Vicki Schlegel, holder of a Ph.D. degree, is an Associate Professor at the Department of Food Science and Technology, the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA. Dr. Schlegel's research includes characterizing the phytochemicals present in natural systems, with an emphasis on dry edible beans, wheat, strawberries, and grasses, to understand how they interact synergistically in preventing or remediating phenotypic switches from a healthy state to an unhealthy state. Dr. Schlegel has collaborated with other experts in the nutritional/biomedical area to link specific dietary metabolites to potential health outcomes. Dr. Schlegel's experience (20 years) in dietary metabolites, background in pharmaceuticals, and education as a Bioanalytical Chemist provides the foundation needed to achieve long term goals.
Biography Updated on 10 December 2012