Journal of Advancements in Food Technology

Editorial Board Member - JAFT

Pasquale Russo

Department of Science of Agriculture
Food and Environment
University of Foggia

Dr. Pasquale Russo obtained his Ph.D. in “Management of Innovation in the Agriculture and Food Systems of the Mediterranean Region”, at the University of Foggia (Foggia, Italy); a Master’s degree in “Biotechnology” (Aliter, EIN, Madrid, Spain); and holds a degree in “Food Science and Technology”, at the University of Foggia (Foggia, Italy). He has over ten years’ experience in microbiological research and food biotechnology. His main area of expertise is in the fields of food microbiology, food biotechnology, and food safety. His current research deals with design of autochthonous starter cultures tailored for traditional fermented foods; characterization of probiotic bacteria; formulation of functional foods; antimicrobial activity of food-grade bacteria; detection and control of foodborne pathogenic microorganisms; biofilm formation and control; selection of natural overproducing riboflavin Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) strains for the in situ biofortification of fermented foods; metagenomic, proteomic, and comparative genomic of LAB; gene regulation under abiotic stress in microorganisms of industrial interest. Pasquale Russo is a co-founder of Promis Biotech s.r.l. a spin-off incubated at the University
of Foggia (Foggia, Italy), mainly active in the field of food biotechnology; selection, characterization, and production of yeasts and bacteria for the agro-food sector. He is also co-founder of MicroBio4Life, a scientific association with the aim to promote the management of the microbial resources of food interest.

Other Editorial Board Members - JAFT

Soleiman Abbasi

Department of Food Science and Technology
Tarbiat Modares Univerity

Seniz Karabiyikli

Associate Professor
Department of Food Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Science
Gaziosmanpasa University

Shiamala Devi Ramaiya

Department of Crop Science
Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Universiti Putra Malaysia

Rosana Goldbeck

Assistant Professor
Department of Food Engineering
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)


Department of Food Engineering
Selcuk University

Yong He

College of Biosystems Engineering and Food Science
Zhejiang University

Şebnem Ozturkoglu Budak

Department of Dairy Technology
Faculty of Agriculture
University of Ankara

Olcay Kaplan

Faculty of Engineering
Department of Food Engineering
Munzur University

Durdica Kovacic

Senior Assistant
Faculty of Agriculture in Osijek

Nelson Pérez Guerra

Department of Biochemistry
University of Vigo
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