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FDA Grand Rounds

FDA Grand Rounds

The FDA Grand Rounds is an educational presentation that is webcast monthly to highlight cutting-edge research underway across the Agency and its impact on protecting and advancing public health. Each session features an FDA scientist presenting on a key public health challenge and how FDA is applying science to its regulatory activities. The 45-minute educational presentation is followed by questions from the audience. You can also view the presentation under Past Grand Rounds following the live webcast. #FDAGrandRounds.

Upcoming Event

FDA Grand Rounds - Salmonella and Escherichia coli: Challenges Along the One Health Continuum

Thursday, July 11, 2024
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

About the Speaker

Steven Foley, Ph.D.
Senior Biomedical Research and Biomedical Product Assessment Service (SBRBPAS) Expert and Director, Division of Microbiology
National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) 
Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS)
Office of the Commissioner (OC)

Dr. Steven Foley is a Senior Biological Research and Biological Product Assessment Service (SBRBPAS) Expert and Director of the Division of Microbiology at FDA’s National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR). Dr. Foley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in zoology and a Ph.D. in cellular and molecular biology/infectious diseases from North Dakota State University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship with FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine, where the focus of his research was on developing methods for source tracking of Salmonella from food-animal species.  At NCTR, Dr. Foley’s direct research team has been focused on the fields of zoonotic diseases, food safety, and the microbiology of FDA-regulated products.

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