BOLLING LAB

Derek Martin, Ph. D. Student
dmartin8@wisc.edu
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/derek-martin/29/37b/122
Research Interests
Dietary phytochemicals, functional foods and prevention of chronic disease, role of gut microbiota in health and chronic disease.
Education
BS, Appalachian State University
Dietetic Internship, Winthrop University
Professional Societies
Institute of Food Technologists
American Society for Nutrition
Commission on Dietetic Registration
Publications
Martin DA, Bolling BW. A review of the efficacy of dietary polyphenols in experimental models of inflammatory bowel diseases.
Food Funct. 2015 Jun;6(6):1773-86.
Martin D, Taheri R, Draghi A, Brand MH, Sylvester F, Bolling B. Anti-inflammatory activity of aronia berry extracts in murine splenocytes. Journal of Functional Foods. 2014;8;68-75.

DAMODARAN LAB

Indra Tanidjaja, M.S. Student
tanidjaja@wisc.edu
Education
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison

ETZEL LAB

Na Li, M.S. Student
nli45@wisc.edu@wisc.edu

HARTEL LAB

Amy DeJong, Ph.D. Student
adejong@wisc.edu
Research Interests
Research Interests Food chemistry, phase transitions, sugar alcohols, confections, food physical chemistry
Education
Education BS, UW-Madison, Food Science '12
Professional Societies
IFT-Student Association President

Dieyckson O. Freire, Ph.D. Student
dfreire@wisc.edu
Research Interests
Rheological properties and microstructure of dairy products with focus in ice cream; dairy products science and technology.
Education
Education B.S., Federal University of Lavras, Brazil, Food Engineering 2009
M.S., Federal University of Lavras, Brazil, Food Science 2012
Professional Societies
Brazilian Society of Food Science and Technology

Jiayang Jin, Ph.D. Student
jjin32@wisc.edu
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/jiayang-angel-jin/82/412/67a
Research Interests
Chocolate bloom.
Education
B.S., Sun Yat-sen University, Biochemistry '11.
Professional Societies
Brazilian Society of Food Science and Technology.
Publications
Accelerated Fat Bloom in Chocolate Model Systems: Solid Fat Content and Temperature Fluctuation Frequency.

Jade McGill, M.S. Student
gmcgill2@wisc.edu
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/jade-mcgill/69/825/a12
Research Interests
Confectionery and baking science and technology
Education
B.A., Pomona College, Biology '09
Certificate, The French Pastry School, La Arte de la Patisserie, '11

Abbey Thiel, Ph.D. Student
aethiel@wisc.edu
Research Interests
Food microstructure, arrested coalescence, lipid crystallization
Education
B.S., UW-Madison, Food Science '14
Professional Societies
Institute of Food Technologists
American Oil Chemists' Society

IKEDA LAB

Bingqing (Heidi) Cai, Ph.D. Student
bcai2@wisc.edu
Research Interests
Food chemistry and dairy science, functional properties of dairy proteins and food polysaccharides.
Education
M.S., UW-Madison, Food Science '15
Professional Societies
Institute of Food Technologists
Phi Tau Sigma
ADSA Graduate Student Division (GSD)

INGHAM LAB

Evann Dufort, M.S. Student
dufort@wisc.edu
408-656-5620
www.linkedin.com/in/edufort
Research Interests
Food safety, tomato-based products, and foodborne pathogens.
Education
B.S. University of California, Davis '15
Professional Societies
Institute of Food Technologists
International Association for Food Protection

