Junai Gan, Ph.D.
Food Science and Technology
Junai Gan is passionate about the science of food and health. Her current project is on protein digestion of baby foods. She has utilized mass spectrometry for peptidomic profiling of human milk after proteolysis, identified potential bioactive peptides and predicted their functions with statistical and bioinformatics analysis. Integrating clinical, analytical and computational resources, she is aiming for a better understanding of protein digestion and a translational strategy for food design to improve infant health.