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    Editorial Board

    Oshra Saphier
    Department of Chemical Engineering
    Sami Shamoon College of Engineering

    Research Interest: Oxidative Stress Studies, Using Spectroscopic And Kinetic Techniques. Trace Elements Measurement In The Follicular Fluid, Using The ICP-MS Techniques. Characterization And Analytical Studies Of Antioxidants In Biological Media, Using Spectroscopic And Electrochemical Techniques.

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    Hector Eduardo Martinez Flores
    Department of Chemical Pharmacobiology
    Michoacan University of San Nicolas de Hidalgo

    Research Interest: Chemistry Environmental Engineering Biotechnology Bacterial molecular biology Biostatistics Bioinformatics Anaerobic Bio-technologies

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    Sangmin Jeon
    Department of Chemical Engineering
    Pohang University of Science and Technology

    Research Interest: Functional Nano particles, Biosensors, Food borne Diseases, Residual Antibiotics

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    Saiyi Zhong
    Associate Professor
    Department of Food Science and Technology
    Guangdong Ocean University

    Research Interest: "Food-derived Mutagens and Carcinogens, Anticancer Food Factors,- Bioactive Chemopreventive Food Components.

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    Ibrahim Hakan Bucak
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Pediatric
    Adiyaman University

    Research Interest: Food Insecurity, General Pediatrics, Pediatrics Emergency, Rotaviruses, Vitamin D, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Contact Dermatitis, Traditional Practices

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    Marc Romina Alina
    PhD Eng., Lecturer
    Food engineering
    University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca

    Marc (maiden name Vlaic) Romina Alina has completed her Ph.D. (Agronomy) in 2015 at the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (UASVM) of Cluj-Napoca (Romania). She is PhD Eng., Lecturer and she is responsible for the research activity in the Vegetable food quality control, Rheology in the food industry,  Quality management systems and Food safety of the Faculty of Food Science and Technology,  UASVM Cluj-Napoca. She has published 36 research articles on the development of innovative food products and bioactive compound traceability during processing in reputed journals. She was responsible for 7 research projects and won 2 national awards and 42 international awards. Member in professional associations: Slow Food International; Association of Food Industry Specialists in Romania (ASIAR), from education, research and production; Association of Specialists in Milling and Baking in Romania.

    Research Interest : Nutrition, Food safety, Biotechnology, Food chemistry, Sensory analysis, Molecular biology, Genetically modified foods, Organic food, Functional food, Innovative food

    Grants :

    •   Proiect PN-III-P1-1.1-MC-2019-1170, Contract de cercetare 237 CI/2019 (Noiembrie 2019), Subprogram 1.1 - Human resources - Mobility projects for researchers, Competition 2019

    •  PN-III-P1-1.1-MC-2018-0285 project, Research contract 31 CI / 2018 (November 2018), Subprogram 1.1 - Human resources - Mobility projects for researchers, Competition 2018

    •  PN-III-P1-1.1-MC-2017-0990 project, Research contract 181 CI / 2017 (March 2018), Subprogram 1.1 - Human resources - Mobility projects for researchers, Competition 2018

    •  PN-III-P2-2.1-CI-2018-1352 project, research contract 232 CI / 2018 (July - December 2018): Innovative menus for preschoolers

    •  PN-III-P2-2.1-CI-2018-1428 project, Research contract 245 CI / 2018 (September - December 2018): Innovative confectionery

    •  Project PN-III-P2-2.1-CI-2018-0722, Research contract 141 CI / 2017 (September 2017 - December 2018): Higher use of flour from hemp seeds, nettle seeds and mushrooms in order to obtain assortments innovative bakery by fortifying them

    •  Project PN-III-P2-2.1-CI-2017-0331, Research contract 57 CI / 2017 (July - December 2017): Higher capitalization of lentil flour in order to obtain innovative meat preparations by fortifying them

    •  PN-III-P2-2.1-CI-2017-0786 project, Research contract no. 133CI (September 2017 - March 2018): Bioconversion of fruits resulting from physiological falls into compositions rich in biologically active principles

    •  PN-III-P2-2.1-CI-2017-0766 project, Research contract no. 138CI (September 2017 - March 2018): Innovative approach to the technology of manufacturing aerated sugar products by optimizing the composition links - process parameters - texture - stability

    •  PN-III-P2-2.1-CI-2017-0960 project, Research contract no. 161CI (July - December 2018): Innovative ingredients used to make cheese

    •  PN-III-P2-2.1-CI-2017-1367 project, Research contract no. 236CI / 2018 (July - December 2018): Innovative culinary concept for reformulating personalized menus with high nutritional value

