Wes Schilling

Wes Schilling

Professor
Undergraduate Advisor, Food Science

Resume

Mailing Address:
Box 9805
945 Stone Blvd.
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Education:
  • Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Research/Extension Areas
  • Protein functionality and quality of muscle foods (meat/muscle foods processing)
  • Sensory science (preference mapping, consumer testing, shelf-life)
  • Evaluating nutrition effects on meat composition and meat quality
  • Food chemistry (flavor chemistry)
  • Added aalue technologies
  • Novel utilization of statistical methods to add value to foods and optimize processing conditions
Courses Taught:
  • FNH 4114/6114: Analysis of Food Products
  • FNH 4241/6241: Applied Food Chemistry
  • FNH 4243/6243: Food Composition and Reactions
  • FNH 8163: Flavor and Food Acceptance
Memberships:
  • American Meat Scince Association
  • Institute of Food Technologists
Awards:
  • American Meat Science Association Achievement Award, 2011
  • MAFES Outstanding Worker Award - Mississippi State University, 2010
  • Institute of Food Technologists Muscle Foods Division Outstanding Volunteer, 2010
  • Rosalind and Rodney Foil Teamwork Award, Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State, 2010
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Excellence in Research Award, 2009
Selected Publications
  • Soni, B., E. Hassan, W. Schilling, B. Mahmoud. 2016. Transparent bionanocomposite films based on chitosan and TEMPO-oxidized cellulose nanofibers with enhanced mechanical and barrier properties. Carbohydrate Polymers 151:779-789. Download
  • Crist, C., J.B. Williams, M.W. Schilling, A.F. Hood, B.S. Smith, and S. Campano. 2013. Impact of Sodium Lactate and Acetic Acid Derivatives on the Quality of Fresh Italian Pork Sausage Links. Meat Science, ID MEATSCI-D-12-00832. Download
  • Joseph, P., M.W. Schilling, J.B. Williams, V. Radhakrishnan, V. Battula, K. Christensen, Y.V. Thaxton, and T.B. Schmidt. 2013. Broiler stunning methods and their effects on welfare, rigor mortis, and meat quality. World's Poultry Science Journal 69:99-112. Download
  • Kamadia, V.V., M.W. Schilling, and D.L. Marshall. 2013. Cooking and packaging methods affect consumer acceptability and shelf-life of ready-to-eat Gulf brownshrimp. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology 22:146-159. Download
  • Kin, S., M.W. Schilling, B.S. Smith, T. Kim, J.B. Williams, and J.L. Silva. 2013. Use of antimicrobials to extend shelf-life in fresh catfish fillets. Mississippi State University, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Research Report 24(13):1-7. Download
  • Oladunjoye, A., K. Soni, R. Nannapaneni, M.W. Schilling, J.L. Silva, W.B. Mikel, R.H. Bailey, B.S. Mahmoud, and C.S. Sharma. 2013. Synergistic Activity Between Lauric Arginate and Carvacrol in Reducing Salmonella species in Ground Turkey. Poultry Science, Vol. 92:1357-65. Download
  • Perez, S., V.L. Jackson, J.B. Williams, and M.W. Schilling. 2013. Experiments in food science laboratory manual, volume 2. Mississippi State University Extension Publication 2772. Download
  • Schilling, M.W., J.L. Silva, A. Pham, T. Kim, L.R. D'Abramo, and V.L. Jackson. 2013. Sensory enhancement of freshwater prawns through post-harvest salt acclimation. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology 22(2):129-136. Download
  • Sharma, C.S., A.C. Ates, P. Joseph, R. Nannapaneni, K. Soni, M.W. Schilling, and A.S. Kiess. 2013. Evaluation of antimicrobial effects of lauric arginate on reduction of Salmonella spp. in ground chicken. International Journal of Food Science and Technology 48(7):1410-1415. Download
  • Soni, K., A. Oladunjoye, R. Nannapaneni, M.W. Schilling, J.L. Silva, W.B. Mikel, and R.H. Bailey. 2013. Inhibition and inactivation of Salmonella Typhimurium biofilms from polystyrene and stainless steel surfaces by essential oils and phenolic constituent carvacrol. Journal of Food Protection 76(2):205-212. Download
  • Hui, Y.H., J.L. Aalhus, L. Cocolin, I.G. Legarreta, L.M. Nollett, R.W. Purchas, M.W. Schilling, P. Stanfield, and Y.L. Xiong. 2012. In: Y.H. Hui, associate editor, Handbook of Meat and Meat Processing. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, Second Edition. 982 pp.
