Prof Seppo Salminen
Prof Seppo Salminen
Professor
University of Turku

Seppo received his MS degree in Food Science and Nutrition from Washington State University in the US and a MSc degree in Food Chemistry and Microbiology from the University of Helsinki in Finland. He received his Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry and Toxicology from the University of Surrey in England and did his post-doctoral training in Food Toxicology at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. He is Director of the Functional Foods Forum, Faculty of Medicine and his research has focused on gut microbiology and health, probiotics and prebiotics and functional foods. He has over 400 scientific papers and several books published.