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Special Issue of Food Structure

Special Issue of Food Structure dedicated to the fifth international Neutrons and Food conference has been published. Read more

Visit the Neutrons and Food conference page

Food science: Insight into emulsions

Neutron scattering techniques help characterise the structure of a particle based emulsifier. Read more

Food materials science on the front cover!

Food materials science features widely in the QUOKKA Small-Angle Neutron Scattering instrument paper in the April 2018 edition of the Journal of Applied Crystallography (and June 2018 front cover) - see doi.org/10.1107/S1600576718002534 

“Nuclear techniques bring new insights into how structure contributes to function in food”
Food Science Structure and Function

Key to ANSTO’s food science research is exploring the relationship between structure and function.

Using neutron scattering and a range of other analytical techniques, food scientist Yaiza Benavent Gil (below right) has spent three months at ANSTO investigating how the structure of starch is changed by chemical treatment and how those changes affect its properties.

Benavent Gil, who works at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA) in Valencia, Spain and is completing her PhD, has analysed the functional properties of starches that become porous when modified by an enzyme.

Porous starches, which have holes and openings, are digested more slowly by the body and hence have a lower glycaemic index (GI).

Foods with a low GI do not cause a spike in blood glucose levels, which is an important consideration for diabetics and can help prevent disease.

“Yaiza investigated starch structure all the way from the sub-nano to micron length scales”, said Professor Elliot Gilbert (below left), who leads the Food Science project at ANSTO.

Food Science News

Starch, one of the most common carbohydrates in food, is a complex material whose characteristic structures vary over a wide range of distance scales.

“There is a need for more information as to how processing conditions, including the use of enzymes, contribute to the formation of pores in starches.”

Porous starch is useful because it can protect other sensitive food ingredients and be used as carriers for colour and flavour; it can also be used for non-food application to carry pharmaceuticals.

The level of digestibility is linked to the level of enzymatic treatment.

Benavent Gil used the enzyme cyclodextrin-glycosyltransferase (CGTase) on corn and potato starch. The enzymatic treatment had been shown to lessen digestibility in a previous study.

The source of the starch, and the type of enzymes used, impact digestibility and subsequently the glycaemic index.

Extending her previous observations, Benavent Gil said she had acquired a considerable amount of data from small angle neutron scattering (SANS) on the QUOKKA instrument, small-angle X-ray scattering and a range of other techniques, which will be analysed for publication on her return to Spain.

In previous work with Dr Cristina Rosell, Director of IATA, Benavent Gil confirmed that porous starches could be obtained by enzymatic treatment and the size of the pores was dependent on the type and level of enzyme. Porous starches differed in performance and thermal properties.

In another investigation with Rosell, Benavent Gil found that starches from cereal and tuber sources could be used to obtain porous starches with different structural and functional features.

The features depended on the enzyme used to produce pores. However, while the size distribution of the pores depended on the type of enzyme and source of starch, the number of pores per granule was independent.

Gilbert has a longstanding collaboration with IATA, which commenced in 2005, on supervising his first postdoctoral fellow to the project.

Another food research scientist, Dr Marta Martinez-Sanz, spent three years at ANSTO investigating another carbohydrate, cellulose, which is common to plant cells such as fruit and vegetables.

“There is enormous interest in both the supply and quality of food to ensure good health in both the developing and developed world,” said Gilbert.

“Neutron scattering is a powerful tool for the study of soft matter of which food forms an important class of materials. It can bring insights into food at the meso- and nano-scale under realistic processing conditions relevant to industry and contribute to the development of new products,” added Gilbert.

The fifth international Neutrons and Food conference will be held in Sydney mid- October.

The primary goal is to bring together the community of food scientists and materials scientists to address the most significant challenges in food.

“With neutron scattering remaining at its core, we also wish to extend and showcase nuclear-based techniques more broadly and how they are increasingly being used,” said Gilbert.

“Such examples include neutron activation analysis and isotopic fingerprinting techniques to combat food fraud.”

 

Published: 14/02/2018

Better breakfast cereals on menu

"Better Breakfast Cereals on Menu", Australian Financial Review, Dec 2, 2011, p.59

Successful “Neutrons and Food” Workshop

The “Neutrons and Food” workshop (31 Oct. – 3 Nov. 2010 in Sydney) was held to identify the future scientific needs in the application of neutron scattering to Food Science. The application of neutron scattering to food-based systems is still in its infancy but has significant potential to understand the complex relationship between food structure, processing, rheology, nutrition, food quality and security. Lectures were followed by animated discussions, a speed networking (between food and neutron specialists) and poster session.

The following topics engaged over 50 participants:

  • Protein and complexes  
  • Digestion and metabolic processes  
  • Drinks and beverages  
  • Dairy  
  • Lipids and fats  
  • Glassy states  
  • Food packaging and food safety  
  • Plant materials

The workshop dinner greatly enhanced the social networking with a memorable cruise on Sydney Harbour. A visit to ANSTO’s neutron facilities was offered at the end of the workshop and much appreciated.

The discussions during the workshop focussed around four main areas:

  • Model systems
  • Interaction between facility, academia and industry
  • Collaboration and outreach
  • Access to large-scale facilities
Funding for Food Science Workshop in late 2010

The Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering was successful in gaining $24k of external funding under the Science Linkages Program, for a workshop in October-November 2010 on "Neutrons and Food: Addressing the challenges of food science in an evolving global environment using novel methods". The workshop will be conducted in Sydney, in partnership with the European Union's NMI-3 Integrated Infrastructure Initiative for Neutron Scattering and Muon Spectroscopy, which has also provided funding support. We expect 70-80 attendees from Australia and around the world.

'Protein Club' to power productivity

A group of Australasia's leading grain processing, bread and breakfast cereal, meat and dairy companies have shown strong interest in using a suite of cutting edge research tools to better understand the influences of transport, storage and manufacturing on proteins.

The companies, from across the food sector, have been briefed to join a programme of research being conducted on "Structural, Mechanical and Dynamical Properties of Dry Proteins" or SM(DP)2.

Nicknamed the 'Protein Club' by researchers from the CSIRO Food Futures Flagship, ANSTO and The University of Queensland, the companies were offered early access to cutting edge protein science, the opportunity to participate in its research direction-setting and to gain access to any commercialisation opportunities.

Positive Response

Dr Ingrid Appelqvist of CSIRO's Food Futures Flagship said the feedback from the briefing had been very positive. "The word has also been spread out there, with companies that did not attend phoning and indicating interest. Twelve companies have now said they are interested in joining the Protein Club," she said.

"The research by CSIRO, ANSTO and the University of Queensland focuses on determining the protein molecular properties that govern their functional and material behaviour in complex food, such as structuring to control food texture, emulsification to stabilise fat droplets and delivery of nutrition", she said.

"The science challenge will be to build a set of design rules to allow the ingredient, food and nutraceutical industries to choose proteins for specific functionality in their processes and products."

Prizes

The Protein Team submitted a paper at the International Food Technology Conference and was awarded third place for the 2007 George F. Stewart IFT International Research Paper Competition, Chicago, July 2007.

First prize was awarded to the team in an international poster competition at the 14th Gums and Stabilisers for Food Industry Conference for their work entitled "Water-Induced Conformational Changes in Solid-State Soy Glycinin", Wrexham, United Kingdom, June 2007.

Amparo Lopez-Rubio, Technology and Development Poster Prize, Australian Institute for Food Science and Technology Conference, Adelaide, July 2006.

Opportunities

Dr Appelqvist said the research aimed at improving the choice and behaviour of proteins in processes, opening new product opportunities and cutting costs by more precise product formulation and reducing waste.

Dr Elliot Gilbert, who leads ANSTO's Food Science project, said invitations to join the Protein Club had been directed at key businesses across the food sector whose products are largely protein-based or are at least a key component of their activities.

Potential Protein Club members were briefed at ANSTO at Sydney's Lucas Heights on the capabilities of the new Small Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS) instrument, Quokka, which is being brought on-line with using neutrons from the organisation's recently commissioned 20 MW OPAL nuclear research reactor.

A beam of neutrons produced by the OPAL reactor will be directed to a sample in the instrument, where deflections from the target of as few as several hundredths of a degree will provide information about structural details on the molecular and macromolecular scale.

This allows investigation of changes in protein structure that may occur during storage and transport and at various temperatures, pressure and moisture levels during various stages of processing.

All these variables can be studied using SANS, since neutrons enable materials to be studied in real time and particularly during industrial process conditions instead of merely comparing the differences in structure before and after a process.

Dr Gilbert said neutrons had the advantage over X-rays when examining samples, as the neutrons continued largely unaffected to detecting equipment without being scattered by sample containers used to simulate various processing environments.

The Protein Club forms part of a collaboration between ANSTO, CSIRO and the University of Queensland that aims to better understand the structure-function relationships of ingredients that go into food and to provide Australian scientists with the information needed to design new foods with improved taste, texture and health-improving qualities. 

 

Publications

2019

“Multi-scale assembly of hydrogels formed by highly branched arabinoxylans from Plantago ovata seed mucilage studied by USANS/SANS and rheology”, Long Yu, Gleb E. Yakubov, Elliot P. Gilbert, Kim Sewell, Allison M.L. van de Meene and Jason R. Stokes, Carbohydrate Polymers 207 (2019) 333-342.