  • Leick, C.M., J.M. Behrends, S. Solaiman, P.R. Broadway, B.R. Min, W.B. Mikel, J.B. Williams, M.W. Schilling. 2012. Sensory properties and instrumental texture analysis of chevon patties from intact male Boer and Kiko goats harvested at four endpoints. Meat Science 91(3):215-222. Download
  • Leick, C.M., J.M. Behrends, T.B. Schmidt, M.W. Schilling. 2012. Impact of price and thickness on consumer selection of ribeye, sirloin, and top loin steaks. Meat Science 91(1):8-13. Download
  • Lopez, K.P., M.W. Schilling, T.A. Armstrong, B.S. Smith, A. Corzo. 2012. Sodium chloride concentration affects yield, quality, and sensory acceptability of vacuum-tumbled marinated broiler breast fillets. Poultry Science 91:1186-1194. Download
  • Schilling, M.W., A. Pham. 2012. Sensory evaluation of muscle foods. Pages 207-224 in Y.H. Hui, editor, Handbook of Meat and Meat Processing, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.
  • Schilling, M.W., V. Radhakrishnan, Y.V. Thaxton, K. Christensen, P. Joseph, J.B. Williams, T.B. Schmidt. 2012. The effects of low atmosphere stunning and deboning time on broiler breast meat quality. Poultry Science 91:3214-3222. Download
  • Bradley, E.M., J.B. Williams, M.W. Schilling, P.C. Coggins, C. Crist, S.F. Yoder, S. Campano. 2011. Effects of sodium lactate and acetic acid derivatives on the quality and sensory characteristics of hot-boned pork sausage patties. Meat Science 88(2011):145-150. Download
  • Broadway, P.R., J.M. Behrends, M.W. Schilling. 2011. Effect of alternative salt utilization on broiler breast meat yields, tenderness, flavor, and sodium level. Poultry Science 90:2869-2873. Download
  • Igathinathane, C., L.O. Pordesimo, M.W. Schilling, E.P. Columbus. 2011. Fast and simple measurement of cutting energy requirement of plant stalk and prediction model development. Industrial Crops and Products 33:518-523. Download
  • Kin, S., M.W. Schilling, B. Smith, J.L. Silva, T.J. Kim, A. Pham, S. Campano. 2011. Potassium acetate and potassium lactate to enhance the microbiological and physical properties of marinated catfish fillets. Journal of Food Science 76(4):S242-S250. Download
  • Leick, C.M., J.M. Behrends, T. Schmidt, M.W. Schilling. 2011. Consumer selection of constant-weight ribeye, top loin, and sirloin steaks. Meat Science 87:66-72. Download
  • Lilly, R.A., M.W. Schilling, J.L. Silva, J.M. Martin, A. Corzo. 2011. The effects of dietary amino acid density in broiler feed on carcass characteristics and meat quality. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 20:56-67. Download
  • Lopez, K.P., M.W. Schilling, A. Corzo. 2011. Broiler genetic strain and sex effects on meat characteristics. Poultry Science 90:1105-1111. Download
  • Collins, C.E., M.W. Schilling, L.S. Andrews, D.L. Marshall. 2010. Low dose X-ray treatment of fresh channel catfish fillets does not affect color, texture, or oxidation. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology 19(3-4):162-169. Download
  • Corzo, A., M.W. Schilling, R.E. Loar, L. Mejia, L. Barbosa, and M.T. Kidd. 2010. Responses of Cobb X Cobb 500 broilers to dietary amino acid density regimens. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 19(3):227-236. Download
  • Kin, S., M.W. Schilling, B.S. Smith, J.L. Silva, V.L. Jackson, T.J. Kim. 2010. Phosphate type affects the quality of injected catfish fillets. Journal of Food Science 75(1):S74-S80. Download
  • Loar, R.E., M.W. Schilling, C.D. McDaniel, C.D. Coufal, S. Rogers, K. Karges, A. Corzo. 2010. Effect of dietary inclusion level of distillers dried grains with solubles on layer performance, egg characteristics, and consumer acceptability. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 19:30-37. Download
  • Schilling, M.W., V. Battula, R.E. Loar, V.L. Jackson, S. Kin, A. Corzo. 2010. Dietary inclusion level effects of distillers dried grains with solubles on broiler meat quality. Poultry Science 89:752-760. Download
  • Schmidt, T., M.W. Schilling, J.M. Behrends, V. Battula, V.L. Jackson, R. Sekhon, T. Lawrence. 2010. Use of cluster analysis and preference mapping to evaluate consumer acceptability of choice and select bovine M. Longissimus Lumborum steaks cooked to various end-point temperatures. Meat Science 84(1):46-53. Download
  • Sekhon, R., M.W. Schilling, T.W. Phillips, M.J. Aikens, M.M. Hasan, A. Corzo, W.B. Mikel. 2010. Effects of phosphine and methyl bromide fumigation on the volatile flavor profile and sensory quality of dry cured ham. Meat Science 86(2):411-417. Download
  • Sekhon, R., M.W. Schilling, T.W. Phillips, M.J. Aikens, M.M. Hasan, W.B. Mikel. 2010. Sulfuryl fluoride fumigation effects on the safety, volatile composition, and sensory quality of dry cured ham . Meat Science 84(3):505-511. Download
