Avelino Alvarez-Ordóñez


Dr Avelino Alvarez-Ordóñez is Research Officer at Teagasc Food Research Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Ireland. He is Doctor in Veterinary Medicine and PhD from University of León, León, Spain. He is a food microbiologist with special interest in food safety, foodborne pathogens, bacterial physiology, bacterial stress responses, ecology and biocontrol of microbial biofilms, and novel technologies of food preservation. Overall, he has published to date around 40 articles in international peer reviewed journals, three scientific divulgation articles, two book chapters, one book, and seven scientific opinions. In 2014 he has been awarded a Starting Investigators Research Grant by Science Foundation Ireland. Since 2010 to date he has been appointed as an external expert in five working groups of the Panel on Biological Hazards (BIOHAZ) of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA, He is member of the Editorial Board of Food Research International, he is guest editor for the special issue “Epidemiology, Detection and Control of Foodborne Microbial Pathogens” of the journal Biomed Research International and the Research Topic "Biofilms from a food microbiology perspective: structures, functions and control strategies" of the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, and he has acted as ad-hoc reviewer of international research projects (Czech Science Foundation) and research articles in a large number of SCI indexed journals (Appl Environ Microbiol, PLoS one, Int J Food Microbiol, J Appl Microbiol, J Microbiol Meth, among others).

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