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Dr. Medina has been selected to participate to the IFT Emerging Leaders Network (ELN), a "highly selective global leadership program established for new professionals in the science of food who are eager to expand their leadership skills". The program is designed to bridge the gap between the participant’s academic experience and their on–the–job training. This will bring enormous exposure to our lab!
Lisa received the "Outstanding Graduate Student Award" in the ChemE program from the College of Engineering! Congrats Lisa, a well deserved award! Celic, who visited our Lab from the Instituto Tecnológico de Orizaba (México), successfully defended her Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering!
Nick's paper titled "Metabolic fingerprinting unveils quinoa oil as a source of bioactive phytochemicals" has been accepted in Food Chemistry! This is a collaborative project with Dr. Girish Ganjyal at Washington State University; additional research work has been done in the last few months, so stay tuned!
Papers Acceptance
Check out the latest issue of Futures, the AgBioResearch' magazine, which has a terrific article about our lab and research program! Link:
Dr. Medina was co-chair of two scientific sessions at the 2018 Conference of Food Engineering (CoFE) Meeting in Minneapolis. She also presented two research works entitled "Quinoa oil: a good source of bioactive phytochemicals" and "Assessment of oxidative stability of home-cooked meat products in US using a processomic approach", the latter derived from Lisa's work on COPs and risk assessment.