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Prof. R.J. (Dick) FITZGERALD, Chair: Food Protein-Derived Bioactive Peptides Biological Sciences Department, University of Limerick, Irland

Title: Milk proteins as a source of mineral binding peptides


Education and training
BSc (Biochemistry), PhD protein chemistry/enzymology (Biochemistry), Post-doctoral Researcher, Food Science Department, North Carolina State University, USA.
Research interests
Food protein chemist/technologist interested in Food Protein Ingredients, Functional Food Ingredients/Nutraceuticals (Bioactive Peptides), Food Protein Chemistry/Biochemistry,
8 MSc, 21 PhD and 28 post-doctoral researchers.
Funding: National: Enterprise Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, the Marine Institute, Science Foundation Ireland, Irish Research Council, Industry. International: different EU programmes.
Publications: approx. 300, see ResearchGate
Contact: Email:; Tel: +00353 61 202598