Prof. Naim Deniz Ayaz

Professor of the Department of Food Hygiene & Technology at Kirikkale University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, where he has been since 2017. He received his Ph.D. in Food Hygiene & Technology from the Ankara University in 2008. He is an Executive Board Member of “REEV-Med (Association Mediterranean Network of Establishments for Veterinary Education)”;a vice president of Risk Assesment Commission of Contaminants, an expert of the “Association for Evaluation & Accreditation of Education Institutions &Programs of Veterinary Medicine”;an Expert of the Biosafety Clearing-House Mechanism of TurkeyandEditorial and/or Advisory Board Member of various international scientific journals. His main research interests are food microbiology, characterization of food-borne pathogens, bacteriophages, biocontrol of pathogens, bacterial antibiotic resistance and molecular methods.