Protein Basics Short Course

May 20-21, 2024

FScN Building, Room 15

The Plant Protein Innovation Center (PPIC) is excited to announce our Fourth Protein Basics Short Course will be held on May 20th and 21st, 2024 in Room 15 at the Food Science and Nutrition Building on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus. We will have speakers from both industry and academia to discuss current and upcoming market trends, give an overview on food proteins, provide basic protein chemistry, cover production of protein ingredients, introduce protein modification for enhanced functionality, highlight challenges and opportunities when formulating with plant proteins, and more. The course will feature live demonstrations and experiences in the PPIC analytical laboratories, test kitchen, and the UMN Pilot Plant.