A further study on supramolecular structure changes of waxy maize starch subjected to alkaline treatment by extended-q small-angle neutron scattering”, Binjia Zhang, Elliot P. Gilbert, Dongling Qiao, Fengwei Xie, David K. Wang, Siming Zhao, Fatang Jiang, Food Hydrocolloids 95 (2019) 133-142. 

“Small Angle X-Ray and Neutron Scattering in Food Colloids”, Elliot Paul Gilbert, Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 42 (2019) 55-72.

“Effect of amyloglucosidase hydrolysis on the multi-scale supramolecular structure of corn starch”, Zhi Yang, Xu Xu, Ravnit Singh, Liliana de Campo, Elliot P. Gilbert, Zhonghua Wu, Yacine Hemar, Carbohydrate Polymers, 212 (2019) 40-50.

“Adsorption isotherm studies on the interaction between polyphenols and apple cell walls: effects of variety, heating and drying”, Dongjie Liu, Patricia Lopez-Sanchez, Marta Martinez-Sanz, Elliot P. Gilbert, Michael J. Gidley Food Chemistry 282 (2019) 58-66.

2018

“Rheological and structural properties of complex arabinoxylans from Plantago ovata seed mucilage under non-gelling conditions”, Long Yu1, Gleb E. Yakubov1*, Marta Martínez-Sanz 2#, Elliot P.Gilbert 2,3, Jason R. Stokes1, Carbohydrate Polymers 193 (2018) 179-188.

2017

“STRUCTURE OF CELLULOSE MICROFIBRILS IN MATURE COTTON FIBRES”, Marta Martínez-Sanz a,b, Filomena Pettolino c, Bernadine Flanagan b, Michael J. Gidley b and Elliot P. Gilbert a* Carbohydrate Polymers 175 (2017) 450-463.

“MULTI-SCALE CHARACTERISATION OF DEUTERATED CELLULOSE COMPOSITE HYDROGELS REVEALS EVIDENCE FOR DIFFERENT INTERACTION MECHANISMS WITH ARABINOXYLAN, MIXED-LINKAGE GLUCAN AND XYLOGLUCAN”, Marta Martínez-Sanz a,b,(#), Deirdre Mikkelsen b, Bernadine M. Flanagan b, Michael J. Gidley b and Elliot P. Gilbert a* Polymer, 124 (2017) 1-11.

“Characterisation of Bacterial Cellulose from Diverse Komagataeibacter Strains and their Application to Construct Plant Cell Wall Analogues”, Si-Qian Chen1, Deirdre Mikkelsen1, Patricia Lopez-Sanchez1, Dongjie Wang1, Marta Martinez-Sanz1, 2, Elliot P Gilbert2, Bernadine M Flanagan1 and Michael J Gidley1* Cellulose 24 (2017) 1211-1226.

“Cellulose-pectin composite hydrogels: intermolecular interactions and material properties depend on order of assembly”, P. Lopez-Sanchez1*, M. Martinez-Sanz1,2, M.R. Bonilla3, D. Wang1, E. P. Gilbert2, J. Stokes2, M.J. Gidley1, Carbohydrate Polymers,162 (2017) 71-81.

“Adsorption behaviour of polyphenols on cellulose is affected by processing history”, Dongjie Liu, Marta Martinez-Sanz, Patricia Lopez-Sanchez, Elliot P Gilbert and Michael J Gidley* Food Hydrocolloids, 63 (2017) 496-507.

2016

“Pectin impacts cellulose fibre architecture and hydrogel mechanics in the absence of calcium”, Patricia Lopez-Sanchez*, Marta Martinez-Sanz, Mauricio R. Bonilla, Dongjie Wang, Cherie T. Walsh, Elliot P. Gilbert, Jason R. Stokes, Michael J. Gidley, Carbohydrate Polymers 153 (2016) 236-245.

“INVESTIGATION OF THE MICRO- AND NANO-SCALE STRUCTURE OF CELLULOSE HYDROGELS WITH PLANT CELL WALL POLYSACCHARIDES: A COMBINED USANS/SANS STUDY”, Marta Martínez-Sanz, Deirdre Mikkelsen, Bernadine Flanagan, Christine Rehm, Liliana de Campo, Michael J. Gidley and Elliot P. Gilbert* Polymer, 105 (2016) 449-460.

“MULTI-SCALE MODEL FOR THE HIERARCHICAL ARCHITECTURE OF NATIVE CELLULOSE HYDROGELS”, Marta Martínez-Sanz, Deirdre Mikkelsen, Bernadine Flanagan, Michael J. Gidley and Elliot P. Gilbert*, Carbohydrate Polymers, 147 (2016) 542-555.

“Nonlinear Behavior of Gelatin Networks Reveals a Hierarchical Structure”, Z. Yang*, Y. Hemar, L. Hilliou, E.P. Gilbert, D. McGillivray, M.A.K. Williams and S. Chaieb*, Biomacromolecules 17 (2016) 590-600.

“HIERARCHICAL ARCHITECTURE OF BACTERIAL CELLULOSE AND ITS COMPOSITE HYDROGELS WITH PLANT CELL WALL POLYSACCHARIDES USING SMALL ANGLE NEUTRON SCATTERING”, Marta Martínez-Sanz, Michael J. Gidley and Elliot P. Gilbert*, Soft Matter 12 (2016) 1534-1549.

“Molecular interactions of a model bile salt and porcine bile with β-glucans and arabinoxylans from 13C NMR and SAXS”, Purnima Gunness, Bernadine M. Flanagan, Jitendra P. Mata, Elliot P. Gilbert, and Michael J. Gidley, Food Chemistry 197 (2016) 676–685. 

2015

“Selective deuteration for molecular insights into the digestion of medium chain triglycerides”, Stefan Salentinig*, Rao Yepuri, Adrian Hawley, Ben J Boyd, Elliot Gilbert, Tamim Darwish*, Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, 190 (2015) 43-50.

“Organogel formation through supramolecular assembly of oleic acid and sodium oleate”, Constantinos V. Nikiforidis,* Elliot Paul Gilbert,* Elke Scholten, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 47466-47475

“Evidence for differential interaction mechanism of plant cell wall matrix polysaccharides in hierarchically-structured bacterial cellulose”, Marta Martínez-Sanz, Patricia Lopez-Sanchez, Mike J. Gidley and Elliot P. Gilbert*, Cellulose 22 (2015) 1541-1563.

“Application of X-ray and neutron small angle scattering techniques to study the hierarchical structure of plant cell walls: A review”, Marta Martínez-Sanz, Michael J. Gidley and Elliot P. Gilbert*, Carbohydrate Polymers, 125 (2015) 120-134.

“Disposition and crystallization of fatty acid in mixed micelles of relevance to lipid digestion”, Stephanie Phan; Stefan Salentinig; Elliot Gilbert; Tamim Darwish; Adrian Hawley; Reece Nixon-Luke; Gary Bryant and Ben Boyd, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 449 (2015) 160-166.

“Molecular, mesoscopic and microscopic structure evolution during amylase digestion of extruded maize and high amylose maize starches, Ashok K. Shrestha, Jaroslav Blazek, Bernadine M. Flanagan, Sushil Dhital, Oscar Larroque, Matthew K. Morell,  Elliot P. Gilbert and Michael J. Gidley*, Carbohydrate Polymers 118 (2015) 224-234.

2014

“pH-Responsive Micelles Based on Caprylic Acid”, Stefan Salentinig*, Stephanie Phan, Tamim Darwish, Nigel Kirby, Ben Boyd, Elliot Gilbert*, Langmuir 30 (2014) 7296-7303.

“Structural changes from native waxy maize starch granules to cold water–soluble pyrodextrin during thermal treatment” Yanjie Bai, Liming Cai, James Doutch, Elliot P. Gilbert, and Yong-Cheng Shi, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 62 (2014) 4186-4914

2013

“pH-Responsive Micelles Based on Caprylic Acid”, Stefan Salentinig*, Stephanie Phan, Tamim Darwish, Nigel Kirby, Ben Boyd, Elliot Gilbert*, Langmuir 30 (2014) 7296-7303.

“Correlation of thermostability and conformational changes of catechol 2, 3-dioxygenases from two disparate micro-organisms”, Anna Sokolova, Shir-Ly Huang, Elliot P Gilbert and WH Li, Biophys. Chem. 180-181 (2013) 145-152.

“Optimisation of resistant starch II and III levels in durum wheat pasta to reduce in vitro digestibility while maintaining processing and sensory characteristics”, N. Aravind, M. Sissons, C. M. Fellows, J. Blazek, E. P. Gilbert, Food Chemistry 136 (2013) 1100-1109.

 “Characterisation of large scale structures in starch granules via small-angle neutron and x-ray scattering techniques”, James Doutch and Elliot Paul Gilbert, Carbohydrate Polymers 91 (2013) 444– 451.

2012

“Characterisation Techniques in Food Materials Science”, Elliot Paul Gilbert, Amparo Lopez-Rubio and Mike Gidley in Food Materials Science And Engineering, Edited by Bhesh Bhandari and Yrjo Roos, Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN 9781405199223 (2012). 

“The relations between molecular structure, crystallinity and lamella structures of amylopectin”. Torsten Witt, James Doutch, Elliot P. Gilbert, Robert G. Gilbert* Biomacromolecules 13 (2012) 4273-4282.

