Daniel Merenstein, MD

President

Director of Research of Family Medicine
Professor of Family Medicine
Georgetown University Medical Center
Building D Room 240
4000 Reservoir RD NW
Washington, DC 20007
djm23@georgetown.edu

Maria Marco, PhD

Vice President

Department of Food Science and Technology
One Shields Avenue, The University of California
Davis, CA 95616
mmarco@ucdavis.edu

Seppo Salminen, PhD

Past President

Professor, Director
Functional Foods Forum
University of Turku
20014 Turku, Finland
sepsal@utu.fi

Gabriel Vinderola, PhD

Secretary

Associate Professor of Microbiology
Faculty of Chemical Engineering
National University of Litoral
Principal Researcher, CONICET
Santiago del Estero 2829
Santa Fe - 3000, Argentina
gvinde@fiq.unl.edu.ar

Daniel J. Tancredi, PhD

Treasurer

Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of California, Davis
2516 Stockton Boulevard, Room 379
Sacramento, California, USA 95817
djtancredi@ucdavis.edu

Robert Hutkins, PhD

Member-At-Large

Professor
Department of Food Science and Technology
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE 68583-0919
rhutkins1@unl.edu

Karen Scott, PhD

Member-At-Large

Senior Research Fellow
Rowett Institute
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, Scotland, UK AB21 9SB
K.scott@abdn.ac.uk

Kelly Swanson, PhD

Member-At-Large

Professor, Department of Animal Sciences and Division of Nutritional Sciences
Adjunct Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1207 West Gregory Drive, 162 Animal Sciences Laboratory
Urbana, IL, USA 61801
ksswanso@illinois.edu

Colin Hill PhD, DSc

Member-At-Large

Professor of Microbial Food Safety
Microbiology Department
University College Cork
Cork, Ireland
c.hill@ucc.ie

Sarah Lebeer, PhD

Member-At-Large

Research Professor in Microbiology and Molecular Biology
Department of Bioscience Engineering
University of Antwerp
Groenenborgerlaan 171
2020 Antwerpen
Belgium
sarah.lebeer@uantwerpen.be

Eamonn Quigley, MD

Member-At-Large

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
The Methodist Hospital and Weill Cornell School of Medicine
6550 Fannin, Suite SM1001
Houston, Texas 77030
equigley@tmhs.org

Hania Szajewska, MD

Member-At-Large

Professor Department of Paediatrics
The Medical University of Warsaw
Zwirki i Wigury 63A
02-091 Warsaw, Poland
hania@ipgate.pl

Anisha Wijeyesekera, PhD

Member-At-Large

Lecturer in Human Microbiome, Diet & Health, Food Microbial Sciences Unit Department of Food & Nutritional Sciences University of Reading Reading, UK a.wijeyesekera@reading.ac.uk

Mary Ellen Sanders, PhD

Executive Science Officer

Dairy and Food Culture Technologies
7119 S. Glencoe Ct.
Centennial, CO 80122-2526
maryellen@isappscience.org

Past Board Members

  • Glenn Gibson, PhD

    The University of Reading, UK
  • Gregor Reid, PhD, MBA

    The University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • Todd Klaenhammer, PhD

    North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
  • GEORGE FAHEY, PHD

    University of Illinois, USA
  • FRANCISCO GUARNER, MD, PHD

    University Hospital Vall d’Hebron, Spain
  • JULIET ANSELL, D. PHIL.

    Zespri, New Zealand
  • Fredrik Bäckhed

    University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • NATHALIE M. DELZENNE, PHD

    Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
  • BRUNO POT , PHD

    Institut Pasteur de Lille (IBL), FRANCE
  • BOB RASTALL, PHD

    University of Reading, U.K.
  • IAN ROWLAND, PHD

    University of Reading, U.K.
  • HARSHARNJIT S. GILL, PHD

    Australia
  • MARCEL ROBERFROID, PHD

    Professor Emeritus Université Catholique de LOUVAIN, Belgium
  • CRISTINE CHERBUT, PHD

    National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), France
  • DAVID MILLS, PHD

    University of California, USA
  • Michael Cabana, MD, MPH

    University of California, San Francisco