Seppo Salminen PHOTO

Professor, Degree Program on Health Biosciences and Director, Functional Foods Forum, Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Studies in Food Science and Nutrition at Washington State University, USA with MS Degree, Food Chemistry and Microbiology at University of Helsinki, Finland with MSc degree, and PhD in Nutritional Toxicology at the University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Visiting Professor (Food Safety) BOKU University, Vienna, Austria; Visiting Professor, Nutritional Toxicology, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Registered toxicologist (Finland and Eurotox), Fellow of the ANZFA
Professor of the Joint Program of the Life Sciences Faculty and Medical Faculty of University Turku
Research interests: intestinal microbiota and health, probiotics, prebiotics, functional foods, novel foods
Member of the editorial board of British Journal of Nutrition, Journal of Food Protection, Bioscience and Microflora, Marcel Dekker Series in Food Science and Nutrition, Journal of Nutrition Science, Food and Nutrition Research
Member of following specialized societies: ASM, IFT, SOMED, FSNR
Expert member in several regulatory committees on food and health (Finland and EU) including the European Food Safety Authority NDA Scientific Panel, Fellow of the ANZFA
Receiver of several international prizes such as Grand Prix du Yoplait, International Award for Modern Nutrition, Metchnikoff Prize
Over 300 refereed publications in food and health, microbiology, probiotics, food safety and functional foods, several book chapters and text books in probiotics, food additives and functional foods


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