Member, John Ayres Graduate Poster Presentation Competition, Institute of Food Technologists, 2015 – present 
  • Teaching and Learning Workgroup Member, Institute of Food Technologists, 2014 – 2015
  • Poster Enhancement Workgroup Member, Institute of Food Technologists, 2015 – 2016  
Anup Kollanoor Johny