Todd Klaenhammer

Distinguished University Professor & William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Food Science

Academic Degrees

University of Minnesota BS 1973 Microbiology
University of Minnesota MS 1975 Food Science/Biochem.
University of Minnesota PhD 1978 Food Science/Genetics

Research Interests

Microbiology and genomics of lactic acid bacteria and their bacteriophages important in food and industrial fermentations.Functional genomics of lactic acid bacteria and probiotic organisms used for delivery of biotherapeutics.

Teaching Activities

Microbiology and genomics of lactic acid bacteria and their bacteriophages important in food and industrial fermentations. Functional genomics of probiotic organisms used for delivery of biotherapeutics.

Achievements

Elected member of the US National Academy of Sciences, 2001
Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal of Excellence, North Carolina State University, 2007
Nicolas Appert Award, Institute of Food Technology, 2007
Julius Bauermann Lectureship Award, Philadelphia Section of the Institute of Food Technologists, 2008
Oliver Max Gardner Award, The University of North Carolina System, 2009
Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science; Institute of Food Technologists; and the American Dairy Science Association.
Eli Metchnikoff Award in Biotechnology, International Dairy Federation, 2010

Curriculum vitae