  • Sekhon, R., M.W. Schilling, T.W. Phillips, R.M. Aikins, M.M. Hasan, R. Nannapaneni, and W.B. Mikel. 2010. Effects of carbon dioxide and ozone treatments on the volatile composition and sensory quality of dry-cured ham. Journal of Food Science 75(5):C452-C458. Download
  • Soni, K., R. Nannapaneni, M.W. Schilling, V.L. Jackson. 2010. Bactericidal activity of lauric arginate in milk and Queso Fresco cheese against Listeria monocytogenes cold growth. Journal of Dairy Science 93(10):4518-4525. Download
  • Thaxton, Y.V., K. Christensen, M.W. Schilling, R.J. Buhr, J.P. Thaxton. 2010. A new humane method of stunning broilers using low atmospheric pressure. Journal of Applied Poultry Research 19:341-348. Download
  • Collins, C.E., L.S. Andrews, P.C. Coggins, M.W. Schilling, and D.L. Marshall. 2009. Microbial quality, safety, and sensory acceptability of X-ray treated fresh channel catfish fillets. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology 18(4):299-311. Download
  • Corzo, A., M.W. Schilling, R.E. Loar, V.L. Jackson, S. Kin, V. Battula. 2009. The effects of feeding distiller dried grains with solubles on broiler meat quality. Poultry Science 88(2):432-439. Download
  • Jackson, V.L., M.W. Schilling, S.M. Falkenberg, T. Schmidt, P.C. Coggins, J.M. Martin. 2009. Quality characteristics and storage stability of baked and fried chicken nuggets formulated with wheat and rice flour. Journal of Food Quality 32(6):760-774. Download
  • Kin, S., M.W. Schilling, B.E. Smith, T. Kim, J.B. Williams, and J.L. Silva. 2009. Ingredient optimization in fresh, marinated catfish fillets. Mississippi State University, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Research Report 24(7):1-6. Download
  • Kin, S., M.W. Schilling, J.L. Silva, B.S. Smith, V.L. Jackson, T.J. Kim. 2009. Effects of phosphate type on the quality of vacuum-tumbled catfish fillets. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology 18(4):400-415. Download
  • Park, S., Y. Yoon, M.W. Schilling, K.B. Chin. 2009. Evaluation of volatile compounds isolated from pork loin (Longissimus dorsi) as affected by fiber type of solid-phase microextraction (SPME), preheating and storage time. Korean Journal for Food Science of Animal Resources 29(5):579-589.
  • Schilling, M.W., Y. Yoon, O. Tokarskyy, A. Pham, R.C. Williams, D.L. Marshall. 2009. Effects of ionizing irradiation and hydrostatic pressure on Escherichia coli O157:H7 inactivation, chemical composition, and sensory acceptability of ground beef patties. Meat Science 81:705-710. Download
  • Tokarskyy, O., D.L. Marshall, M.W. Schilling, K.O. Willeford. 2009. Comparison of methods to verify end point cooking temperature of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) fillets. Journal of Muscle Foods 20(3):325-340. Download
  • Tumlin, K.I., R. Linares, M.W. Schilling. 2009. Student motivation and assessment of applied skills in an equine studies program. Journal of Applied Learning in Higher Education 1:93-108. Download
  • Battula, V., M.W. Schilling, Y.V. Thaxton, J.M. Behrends, J.B. Williams, and T.B. Schmidt. 2008. The effects of low-atmosphere stunning and deboning time on broiler breast meat quality. Poultry Science 87:1202-1210. Download
  • Coggins, P.C., M.W. Schilling, S. Kumari, and P.D. Gerard. 2008. Development of a sensory lexicon for conventional milk yogurt in the United States. Journal of Sensory Studies 23(5):671-687. Download
  • Dozier, W.A., A. Corzo, M.T. Kidd, and M.W. Schilling. 2008. Dietary digestible lysine requirements of male and female broilers from forty-nine to sixty-three days of age. Poultry Science 87(7):1385-1391. Download
  • Gandy, A.L., M.W. Schilling, P.C. Coggins, C.H. White, Y. Yoon, and V.V. Kamadia. 2008. The effect of pasteurization temperature on consumer acceptability, sensory characteristics, volatile compound composition, and shelf-life of fluid milk. Journal of Dairy Science 91(5):1769-1777. Download
  • Pham, A., M.W. Schilling, W.B. Mikel, J.B. Williams, J.M. Martin, and P.C. Coggins. 2008. Relationships between sensory descriptors, consumer acceptability and volatile flavor compounds of American dry-cured ham. Meat Science 80(3):728-737. Download
  • Pham, A., M.W. Schilling, Y. Yoon, V.V. Kamadia, and D.L. Marshall. 2008. Characterization of fish sauce aroma-impact compounds using GC-MS, SPME-Osme-GCO, and Stevens' power law exponents. Journal of Food Science 73(4):C268-C274. Download
  • Schilling, M.W., V. Radhakrishnan, Y.V. Thaxton, K. Christensen, J.P. Thaxton, and V.L. Jackson. 2008. The effects of chicken catching on broiler breast meat quality. Meat Science 79(1):163-171. Download
  • Schilling, M.W., V.L. Jackson, and J.B. Williams. 2008. Experiments in food science laboratory manual. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2469. Download
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