Professor Vic Morris from the Institute of Food Research has been awarded an MBE for services to food science in the 2012 Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Vic has worked for the last 32 years at IFR studying food structure. Vic’s group has developed and used novel probe microscopic techniques in order to visualise the molecular [...]
IFR recently hosted a conference on food biopolymers, which helped to celebrate the lifetime contribution made to this field by Professor Vic Morris, who has recently retired. ‘Natural Food Biopolymers: Structure and Bioavailability’ brought together researchers who have worked or collaborated with Prof. Morris during his forty year career, along with post docs and students [...]
Starch is the major storage compound in plants, and a major component of cereal grains and so is an important part of our food. For this reason scientists are keen to understand how it is made and stored by the plant, and how changes to the plants genes could affect the composition and properties of [...]
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