Justin Carlson

Justin CarlsonName: Justin Carlson
Hometown: Pine City, Minn.
Degree Pursuing: Food Science Ph.D.
Adviser: Joanne Slavin
Research TitleFiber Evaluation for Prebiotic Effects and Fermentation Kinetics - Sustainable Sources and Commercial Products
Our lab group analyzes the the impact that dietary fibers have on the gut microbiome.

Seminar presentation archive (video) 

How did you become interested in food science? 
I have been interested in food science my entire life.

Why did you choose the University of Minnesota?
I chose to come to the University of Minnesota as an undergraduate because I greatly enjoyed the atmosphere here, and decided to stay as a graduate student because I love working with Professor Slavin.

Future plans 
Upon graduation I'd like to continue to work in the food industry.