LUCEY LAB

Som Nath Khanal, Ph.D. Student
snkhanal@wisc.edu
608-572-4789
https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=AAIAAAbfpDoBwADrZRUBHxbNNCW0eeFxZka4jDM&trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile
Research Interests
Food Safety, Bacterial Spores
Dairy Chemistry, Yogurt, LAB- Exopolysaccharides
Education
B.Sc (Food Tech), Tribhuvan Univ, Nepal, 2000
MS, (Biological Sci/Dairy Sci- Manufacture) South Dakota State Univ, 2012
Professional Societies
American Dairy Science Association
Publications
Publications 1. Khanal, S. N.; S. Anand and K. Muthukumarappan. 2014. Evaluation of high-intensity ultrasonication for the inactivation of endospores of 3 bacillus species in nonfat milk. Journal of Dairy Science 97(10):5952-5963.
2. Khanal, S. N.; S. Anand; K. Muthukumarappan and M. Huegli. 2014. Inactivation of thermoduric aerobic sporeformers in milk by ultrasonication. Food Control 37:232-239.
3. Anand, S.; K. Som Nath and M. Chenchaiah. 2013. Whey and whey products. Pages 477-497 in Milk and dairy products in human nutrition. John Wiley & Sons.

Richa Singh, M.S. Student
rsingh39@wisc.edu
Research Interests
Next generation proteins for clinical food application, Separation technologies, Increase whey co-products utilization and value Education
B. Tech, Dairy Technology
N.D.R.I. Karnal, India

PARKIN LAB

Leslie Chan, M.S. Student
lwchan@wisc.edu
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lesliewyc
Research Interests
Food chemistry, antioxidant capacity of lycopene and other phytochemicals.
Education
B.S., UW-Madison, Biochemistry '14
Professional Societies
Institute of Food Technologists

Bryan Quoc Le, Ph.D. Student
bryanquocle@gmail.com
https://www.linkedin.com/nhome
Research Interests
Dietary organosulfur derivatives generated from vegetable tissue from the Allium genus
Education
B.S., Chemistry, University of California, Irvine (2011)
M.S., Chemistry, University of California, Irvine (2015)
Professional Societies
American Chemical Society
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Lambda Upsilon
Publications
M. Ozcam, E. Obuz, H. Tosun. (2014). Aflatoxin M1 in Tarhana chips. Food Additives and Contaminant Part B, 7(3): 182-175.

STEELE LAB

Sarah Engstrom, Ph.D. Student
sengstrom@wisc.edu
Research Interests
Food safety and microbiology
Education
B.S. Food Science, UMN-Twin Cities '10
M.S. Food Science, UW-Madison '12
Professional Societies
International Association for Food Protection
Employee of Kraft Heinz (Oscar Mayer division)
Publications
Growth of Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella spp., Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Staphylococcus aureus on Cheese during Extended Storage at 25C. WAN MEI LEONG, RENAE GEIER, SARAH ENGSTROM, STEVE INGHAM, BARBARA INGHAM, AND MARIANNE SMUKOWSKI. Journal of Food Protection, Vol. 77, No. 8, 2014, Pages 1275–1288.

Fernanda Cristina Firmino, Ph.D. Student
firmino@wisc.edu
Research Interests
Microbiology; Microbial Ecology and Diversity; Biofuels; Biofilm; Genetics; Cheese technology

Travis J. De Wolfe, Ph.D. Student
Department of Food Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison
tdewolfe@wisc.edu
ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Travis_De_Wolfe
Twitter: @tjdewolfe
Research Interests
Probiotics, lactobacillus casei, microbiome, microbial ecology, antibiotics.
Education
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison, Natural Sciences 2010
M.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison, Comparative Biomedical Sciences 2012

VAN PIJKEREN LAB

Mustafa Ozcam, Ph.D. Student
ozcam@wisc.edu
https://www.linkedin.com/nhome/
Research Interests
Interactions between Diet, Gut Microbiota and Human Health.
Education
M.S: Celal Bayar University, Food Engineering '12
B.S: Ondokuz Mayıs University, Food Engineering '10
Publications
M. Ozcam, E. Obuz, H. Tosun. (2014). Aflatoxin M1 in Tarhana chips. Food Additives and Contaminant Part B, 7(3): 182-175.

Shenwei Zhang, M.S. Student
szhang246@wisc.edu
608-770-7185
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/shenwei-zhang/107/419/342
Research Interests
Food Microbiology, Lactic Acid Bacteria, Genetic Engineering.
Education
B.S., UW-Madison, Food Science '15