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Allen., Jonathan C


Professor Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences
jon_allen@ncsu.edu
919-513-2257
919-515-7124 fax
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Biography:

Jonathan Allen has been a faculty member at NC State for more than 25 years, with major emphasis in research and teaching related to exercise and sport nutritioninfant and maternal nutrition, energy and macronutrient metabolism, food fortification and processing, and nutritional biochemistry and physiology related to health and disease outcomes. He has co-authored over 90 research publications and 150 abstracts. As Coordinator of the Interdepartmental Nutrition Program, and Director of Graduate Programs for Food Science and Nutrition, he has advised more than 125 graduate students in Master and Doctoral degrees, including students from China, Japan, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Columbia, St. Croix, Ghana, Malawi, Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan, and Nimibia. He is currently advising students who are completing research projects for applications in Malawi, and Pakistan.

 


Expertise:
Food Science | Animal Feed and Nutrition | Animal Physiology | Biochemistry | Human Nutrition | Beef and Dairy Production
Country(s) of experience:
Costa Rica | Kenya | Malawi | Pakistan | Saudi Arabia
Type(s) of International Experience:
Researcher in an international project | Speaker at an international conference | Other international activities | International consultant | Advisor for international students | Host for international faculty | Host for international post-doc
Language(s):
English
Projects:
Carotenoid bioaccessibility in sweet potato products Research project
01/01/2017 - 07/31/2020
Funding Agency/Sponsor:
Institutional Partner:

Borlaug Higher Education for Agricultural Research and Development (BHEARD-USAID) Development project
08/01/2014 - 09/30/2019
Funding Agency/Sponsor: U.S. Agency for International DevelopmentĀ (USAID)
Institutional Partner: Lilongwe University of Agriculture & Natural Resources (LUANAR), Bunda Campus. Malawi

USAID Initiative for Long Term Capacity Building Development project
01/01/2010 - 12/31/2014
Funding Agency/Sponsor: U.S. Agency for International DevelopmentĀ (USAID)
Institutional Partner: Michigan State University (MSU), USA

Characterization of Frozen Bread Dough Ingredients Training/Workshop
01/01/2008 - 12/31/2008
Funding Agency/Sponsor: Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC)
Institutional Partner: University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), Pakistan


Project Collaborations:
Borlaug Higher Education for Agricultural Research and Development (BHEARD-USAID)
08/01/2014 - 09/30/2019
Funding Agency/Sponsor: U.S. Agency for International DevelopmentĀ (USAID)
Institutional Partner: Lilongwe University of Agriculture & Natural Resources (LUANAR), Bunda Campus. Malawi