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Beilei Ge MS, PhD.

Beilei Ge, PhD
Beilei Ge MS, PhD.

Division of Emerging Technologies


Dr. Beilei Ge is a Research Microbiologist in the Division of Emerging Technologies at the Office of Applied Science. She joined FDA in 2011 after serving as a faculty member in the Department of Food Science at Louisiana State University for seven years (2004–2011). Dr. Ge received her Master of Science degree in Food Science and Technology from the Ocean University of China in 1997 and her Ph.D. in Food Science/Food Microbiology from the University of Maryland in 2002. Her research has been focused on addressing microbial food and feed safety issues in support of CVM’s regulatory mission.


  • Developing rapid, reliable, and robust pathogen detection methods in animal food
  • Evaluating mitigation strategies for pathogen control in animal food
  • Characterizing phenotypic and genotypic traits of foodborne pathogens and indicator organisms in animal food
  • Investigating mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance in foodborne bacteria

Select Publications

Domesle KJ, Young SR, McDonald RC, Ge B. 2022. Versatility of a Salmonella Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay Using Multiple Platforms and Master Mixes in Animal Food Matrices. J AOAC Int. 2022 May 16;qsac059. doi: 10.1093/jaoacint/qsac059.

Domesle KJ, Young SR, Ge B. 2021. Rapid Screening for Salmonella in Raw Pet Food by Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification. J Food Prot. 2021 Mar 1;84(3):399-407. doi: 10.4315/JFP-20-365.

Ge B, Domesle KJ, Gaines SA, Lam C, Bodeis Jones SM, Yang Q, Ayers SL, McDermott PF. 2020. Prevalence and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Indicator Organisms Escherichia coli and Enterococcus spp. Isolated from U.S. Animal Food, 2005-2011. Microorganisms. 2020 Jul 15;8(7):1048. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8071048.

Domesle KJ, Young SR, Yang Q, Ge B. 2020. Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification for Screening Salmonella in Animal Food and Confirming Salmonella from Culture Isolation. J Vis Exp. 2020 May 20;(159). doi: 10.3791/61239.

Ge B, Domesle KJ, Yang Q, Hammack TS, Wang SS, Deng X, Hu L, Zhang G, Hu Y, Lai X, Chou KX, Dollete JR, Hirneisen KA, La SP, Richter RS, Rai DR, Yousefvand AA, Park PK, Wu CH, Eames T, Kiang D, Sheng J, Wu D, Hahn L, Ledger L, Logie C, You Q, Slavic D, Cai H, Ayers SL, Young SR, Pamboukian R. 2019. Multi-Laboratory Validation of a Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Method for Screening Salmonella in Animal Food. Front Microbiol. 2019 Mar 28;10:562. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00562. eCollection 2019. 

Contact Information
Beilei Ge
+1 (240) 402-5452
+1 (301) 210-4685
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