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Professor Nissreen Abu-Ghannam

Senior Lecturer, Food Science and Technology


Phone: +353 1 402 7570



Research Interests

Probiotic fermentation of plant based products aiming towards the development of new functional food products. Bio processing technologies for extracting nutraceutical and pharmaceutical ingredients from agri-food waste streams. Development of new processing technologies for mining and enhancing the nutraceutical value of seaweeds.

Additional Information

Professor Nissreen Abu-Ghannam is a Senior lecturer in Food Science and Technology.  She is the principal investigator for a number of projects aimed at mining nutraceutical ingredients from underutilized marine resources and food waste-streams mainly through the application of bio-processing technologies. She has been the lead supervisor for many postdoctoral researchers, PhD, MPhil and MSc students and has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals, technical magazines and in books.

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