Dr. Keith Warriner is an Associate Professor within the Department of Food Science at University of Guelph, Canada. Dr. Warriner received his BSc in Food Science from the University of Nottingham, UK and PhD in Microbial Physiology from the University College of Wales Aberystwyth, UK. He worked on biosensors within the University of Manchester, UK then returned to the University of Nottingham to become a Research Fellow in Food Microbiology. He joined the Faculty of the University of Guelph in 2002.
During the last fifteen years in the field of microbiology and food safety research, Dr. Warriner has published more than 100 papers, book chapters, patents, and conference abstracts. His research encompasses development of decontamination technologies, and biosensors for biohazard interaction, among other topics.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported in 2012 that he found antibiotic-resistant bacteria in many Canadian hotel rooms.
Dr. Warriner is committed to affecting positive hygienic change in hotels and other facilities through scientific research in the public interest.