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Joseph Baumert

Professor, Director - Food Allergey Research and Resource Program, University of NebraskaUSA

Professional Bio

Joe L. Baumert, Ph.D., currently serves as a Professor in the Department of Food Science & Technology and Director of the Food Allergy Research & Resource Program (FARRP) at the University of Nebraska.  Dr. Baumert received his Ph.D. in food science and technology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln specializing in food allergy research in association with the Food Allergy Research and Resource Program.  He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Animal Science at the University of Nebraska specializing in Meat Science and Muscle Biology. Dr. Baumert maintains active national and international research and extension programs. His research interests include identification and characterization of novel food allergens, examination of the digestive stability of major food allergens, development and improvement of analytical methods for detection of allergenic food proteins, and development of quantitative risk assessment models for food allergens.  Extension activities include outreach and training for food industry on allergen control solutions and processing plant sanitation, expert consultation to help minimize the risk of allergen cross-contact, and quantitative risk assessment consultation.