Payal Karmakar

Researcher 3
160 FSCN

1334 Eckles Ave
St Paul, MN 55108
United States

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Protein Chemistry


Dr. Payal Karmakar is currently working as Researcher 3 in PPIC under Dr. Pam Ismail. She pursued her doctorate degree from National Dairy Research Institute, India where she worked on developing a milk protein-based Pickering emulsion for encapsulation of lutein and its application in yogurt. She did her bachelors degree in the field of Dairy Technology and her masters degree in Dairy Chemistry from West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, India. For her masters program, she worked on the functionalities of nano zinc fortified yogurt and has published a research paper based on the same. Her field of research interest includes chemistry of milk proteins and polysaccharides, their interactions, nanotechnology and food fortification. Her hobby is singing and she is a trained classical singer.