Meet the current students who are an integral part of our research team.
Lauren Viana, MSc Student, (BSc. Honours) from London, Ontario.
Thesis title: The effects of germination and dehulling on yellow-eyed dried bean proteins and their interactions with aroma compounds.
Kristen Stephens, MSc Student (BSc Human Nutrition), from New Brunswick.
Title of Project: Investigating aroma formation during the processing and storage of fermented pulses.
Brighid McKay (BSc Honours student)
Summer NSERC USRA student from Calgary, Alberta.
Title of Project: Characterization of fermented Nova Scotia bean flours and protein isolates.
Chantel Yakimets (BSc Honours student) from Sherwood Park, AB.
Co-Supervisor: Dr. Ruth Harvie
Title of Project: Characterization of texture-modified foods.
Fiona Amos (BSc Summer student) from Toronto, Ontario.
Irving Research Mentorship award recipient
Title of Project: Microbial extraction of chitin from lobster shells and the potential application in biodegradable packaging films.
Megan Davies, (BSc student)
Summer NSERC USRA student from Caledon, Ontario
Title of Project: Modifying flavour profiles of Nova Scotia bean flours using lactic acid fermentation.
Tori Pelletier, BSc student from Sudbury, Ontario.
Title of Project: Investigating entrepreneurial experiences of HNU students.