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Awards, Scholarships, Fellowships

The William C. Frazier Memorial Lectureship in Food Microbiology established in 1991 to honor Dr. Frazier, who died August 21, 1991. The award is presented to an individual who has made outstanding contributions in food microbiology. Co-sponsored by the Food Research Institute and the departments of Bacteriology and Food Science, all of whom have a strong microbiology component. The awardee is invited to present a lecture in conjunction with the Food Research Institute Annual Meeting, on a subject that is or will impact food microbiology.

2014Steve Taylor, University of Nebraska
Title: Food Allergy Research: Look What FRI Started
2013Jenny Scott, FDA CFSAN, College Park, Maryland
Title: Food Safety: Creating a Comprehensive Regulatory Framework for Prevention
2012Gale Prince, SAGE Food Safety Consultants
Title: Food Safety Eras - Past, Present, and What is Next!_x000D_ 2011 Martin Wiedmann, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Thirty Years of Foodborne lister
20112011 Martin Wiedmann, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Title: Thirty Years of Foodborne Listeriosis
2010Robert H. Deibel, Deibel Laboratories
Title: Stress, Survival, and Virulence of Bacterial Foodborne Pathogens
2009Robert Brackett, Grocery Manufacturers Association
Title: Interaction and Collaboration between Government, Industry and Academia to Address Food Safety Concerns
2008no award
2007no award
2006Rhona Applebaum, Coca-Cola Company
Title: Food Microbiology & the Food Industry: Stage Gate One in a Career Pipeline
2005Martin Cole, National Center for Food Safety and Technology
Title: International Developments in Managing Microbial Food Safety
2004William H. Sperber, Cargill Corporate Food Safety
Title: Chance and Common Sense
2003Edwin M. (Mike) Foster, Food Research Institute, Director Emeritus
Title: William C. Frazier, A Man For His Time
2002Todd Klaenhammer, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
Title: Traditions in Food Microbiology: From Pasteur to Genomics
2001Charles Duncan, Hershey Foods Corporation, Hershey, Pennsylvania
Title: Reflections
2000Lester Crawford, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Title: Food Safety Objectives: Concentrating on Disease Reduction
1999Larry Beuchat, University of Georgia, Griffin, Georgia
Title: Advances in Food Mycology Methodology
1998Joseph Hotchkiss, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Title: Impact of New Packaging and Preservation Technologies on Microorganisms in Foods
1997Francis Busta, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota
Title: Food Safety in the 21st Century: To Test or Not to Test. That is the Question
1996Peter Barton Hutt, Covington & Burling, Washington, DC
Title: Reform of FDA Food Regulations
1995Robert Buchanan, USDA/FSIS, Washington, DC
Title: Dealing with Uncertainty: The Future of Food Microbiology?
1994Mitchell L. Cohen, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Title: The Future of Foodborne Disease: Lessons from the Past
1993Richard J. Gilbert, Public Health Laboratory Service, United Kingdom
Title: Microbiological Food Safety - A European Perspective
1992Douglas Archer, CFSAN, FDA, Washington, DC
Title: Food Microbiology of the Future: From What We Have Learned in the Past