    •  PN-III-P2-2.1-CI-2017-1047 project, Research contract no. 181CI / 2018 (July - December 2018):
    Flour-based nutritional sticks compositions from seed-dried seeds from cucurbitaceae, asteraceae and amaranthaceae families

    •  Project PN-III-P2-2.1-CI-2017-0343, Research contract no. no. 58CI / 2017 (July - December 2017): Fortified innovative meat preparations

    • Project PN-II-IN-CI -2013 -1- 0048, Research contract no 186CI / 2013 (October 2013 - April 2014): Technology for obtaining a functional mustard assortment with extract from medicinal plants

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    List of Publications :

    Publications ISI web of science

    1.R.A. Vlaic, A., E. Mureşan, C.C. Mureşan, G.S. Petruţ, V. Mureşan, S. Muste, 2018. Quantitative Analysis by HPLC and FT-MIR Prediction of Individual Sugars from the Plum Fruit Harvested during Growth and Fruit Development, Agronomy 2018, 8, 306; doi:10.3390/agronomy8120306, IF 1.419, Q1 red area. WOS:000454722400034/  doi:10.3390/agronomy8120306

    2. R.A. Vlaic, S.A. Socaci, A.E. Mureșan, C. Mureșan, O.P. Moldovan, S. Muste,  V. Mureșan, 2017, Bioactive Compounds and Volatile Profile Dynamics During Fruit Growth of Several Plums Cultivars, J. Agr. Sci. Tech. Vol. 19: 1565-1576, IF 0.813, Q2 yellow area. WOS:000424077200011/ URL:

    3.  R.A. Vlaic, V. Mureşan, A.E. Mureşan, C.C. Mureşan, A. Păucean, V. Mitre, S.M. Chiş, S. Muste, 2018. The Changes of Polyphenols, Flavonoids, Anthocyanins and Chlorophyll Content in Plum Peels during Growth Phases: from Fructification to Ripening, Not Bot Horti Agrobo, 2018, 46(1):148-155, IF 0.648. WOS:000418033200020/

    4. A.E. Mureşan, S. Muste, R.A. Vlaic, O. Bobiş, C. Mureşan, C. Socaciu, Mureşan V., 2015, HPLC Determination and FT-MIR Prediction of Sugars from Juices of Different Apple Cultivars during Fruit Development, Not Bot Horti Agrobo, 43(1):222-228, IF 0.547. WOS:000357000600034/ DOI:

    5. M.S Chiș., A. Păucean, L. Stan, V. Mureșan, R.A. Vlaic, S. Man , Biriș-Dorhoi E.S., S. Muste, 2018. Lactobacillus plantarum ATCC 8014 in quinoa sourdough adaptability and antioxidant potential, Romanian Biotechnological Letters, 23(3), 13581-13591, IF 0.412. WOS:000438498900004

    6. M.D. Borș, C.A. Semeniuc, S. Socaci, R. Vlaic, O.P. Moldovan, A.V. Pop, M. Tofană, 2017, The influence of variety and processing on the total phenolic content and antioxidant activity of mustard, Romanian Biotechnological Letters 22(3):12514-12519, IF: 0.396. WOS:000408423600018

    7. E.A. Mureşan, S. Muste, C.C. Mureşan, E. Mudura, A. Păucean, L. Stan, R.A. Vlaic, C.G. Cerbu, V.Mureşan, 2017, Assessment of Polyphenols, Chlorophylls, and Carotenoids during Developmental Phases of Three Apple Varieties, Romanian Biotechnological Letters 22(3): 12546-12553, IF: 0.396. WOS:000404459100006

    8. C.C. Mureşan, A.Fărcaş, S. Man, R. Suharoschi, R.A. Vlaic*, 2017, Obtaining a Functional Product Through the Exploitation of Mushroom Flour in Pasta, Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca: Food Science and Technology 74(1):14-22 IF 0.00. WOS:000408457100003/ DOI: 10.15835/buasvmcn-fst:12641

    9. R.A. Vlaic, C.C. Mureşan, S. Muste, V. Mureşan, A. Pop, G. Petruţ, A. Mureşan, 2019, Boletus Edulis Mushroom Flour-Based Wheat Bread as Innovative Fortified Bakery Product, Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca-Food Science and Technology 76(1): 46-56, IF 0.00, WOS:000470756300006,

    DOI: 10.15835/buasvmcn-fst:2018.0022

    10. A.E. Mureşan, S. Muste, G. Petruţ, R.A. Vlaic, S.M. Man, V. Muresan, 2016, New uses of hawthorn fruits in tonic wines technology, Bulletin UASVM Food Science and Technology 73(2): 117-122. WOS:000408454100010

