• Dr. Maneka Malalgoda, associate professor with the department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences

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

    Phone: 204-474-9837
    maneka.malalgoda@umanitoba.ca

Education

  • PhD (Cereal Science), North Dakota State University, US
  • MSc (Cereal Science) North Dakota State University, US
  • BSc (Medical & Pharmaceutical Biotechnology) University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Teaching

  • FOOD 4100 Current Issues in Food and Human Nutrition
  • FOOD 3220 Grains for Food and Beverage
  • FOOD 3200 Bakery Science and Technology

Research

Research interests

Dr. Malalgoda's research focuses on grain chemistry and processing quality, and how grain‐based ingredients can be used to produce healthy, high quality and safe food. Her research program specifically investigates the following:

  • Physicochemical properties of grain proteins and starch
  • Functionality and processing quality of grain proteins and starch
  • Biological activity of grain biomacromolecules

Publications

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