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Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street Urbana, Illinois 61801


Office hours 8:30a - 5:00p


Phone: 217-333-3097
Fax: 217-244-6375


Graciela Wild Padua

Graciela Wild Padua

Res Assoc Prof
Food Science & Human Nutrition
382d Agricultural Engr Sciences Bld
1304 W. Pennsylvania
Urbana, Illinois 61801
(217) 333-9336
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Ph.D. University of Illinois-1989

Research Interests:
Food Materials Science; Biopolymers; Protein self-assembly; Zein properties and utilization Her research interests include the characterization and properties of nano- and microscale protein self-assembled structures and their applications in food, agricultural, and biomedical fields. She also works in novel processing methods for the concentration and stabilization of liquid foods.