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Ross, Kelly, Ph. D.

Research Scientist

Contact Information:

4200 Highway 97, PO Box 5000
Summerland, British Columbia V0H 1Z0
Telephone: 250-494-6411
Fax: 250-494-0755
Email: kelly.ross@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Food structure-food relationships
  • Food chemistry: plant polyphenols, plant polysaccharides
  • Food processing: physio-chemical changes in plant materials during processing
  • Food quality: mechanical properties, rheological properties, structure and texture of foods

Current Projects:

  • Involved in the development of innvation strategies for the processing and production of plant-based functional foods and nutracuetical products for improving health, wellness and quality of life for Canadians
  • Involved in the discovery and development of plant-based functional food ingredients and nutraceutical products for improved quality of life and increased economic activity for Canadians
  • Involved in the extraction, separation and purification processess for value addedd food products

Affiliations:

  • Member of the Canadian Institute of Food Science Technology

Research publications

2015

2014

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other science related publications

2016

  • Siow, Y.L., Isaak, C.K., Prashar, S., Wong, M.H., Bhusal, A., O, K., Brown, D., Debnath, S., Ross, K., Blewett, H., Aliani, M., and Utioh, A. (2016) Health benefits of emerging crops in Canada. Therapeutic Applications of Functional Food and Bioactives, April 21-23, 2016 Winnipeg, Canada. Invited Speaker.

2015

  • Diarra, M.S., Delaquis, P.J., Topp, E., McCallum, J.L., Ehret, D.L., Malouin, F., Gong, J., Brar, S.K., and Ross, K.A. (2015). Fruit Pomaces to Improve Immunity and Health of Organic Chickens. Project ID: AIP-CL02 – Organic Science Cluster II; Research Project Annual Report 2014-2015. AIP-CL02 – Organic Science Cluster II. (Report)
  • Islam, M.R., Lepp, D., Yin, X., Ross, K.A., Delaquis, P.J., Erhet, D., and Diarra, M.S. (2015). "Gut Microbiota of Organic Broiler Chickens Fed with or without Blueberry Pomace", Guelph Food Safety Seminar Series - Food Safety: Compliance to Commitment (GFSS 11th Annual Symposium), Guelph, Ontario, Canada, October 22, 2015, Poster presentation. (Abstract)
  • Siow, Y.L., Brown, D.C.W., Blewett, H.J., Debnath, S.C., and Ross, K.A. (2015). Lingonberry: characterization and preserving an emerging bioresource for Canada. Project ID: 13-1129; Research Project Annual Report 2014-2015., AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)

2014

  • Dawson, A., Ross, K.A., and Bach, S.J. (2014). "Antimicrobial activity of phenolic and crude polysaccharide compounds isolated from apples, cherries, and North American ginseng against foodborne pathogens.", United Fresh 2014, Chicago, IL, USA, June 10-14, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Harrison, N. and Ross, K.A. (2014). Development of innovative processes to produce a premium quality craft hard cider based on use of existing dessert apple cultivars grown in British Columbia (BC Tree Fruit Report). (Report)
  • Ross, K.A. (2014). "Value-Added Processing: Innovations and Trends for Apples.", Regional Research Users Meeting on Apple for the British Columbia Fruit Growers Association, Summerland, BC, Canada, November 26, 2014. (Presentation)
  • Ross, K.A., Brown, D.C.W., Siow, Y.L., Arcand, Y., and Bach, S. (2014). Identification, Characterization and Proof of Bioactivity of Polysaccharide and Polysaccharide Conjugates in Apples, Cherries and North American Ginseng. Project ID: 2668; Research Project Final Report 2013-2014., AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)
  • Ross, K.A., Brown, D.M., Siow, Y.L., Arcand, Y., and Bach, S.J. (2014). Identification, characterization and proof of bioactivity of polysaccharide and polysaccharide conjugates in apples, cherries and North American ginseng. Research Project Final Report. AAFC RBPI #2668. (Report)
  • Siow, Y.L., Brown, D.C.W., Blewett, H.J., Debnath, S.C., and Ross, K.A. (2014). Lingonberry: characterization and preserving an emerging bioresource for Canada. Project ID: 13-1129; Research Project Annual Report 2013-2014, AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)