 "Glucan affinity of starch synthase IIa determines binding of starch synthase I and starch branching enzyme IIb to starch granules”, Fushan Liu, Nadya Romanova, Elizabeth A. Lee, Regina Ahmed, Martin Evans, Elliot P. Gilbert, Matthew K. Morell, Michael J. Emes and Ian J. Tetlow, Biochemical Journal 448 (2012)

"Molecular, mesoscopic and microscopic structure evolution during amylase digestion of maize starch granules", Ashok K. Shrestha, Bernadine M. Flanagan, Jaroslav Blazek, Sushil Dhital, Oscar Larroque, Matthew K. Morell, Elliot P. Gilbert and Michael J. Gidley, Carbohydrate Polymers 90 (2012) 23-33.

“Differential effects of genetically distinct mechanisms of elevating amylose on barley starch characteristics", Ahmed Regina, Jaroslav Blazek, Elliot Gilbert, Bernadine M. Flanagan, Michael J. Gidley, Colin Cavanagh, Jean-Philippe Ral, Oscar Larroque, Anthony R. Bird, Zhongyi Li and Matthew K Morell, Carbohydrate Polymers 89 (2012) 979-991.

“DENSITY PROFILE OF SELF-ASSEMBLED SITOSTEROL + ORYZANOL TUBULES IN EDIBLE OILS: A SMALL-ANGLE NEUTRON SCATTERING STUDY”, Arjen Bot, Elliot P. Gilbert, Wim G. Bouwman, Hassan Sawalha, Ruud den Adel, Vasyl M. Garamus, Paul Venema, Erik van der Linden, and Eckhard Flöter, Faraday Discussions 158 (2012) 223-238. DOI: 10.1039/C2FD20020A.

“Effect of β-Glucan Addition on Technological, Sensory and Structural Properties of Durum Wheat Spaghetti”, N. Aravind, M. Sissons, N. Egan, C. M. Fellows, J. Blazek, E. P. Gilbert, Cereal Chemistry 89 (2012) 84-93. 10.1094/CCHEM-08-11-0097.

“Structural Changes during Starch Pasting using Simultaneous Rapid Visco Analysis and Small-Angle Neutron Scattering.”, James Doutch, Mark Bason, Ferdi Franceshcini, Kevin James, Douglas Clowes, Elliot P. Gilbert, Carbohydrate Polymers, 88 (2012) 1061–1071.

“Effect of inulin soluble dietary fibre addition on technological, sensory, and structural properties of durum wheat spaghetti”, N. Aravind, M. Sissons, C. M. Fellows, J. Blazek and E.P. Gilbert, Food Chemistry 132 (2012) 993-1002. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2011.11.085

“New insights on degradation mechanism and granular organization of pea starch”, Shujun Wang, Jaroslav Blazek, Elliot Gilbert, Les Copeland, Carbohydrate Polymers 87 (2012) 1941-1949. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2011.09.093.

2011

“Reconstitution Properties of Micellar Casein Powder: Effects of Composition and Storage”, Erix P. Schokker, Jeffrey S. Church, Jitendra P. Mata, Elliot P. Gilbert, Amirtha Puvanenthiran & Punsandani Udabage, International Dairy Journal 21 (2011) 877-886.

"Effects of Thermal Denaturation on the Solid-State Structure and Molecular Mobility of Glycinin" Mickey Huson, Ekaterina Strounina, Catherine S. Kealley, Manoj K. Rout, Jeff Church, Ingrid A. M. Appelqvist, Peter J. Lillford, Michael J. Gidley and Elliot Paul Gilbert, Biomacromolecules 12 (2011) 2092-2102.

“Effects of monoglycerides on pasting properties of wheat starch after repeated heating and cooling” Jaroslav Blazek, Elliot Paul Gilbert and Les Copeland, J. Cereal Sci. 54 (2011) 151-159.

“Application of small-angle X-ray and neutron scattering techniques to the characterisation of starch structure: A review”, Jaroslav Blazek and Elliot Paul Gilbert*, Carbohydrate Polymers 85 (2011) 281-293 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2011.02.041

“Structure of Casein Micelles in Milk Protein Concentrate Powders via Small Angle X-ray Scattering”, Jitendra P. Mata, Punsandani Udabage and Elliot P. Gilbert*, Soft Matter 7 (2011) 3837-3843 - DOI: 10.1039/C0SM01010C

2010

"The Effect of Enzymatic Hydrolysis on Native Starch Granule Structure" Blazek, J. and Gilbert, E.G., Biomacromolecules 11 (12) 3275-3289 (2010) http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bm101124t

“ENZYME RESISTANCE AND STRUCTURAL ORGANIZATION IN EXTRUDED HIGH AMYLOSE MAIZE STARCH”, Ashok. K. Shrestha, Chin S. Ng, Amparo Lopez-Rubio, Jaroslav Blazek, Elliot. P. Gilbert, and Michael J. Gidley, Carbohydrate Polymers 80 (2010) 699-710. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2009.12.001

"Dynamical transition in a large globular protein: macroscopic properties and glass transition", C.S. Kealley, G.J. Kearley*, E. Kemner, M. Russina, A. Faraone, W.A. Hamilton, E.P. Gilbert, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Proteins and Proteomics 1804 (2010) 34–40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbapap.2009.06.027

"Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Study of the Effect of pH and Salts on 11S Soy Glycinin in the Freeze-Dried Powder and Solutions States" Sokolova, A.,  Kealley, C.S., Hanley, T., Rekas, A. and Gilbert E.P., J. Agric. Food Chem 58, 967-974 (2010) http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf902349q

"The effect of acid dextrinisation on enzyme-resistant starch content in extruded maize starch" Htoon A.K, Uthayakumaran S., Piyasiri U., Appelqvist I.A.M., Lopez-Rubio A., Gilbert E.P., Mulder R.J., Food Chemistry, 120 (1),140-149 (2010)  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2009.09.094

2009

"Neutron Scattering: A natural tool for food science and technology research" López-Rubio. A. and Gilbert. E.P., Trends in Food Science & Technology 20 (2009) 576-586 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tifs.2009.07.008

"Structural Modifications of Granular Starch Upon Acylation with Short-Chain Fatty Acids." López-Rubio. A. Clarke. J.M., Scherer. B., Topping. D. and Gilbert. E.P., Food Hydrocolloids 23 (2009) 1940-1946.

"Structure-Function Relationships in A and B Granules from Wheat Starches of Similar Amylose Content" H. Salman, J. Blazek, A. Lopez Rubio, EP Gilbert, T Hanley and L Copeland, Carbohydrate Polymers (2009), 75, 705-711

"Structural Parameters of Wheat Starch Granules Differing in Amylose Content and Functional Characteristics Studied by Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering.", Jaroslav Blazek, Hayfa Salman, Amparo Lopez Rubio, Elliot Gilbert, Tracey Hanley, Les Copeland, Carbohydrate Polymers 75 (2009) 420-427.

"Effects of processing high amylose maize starches under controlled conditions on structural organization and amylase digestibility.", A. Htoon, A. K. Shrestha, B. M. Flanagan, A. Lopez-Rubio, S. Uthayakumaran, H. Chanvrier, A.R.Bird, E.P. Gilbert and M. J. Gidley, Carbohydrate Polymers 75 (2009) 236-245

"Structural characterization of wheat starch granules differing in amylose content and functional characteristics", Blazek, J., Salman, H., Lopez-Rubio, A., Gilbert, E.P., Hanley, T., & Copeland, L. Carbohydrate Polymers, (2009). 75, 705-711.

"Form and functionality of starch, Food Hydrocolloids", Copeland, L., Blazek, J., Salman H., & Tang, M. C. (2009).23, 1527 - 1534.

2008

"Healthy Food Through Neutrons", Elliot Gilbert, Neutrons & Health, European Spallation Source (2008) p.21.

"Solid-State Structure and Molecular Mobility of Native 11S Soy Glycinin as a Function of Moisture Content", C.S. Kealley, M. K. Rout, M.R. Dezfouli, E. Strounina, A. K. Whittaker, I.A.M. Appelqvist, P. J. Lillford, E. P. Gilbert and M.J. Gidley,Biomacromolecules 9 (2008) 2937-2946.

"A Novel Approach for Calculating Starch Crystallinity and its Correlation with Double Helix Content: A Combined XRD and NMR Study.", A. Lopez-Rubio, B.M. Flanagan, E. P. Gilbert and M.J. Gidley, Biopolymers 89 (2008) 761-768.

"Molecular Rearrangement of Starch During In-Vitro Digestion: Towards a Better Understanding of Enzyme Resistant Starch Formation in Processed Starches", A. Lopez Rubio, B.M. Flanagan, A.K. Shrestha, M. J. Gidley, E. P. Gilbert Biomacromolecules 9 (2008) 1951-1958.

"Application of Small Angle Scattering to Study the Effects of Moisture Content on a Native Soy Protein", C.S. Kealley, M.M. Elcombe, R. Wuhrer and E.P. Gilbert Journal of Applied Crystallography41 (2008) 628-633.

2007

H. Chanvrier, I.A.M. Appleqvist, A.R. Bird, E.P. Gilbert, A. Htoon, Z. LI, P.J. Lillford, A. Lopez-Rubio, M.K. Morell, D.L. Topping, "Processing of novel elevated amylose wheats: Functional properties and starch digestibility of extruded products", J. Agriculture and Food Chemistry 55 (2007) 10248-10257
http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/abstract.cgi/jafcau/2007/55/i25/abs/jf0718650.html

H. Chanvrier, S. Uthayakumaran, I.A.M. Appelqvist, M.J. Gidley, E.P. Gilbert, A. Lopez-Rubio, "Influence of storage conditions on the structure, thermal behavior, and formation of enzyme-resistant starch in extruded starches ", J. Agriculture and Food Chemistry 55 (2007) 9883-9890.
http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/abstract.cgi/jafcau/2007/55/i24/abs/jf071974e.html

A. Lopez Rubio, A. Htoon and E.P. Gilbert, "Influence of extrusion and digestion on the nanostructure of high-amylose maize starch." Biomacromolecules, 8 (2007) 1564-1572.
http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/abstract.cgi/bomaf6/2007/8/i05/abs/bm061124s.html

"Food Science Goes Nuclear." What's New in Food Technology and Manufacturing, Jan/Feb 2007, p.69-70.

