Julie Roy

Science Laboratory Specialist

Plans and delivers method development projects. Leads scientific project work teams.

Performs specialized diagnostic tests and validates new diagnostic methodologies.

Presents analysis results to and contributes to the work of local, national and international committees and working groups in the area of expertise.

Provides scientific information and subject matter guidance to laboratory management and stakeholders.


Current research and/or projects

2017 :Confirmation of the viability of pathogens detected in foods by molecular methods, without  colony isolation on culture media

2018: Development and evaluation of a method for the quantification of Salmonella spp. and E.coli O157:H7/NM in foods

2021: Compare the performance of different international methods for the enrichment and isolation of STEC in cheeses made from raw milk

2022: Improvement to cultural method MFHPB-10 for the detection of E.coli O157 in food matrices

Research facility

3400 Casavant Blvd. West
Saint-Hyacinthe, QC J2S 8E3