Robert Brown

Robert Brown, Ph.D.
Plant Pathologist
USDA-ARS Southern Regional Research Center
Food and Feed Safety Research
1100 Robert E. Lee Boulevard
New Orleans, LA USA 70124
+1 (504) 286-4359


Robert L. Brown completed his PhD in Plant Pathology from Rutgers University and postdoctoral studies from Southern Regional Research Center (SRRC), USDA-ARS in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is employed as a research plant pathologist in the Food and Feed Safety Research Unit at SRRC and also holds appointments as Adjunct Associate Professor at both Louisiana State University and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. He is an editorial board member for several journals and has published over 110 research, review and proceedings papers, and book chapters, and over 160 abstracts.

Current Project

AflaGoggles for Aflatoxin Detection