C. Kealley, M. Rout, I. Appelqvist, E. Strounina, A. Whittaker, M. Gidley, E.P. Gilbert, "Hydration study of soy protein in the 'dry state' Proceedings of Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry Conferencein press.

A. Lopez-Rubio, E.P. Gilbert, D.L. Topping, A.R. Bird, L. Cobiac, J.M. Clarke, "Structural characterization of acylated starches with increased delivery of short-chain fatty acids", Cereals 2007, Proceedings of the 57th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference, in press.

2006

M.J. Gidley, B.M. Flanagan, A. Shrestha, A. Lopez-Rubio, E.P. Gilbert, A. Htoon, H. Chanvrier, S. Uthayakumaran, P.J. Lillford, X.K. Zhou, A.R. Bird, D.L. Topping, "Digestibility of starches: effects of polymer conformation and food structure."Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 15 (2006) S44.

"Application of X-ray Small-Angle Scattering and Diffraction to the Determination of Resistant Starch Structure." A. Lopez-Rubio, T. Hanley, A. Nelson and E.P. Gilbert, Cereals 2006, Proceedings of the 56th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference, 345-348.

Invited talks

2018

“Food structure and function: what do we mean by structure and how can we describe it using nuclear methods?, Nuclear Science and Technologies for Health 2018 Symposium, University of Sydney, 15th June 2018.

2017

“In Operando and Real-Time Studies on the Nanoscale with Small-Angle Neutron Scattering”, 18th International Conference of the Union of Materials Research Societies in Asia (IUMRS-ICA 2017), 5-9 November 2017, Taipei City, Taiwan.

“QUOKKA’s Guide to Food (and Non-Food) Structure”, Gordon Research Conference on Neutron Scattering, August 6-11, 2017 Hong Kong.

2016

“What is the influence of pH and chain length on saturated fatty acid release in the GI tract? (and Highlights from QUOKKA @ ANSTO)”, Australia-Japan Workshop on Neutron Science, Tokai, March 4, 2016

“Food Science @ ANSTO”, 1st Workshop for J-PARC/ANSTO MOU Collaboration, Tokai, March 2-3, 2016.

2015

“Small Angle X-Ray and Neutron Scattering: Natural Tools for Food Science and Technology Research” in “Neutron & X-ray Scattering to Quantify Multiscale Food Structures”, Vlaadingen, The Netherlands, 24th September 2015.

2014

“Small-angle scattering and Food”, IUFoST conference, Montreal, August 17-21, 2014.

“Monitoring Changes in Structure at the Molecular Level During Food Processing - the Uniqueness of Neutron Scattering”, Neutrons and Food 3, Paris, 9-11 July 2014.

“Small-angle scattering and its Applications in Polymer Science”, Australasian Polymer Summer School, University of Western Sydney, 4-6th February, 2014.

2013

“Opportunities for Neutron Scattering in Food Materials Science”, “Australia-Japan Sharing Science with Neutrons”, 5-6 November 2013, ANSTO.

“Neutrons and Food”, 2nd International Symposium on Neutron Scattering, Mumbai, 14 - 17 January 2013.

2012

“Application of small-angle neutron and x-ray scattering to the characterisation of starch structure”, Third International Conference on Natural Polymers, Bio-Polymers, Bio-Materials, their Composites, Blends, IPNs, Polyelectrolytes and Gels: Macro to Nano Scales (ICNP - 2012): October 26 -28, 2012, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

2011

"Multi-technique approach to measuring the effect of enzymatic hydrolysis on native starch granule structure", "Starch Round Table", AACC 2011, Palm Springs, California (Oct 16 – 19, 2011)

“Small-Angle X-ray and Neutron Scattering and Applications to Food” at "Integrated Workshop for Small-angle Scattering and X-ray Photon Correlation Spectroscopy in Soft Matter", Oct 19 – 21 2011, Taiwan.

2010

“FOOD STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS – WHAT ARE THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR X-RAY AND NEUTRON SCATTERING?” – DAE-BRNS 3rd International Symposium on Materials Chemistry, 7-11 December, 2010, Trombay, India

“Neutron Scattering – A Natural Tool for Food Science”, Neutrons and Food Workshop, Oct 31 – Nov 3 2010.

“Neutron Scattering – A Natural Tool for Food Science”, Institute of Food Technologists’ Food Executive Leadership Forum, Chicago in “Past, Present and Future – How Consumers Impact the Adoption of New Technologies & Application to Food” session, June 2010.

2008

"MICROSTRUCTURE, NANOSTRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS - APPLICATION OF X-RAY AND NEUTRON SCATTERING IN STUDIES OF FOOD ARCHITECTURE AND DYNAMICS", 14th World Congress of Food Science and Technology, Shanghai (2008).

"FOOD FOR THOUGHT - NEUTRON SCATTERING AND ITS APPLICATION TO STUDY STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS", 58th Cereal Chemistry Conference, Gold Coast (2008).

2007

“PROBING FOOD MATERIALS USING ADVANCED RADIATION SOURCES.”  RACI Cereal Chemistry Conference August 2007 (Melbourne).

“Shedding New Light on Starch Digestion.”  Australian Institute for Food Science and Technology Conference June (Melbourne), 2007.

2006

“Determination of Nanostructure in Food Systems by Small-Angle Neutron Scattering.” "New Physical Measurement Methods in Food Science" Workshop, Adelaide 2006.

2005

“Food Science.” CSIRO / Bragg Institute Workshop, 2005.

Presentations

2018

“Relating starch structure in rice to its digestibility using solid-state NMR spectroscopy, X-Ray diffraction, Small Angle X-Ray Scattering (SAXS)”, Matthew P. Van Leeuwen1,2, Giovanni Barbosa1,2, Jitendra Mata3, Elliot P. Gilbert3, Rachelle Ward4, Patrice Castignolles2, Marianne Gaborieau1,2 to be presented at the 9th International symposium on Separation and Characterization of Natural and Synthetic Macromolecules (SCM-9), Amsterdam, Netherlands from 30th Jan - 1st February.

 

“HIERARCHICAL ARCHITECTURE OF CELLULOSE AND ITS INTERACTION WITH OTHER PLANT CELL WALL POLYSACCHARIDES”, Marta Martinez-Sanz, Patricia Lopez-Sanchez, Deirdre Mikkelsen, Bernadine Flanagan, Michael J Gidley, Liliana de Campo, Christine Rehm and Elliot P Gilbert AANNS 2018.

 

“Neutrons and Food - an Introduction”, Elliot P. Gilbert, Neutrons and Food 5, Sydney, 2018.

 

“Structure formation in oleic acid – sodium oleate based oleogels”, Steven Cornet, Elke Scholten, Marta Martinez-Sanz, Liliana de Campo, Anna Sokolova, Andrew Whitten and Elliot Gilbert, Neutrons and Food 5, Sydney, 2018.

 

“Brush-like polysaccharides with motif-specific interactions”, Long Yu; Gleb Yakubov; Elliot P. Gilbert; Jason Stokes, Neutrons and Food 5, Sydney, 2018.

 

“Oil-in-water emulsion system stabilized by emulsion droplets coated with whey protein microgels”, Lirong Cheng, Aiqian Ye, Yacine Hemar, Harjinder Singh, Elliot Paul Gilbert, Liliana De Campo, Andrew E. Whitten, Neutrons and Food 5, Sydney, 2018.

 

“Supramolecular characterisation of starch in rice by NMR, SAXS and XRD”, Matthew van Leeuwen, Jitendra Mata, Elliot Gilbert, Richard Wuhrer, Rachelle Ward,

Patrice Castignolles, Marianne Gaborieau, Neutrons and Food 5, Sydney, 2018.

 

“Lipid Digestion – Key to the Ability of Milk-like Emulsions to Promote Oral Drug Delivery”, Andrew J. Clulow, Malinda Salim, Yunxin Xiao, Gisela Ramirez, Adrian Hawley, Elliot P. Gilbert, Ben Boyd, Neutrons and Food 5, Sydney, 2018.

 

“THE POTENTIAL OF SCATTERING TECHNIQUES TO INVESTIGATE THE STRUCTURE AND MOLECULAR INTERACTIONS OF POLYSACCHARIDES”, MARTÍNEZ-SANZ, Marta, LÓPEZ-RUBIO, Amparo, LÓPEZ-SÁNCHEZ, Patricia, FABRA, María José, GÓMEZ-MASCARAQUE, Laura G., GIDLEY, Michael J. and GILBERT, Elliot P., Neutrons and Food 5, Sydney, 2018.

 

“HIERARCHICAL ARCHITECTURE OF CELLULOSE AND ITS INTERACTION WITH OTHER PLANT CELL WALL POLYSACCHARIDES”, Marta Martinez-Sanz, Patricia Lopez-Sanchez, Deirdre Mikkelsen, Bernadine Flanagan, Michael J Gidley and Elliot P Gilbert, to be presented at SAS2018, October 7 – 12 2018, Traverse City, United States.

