Dan Cristian Vodnar
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
Biography: Dr. Dan C. Vodnar is the Vice-rector for Research, Associate Professor and Ph.D. Coordinator on Food Biotechnology, Food Chemistry and Food Microbiology, the field at UASVM CN. He completed his Ph.D. Diploma in Biotechnology in 2010. He is involved within the fields of fermentation studying the metabolic capacity of strains to convert the substrates into valuable organic compounds, immobilization of strains and bioactive compounds on different matrices, exposure of food matrices to simulated gastrointestinal juices, food waste valorization into non-dairy probiotic beverages, carbohydrate metabolic conversions in sourdough fermentation, molecular gastronomy applications, and functional innovative food products.