Laboratory of Food Microbiology and Hygiene
Tadashi Shimamoto has completed his PhD at the age of 28 years from Okayama University, Japan and postdoctoral studies from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is a professor and a vice dean of Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University. He has published more than 60 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of Microbiology and Immunology.
Microorganisms that cause food poisoning, such as E. coli O157, Salmonella, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Campylobacter and norovirus.