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Kyle Sasahara


  • B.S., University of California, Davis
  • M.S., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Ph.D. University of California, Davis

Lab Research

Kyle worked in the lab as a postdoctoral research assistant from 1999-2002 on the development of a rapid method to detect low numbers of viable cells post-pasteurization and the pathogenicity of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis in the cause of Johne's disease in cattle.  He went on to become director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Fresh Direct LLC. Currently he works as Manager for the Hershey Company in Hawaii.