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Thaisa Cantu Jungles

Department of Food Sciences 

  • Post Doc Research Associate - BH
  • Post Doc Research Assistant
765.494.5885
Nelson Hall of Food Science (NLSN) Room B251
745 Agriculture Mall Dr
West Lafayete, IN 47907

Thaisa Cantu-Jungles received her B.S. in Nutrition from the Pontificia Universidade Católica do Paraná (Brazil). She has earned her M.S. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Federal University of Paraná (Brazil). In 2015 she joined Dr Hamaker's group as a vising scholar for a year to conduct part of her Ph.D. research. Her research has focused in the structural characterization of dietary fibers from fruits and its applications in the biological field. In 2018 she rejoined Dr Hamaker's group as a postdoctoral researcher in the area of dietary fiber fermentation by the gut microbiota.

Department of Food Science, 745 Agriculture Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-8256

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