Seminar: Dr. Yangyang Wang (Smiths Detection)

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Seminar: Dr. Yangyang Wang (Smiths Detection)

December 07, 2022 at 3:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Yangyang Wang (Smiths Detection)

Title: AOAC approved CANARY® Zephyr Assay and its application

Host: Dr. Nina Lamba

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Bio and Abstract: Dr. Wang is a senior microbiologist at Smiths Detection. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park, majoring in Nutrition and Food Science. Her research focused on predictive microbiology with expertise in food safety and molecular biology. After graduation, she worked as application and R&D scientist in food safety area. She joined Smiths Detection in Jan 2021. Her work at Smiths focused on development of biosensors for rapid pathogen detection.

In the presentation, Dr. Wang will give a brief introduction of the CANARY technology and the platforms/detection systems that Smiths Detection offered. She will go through the process of how to get an official certificate from certified organizations and introduce the new Salmonella Zephyr Assay and its application.