Malik A. Hussain
Senior Technical Officer
NSW Food Authority
Malik Altaf Hussain is a food microbiologist at the Department of Wine, Food and Molecular Biosciences, Lincoln University New Zealand. He is also an associate director at the Centre for Food Research and Innovation (CFRI). He holds a doctorate in Food Microbiology and Biotechnology from the University of Melbourne Australia and a master in Food Technology from University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan with distinction. Dr. Hussain is leading food microbiology research group at Lincoln University. He is involved in a variety of industry led projects on the development of functional foods (probiotics), food safety and security and microbial proteomics. As associate director of Lincoln’s Centre for Food Research and Innovation, his efforts are focused to expand international linkages and developing research programs at the centre. He is a committee member of IJFST2015 conference being held at Lincoln University. Recently he was awarded OECD Fellowship 2014 to work on a collaborative research project with Dr. Qi Wang - Guelph Food Research Centre, Canada.
His Research interests include : Microbial biotechnology,probiotics,food borne pathogens,food safety and security,and microbial stress responses using advanced techniques such as proteomics,metabolics and genomics.