Seppo Salminen, PhD

President

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

Daniel Merenstein, MD

Vice President

Director of Research of Family Medicine
Professor of Family Medicine
Georgetown University Medical Center
215 Kober Cogan Hall
3750 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20007
djm23@georgetown.edu

Robert Hutkins, PhD

Secretary

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

Karen Scott, PhD

Treasurer

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

Glenn Gibson, PhD

Member-At-Large

Food Microbial Sciences Unit
School of Food Biosciences
The University of Reading Whiteknights
PO Box 226, Reading RG6 6AP UK
g.r.gibson@reading.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

Daniel J. Tancredi, PhD

Member-At-Large

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

Gabriel Vinderola, PhD

Member-At-Large

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

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

Maria Marco, PhD

Member-At-Large

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

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

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

  • 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
  • Gregor Reid, PhD, MBA

    The University of Western Ontario, Canada