2017

“In-situ measurements of biological systems under stressors using advanced scattering techniques”, Yacine Hemar1,2, Zhi Yang1 and Elliot Gilbert3, 7th International Symposium on Delivery of Functionality in Complex Food Systems, Auckland, 5th – 8th November 2017.

“Recent Activities in ANSTO’s Food and Nutrition Programme”, Eliot P Gilbert (1,2), Frederic Sierro (2), Debashish Mazumder (2,3), Marie-Claude Gregoire (2), Food Structures, Digestion and Health International Conference 2017, Sydney, 24th-27th October 2017.

“Supramolecular characterization of starch in rice by NMR, SAXS and XRD”, Matthew P. Van Leeuwen, Jitendra Mata, Elliot P. Gilbert, Rachelle Ward, Patrice Castignolles, Marianne Gaborieau, 2017 Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on Neutron Scattering, 5th – 11th August, Hong Kong.

“Relating the (Supra)molecular Structure of Starch in Rice to its Digestibility”, Matthew Van Leeuwen1-2, Jitendra Mata3, Elliot Gilbert3, Rachelle Ward4, Patrice Castignolles2, Marianne Gaborieau1-2, Australian Rice Quality Symposium, 19th July 2017, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga.

“Neutrons and Health: The First Ten Years of Food Science @ ANSTO”, Neutrons for Health, Bad Reichenhall, Germany to be presented on 27th 30th June 2017.

“The multi-scale architecture of cellulose in plant cell wall systems investigated by small angle scattering techniques”, Marta Martinez-Sanz1-3, Michael J. Gidley2, Elliot P. Gilbert3, Cellulosic material Properties and industrial potential – Final meeting in COST FP1205, March 7-9 2017, Stockholm, Sweden

“Exploring   the supra(molecular) characterisation of starch in rice as a tool to predict digestibility”, Matthew P. Van Leeuwen*1-4, Michelle R. Toutounji1,2,4, Jitendra Mata5, Elliot Gilbert5, Laura Pallas6, Rachelle Ward6, Jens Coorssen1,3, Patrice Castignolles2,4, Marianne Gaborieau1,2,4 Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology summer school, Western Sydney University Hawkesbury campus, 1-2 February 2017.

2016

“HIERARCHICAL ARCHITECTURE OF CELLULOSE AND ITS INTERACTION MECHANISM WITH DIFFERENT PLANT CELL WALL POLYSACCHARIDES INVESTIGATED BY SMALL ANGLE SCATTERING TECHNIQUES”, Marta Martinez-Sanz1,2, Patricia Lopez-Sanchez2, Deirdre Mikkelsen2, Bernadine Flanagan2, Michael J Gidley2, Elliot P Gilbert1, 2016 International Carbohydrate Symposium (ICS), New Orleans, LA, July 17-21, 2016

“POTENTIAL OF NEUTRON SCATTERING TECHNIQUES FOR THE STUDY OF FOOD-RELATED MATERIALS”, M. Martínez-Sanz1, E.P. Gilbert1, A. López-Rubio2 “VIII Reunión de la Sociedad Española de Técnicas Neutrónicas, 26 – 29 June 2016, Bilbao

“(Supra)molecular characterization of starch in rice by NMR and SAXS”, Matthew van Leeuwen,1-3 Michelle Toutounji,1,2,4, Jitendra Mata,5 Elliot Gilbert,5 Laura Pallas,6 Rachelle Ward,6 Patrice Castignolles,2 Marianne Gaborieau1,2, to be presented at Sydney Surfaces and Soft Stuff meeting (Sassy), June 8th 2016

“Food Science @ ANSTO – The First Ten Years”, Neutrons and Food 4, Lund, Sweden. 31st May – 2nd June, 2016.

“Molecular characterization of starch in rice by NMR and SAXS”, Michelle Toutounji,1-3 Matthew van Leeuwen,1,2,4, Jitendra Mata,5 Elliot Gilbert,5 Laura Pallas,6 Rachelle Ward,6 Patrice Castignolles,2 Marianne Gaborieau1,2, Solid State NMR and Polymers Symposium, UNSW, 6th April 2016.

“The supramolecular assembly behaviour of oleic acid and sodium oleate in hydrophobic environments”, Steven CORNET1, Marta MARTINEZ-SANZ2, Anna SOKOLOVA2, Andrew WHITTEN2, Elke SCHOLTEN1 and Elliot Paul GILBERT2 Food Colloids, Wageningen, April 10-13, 2016.

“SMALL-ANGLE NEUTRON AND X-RAY SCATTERING OF PH-RESPONSIVE MICELLES BASED ON CAPRYLIC ACID”, Stephanie Phan, Stefan Salentinig, Ben J. Boyd, Nigel Kirby, Tamim Darwish, Elliot Gilbert, Food Structures, Digestion and Health International Conference, 28-30 October 2015.

“CHARACTERISATION OF HIERARCHICALLY-STRUCTURED CELLULOSE HYDROGELS BY SMALL ANGLE NEUTRON SCATTERING”, Marta Martinez-Sanz1,2, Patricia Lopez-Sanchez2, Deirdre Mikkelsen2, Bernadine Flanagan2, Michael J Gidley2, Elliot P Gilbert1, VI EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON NEUTRON SCATTERING (ECNS), Zaragoza, Aug 30 – Sep 4, 2015.

“STARCH STRUCTURE AND DIGESTIBILITY IN RICE AND BREAKFAST CEREALS”, M.R. Toutounji1,2,3, M.P. Van Leeuwen1,2,4, J. Mata5, A.K. Shrestha3, L. Pallas6, R. Ward6, E.P. Gilbert5, P. Castignolles2, M. Gaborieau1,2, 65th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference, September 16th-18th 2015, Coogee.

2015

“Molecular Characterisation of Starch by NMR and FT-IR spectroscopies, and X-ray diffraction”Matthew P. Van Leeuwen a, b, c, Michelle R. Toutounji a, b, d, Jitendra Mata e, Elliot Gilbert e, Ashok K. Shrestha d, Laura Pallas f, Rachelle Ward f, Patrice Castignollesb, d, Marion Gaborieau a, b. d, Pacifichem, Honolulu, 15th – 20th December, 2015

“SMALL-ANGLE NEUTRON AND X-RAY SCATTERING OF PH-RESPONSIVE MICELLES BASED ON CAPRYLIC ACID”, Stephanie Phan, Stefan Salentinig, Ben J. Boyd, Nigel Kirby, Tamim Darwish, Elliot Gilbert, Food Structures, Digestion and Health International Conference, 28-30 October 2015.

"Small angle scattering reveals structural features of broad-spectrum anti-cancer BAMLET compounds”, Emma M. Rath1, Anthony P. Duff2, Elliot Gilbert2, Robert B. Knott2, W. Bret Church1. 12th International Symposium on Milk Genomics and Human Health, Sydney, Oct 26-28 2015.

“CHARACTERISATION OF HIERARCHICALLY-STRUCTURED CELLULOSE HYDROGELS BY SMALL ANGLE NEUTRON SCATTERING”, Marta Martinez-Sanz1,2, Patricia Lopez-Sanchez2, Deirdre Mikkelsen2, Bernadine Flanagan2, Michael J Gidley2, Elliot P Gilbert1, VI EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON NEUTRON SCATTERING (ECNS), Zaragoza, Aug 30 – Sep 4, 2015.

“STARCH STRUCTURE AND DIGESTIBILITY IN RICE AND BREAKFAST CEREALS”, M.R. Toutounji1,2,3, M.P. Van Leeuwen1,2,4, J. Mata5, A.K. Shrestha3, L. Pallas6, R. Ward6, E.P. Gilbert5, P. Castignolles2, M. Gaborieau1,2, 65th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference, September 16th-18th 2015, Coogee.

“ORGANOGEL FORMATION VIA SUPRAMOLECULAR ASSEMBLY OF OLEIC ACID AND SODIUM OLEATE”, Constantinos Nikiforidis, Elke Scholten, Elliot Gilbert 16th International Conference on Small-Angle Scattering, 13 - 18 September, 2015, Berlin.

“Neutrons, deuteration and synchrotron X-rays for the study of biology and advanced materials:  A match made in atoms…”, Michael James, Tamim A. Darwish, Elliot P. Gilbert, Ben Boyd, 2nd Asia-Oceania Conference on Neutron Scattering, 19-23 July 2015.

“Structural characterization and nonlinear mechanical behaviour in gelatin networks”, Z. Yang*, Y. Hemar,, L. Hilliou, E.P. Gilbert, D. McGillivray, M.A.K. Williams and S. Chaieb*, 2nd Asia-Oceania Conference on Neutron Scattering, 19-23 July 2015.

“SMALL-ANGLE NEUTRON AND X-RAY SCATTERING OF PH-RESPONSIVE MICELLES BASED ON CAPRYLIC ACID”, Stephanie Phan, Stefan Salentinig, Ben J. Boyd, Nigel Kirby, Tamim Darwish, Elliot Gilbert, 2nd Asia-Oceania Conference on Neutron Scattering, 19-23 July 2015.

