Dennis D'Amico

Associate Professor


Classes Taught

ANSC 3461/5640 Animal Food Products: Dairy Technology
ANSC 3642W Scientific Writing in Animal Food Products: Dairy Technology

In the News

Research/Outreach Interests

  • Improving the safety and quality of cheese
  • Working with small cheese producers on product development, process control, environmental monitoring, and the development and implementation of food safety management systems
  • Developing, supporting and delivering workshops to provide dairy manufacturers and professionals with technical and scientific knowledge necessary to assure the consistent production and sale of safe, high quality cheese and dairy products
  • Examining the microbial ecology of dairy products, the prevalence of pathogenic bacteria in raw milk destined for cheesemaking, and microbial behavior during the manufacture and aging of various foods
  • Identifying novel and natural interventions as preventive controls for pathogens in dairy foods

Hobbies/Non-Academic Interests

  • Beer and brewing


Dennis D'Amico
Contact Information
PhoneOffice: 860-486-0567
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Office LocationOffice: Agricultural Biotechnology Laboratory Bldg., Room 302B | Lab: Room 315
LinkDr. D'Amico's Lab Website