Iowa State University, USA Panel
Jay-Lin Jane is a Charles F Curtiss Distinguished Professor, Emeritus in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University. She has received her Bachelor’s degree from National Chung-Hsing University in Taiwan, Master’s degree from Texas Woman’s University and PhD degree from the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Iowa State University. Her primary research interests are in starch structures, properties, applications, effects of resistant starch on health and biopolymers. She has published 215 referred publications and 10 patents with 10,000 citations and an h-index 53. She has received numerous awards, including the Alsberg-French-Schoch Award, the highest award for starch research, and a Fellow Award from the American Association of Cereal Chemists, International, the Merit of Science Award from the Japanese Applied Glyco-science Association and the Distinguished Faculty Award from Iowa State University.