2013

  • Brown, D.C.W., McCallum, J.L., Siow, Y.L., Jordan, M.C., Netticadan, T., Kirby, C.W., and Ross, K.A. (2013). The Characterization and Proof of Efficacy of Bioactives from Fruits. Project ID: 1717; Research Project Final Report 2012-2013., AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)
  • Ross, K.A. (2013). "Enhancing Economic Opportunities for Sweet Cherries: Identification of Novel Compounds with Health Benefits & Development of Value-Added Products.", Regional Research Users Meeting on Cherries for the BC Cherry Association, Summerland, BC, Canada, December 10, 2013. (Presentation)
  • Ross, K.A. (2013). "Enhancing Economic Opportunities for Sweet Cherries: Identification of Novel Compounds with Health Benefits & Development of Value-Added Products.", Regional Research Users Meeting on Cherries for the BC Cherry Association, Summerland, BC, Canada, December 10, 2013. (Presentation)
  • Ross, K.A. (2013). "Water Extractable Polysaccharides from Tree Fruits and Berries:Novel Compounds with Potential Health Benefits.", 3rd Food Studies Conference, Austin, TX, USA, October 15-16, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Ross, K.A., Brown, D.C.W., Siow, Y.L., Arcand, Y., and Bach, S. (2013). Identification, Characterization and Proof of Bioactivity of Polysaccharide and Polysaccharide Conjugates in Apples. Project ID: 2668; Research Project Annual Report 2012-2013., AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)
  • Ross, K.A., Brown, D.M., Siow, Y.L., Arcand, Y., and Bach, S.J. (2013). Identification, characterization and proof of bioactivity of polysaccharide and polysaccharide conjugates in apples, cherries and North American ginseng. Research Project Annual Report. AAFC RBPI #2668. (Report)
  • Ross, K.A., Siow, Y.L., and Brown, D.C.W. (2013). "Water Extractable Polysaccharides from Tree Fruits and Berries: Novel Compounds with Potential Health Benefits.", 3rd Food Studies Conference, Austin, TX, USA, October 15-16, 2013. (Poster)

2012

  • Brown, D.C.W., McCallum, J.L., Siow, Y.L., Jordan, M.C., Netticadan, T., Kirby, C.W., and Ross, K.A. (2012). The Characterization and Proof of Efficacy of Bioactives from Fruits. Project ID: 1717; Research Project Annual Report 2011-2012., AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)
  • Ross, K.A., Brown, D.C.W., Siow, Y.L., Arcand, Y., and Bach, S. (2012). Identification, Characterization and Proof of Bioactivity of Polysaccharide and Polysaccharide Conjugates in Apples. Project ID: 2668; Research Project Annual Report 2011-2012., AAFC Science and Technology Branch. (Report)

2011

  • Brown, D.C.W., Mazza, G., Ross, K.A., Jordan, M.A., McCallum, J.L., Netticadan, T., Siow, Y.L., Khanizadeh, S., Ames, N.P., and Lui, E.M.K. (2011). "Plant Bioactives Research in Canada.", Plant Bioactives Research in Canada. Canada-United Kingdom Gut and Health Workshop, AAFC-FRDC / AAC-CRDA, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada, February 24-25, 2011.
  • Brown, D.C.W., Mazza, G., Ross, K.A., Jordan, M.A., McCallum, J.L., Netticadan, T., Siow, Y.L., Khanizadeh, S., Ames, N.P., and Lui, E.M.K. (2011). "Plant Bioactives Research in Canada.", Plant Bioactives Research in Canada. Canada-United Kingdom Gut and Health Workshop, AAFC-FRDC / AAC-CRDA, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada, February 24-25, 2011. (Poster)
  • Ross, K.A. and Mazza, G. (2011). "Conjugated polysaccharides as potential health promoting compounds in berries and cherries.", in Tuberoso, C. (ed.) - Berries: Properties Consumption and Nutrition, Nova Science Publishers Inc, Chapter 3.

2010

  • Buranov, A.U., Ross, K.A., and Mazza, G. (2010). "Bioproducts from flax shives: extraction, purification & characterization of lignin.", 2nd International Conference on Northern Viticulture, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada, November 9-11, 2009. (Abstract)
  • Buranov, A.U., Ross, K.A., and Mazza, G. (2010). "Lignin from flax shives: extraction, purification & characterization.", Cellulosic Biofuel Network (CBN) 2nd Annual General Meeting, Ottawa Marriott Hotel, Ottawa, ON, Canada, March 11-12, 2010, Poster #14, pp. 24. (Poster)
  • Buranov, A.U., Ross, K.A., and Mazza, G. (2010). "Lignin from flax shives: extraction, purification, & characterization.", 2nd Annual General Meeting of the Cellulosic Biofuels Network, Marriott, Ottawa, ON, Canada, March 10-12, 2010, Poster #14, pp. 17. (Abstract)

2009

  • Tamaki, Y., Fukumoto, L.R., Zhang, M., Ross, K.A., and Mazza, G. (2009). "Structural carbohydrates, lignin, and micro-components in straw of selected Canadian crops. 2009 Biofuels & Bioenergy: A Changing Climate.", IEA Bioenergy Multi-Tasks Conference - Biofuels & Bioenergy: A Changing Climate, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 23-26, 2009. (Abstract)
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