Dr. Mark Kazmierczak

Mark Kazmierczak

Dr. Mark Kazmierczak

Dr. Mark Kazmierczak is a molecular biologist with a special interest in threats to food and agricultural safety. With a PhD in microbiology from Cornell’s Food Safety Laboratory, he pursued post-doctoral research at Harvard Medical School and served as an FDA Commissioner’s Fellow where he developed a novel test for Salmonella. Dr. Kazmierczak began his work at Gryphon in 2012, modeling food contamination events. He has since undertaken a range of assignments to use modeling to understand threats and vulnerabilities from any source with the goal of assisting our clients in making informed decisions about emergency preparedness and response.

Mark is an award-winning homebrewer whose ESB (extra special bitter) was brewed and sold by the brewery that sponsored the competition. Always civically involved, he also served as an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner, an elected position in D.C. government.