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Aljosa Trmcic

Aljosa Trmcic

Postdoctoral Research Associate

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  • Ph.D., 2011, Biotechnology, Biotechnical faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia AgroParisTech, France (co-tutelle program)
  • B.A., 2005, Food Technology, Biotechnical faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Current Position

Aljosa is interested in general microbiology of milk and dairy products. His past research experience involved studies on bacteriocins and the protective function of lactic acid bacteria.  During his time in our lab, he studied dairy pathogens and spoilage organisms. He was working on the connection between presence of coliforms and different pathogens in dairy products. Additionally, Aljosa summarized the dairy spoilage work done in our lab by putting together a standardized set of dairy spoilage microorganisms.  Aljosa is very passionate about dairy technology and was happy to contribute to our extension programs. Al currently works as an Extension Associate for Cornell Dairy Extension.