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Michael Chikindas, Ph. D.

Michael Chikindas, Ph. D.

Professor
tchikind@sebs.rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD
(848) 932-5405
(732) 932-6776

Biography

Dr. Michael L. Chikindas is a Professor in Microbiology, leading the Health Promoting Naturals Laboratory. His external funding stems from private industries/organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and from governmental agencies such as NIH, USDA, NSF, etc. He co-authored several patents, more than 70 papers and six book chapters. Dr. Chikindas developed and implemented a number of courses at Rutgers, including Food Microbiology and Beneficial Microbes in Food and Life. He serves as a Member of the Editorial Boards of Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Journal of Applied Microbiology, Letters in Applied Microbiology, and Beneficial Microbes. Dr. Chikindas is a founder and Editor-in-Chief of Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins, the Springer Nature journal. He is a member of the American Society for Microbiology and of the Society for Applied Microbiology (UK).