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Almut Vollmer

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Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences

Microstructure of Dairy Foods; Electron Microscopy

Research Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Hours: TBA
Go toOffice Location: NFS 248D
DialPhone: 435-770-1546
SendEmail: 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 - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

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

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

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                  Graduate Students Mentored