Andrea Ottesen, Ph.D. and Padmini Ramachandran, M.S. are researchers within the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) Office of Regulatory Science (ORS). Christopher Grim, Ph.D. and Karen Jarvis, M.S. are researchers within the FDA CFSAN Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment (OARSA). Andrea, Padmini, Chris, and Karen focus on improving foodborne pathogen detection via agricultural metagenomic surveys, bioinformatic annotation of metagenomic datasets, and studying the transmission of microbiomes.
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