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Carolyn Slupsky

by Samantha Manning last modified Oct 06, 2015 12:50 PM
Carolyn Slupsky

Professor and Nutritionist, Foods For Health Institute

Department of Food Science and Technology


Office Phone: (530) 752-6804

Education:

  1. Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Alberta
  2. B.Sc., Biochemistry, University of Alberta

Biography:

Dr. Slupsky's research includes understanding the impact of diet on human health from the perspective of nutrition, the gut microbiome, and host-microbial co-metabolism. She uses a multi-discplinary research approach that integrates metabolomics with clinical measures, global gene expression profiles, as well as microbial community analysis to understand the intimate link between our gut microbiome, metabolism, and health. In addition, she is looking into the implication of food processing, agricultural practices, and plant health status on the nutrient content and sensory aspects of the food we eat. These studies will provide novel insight on health management and food development, and usher us into the era of personalized nutrition.

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