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Prebiotics and synbiotics for human health - converting biomass into functional food ingredients


   Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences

   Applications accepted all year round  Self-Funded PhD Students Only

About the Project

Prof. Rastall is interested in research in the area of prebiotic oligosaccharides, synbiotic combinations with probiotics and the impact of structure on the gut fermentation of carbohydrates. An opportunity is available for a self-funded PhD student to work on the potential of converting waste biomass into functional food ingredients. He is looking for a PhD student with skills in enzyme biotechnology, microbiology and/or carbohydrate analysis.


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