Sadhana Ravishankar, PhD

Associate Professor


Dr. Ravishankar's research interests include the following: Control of foodborne pathogenic bacteria including antibiotic resistant strains using various technologies and multiple hurdle approach; Natural antimicrobials and their applications in organic foods, plant antimicrobial washes for fresh produce, antimicrobial and anti-oxidative activities of plant compounds; Bacterial attachment and biofilm formation in food production environments; Survival and prevalence of foodborne pathogens in fresh produce growing environments/organic composts; Stress tolerance responses of foodborne pathogenic bacteria.