“CHARACTERISATION OF HIERARCHICALLY-STRUCTURED CELLULOSE HYDROGELS BY SMALL ANGLE NEUTRON SCATTERING”, Marta Martinez-Sanz, Patricia Lopez-Sanchez, Deirdre Mikkelsen, Si-Qian Chen, Bernadine Flanagan, Michael J Gidley, Elliot P Gilbert, 2nd Asia-Oceania Conference on Neutron Scattering, 19-23 July 2015.

“ORGANOGEL FORMATION VIA SUPRAMOLECULAR ASSEMBLY OF OLEIC ACID AND SODIUM OLEATE”, Constantinos Nikiforidis, Elke Scholten, Elliot Gilbert 2nd Asia-Oceania Conference on Neutron Scattering, 19-23 July 2015.
"Structural investigation into the influence of lipolysis products on the structure of bile salt micelles”, Stephanie Phan, Stefan Salentinig, Tamim Darwish, Nigel Kirby; Adrian Hawley, Ben Boyd and Elliot Gilbert 2nd Asia-Oceania Conference on Neutron Scattering, 19-23 July 2015.

"Small-Angle Neutron and X-Ray Scattering of pH-Responsive Micelles Based on short, medium and long chain saturated fatty acids”, Elliot Gilbert, Stefan Salentinig, Stephanie Phan, Tamim Darwish, Nigel Kirby; Adrian Hawley, Ben Boyd, ISFRS, June 7-11, 2015, Zurich.

“Probing molecular dynamics and structure in polysaccharides with spectroscopy in the solid-state”, Joel Thevarajah,1,2,5 Michelle R. Toutounji1,2, Matthew Van Leeuwen1,2, Jitendra Mata3, Elliot P. Gilbert3, Michael J. Gidley4,Hans W. Spiess5, Robert Graf5, Patrice Castignolles2, Marianne Gaborieau1,2 35th Australasian Polymer Symposium, Gold Coast, 12-15 July, 2015.

“Characterisation of Starch by Solid-state NMR, FT-IR Spectroscopy and X-Ray Diffraction”, Matthew Van Leeuwen1-3, Michelle Toutounji1-3, Ashok Shrestha3, Richard Wuhrer3, Jitendra Mata5, Elliot Gilbert5, Patrice Castignolles2,3, Marion Gaborieau1-3, UWS Symposium "NMR, MRI and Diffusion", 31 March 2015.

“pH-Responsive Micelles Based on Caprylic Acid”, Stefan Salentinig*, Stephanie Phan, Tamim Darwish, Nigel Kirby, Ben Boyd, Elliot Gilbert*, ACIS, Hobart, 1st-5th February 2015.

2014

“Investigation of distinct plant cell wall polysaccharides/cellulose interaction mechanisms by small angle scattering techniques”, AANNS 2014.

“A combined X-ray and neutron scattering study examining triglyceride digestion”, Adrian Hawley1, Stefan Salentinig2, Elliot Gilbert3, Tamim Darwish3, Ben Boyd2, New User Symposium: Synchrotron, accelerator and neutron techniques 2014, November 19th 2014.

“Characterisation of Starch by IR Spectroscopy and X-Ray Diffraction “, Van Leeuwen, M1,2,3, Toutounji, M1,2,3, Mata, J4, Gilbert, E4, Pallas, L5, Ward, R5, Shrestha, A1, Castignolles, P1, 2, Gaborieau, M1,2,3 Workshop on Polymer Nanoparticles, Self-Assembly and Colloids - UNSW, Friday 14 November 2014,  

"Small angle scattering techniques to study the hierarchical assembly of bacterial cellulose composites with plant cell wall polysaccharides”, M. Martínez-Sanza,b, P. Lopez Sanchezb, M.J. Gidleyb and E.P. Gilberta, 5th International Plant Cell Wall Biology Conference, 27-31 July 2014, Palm Cove, Australia 

“Quokka and Food - Small-Angle Neutron Scattering and Discovering Food Structure at the Nanoscale”, Photon and Neutron Applications to the Study of Biological and Nanoscale Systems, Australian Synchrotron, May 20-21, 2014.

“Unsaturated Fatty Acid Complexes for Oil Structuring”, Constantinos Nikiforidis, Elliot Paul Gilbert and Elke Scholten, Food Colloids, Karlsruhe, Germany, 13-16 April 2014.

“STRUCTURING OF SELF-ASSEMBLED ORGANOGELATORS”, Arjen Bot1, Constantinos Nikiforidis2 and Elliot Paul Gilbert3 Food Colloids, Karlsruhe, Germany, 13-16 April 2014.

“Stimuli-Responsive Colloidal Lipid Digestion Products”, Stefan Salentinig, Stephanie Phan, Ben Boyd, Tamim Darwish, Elliot Gilbert, 5th FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2014, Melbourne, 13-16 April 2014.

"Nanostructure formation during lipid digestion", Stefan Salentinig, Stephanie Phan, Ben Boyd, Tamim Darwish, Elliot Gilbert, Australian Colloid & Surface Science Student Conference, University of Ballarat, Mt. Helen Campus, Ballarat Victoria, Australia, February 3-7, 2014.

2013

“Hierarchical structure of plant cell walls studied with neutron scattering”, M. Martínez-Sanz, M.J. Gidley and E.P. Gilbert, AANNS 2013, 2-3 December 2013, ANSTO.

“pH responsive colloidal lipid digestion products”, Stefan Salentinig, Stephanie Phan, Ben Boyd, Tamim Darwish, Elliot Gilbert, AANNS 2013, 2-3 December 2013, ANSTO.

“Structural investigation into the influence of lipolysis products on the structure of bile salt micelles”, Stephanie Phan1*, Stefan Salentinig1, Ben J. Boyd1, Nigel Kirby2, Tamim Darwish3, Elliot Gilbert4,Drug Delivery Australia, Woolcock Institute for Medical Research, Sydney, 24-25 October 2013.

“Structural investigation into the influence of lipolysis products on the structure of bile salt micelles”, Stephanie Phan1*, Stefan Salentinig1, Ben J. Boyd1, Nigel Kirby2, Tamim Darwish3, Elliot Gilbert4, Australian Synchrotron User Meeting, National Centre of Synchrotron Science, 21-22 November 2013.

“Structuring of Self-Assembled Organogelators”, Elliot Paul Gilbert, Costas Nikiforidis and Arjen Bot, Food Structures, Digestion and Health International Conference, 22-24 October 2013, Bayview Eden, Melbourne.

“Effects of Citric Acid on the Diluted Amphiphilic Block Copolymer System”, Kuo-Chih Shih1, Elliot Paul Gilbert2 & Hsi-Mei Lai1, International Conference on Neutron Scattering, 8-12 July 2013, Edinburgh.

“Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Study of Self-Assembled Sitosterol-Oryzanol Tubules”, Arjen Bot, Elliot P. Gilbert, Wim G. Bouwman, Hassan Sawalha, Ruud den Adel, Vasyl M. Garamus, Paul Venema, Erik van der Linden, and Eckhard Flöter, International Conference on Neutron Scattering, 8-12 July 2013, Edinburgh.

“Structural Transitions During Starch Pasting: Deducing the Branching Structure of Starch Gels with Small-angle Scattering”, James Doutch, Mark Bason, Ferdi Franceschini, Douglas Clowes, Kevin James and Elliot P. Gilbert, International Conference on Neutron Scattering, 8-12 July 2013, Edinburgh.

"Structural Modification of Starch during Enzyme Digestion using in-situ Small-Angle Neutron Scattering", Jaroslav Blazek and Elliot Paul Gilbert, International Conference on Neutron Scattering, 8-12 July 2013, Edinburgh.

2012

“Structural Transitions During Starch Pasting: Deducing the Branching Structure of Starch Gels with Small-angle Scattering”, James Doutch, Mark Bason, Ferdi Franceschini, Douglas Clowes, Kevin James and Elliot P. Gilbert, Australian Institute of Physics Conference, Sydney, 9-13th December, 2012.

“The Role of Small-Angle X-Ray and Neutron Scattering Techniques in Understanding Starch Structure”, J. Blazek, J. Doutch, A. Lopez-Rubio and E.P. Gilbert, Structure and Dynamics of Condensed Matter by Scattering Methods Workshop, Hunter Valley, 25-28 November, 2012.

“Larger scale structures in starch granules characterised via small-angle neutron and x-ray scattering”, J. Doutch and E.P. Gilbert, 2012 AINSE/ANBUG Neutron Scattering Symposium (AANSS 2012), 7-9 November, 2012.

“Simultaneous SANS and Rapid Visco-Analysis – Probing Changes in Nanostructure during Starch Cooking”, James Doutch, Mark Bason, Ferdi Franceschini, Douglas Clowes, Kevin James and Elliot P. Gilbert, Sample Environment at Neutron Scattering Facilities, Sydney, 17-20 September 2012.

“ELUCIDATING THE STRUCTURE-FUNCTION RELATIONSHIPS OF STARCH DURING PASTING BY SIMULTANEOUS SMALL-ANGLE NEUTRON SCATTERING AND RAPID VISCO ANALYSIS”, J. Doutch, E. P. Gilbert and M. L. Bason, 14th ICC Cereal and Bread Congress and Forum on Fats & Oils, August 6-9 2012, Beijing, China.

“Characterising hierarchical structural levels in starch granules through the use of Small-angle neutron and x-ray scattering: A unified approach”, James Doutch and Elliot P. Gilbert, International Hydrocolloids Conference, 14-18 May 2012, Purdue University, USA.

