Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9600

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Dong UK Ahn

Dong UK Ahn

Dong UK Ahn
Professor, Department of Animal Science
Iowa State University, USA

Biography

Dong Uk Ahn is Professor of Animal Science Department, College of Agriculture, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa and SNU-WCU Professor, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Major in Biomodulation, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. He served as Visiting Professor of the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Society, Seoul National University in 2006. He was Honorary Research Scientist Abroad, Korea Livestock Research Institute, Korea. He served as Lecturer, Animal Science Department, University of Alberta, Canada in 1993. He received PhD in Poultry Science, and Meat & Animal Science from University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI in 1988. He received a MS and a BS in Animal Science from Seoul National University, Korea in 1983 and 1978, respectively. He received American Egg Board Research Award from Poultry Science Association, and Animal Industry Report Award and Award for Achievement by an Organizational Team at Iowa State University. He is serving as an Editorial Board member of Food Science and Biotechnology Journal and Korean Society for Food Science and Animal Resources, and an organizing committee member of 2010 ICoMST conference. He has published 176 referred journal articles and 11 book chapters.

Research Interest

Separation, modification and utilization of value-added egg components, Mechanisms and prevention of quality changes in irradiated raw and cooked meat, Use of irradiation to improve the safety of food products, Pro- and antioxidant mechanisms in meat and meat products, Factors affecting lipids, protein and cholesterol oxidation in meat and egg products, Mechanisms of color changes in uncured cooked poultry meat products.

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