Name: Xiaodong Xia

Country: China

Affiliation:

Northwest A&F University

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Northwest A&F University

Research Interests:

Food microbiology, food safety, natural antimicrobial, nutraceuticals

Biography:

Education:
Aug 2006-May 2010 - University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland    

  • Degree earned:  Doctor of Philosophy,  
  • Major: Food Science, with a focus on food microbiology
  • Dissertation: Pathogenic Escherichia coli (E. coli) in retail meat

Sep 2002-Jul 2005 - Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China    

  • Degree earned: Master of Medicine,
  • Major: Nutrition and Food Hygiene
  • Thesis: Anthocyanin-rich extract from outlayer of black rice stabilize the atherosclerotic plaque in Apolipoprotein E deficient mice
  • Sep 1998-Jul 2002         Hefei University of Technology (HFUT), Hefei, China    
  • Degree earned: Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Food Science and Engineering
  • Thesis:    Optimization of technology of decolorization of crude bee honey

Appointment
Mar 2016- present - Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Sep 2010-present - Professor, Department of Food Safety and Nutrition
                                                       Northwest A&F Univesity, Yangling, Shaanxi
Aug 2006-Aug 2010 -  Research Assistant, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Jan 2009-May 2009 - Teaching Assistant, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD