Almut Vollmer

Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences

Microstructure of Dairy Foods; Electron Microscopy


Almut Vollmer

Contact Information

Office Location: NFS 248D
Phone: (435) 797-2244
Email: almut.vollmer@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Biology, Utah State University, 2012
Biochemical characterization of SAC9, a putative phosphoinositide phosphatase in Arabidopsis thaliana, and its role in cellular abnormalities
Other, Biology, (English), Bielefeld University, Germany, 2004
An ultrastructural and biochemical study of paramylon and its synthase in colorless Euglenophyceen algae

Biography

I received a combined BS and MS from Bielefeld University, Germany, where I studied Biology and English. I earned my PhD in Biology from Utah State University and completed a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute of Antiviral Research, USU. In 2014, I joined the NDFS faculty as Research Assistant Professor.

Research Interests

Structure-function relationships at the micro-and ultrastructural level.

Awards

Teaching Assistant of the Year, 2007

Utah State University - Biology Department


    Publications | Book Chapters

  • McMahon, D.J, Vollmer, A., (2016). Microstructure of Cheese: The Oxford Companion to Cheese. *

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Publications | Journal Articles

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Publications | Other

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