Dr. Bruce Hamaker appointed distinguished professor

Dr. Bruce Hamaker appointed distinguished professor

Published: January 15, 2014

Bruce R. Hamaker, the Roy L. Whistler Chair in Carbohydrate Science, has been appointed a distinguished professor of food science at Purdue University. Hamaker has been the Whistler Chair since 2008 and director of Purdue's Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research since 2003. The university Board of Trustees approved his appointment as a distinguished professor on December 14. As director of the Whistler Center and a professor of food science, Hamaker performs research on carbohydrates and health, cereal starch and protein structure-function relationships, and dietary fiber and the microbiome. His research includes designing carbohydrates for potential health benefits and improving cereal use in developing countries.

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