James Bruner

James Bruner

James R. Bruner, M.S.

Position Title
Graduate Student, M.S.

Food Science and Technology

Research Advisor

Degree Pursuing:



  • Bachelor's in Biology - Rollins College
  • Associate's in Industrial Electronics - Athens Technical College
  • Certification in Brewing - Institute of Brewing and Distilling


After over 8 years in the brewing industry James is working in Glen Fox's Anheuser-Busch endowed brewing and malting science lab, as well as the Kyria Boundy-Mills lab for the Phaff Yeast Culture Collection on interactions of hops and yeast during fermentation. He is studying the activity of the endogenous enzymes in Humulus lupulus when added during fermentation of production beer, and how it relates to dextrin hydrolysis and secondary refermentation, a phenomenon known as hop creep.

James R Bruner