2024 KFN International Symposium and Annual Meeting Advances in
Farm to Table Technologies
for Human Health

Oct. 23 (Wed) – 25 (Fri), 2024
ICC JEJU, Jeju Island, Korea

Invited Speakers

Plenary Lecture 1. 14:30-15:30 (Wed), Halla A
Nikolai Kuhnert
Nikolai Kuhnert

Constructor University, Germany

Chlorogenic acids in coffee: From bean to cup to human
International Session 1. Advancing Food Production and Health: Innovative Solutions 15:30-17:30 (Wed), Halla A
Yun-Jeong Hong
15:30-16:00 Yun-Jeong Hong


One Smart Spray for more sustainable crop and food production
Pavinee Chinachoti
16:00-16:30 Pavinee Chinachoti

Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Smart food production system for safe and healthy foods
Yong Wang
16:30-17:00 Yong Wang

Jinan University, China

Enzymatic preparation of diacylglycerols for the application as healthy specialty fat
Haewook Han
17:00-17:30 Haewook Han

Tufts University, USA

Healthy food choices for disease management
Plenary Lecture 2. 09:30-10:20 (Thu), Halla Hall
Danielle R. Reed
Danielle R. Reed

Monell Chemical Senses Center, USA

Inborn genetic variation, taste and food preferences in humans
Plenary Lecture 3. 10:30-11:20 (Thu), Halla Hall
Bhesh Bhandari
Takashi Kuriki

Glico Nutrition, Japan

Our carbohydrate bioengineering created eight new materials/ingredients for the food, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical industries
International Session 2. Beyond the Plate: Food Science Frontiers 13:20-15:20 (Thu), Halla A
13:20-13:50 Stephan Lindemann

Purdue University, USA

Optimizing cereal bran fibers for microbiome function
Karl Matthews
13:50-14:20 Karl Matthews

Rutgers University, USA

Phytochemicals: Novel antimicrobials for use in post-harvest food processing
Youngsoo Lee
14:20-14:50 Youngsoo Lee

Washington State University, USA

Encapsulation of tributyrin using cyclodextrin and its delivery
Mark Turner
14:50-15:20 Mark Turner

University of Queensland, Australia

Fermentation reimagined: new applications of microbes for novel foods and ingredients
International Session 3. Precision Nutrition: Personalized Diet, and Gene-Diet Interaction and Nutrition 15:40-17:40 (Thu), Halla A
Cynthia Yoon
15:40-16:10 Cynthia Yoon

University of Houston, USA

Adverse and benevolent childhood experiences with eating behaviors among college students
David Zeevi
16:10-16:40 David Zeevi

Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

What microbes can tell us about their environment
Qi Lu
16:40-17:10 Qi Lu

Tulane University, USA

Nutrition for precision health
Kumar  Kothapalli
17:10-17:40 Kumar Kothapalli

Biophore Pharma Inc., USA

A precision medicine perspective: Therapeutic potential of highly unsaturated fatty acids and cannabinoids in human diseases