Cui, Steve, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Contact Information:

93 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5C9
Telephone: 226-217-8076
Fax: 519-829-2600

Areas of Expertise:

  • extraction and fraction
  • functional properties
  • carbohydrate chemistry
  • value added processing
  • complex carbohydrates
  • water soluble dietary fiber
  • rheology and texture

Current Projects:

  • Biopolymer interactions-polysaccharide and polysaccharide and as well polysaccharides and proteins
  • Comprehensive fractionation and utilization of commercial wheat bran
  • Novel and environment-friendly applications of hydrocolloids in non-food systems. Understanding the mechanisms and improvement of quality of gum stabilized joints for landscaping industry
  • Polysaccharide gums from agriculture products: chemical structure, functional properties and value added processing

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.


  • Guo, Q., Cui, S.W., Kang, J., Ding, H., Wang, Q., and Wang, C. (2015). "Non-starch polysaccharides from American ginseng: Physicochemical investigation and structural characterization.", Food Hydrocolloids, 44, pp. 320-327. doi : 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2014.09.031
  • Kang, J., Guo, Q., Wang, Q., Phillips, G.O., and Cui, S.W. (2015). "New studies on gum ghatti (Anogeissus latifolia) part V: The conformational properties of gum ghatti.", Food Hydrocolloids, 43, pp. 25-30. doi : 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2014.04.042
  • Kang, J., Guo, Q., Wang, Q., Phillips, G.O., and Cui, S.W. (2015). "New studies on gum ghatti (Anogeissuslatifolia) part VI: Physicochemical characteristics of the protein moiety of gum ghatti.", Food Hydrocolloids, 44, pp. 237-243. doi : 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2014.09.013







Other Science Related Publications:


  • Power, K.A., Villeneuve, S., Mondor, M., Fustier, P., Arcand, Y., Lamarche, F., Britten, M., Cui, S.W., Tsao, R., Fofana, B., and Wanasundara, P.K.J.P.D. (2012). "Recent progress on the incorporation of flaxseed into cereal based matrices: delivery of bioactives to target sites and a comprehensive assessment of their biological effects.", 64th Flax Institute of the United States, Doublewood Inn, Fargo, ND, USA, March 29-30, 2012. (Presentation)