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Rodrigo Nova

Assistant Professor of Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Rodrigo studied veterinary medicine at the University of Concepcion, Chile. He worked in official controls in red meat industry and later on as a veterinary consultant in food safety for dairy and meat industry. He was awarded with a PhD in Food Microbiology from the University of Nottingham (UK) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Veterinary public Health from the University of Ulster (UK).

Rodrigo is currently a co-convenor for veterinary public health and the rotation leader for veterinary public health in the clinical rotations (year five).

Expertise Summary

Rodrigo is an Assistant Professor in Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety. In his role he contributes to the development of the veterinary curriculum, specifically with the design, planning and delivery of veterinary public health. He collaborates with the teaching/learning in the Meat Science and Meat Quality course, which is part of the AgriFood Advance Training Programe (ATP) at the School of Biosciences. Rodrigo actively contributes to the development of online teaching tools for VPH such as the VPH folder in the photo hosting website Flickr.

Rodrigo's main research interests are zoonotic pathogens and food-borne pathogens in food processing environments.

Recent Publications

  • RODRIGO J. NOVA, GEORGE BOTSARIS and FABIOLA CERDA-LEAL, 2016. Probiotics in fermented meat products. In: NEVIJO ZDOLEC, ed., Fermented Meat Products: Health Aspects CRC Press. 294-318
  • WARREN J, OWEN AR, GLANVILL A, FRANCIS A, MABONI G, NOVA RJ, WAPENAAR W, REES C and TÖTEMEYER S, 2015. A new bovine conjunctiva model shows that Listeria monocytogenes invasion is associated with lysozyme resistance. Veterinary microbiology. 179(1-2), 76-81
  • NOVA R. and GONZÁLEZ-SCHNAKE F., 2014. Potential Chemical Hazards Associated with Meat. In: CARRICK DEVINE and MICHAEL DIKEMAN, eds., Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences 2nd edition. Volume 3. Elsevier. 64-69
  • NOVA, R. and GONZÁLEZ-SCHNAKE F., 2014. Red meat animals. In: CARRICK DEVINE and MICHAEL DIKEMAN, eds., Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences 2nd edition. Volume 2. Elsevier. 211-217
  • RODRIGO J. NOVA, GEORGE BOTSARIS and FABIOLA CERDA-LEAL, 2016. Probiotics in fermented meat products. In: NEVIJO ZDOLEC, ed., Fermented Meat Products: Health Aspects CRC Press. 294-318
  • WARREN J, OWEN AR, GLANVILL A, FRANCIS A, MABONI G, NOVA RJ, WAPENAAR W, REES C and TÖTEMEYER S, 2015. A new bovine conjunctiva model shows that Listeria monocytogenes invasion is associated with lysozyme resistance. Veterinary microbiology. 179(1-2), 76-81
  • NOVA R. and GONZÁLEZ-SCHNAKE F., 2014. Potential Chemical Hazards Associated with Meat. In: CARRICK DEVINE and MICHAEL DIKEMAN, eds., Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences 2nd edition. Volume 3. Elsevier. 64-69
  • NOVA, R. and GONZÁLEZ-SCHNAKE F., 2014. Red meat animals. In: CARRICK DEVINE and MICHAEL DIKEMAN, eds., Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences 2nd edition. Volume 2. Elsevier. 211-217
  • GONZÁLEZ-SCHNAKE F. and NOVA, R., 2014. Ethnic Meat Products: Brazil and South America. In: CARRICK DEVINE and MICHAEL DIKEMAN, eds., Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences 2nd edition. Volume 1. Elsevier. 518-521

School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Leicestershire, LE12 5RD

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