Tuula Sontag-Strohm

Helsinki University Bulletin, Finland

Academic education I made the master’s degree in Food Chemistry and Doctor’s degree in Cereal Technology. My doctoral degree studies focused on Plant Biotechnology, Plant breeding and Cereal Technology. At the present, I am University Lecturer and Principal Investigator in Cereal Technology at the Department of Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki. 1999 D. Sc. (Food Sci.) University of Helsinki, Finland 1984 M.Sc. (Food Sci.) University of Helsinki, Finland Languages: native Finnish, fluent English and Swedish, reads German Research activities My research focuses on studying the chemical and physical reactions and interactions of macromolecules especially plant fibre and proteins related to food processes. The research also aims to provide basic knowledge of these components to be used for development of analytical methods. The methods evaluate or predict the chemical and physical functionality of the compounds in food products. Professional affiliations Finnish Society of Food Science and Technology Finnish (SVS) and Nordisk Cerealistförening (NCF) Women Agronomists in Finland Member of advisory board for The Finnish Coeliac Society

Biography Updated on 1 April 2012

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