Prof Seppo Salminen
University of Turku
Seppo received his MS degree in Food Science and Nutrition from Washington State University, USA and a MSc degree in Food Chemistry and Microbiology from the University of Helsinki, Finland. He received his Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry and Toxicology from the University of Surrey, England and did his post-doctoral training in Food Toxicology at RMIT University, 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.