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With 30 years of botany and genetics experience, Dr. Steven Newmaster is the Director of the NHP (Natural Health Product) Research Alliance at the University of Guelph.

He is leading the international Research and Development of molecular diagnostic tools for the authentication of product ingredients.

Dr. Newmaster’s research includes the development of scientific standards that underpin quality assurance in food and natural health products.

The global impact of his research affects brand security, safety policies and international trade of food and natural products.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Assemblage of reference materials for testing species ingredients.
  • Innovative research on genomics and metabolomics.
  • Establishing and validating standard operating procedures for testing ingredients.
  • Development of mobile molecular diagnostic biotechnology