FutureCeuticals Inc. announces that Dr. Boris Nemzer, director of research, development, and quality assurance, has been appointed to a three-year adjunct professor position in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. As part of this appointment, Dr. Nemzer will interact with the University's faculty and students on joint projects and on various research topics related to food, health, and wellness. Dr. Nemzer will also deliver seminars and lectures, serve on faculty and graduate student committees, and co-mentor and co-direct Ph.D. students' research.
"We are extremely proud of Dr. Nemzer, and of the amazing work he does in the areas of food and nutrition sciences," said FutureCeuticals president Jeff Van Drunen. "Boris will deliver a high level of industry and applied expertise to the University and the FSHN students. His passion for expanding the horizons of food and nutrition research is of great value to us, and surely will be of great value at UIUC."
Dr. Nemzer earned his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry/Chemical Physics in Russia in 1986. He is the author or coauthor of more than 55 published academic articles, and is a reviewer for the American Journal of Biomedical Sciences, Journal of Antioxidants, Journal of Food Studies, African Journal of Biotechnology, Journal of Plant Foods and Human Nutrition, Current Medicinal Chemistry, and Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, Food and Function. He is also a member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Bio Medical Sciences, and is affiliated with more than a dozen associations, including the American Chemical Society, the American Association of Cereal Chemists (Co-chair of bioactive compounds committee and physico-chemical properties committee), the Institute of Food Technologists, and the Association of Analytical Communities.