Dr. Sijo Joseph (Thandapilly)
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Food and Human Nutritional Sciences
University of Manitoba
Dr. Sijo Joseph is a Cereal Nutrition Research Scientist with AAFC-Morden located at the Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Dr. Joseph completed his MSc (Biotechnology) in India and received his Ph.D. (Physiology) from the University of Manitoba (2012). Dr. Joseph’s research program is primarily focused on the assessment of the nutritional and functional quality of cereal grains such as wheat, barley, oats and certain pulses. He also works towards developing novel technologies to effectively predict the physiological efficacy of cereal functional components such as protein, fibre, carbohydrate, polyphenols etc. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences at the University of Manitoba and serves as editor in multiple research journals.