11th International Hydrocolloids Conference, 14-18 May 2012, Purdue University, USA


Whistler Center Belfort Lecturer

Peter Williams, Glyndwr University, Wrexham, UK.
Abstract Title: Functional polymers from biomass residues
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Plenary Speakers

E. Allen Foegeding, North Carolina State University, USA
Abstract Title: Hydrocolloid-based food structures: Roles of mechanical properties and oral processing in determining sensory texture

Kevin Hicks, US Department of Agriculture, Washington, USA
Abstract Title: Non-starch polysaccharide (NSP) research at the Eastern Regional Research Center, ARS, USDA and a vision for the future utilization of NSPs in the growing bio-economy

Teri Paeschke, Cargill, USA
Abstract Title: Hydrocolloids and satiety: How do they actually work and what physiological mechanisms do they impact

Vic Morris, Institute of Food Research, UK
Abstract Title: Modified pectin - a bioactive plant polysaccharide

Mike Gidley, The University of Queensland, Australia
Abstract Title: In vivo and in vitro digestive tract effects of cereal hydrocolloids and related potential health benefits

Steve Cui, Guelph Food Research Centre, Canada
Abstract Title: Dendronan: A new natural polysaccharide with bioactivity

Claus Rolin, CP Kelco ApS, Denmark
Abstract Title: Stabilization of suspensions and emulsions with hydrocolloids

Invited Speakers

Aziz Bakri, School of Pharmacy, Joseph Fourier University, France
Abstract Title: Thermal activity tracing and applications in pharmaceutical/food R&D: Polymer hydration, crystallization, stability, compatibility and ingredients-vapour interactions studies

James N. BeMiller, Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research, Purdue University, USA

Peter Cheung, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Abstract Title: Immunomodulatory and antitumor activities of natural and chemically modified fungal/mushroom polysaccharides

Kurt Draget, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Abstract Title: Alginates - from medical devices to pharmaceuticals

Arland Hotchkiss, USDA, USA
Abstract Title: Pectic oligosaccharide and polysaccharide biological activity

H. Douglas Goff, University of Guelph, Canada
Abstract Title: Dietary fibre for glycemia control and satiety: Can dairy products be good carriers?

John McRorie, Procter & Gamble Company, USA
Abstract Title: Gastrointestinal physiology: The health benefits of increased viscosity

Louise Wicker, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Abstract Title: Citrus & sugar beet pectin: Structure & tailored function

Mingyong Xie, Nanchang University, China
Abstract Title: Current development of polysaccharides from Ganoderma: Isolation, structure and bioactivities

Organised by

Organised by: Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research

Supported by

Supported by: ICCC

Administered by

Administered by: Elsevier


Supporting Journal

Food Hydrocolloids