“DENSITY PROFILE OF SELF-ASSEMBLED SITOSTEROL + ORYZANOL TUBULES IN EDIBLE OILS: A SMALL-ANGLE NEUTRON SCATTERING STUDY”, Arjen Bot, Elliot P. Gilbert, Wim G. Bouwman, Hassan Sawalha, Ruud den Adel, Vasyl M. Garamus, Paul Venema, Erik van der Linden, and Eckhard Flöter, Soft Matter Approaches to Structured Foods, 2-4 July, 2012, Hof van Wageningen, Netherlands, http://www.rsc.org/ConferencesAndEvents/RSCConferences/FD158/index.asp

“DENSITY PROFILE OF SELF-ASSEMBLED SITOSTEROL + ORYZANOL TUBULES IN EDIBLE OILS: A SMALL-ANGLE NEUTRON SCATTERING STUDY”, Arjen Bot, Elliot P. Gilbert, Wim G. Bouwman, Hassan Sawalha, Vasyl M. Garamus, Paul Venema, Erik van der Linden, Ruud den Adel, and Eckhard Flöter, Food Colloids 2012, Copenhagen, 16-18 April 2012.

“New insights into starch gelatinisation: simultaneous small-angle neutron scattering and rapid-visco analysis”, James Doutch, Mark Bason and Elliot P. Gilbert, International Symposium on Food Structure and Rheology, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, 10-13 April 2012.

“Investigating the Cooking of Starch – Simultaneous Small-Angle Neutron Scattering and Rapid Visco-Analysis”, James Doutch, Mark Bason, Ferdi Franceschini, Douglas Clowes, Kevin James and Elliot P. Gilbert, 33rd Australasian Polymer Symposium, 12-15 Feb 2012, http://www.33aps.org.au/2012/

2011

“NEW INSIGHTS INTO STARCH GELATINISATION BY NOVEL USE OF SMALL-ANGLE NEUTRON SCATTERING AND RAPID-VISCO ANALYSIS, James Doutch, Mark Bason, Ferdi Franceschini, Douglas Clowes, Kevin James and Elliot P. Gilbert, 1st Asia-Oceania Conference on Neutron Scattering, 20-24 November, 2011.

“Structural modifications in barley starch through altered biosynthetic pathways”, Ahmed Regina, Jaroslav Blazek, Elliot Gilbert, Bernadine M. Flanagan, Michael J. Gidley, Colin Cavanagh, Jean-Philippe Ral, Oscar Larroque, Anthony R. Bird  Zhongyi Li and Matthew K Morell, ComBio2011, 25-29 September, 2011.

“Simultaneous Rapid Viscoanalysis and Small-angle Neutron Scattering study of Starch Pasting”, James Doutch, Mark Bason, Ferdi Franceschini, Douglas Clowes, Kevin James and Elliot P. Gilbert, 61st Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference, Coolangatta - Tweed Heads (Twin Towns), 4 - 9 September, 2011.

“Correlation between molecular and intra-granular structural parameters in waxy starch”, Torsten Witt, James Doutch, Elliot P Gilbert and Robert G Gilbert AACC 2011, Palm Springs, California (Oct 16 – 19, 2011).

“Interactions between cereal soluble dietary fibres and bile salts”, Purnima Gunness, Bernadine M. Flanagan, Jitendra T Mata, Elliot P Gilbert, Michael J. Gidley AACC 2011, Palm Springs, California (Oct 16 – 19, 2011).

 “The effect of extraction on physical and material properties of gluten”, D.J.Murray, E. Strounina, J. T. Mata, E. P. Gilbert, M.J.Gidley AACC 2011, Palm Springs, California (Oct 16 – 19, 2011).

“New insights into distribution of amylose in pea starch”, Shujun Wang, Jaroslav Blazek, Elliot Gilbert, Les Copeland AACC 2011, Palm Springs, California (Oct 16 – 19, 2011).

“Investigating Food at the Nanoscale with Small-Angle Scattering”, Jitendra P. Mata, Jaroslav Blazek and Elliot P. Gilbert,
AXAA 2011, Sydney, February 2011.

2010

FOOD STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS – WHAT ARE THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR X-RAY AND NEUTRON SCATTERING? – DAE-BRNS 3rd International Symposium on Materials Chemistry, 7-11 December, 2010, Trombay, India

“Structure of Casein Micelles in Milk Protein Concentrate Powders via Small Angle Scattering”, Jitendra P. Mataa,b, Punsandani Udabagec  and Elliot P. Gilbert, AANNS, December 2010.

“Molecular interactions between bile salt micelles and soluble dietary fibres”, P Gunness, B M Flanagan, M J Gidley, J P Mata, E P Gilbert, Nutrition Society of Australia, 30 November - 3 December 2010, Perth.

“Small Angle X-ray Scattering Study of Milk Protein Concentrate (MPC) Powders: Structure of Casein Micelles” Jitendra P. Mata, Michael G. Huson, Ingrid A. M. Appelqvist and Elliot P. Gilbert, IDF World Dairy Summit 2010, Auckland, New Zealand 8 - 11 November 2010.

“Neutron Scattering – A Natural Tool for Food Science”, Neutrons and Food Workshop, Oct 31 – Nov 3 2010.

“Antioxidant-protein interactions in phospholipid membranes” Rachna Singh, Laurence D. Melton, Jingli Zhang, David L. Worcester, Elliot P. Gilbert, Duncan McGillivray, Neutrons and Food Workshop, Oct 31 – Nov 3 2010.

“The temperature and moisture dependence of protein dynamics in glycinin: a quasi-elastic neutron scattering study” Anna V. Sokolova, Gordon J. Kearley, Elliot P. Gilbert, Neutrons and Food Workshop, Oct 31 – Nov 3 2010.

“Starch granules under attack: Multidisciplinary investigation of structural mechanisms governing starch digestion” Jaroslav Blazek and Elliot Paul Gilbert, Neutrons and Food Workshop, Oct 31 – Nov 3 2010.

“Nanoaggregates of Bile Salt and Cationic Surfactant” Jitendra P. Mata, P. Bahadur and Elliot P. Gilbert, Neutrons and Food Workshop, Oct 31 – Nov 3 2010.

“Starch granules under attack: Multidisciplinary investigation of structural mechanisms governing starch digestion”, Jaroslav Blazek and Elliot Paul Gilbert, AACC International Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia (USA), October 2010

“Effect of extrusion and in vitro digestion on microstructure and amylopectin chain length distribution of high amylose starch”, Ashok K. Shrestha, Oscar Larroque, Bernadine M. Flanagan, Jaroslav Blazek, Elliot. P. Gilbert, Matthew K. Morrell and Michael J. Gidley, AACC International Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia (USA), October 2010

“Effect of Dietary Fibre-enrichment in Spaghetti - An Enzymatic and Structural Study”. N. Aravind, M. J. Sissons, C. M. Fellows, J.Blazek and E.P.Gilbert, AACC International Annual Meeting, Savannah, Georgia (USA), October 2010

“PROPERTIES OF GLUTEN FROM DEFATTED AND NON-DEFATTED FLOUR AT VARYING MOISTURE CONTENTS”, D.J.Murray, E. Strounina, J.T. Mata, E.P. Gilbert and M.J.Gidley, Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference, Melbourne, 19 – 23 September 2010

“EFFECT OF AMYLOSE CONTENT ON DIGESTIBILITY, PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND MOLECULAR STRUCTURE OF NATIVE MAIZE STARCHES” Jaroslav Blazek, Ashok K. Shrestha, Bernadine M. Flanagan, Sushil Dhital, Oscar Larroque, Matthew K. Morell,  Elliot P. Gilbert and Michael J. Gidley, Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference, Melbourne, 19 – 23 September 2010.

“Protein properties under low moisture conditions: similarities and differences between common food protein components” STROUNINA, E., WHITTAKER, A., MATA, J., KEALLEY, C., GILBERT, E P., HUSON, M., KELLY, M., APPELQVIST, I.A.M., LILLFORD, P.J. & GIDLEY*, M.J., AIFST Conference, Melbourne, July 2010

“Small Angle X-ray Scattering Study of Milk Protein Concentrate (MPC) Powders: Structure of Casein Micelles”, Jitendra P. Mata, Michael G. Huson,  Ingrid Appelqvist and Elliot P. Gilbert, 10th International Hydrocolloids Conference, 20 – 24 June 2010, Minhang Campus, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

“Neutron Scattering – A Natural Tool for Food Science”, Institute of Food Technologists’ Food Executive Leadership Forum, Chicago in “Past, Present and Future – How Consumers Impact the Adoption of New Technologies & Application to Food” session, June 2010.

”Difficulties in measurement of the glass transition in proteins: the influence of chemical composition and physical ageing”, M.G. Huson, I.A.M. Appelqvist, M. Kelly, M.J. Gidley and E.P. Gilbert, 5th CSIRO Advance Materials Conference and Workshops, CAM2010, Melbourne, 10-12 May 2010.

2009

Blazek, J., & Gilbert, E. P. (2009). Investigation of digestion kinetics in commercial starches using in-situ small-angle neutron scattering. Presented at the AANSS 2009 conference, AINSE, Lucas Heights, Australia, 7-9th December 2009.

Copeland, L., & Blazek, J. (2009). Susceptibility of different forms of wheat starch to enzymic attack. Presented at the AACC International Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., 13-16th September, 2009.

Copeland, L., Blazek, J., & Salman, H. (2009). Effects of lipids on the viscoelastic properties of wheat starch pastes during repeated heating and cooling. Presented at the AACC International Annual Meeting Starch Round Table, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., 10-12th September, 2009.

