Table Talk by Neogen - People Focused Biosecurity Solutions

September 22, 2020

COVID-19 has placed immense emphasis on personal sanitation within the workplace, and as the virus continues to spread, Neogen® wants to do its part to help keep you prepared. We are covering how each industry has a vital role in the farm to fork biosecurity practices and how safety measures are making an impact today. Join our speakers as they discuss the importance of utilizing comprehensive biosecurity solutions, best practices for sanitation, and how to measure the effectiveness of your sanitation monitoring. Following the discussion will be a live Q&A with the speakers, so be sure to bring your biggest questions!


Tony Lupo – Senior Director of Technical Services

Tony Lupo oversees Neogen’s Technical Ser­vices department, which is responsible for pro­viding global technical support for Neogen’s comprehensive line of food safety products totaling $250 million in annual sales. Prior to Neogen, Tony held positions with Oxford Biomedical Research as a Research Scientist developing in-vitro diagnostics for various human and veterinary applications. He has served on the AOAC International Board of Directors since 2016 and is the current AOAC Treasurer.

Stuart Heller – Sales Manager at Neogen

Stuart Heller graduated from Queens College in 1978 with a BA in Secondary Education. He went on to complete his M. Ed in Administration and Supervision from Georgia State University in 1980. Heller has spent the past 35 years working on the development of biosecurity products and programs and has pioneered the use of foaming applications and aerosol spray disinfectants in the food animal production industries. In addition, Heller has developed private label relationships to manufacture disinfectants for the human healthcare market with; S.C Johnson, Spartan Chemical, The Butcher Company, and Brulin Corp.

As a recognized leader in the field of cleaners and disinfectants and biosecurity, Heller took two unknown disinfectants and made them industry standards; Tek-Trol Disinfectant, a phenol-based compound, which became the recognized industry standard from the late1980s to the early 2000s and Synergize Disinfectant, a quat/glut-based compound, which has been, and continues to be, the industry-standard since 2004. Heller is a frequent presenter at biosecurity seminars, and distributor meetings, and has worked closely through the years with many of today’s leading veterinarians, universities, and production companies, looking for ways to refine and improve upon current biosecurity measures.

Katlyn Connelly – Product Manager at Neogen

Katlyn joined the Neogen team in 2016 to manage the C&D portfolio. She is also responsible for the Water Treatment, Animal Care, and Tetradyne Dairy Hygiene Offerings. Before joining Neogen, Katlyn worked for Tyson Foods in the Live Production segment, where her main role was servicing broiler farms. She completed her BS in Animal Science and MS in Animal Agriculture Production at the University of Illinois. During this time, she also participated in Reproductive Toxicology research projects.

Dr. Joe Lyman – Director of Professional Services and Product Development, Neogen

Dr. Lyman came to Neogen six years ago after practicing veterinary medicine for 12 years in Lexington, KY. His equine practice focused on herd health and assisted reproduction. In his role at Neogen, Dr. Lyman leads the veterinary team for Animal Safety as well as heading up the product development team responsible for bringing new animal health and biosecurity products to market.



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