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Analytical and Food Chemistry Research Team


RESEARCH PROFILE

Qualitative and quantitative analysis of compounds with antioxidant properties and other ingredients present in raw materials and food products (oilseeds and their products, confectionery, drinks, spices).

Development of new methods for the determination of bioactive compounds as well as hazardous substances present in raw materials and food products.

Application of statistical and chemometric methods to optimize the technological process of the production of vegetable oils, confectionary, beverages with maximum antioxidant activity without toxic compounds.

Synthesis of new amphiphilic antioxidants with antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-cancer properties.

In vitro cytotoxic and antibacterial activity analysis of selected natural extracts and new synthetic antioxidants.

Analysis of bioavailability and bioaccessibility of innovative food products using a modified artificial model of the gastrointestinal tract.

Food sensory analysis.

Preparation and physicochemical characterization of active films loaded with natural antioxidants from agrowaste for food packaging.

 

More information: Research group presentation (pdf, 1.7 MB)


GROUP MEMBERS

Head of the Group

Prof. dr hab. Aleksandra Szydłowska-Czerniak, Professor
phone: +48 (56) 611-47-86
e-mail: olasz@umk.pl
room 109, building A

Dr hab. Aneta Jastrzębska, Associate Professor
e-mail: aj@chem.umk.pl

Dr Marzanna Kurzawa, Didactic Professor
e-mail: jmk@umk.pl

Dr Eng. Dobrochna Rabiej-Kozioł, Assistant
e-mail: d.rabiej@umk.pl

MSc Sylwia Kowalska, Engineering and Technical Worker
e-mail: skowalska@umk.pl

PhD Students:
MSc Eng Alicja Tymczewska
MSc Eng Katarzyna Włodarczyk
MSc Eng Monika Momot
MSc Eng Szymon Poliński

Students:
Zuzanna Gralak
Kamil Brzuzy