“The role of antioxidant-protein interactions in biological membranes”, Rachna Singh, Laurence D. Melton, Jingli Zhang, David L. Worcester, Elliot P. Gilbert, to be presented at SAS2009, Oxford, United Kingdom.

“Effects of lipids on the rheology and nanostructure of wheat starch paste during repeated heating and cooling” Jaroslav Blazek, Elliot Paul Gilbert and Les Copeland, to be presented at Pacific Polymer Conference (Dec 2009)

“Small angle X-ray scattering study of temperature-induced structural changes in proteins” Anna Sokolova, Lee Yi-Hsuan, Kuan-Fu Lin, Chu-Feng Tsai, Chun-Ming Wu, WH Li, Elliot P Gilbert, Shir-Ly Huang, Ching-Hui Yeh to be presented at The East Coast Protein Meeting Coffs Harbour, July 31st - August 2nd, 2009.

“Characterization of Extruded High Amylose Starch and their Partially Enzyme-Hydrolyzed Residues.” Ashok K Shrestha,Amparo Lopez-Rubio, Elliot P. Gilbert and Michael J Gidley to be presented at AIFST conference, Sydney, July 2009.

“Multidisciplinary approach in unlocking secrets of resistant starch structure” Jaroslav Blazek, Anthony R. Bird, Matthew K. Morell, Zhongkai Zhou, Michael J. Gidley, Ingrid A. M. Appelqvist, Elliot P. Gilbert, to be presented at the 59th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference, Wagga Wagga (2009).

“Recent applications of small-angle scattering techniques in the structural characterisation of resistant starches.” Blazek, J., Bird, A.R., Morell, M.K., Zhou, Z., Gidley, M.J., Appelqvist, I.A.M., & Gilbert, E.P. (2009). to be presented at the AACC International Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., 13-16th September, 2009.

“Application of scattering techniques in unlocking secrets of resistant starch structure.” Blazek, J., Bird, A.R., Morell, M.K., Zhou, Z., Gidley, M.J., Appelqvist, I.A.M., & Gilbert, E.P. (2009). to be presented at the AACC International Annual Meeting Starch Round Table, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., 10-12th September, 2009.

" Correlation of thermostability and conformation changes of catechol 2,3-dioxygenase from two organisms ", Anna Sokolova, Charles Wu, WH Li, Elliot P Gilbert, Shir-Ly Huang, to be presented at SAS2009, Oxford, United Kingdom.

"Structural characterisation of resistant starches - Recent applications of small-angle scattering", Jaroslav Blazek, Anthony R. Bird, Matthew K. Morell, Zhongkai Zhou, Michael J. Gidley, Ingrid A. M. Appelqvist, Elliot P. Gilbert, to be presented at SAS2009, Oxford, United Kingdom.

"Influence of pH and ionic strength on the structure of soy glycinin in the powder and solution state.", Anna Sokolova, Agata Rekas, Catherine S Kealley and Elliot P Gilbert, to be presented at SAS2009, Oxford, United Kingdom.

"Analysis of the structure-function relationship of rice class I small heat shock proteins.", Anna Sokolova, Lee Yi-Hsuan, Kuan-Fu Lin, Chu-Feng Tsai, Elliot Gilbert and Ching-Hui Yeh, to be presented at SAS2009, Oxford, United Kingdom.

“Neutron Scattering as a Tool for Food Science”, International Symposium on Food Structure and Rheology, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, 15-18 June 2009.

"The temperature and moisture dependence of protein dynamics in glycinin: a quasi-elastic neutron scattering study." QENS 2009, Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland (Feb 2009).

2008

"Microstructure, Nanostructure and Dynamics - Application of X-Ray and Neutron Scattering in Studies of Food Architecture and Dynamics", 14th World Congress of Food Science and Technology, Shanghai (2008).

"Food for Thought - Neutron Scattering and its Application to Study Structure and Dynamics", 58th Cereal Chemistry Conference, Gold Coast (2008).

"The temperature and moisture dependence of protein dynamics in glycinin: A quasi elastic neutron scattering study" A.V. Sokolova, G.J. Kearley, E. P. Gilbert to be presented at Neutron Scattering Workshop on Biomolecular Dynamics and Protein-Water Interactions, Sep 2008, Munich, Germany.

"Novel relaxation in hydrated solid-state globular protein" C. Kealley, G. Kearley, E.P Gilbert to be presented at Neutron Scattering Workshop on Biomolecular Dynamics and Protein-Water Interactions, Sep 2008, Munich, Germany.

"Quantification of macromolecular organisation in starches and relevance to amylase digestion", M. Gidley, B. Flanagan, A. Lopez-Rubio and E.P. Gilbert, to be presented at Starch 2008 - Structure & Functionality, Nottingham, United Kingdom, March 2008.

"Food Architecture: Using Structural Techniques to Understand Functionality in Starch", 32nd Annual Condensed Matter and Materials Meeting, Wagga Wagga, January 2008.

"State of the water in soy protein from water dynamics using quasi-elastic neutron spectroscopy", 32nd Annual Condensed Matter and Materials Meeting, Wagga Wagga, January 2008.

"Soy glycinin: from chemical solutions to real food powders. Influence of pH and ionic strength on the protein quaternary structure", Australian Research Network for Advanced Materials, Deakin University (Dec 2008).

2007

"Complementary Studies of Enzyme-Resistant Starch - Implications for Human Health", Asian Crystallograhic Association conference, Taiwan, November 2007.

"Complementary Sudies of Enzyme-Resistant Starch - Implications for Human Health", National Taiwan University, November 2007.

"Combined Hydrolysis and Recrystallisation of Starch during Digestion: Towards a Better Understanding of Resistant Starch Formation", 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS on FOOD and NUTRITION, Istanbul, October 2007.

"Effects of Processing High-Amylose Maize Starches Under Controlled Conditions on Structural Organization and Amylase Digestibility", 14th European Carbohydrate Symposium, Lubeck, Germany, September 2007.

"Role of water in low moisture gluten: A Structural in sight ", RACI Cereal Chemistry Conference, Melbourne, September 2007.

"Molecular Rearrangement of Starch During Digestion as Inferred by Scattering Techniques" RACI Cereal Chemistry Conference, Melbourne, August 2007.

"Structural Characterization of Acylated Starches with Increased Delivery of Short-Chain Fatty Acids" RACI Cereal Chemistry Conference, Melbourne, August 2007.

"Probing Food Materials Using Advanced Radiation Sources." RACI Cereal Chemistry Conference, Melbourne, August 2007.

"Structural characterisation of native soy protein in the 'dry state'.", Institute of Food Technologists Conference, Chicago, USA, July 2007.

'Hydration induced structure changes in native, denatured and protected Soy Glycinin (11S) in dry state.' Institute of Food Technologists Annual meeting. Chicago, IL. July 2007.

"Hydration study of Soy protein in the 'Dry State'", 14th Gums and Stabilisers Conference, Wrexham, June 2007.

"Hydration induced structure changes in Soy Glycinin.", 14th Gums and Stabilisers Conference, Wrexham, June 2007.

'Formulating Healthier Foods and the role of hydrocolloids.' The North East Wales Institute, Wrexham, UK, June 2007.

"Proteins in the 'Dry' State - New Science and Product Opportunities", Australian Institute for Food Science and Technology Conference, Melbourne, June 2007.

"Shedding New Light on Starch Digestion." Australian Institute for Food Science and Technology Conference, Melbourne, June 2007.

2006

"Food science at ANSTO: Investigations into the structure of food." Post-Australian-Taiwan Strategic Workshop, ANSTO.

"Small Angle Scattering from the Soy Protein Glycinin in the 'Dry State'" 5th AINSE/ANBUG Neutron Scattering Symposium, Sydney.

"Structural Modifications of High-Amylose Starches during Digestion: A Small Angle Scattering Study" 5th AINSE/ANBUG Neutron Scattering Symposium, Sydney.

"Digestibility of starches: effects of polymer conformation and food structure." Nutrition Society of Australia Meeting, Sydney.

"Application of Small-Angle Scattering to the Determination of Resistant Starch Structure", RACI Cereal Chemistry Conference, Fremantle.

"Application of Small-Angle Scattering to the Determination of Resistant Starch Structure", Australian Institute for Food Science and Technology Conference, Adelaide.

Dr Amparo Lopez-Rubio with her poster titled 'Application of Small-Angle Scattering to the Determination of Resistant Starch Structure' at the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) conference, Adelaide, July 2006

Dr Catherine Kealley with her poster titled 'Small-Angle Scattering from Proteins in the 'Dry State' at the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) conference, Adelaide, July 2006

"Small-angle Scattering from Proteins in the 'Dry State'", Australian Institute for Food Science and Technology Conference, Adelaide.

"Determination of Nanostructure in Food Systems by Small-Angle Neutron Scattering." "New Physical Measurement Methods in Food Science" Workshop, Adelaide.

'Small-angle scattering from the soy protein glycinn in the 'dry state'.' AINSE/ANBUG Neutron Scattering Symposium, ANSTO.

'Food Science and Small Angle Scattering: Current research at ANSTO.' AXAA NSW Branch Christmas Technical Meeting, Sydney.

'Digestibility of starches: effects of polymer conformation and food structure.' Nutrition Society of Australia Meeting, Sydney.

'Improved performance of amylopectin films containing microfibrillated cellulose.' Australian Institute for Food Science and Technology Conference, Adelaide.