    11. Racolţa E., E.A. Mureșan, A. Borșa, R.A. Vlaic, V. Mureșan, 2016, Ultra-Fine Friction Grinding of Sunflower Kernels – Thereof Tahini and Halva Production and Rheological Characterization, Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca: Food Science and Technology, 73(2):167-168. WOS:000408454100025

    12. E.A. Muresan, S. Muste, S.M. Man, R.A. Vlaic, A. Pop, V.Muresan, 2016, Assesment of the total antioxidant capacity of apples peels during phisiological falls, Bulletin UASVM Food Science and Technology 73(2): 169-170. WOS:000408454100026

    13. M.D. Borş, C.A. Semeniuc, S. Socaci, L. Varva, O. Moldovan, R.A. Vlaic, M. Tofana, 2015, Total Phenolic Content and Antioxidant Capacity of Radish as Influenced by the Variety and Vegetative Stage, Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca-Food Science and Technology. WOS:000422190500011

    14. A.V Pop, M. Tofană, S.A Socaci, M. Nagy, M.D. Borş, L. Salanţă, R. Vlaic, 2015, Studies on Total Polyphenols Content and Antioxidant Activity of Methanolic Extracts from Selected Salvia Species, Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Food Science and Technology 72 (1): 86-90. WOS:000422190500013

    15. E.A. Mureşan, S. Muste, R.A. Vlaic, C.C. Mureşan, C.G. Cerbu, V. Mureşan, 2015, The Dynamics of Starch and Total Sugars during Fruit Development for Ionathan, Starkrimson and Golden Delicious Apple Varieties, Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Food Science and Technology 72 (1): 120-126. WOS:000422190500019

    16. Moldovan O., A. Păucean, R. Vlaic, M.D. Borş, S. Muste, 2015, Preliminary Assessment of the Nutritional Quality of two Types of Lentils (Lens Culinaris) by Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy Technology (Nirs), Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca,  Food Science and Technology 72 (1):127-132. WOS:000422190500020

    17. C. Pop, R. Vlaic, A. Fărcaş, L. Salanţă, D. Ghicăşan, C. Semeniuc, A. M Rotar, 2015, Influence of Pollen, Chia Seeds and Cranberries Addition on the Physical and Probiotics Characteristics of Yogurt, Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Food Science and Technology 72 (1): 141-142, WOS:000422190500025

    18. Vlaic R.A., A.E. Mureșan, V. Mureșan, C. Mureșan, D. Borș, O. P. Moldovan, S. Muste, 2015, Determination of Starch Changes During Growth and Development of Three Plum Varieties, Bulletin UASVM Food Science and Technology 72(2), WOS:000422194100022

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    Tunde Jurikova
    University of Constantine the Philosopher

    Research Interest: Area of Expertise: Chemical Analyses of Fruit and Vegetable, Bioactive compounds, Antioxidant activity, Nutrition of children and Imuno Deficiences, Coeliac Disease and Diet, Herbalplant and Immunesystem.

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    Hyeung-Rak Kim
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition
    Pukyong National University

    Research Interest: Isolation and characterization of bioactive (anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-cancer) compounds in seaweed. Development of anti-obesity functional foods/nutraceuticals Development of natural antioxidants and ingredients that reduce cardiovascular inflammation

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    Yixian Wang
    Research Associate
    College of Biosystems Engineering and Food Science
    Zhejiang University

    Research Interest: Food safety Nano materials Biomolecules detection Microfluidic technique; Electrochemistry Impedance Fluorescence

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    Zehra GULER
    Department of Food Engineering
    Mustafa Kemal University Hatay

    Research Interest: Milk and Dairy Products Science & Technology Chromatographic Analysis Techniques in Foods Volatile Compound Analysis in Fruits

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    Muhammad Naseem Khan
    Scientific Officer
    Food and Marine Resources Research Center
    University of Karachi

    Research Interest: DuPont Bax system (PCR base Food Pathogens testing) DuPont LFS and 3M Petrifilm Rapid check test kit. PCR  Electrophoresis Spectrophotometery Rapid Methods and Automation in Microbiology Microbiological Media preparation Reference standard Culture maintenance  Food and Water microbiological analysis  Microbiological Quality Assurance & Planning  Technical Consultancy to Industries  HACCP  cGMP  ISO  HPLC  Project Management Quality Assurance

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    Victor Castro Alves
    Departament of Food Science and Experimental Nutrition
    University of Sao Paulo

    Research Interest: "Agricultural Sciences, Food Science and Technology, Food Science Agricultural Sciences Food Science and Technology Hormones Biological Sciences Biochemistry Biological Sciences Immunology

