Food Science 2021

Feike R. van der Leij

Professor , Inholland University , Netherlands

Biography

Feike van der Leij is a molecular biologist with a background in microbiology, plant cell- and molecular genetics (PhD at University of Groningen, NL, in 1992), plant biotechnology (post-doc at ETH Zurich, CH, 1993-1994), mammalian molecular physiology and genomics (Pediatrics Research Lab, University of Groningen 1995 - 2006) and teaching. Starting 2006 he lectured molecular biology at Van Hall Larenstein UAS where he became professor Health & Food in 2010. He held this position till 2020. He moved to Inholland UAS in 2014 and became professor Health & Food there in 2021. He is co-founder of the Food Innovation Community Amsterdam (FICA) and co-authored more than 40 peer reviewed scientific publications.

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