• Dr. Cristina Rosell, Professor and Head, deparment of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences
  • Professor and Head, Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences

    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
    Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
    Ellis Building
    13 Freedman Crescent
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2 Canada

    T: 204-474-6837



  • PhD (Pharmacy), Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • BSc (Pharmacy), Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain


  • HNSC 7130 Food Science Seminar


Research interests

Dr. Rosell's research focuses on design and development of innovative foods based on grains. Investigations have been conducted in the following areas:

  • Quality assessment of cereals and other grains
  • Starch physical properties in foods
  • Enzymatic treatments in food innovation
  • Doughs and bakery products
  • Properties of grains based foods

Current research projects

  • Optimization of bakery processes by a computational tool together with consumer feedback to minimize ecological footprint and food waste
  • Tracing rice and valorizing side streams along Mediterranean blockchain
  • Integrating phlorotannins and starch into healthy gluten free food with potential in the management of glycemic response