Section Editors

Section Board for 'Grain' (19)

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Dr. Marina Carcea
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Research Centre on Food and Nutrition (CREA-AN), Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), via Ardeatina, 546, 00178 Rome, Italy
Interests: grains science and technology
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Dr. Federico Pallottino
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Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l'analisi dell'economia agraria (CREA), Centro di ricerca Ingegneria e Trasformazioni agroalimentari (IT), Monterotondo (Rm), Italy
Interests: sensors application to the agro-food sector; brewing technologies; advanced traceability systems; optoelectronic systems; spectrophotometry
Prof. Dr. Ke-Xue Zhu
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School of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, 1800 Lihu Avenue, Wuxi 214122, Jiangsu, China
Interests: noodle; whole grain foods; frozen dough; gluten
Prof. Dr. Stefania Masci
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Department of Agriculture and Forest Sciences, University of Tuscia, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
Interests: wheat; gluten; kernel proteins; adverse reactions to wheat; plant biotechnology; proteins; plant biology; sequencing; plant breeding; polymers; sds-page; genetics; pcr; mass spectrometry
Prof. Dr. Moo-Yeol Baik
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Department of Food Science and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Biotechnology, Institute of Life Science and Resources, Kyung Hee University, Yongin 17104, Korea
Interests: starch; modified starch; starch nano particles; starch retrogradation; puffing
Dr. Mike Sissons
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New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, Tamworth Centre for Crop Improvement, Head of Cereal Chemistry, Tamworth 2340, Australia
Interests: cereal chemistry of durum wheat and wheat breeding for quality; the chemistry and biochemistry of durum wheat; functional foods in pasta; food science
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Prof. Dr. Şenay Şimşek
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North Dakota State University, Department of Plant Sciences, Cereal Science Graduate Program, Fargo, ND, USA
Interests: wheat quality; bread; starch digestibility; food and health; non-starch polysaccharides; structure-function; bread quality
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Dr. Francisco Barro
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Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (IAS-CSIC), Cordoba, Spain
Interests: CRISPR/Cas; RNAi; cereals; celiac disease; gluten intolerances; new foods; new ingredients; bread making quality; genomic; proteomic
Prof. Dr. Joan M. King
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School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Louisiana State University, 201J Animal and Food Sciences Laboratory Bldg, 39 Forestry Lane, Baton Rouge, LO 70803, USA
Interests: rice; starch; gluten-free; pasta; cake; muffins; bread; product development; starch properties
Dr. Elena Peñas Pozo
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Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Jose Antonio Novais 10, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: grains; germination; fermentation; nutritional value; bioactive compounds; food quality and safety; gluten-free grain-derived products; celiac disease
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Prof. Dr. Pedro A. Caballero Calvo

Department of Agriculture and Forestry Engineering, Food Technology, University of Valladolid, College of Agricultural and Forestry Engineering, Avenida de Madrid, 50, 34004 Palencia, Spain
Interests: cereal science and technology; gluten-free grains and flours; physical treatments of grains and flours; gluten-free baked products; breadmaking; physical properties; rheology
Prof. Dr. Michelle Colgrave
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1. CSIRO Agriculture and Food, 306 Carmody Rd, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4053, Australia;
2. Edith Cowan University, School of Science, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, WA 6027, Australia
Interests: proteomics; analytical chemistry; analytical methods; food science; plant chemistry; novel foods; grains; mass spectrometry; food safety; allergenic proteins; food allergy; coeliac disease
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Prof. Dr. Claudia Monika Haros
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Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Av. Agustín Escardino, 7 Parque Científico, 46980 Paterna, Valencia, Spain
Interests: cereal science and technology; pseudocereals; dry and wet milling; nutritional ingredients; whole grains; breadmaking; bread quality; nutritional value; phytates; phytases; mineral bioavailability; starches; glycaemic index
Dr. Michael Tilley
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Grain Quality and Structure Research Unit, Center for Grain and Animal Health Research, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Manhattan, KS, USA
Interests: cereal science; grain science and technology (especially wheat and sorghum); cereal protein functionality; gluten-free foods
Prof. Dr. Grant Campbell
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School of Applied Science, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH, UK
Interests: cereals process engineering; cereal biorefineries; aerated food systems (particularly bread); wheat breakage during flour milling; polysaccharide extraction and characterization
Prof. Dr. Antonella Pasqualone
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Dipartimento di Scienze del Suolo, della Pianta e degli Alimenti (Di.S.S.P.A.), Food Science and Technology Unit, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Via Amendola, 165/a, I - 70124 Bari, Italy
Interests: cereal science and technology; flour quality; quality of pasta and bakery products; baking systems of flatbreads; wheat phenolic compounds; volatile compounds; PDO bread; pulses; pulse-based foods; pulse extrusion
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Dr. Cristina Martínez-Villaluenga
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Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Jose Antonio Novais 10, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: grains; peptides; phenolic compounds; nutritional characterization; protein quality and digestibility; bioavailability of food compounds; bioactivity; germination; fermentation; enzymatic treatments
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Dr. Alessandra Marti
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Department of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences (DeFENS), Università degli Studi di Milano, via G. Celoria 2, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: cereals; pseudocereals; pasta; rheology; bread; gluten-free; pulses
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Dr. Emanuele Zannini

Cereal and Beverage Science Research Group, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University College Cork, College Road, Cork, Ireland
Interests: protein functionalization and protein engineering; food fermentation; medical-nutritional therapy
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