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    Ji-Hyun Bae
    Department of Food Sciences and Nutrition
    Keimyung University
    South Korea


    Education and Training:

    •    BS, Food Science and Nutrition, Ewha Womens University, Seoul, Korea

    •    MS, Food Science and Nutrition, Ewha Womens University, Seoul, Korea

    •    Ph.D., Food Science, Pennsylvania State University, USA

    •    Postdoctoral Research Associate, Division of Microbiology, Cornell University, USA

    •    Visiting Professor of Pediatrics - Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA


    1.    Bae, J.H. Tripartite genetic association between polygenetic risk scores for sweet taste preference, obesity, and sex. 2022 The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (in review)

    2.    Bae, J.H., Park, D. J. Effect of dietary calcium on the gender-specific association between polymorphisms in the PTPRD locus and osteoporosis. 2022 Clinical Nutrition (in press).

    3.    Heo, H. J. Bae, J.H. Amano, A. Park, T. Choi, Y.H. Supplemental or dietary intake of omega-3 fatty acids for the treatment of periodontitis: A meta–analysis 2022  Journal of Clinical Periodontology (in press)

    4.    Bae, J.H., Lee, H. R. The effect of diet, exercise, and lifestyle intervention on childhood obesity: A network meta-analysis. 2021 Clinical Nutrition 3062 – 3072.

    5.    Bae, J.H., Choi, J. H. Gender disparities in childhood obesity and household food insecurity. 2021 Nutrition 87-88.

    6.    Bae, J.H., Ha, E. Y. Zinc transporter SLC39A11 polymorphisms are associated with chronic gastritis in the Korean population: the possible effect on spicy food intake. 2018 Nutrition Research. 78-85.

    7.    Bae, J.H., Kim, G. Systematic review and meta-analysis of omega-3-fatty acids in elderly patients with depression. 2018 Nutrition Research 50:1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2017.10.013

    8.    Bae, J.H., Obounou, B. O. Presence of Dental Caries Is Associated with Food Insecurity and Frequency of Breakfast Consumption in Korean Children and Adolescents. Prev. Nutr. Food Sci. 2018;23(2):94-101

    9.    Bae, J.H., Kim, G. Vitamin D and atopic dermatitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis 2016 Nutrition 32(9):913-20. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2016.01.023.

    10.    Bae, J.H., Park, S. Probiotics for weight Loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis, 2015,
        Nutrition Research, 566-575 doi:10.1016/j.nutres.2015.05.008

    11.    Bae, J.H., Park, S. Fermented food intake is associated with a reduced likelihood of atopic dermatitis in an adult population (KNHANES 2012–2013), 2015, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 125-133.

    12.    Bae, J.H., Choi, H.S., Park, S. Instant noodle, processed food intake, and dietary pattern are associated with atopic dermatitis in an adult population (KNHANES 2009- 2011), 2015, Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 602-613.

    13.    Bae, J.H., Miller, K.J. Identification of two proline transport systems in Staphylococcus aureus and their possible roles in osmoregulation, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58(2), 471-475

    14.    Bae, J.H., Miller, K.J.Identification of a high-affinity glycine betaine transport system in Staphylococcus aureus, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 59(8), 2734-2736

    15.    Bae, J.H., Miller, K.J. Glycine betaine and proline are the principal compatible solutes of Staphylococcus aureus: Current Microbiology, 23, 131-137

    16.    Bae, J.H. Effects of Ganoderma lucidum on the IL-1, TNF and IL-12 gene expression of macrophage, J. Korean Soc. Food Sci. Nutr., 26(5), 978-982

    17.    Bae, J.H. Effect of White Ginseng on the function of mouse peritoneal macrophages and their gene expression, J. Korean Soc. Food Sci. Nutr., 26(6), 1252-1257

    18.    Bae, J.H. et al. Development of the functional beverage containing the Prunus mume extracts, Korean J. Food Sci. Technol., 32(3), 713-719

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    J. Prakash Maran
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Food Technology
    Kongu Engineering College

    Research Interest: Development of Biodegradable Edible Films, Extraction of Bioactive Compounds Using EMR Technologies and Application of Statistical Experimental Design in Development of Food Products.

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    Roberto Consonni
    National Council of Research
    Institute for Macromolecular Studies, NMR Laboratory

    Multidimensional and multinuclear (1H, 13C, 15N, 31P) high resolution NMR

    spectroscopy, micro imaging NMR

    Structural characterization of peptides, proteins and isotopically labeled proteins in

    solution: NMR spectroscopy and molecular dynamics calculations

    l Structural characterization of small molecules in solution, synthetic and natural

    polymers, molecular complexes

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