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Wang, Qi, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Contact Information:

93 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontatio N1G 5C9
Telephone: 226-217-8077
Fax: 519-829-2600
Email: qi.wang@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • molecular characterisation of polysaccharides
  • study of structure - function relationship of polysaccharides as dietary fiber and texture modifiers of foods
  • emcapsulation of bioactive substances - essential oils, probiotics and bacterial phages
  • extraction, characterisation of novel polysaccharides from natural products

Current Projects:

  • Polysaccharide gums from agriculture products: chemical structure, functional properties and value added processing
  • Polysaccharides and dietary fibers
  • Development of encapsulation for bioactive substances

Affiliations:

  • Editorial Board Member of Carbohydrate Polymers
  • Associate Graduate Faculty, University of Guelph, Food Science Department

Research publications

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other science related publications

2015

  • Gong, J., Wang, Q., and Diarra, M.S. (2015). "The potential of essential oils in controlling necrotic enteritis: Can encapsulation help?", 1st International Conference on Necrotic Enteritis in Poultry, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 10-12, 2015. (Abstract)
  • Wang, Q., Liu, H., Gong, J., Chabot, D., Miller, S.S., Miller, S.S., Cui, S.W., and Zhong, F. (2015). "A novel encapsulation method to protect probiotic bacteria during spray drying", 23th International Conference on Bioencapsulation, Delft, The Netherlands, September 2-4, 2015. (Poster)

2014

  • Ding, H. et al. (2014). "Flaxseed kernel dietary fibre: Partial structure and physicochemical characterization.", 17th International Gums and Stabilizers for the Food Industry Conference, pp. 90-99.
  • Guo, T.C., Yang, Y., Zhang, Y., Yu, H., Gong, J., and Wang, Q. (2014). "In vitro and in vivo release of carvacrol encapsulated in ca-alginate microspheres in chickens.", 41st Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Controlled Release Society, Chicago, USA, July 13-16, 2014, Oral presentation.
  • Lessard, M., Bergeron, N., Deschêne, K., Matte, J.J., Guay, F., Bissonnette, N., Talbot, B.G., Gong, J., Wang, Q., Quessy, S., and Letellier, A. (2014). "Intestinal gene expression involved in innate and acquired immune responses of pigs is affected by Salmonella infection and diets supplemented with gut health-enhancing feed additives.", 23rd International Pig Veterinary Society Congress, Cancun, México, June 8-11, 2014, Abstract A1387. (Poster)
  • Lin, X., Wang, Q., Li, W., and Wright, A.J. (2014). "In vitro digestive stability, lipolysis and bioaccessibility of an algal oil emulsion stabilized with soy lecithin.", 105th AOCS Annual Meeting and Short Courses, San Antonio, Texas, USA, May 4-7, 2014. (Poster)
  • Liu, H., Wang, Q., Gong, J., Yu, H., Guo, Q., Cui, S.W., and Miller, S.A. (2014). A novel microencapsulation method for protecting probiotic bacteria during spray drying. (Filled on April 1st, 2014. It is in the process of patent application).
  • Zhang, Y., Guo, T.C., Yu, H., Gong, J., and Wang, Q. (2014). "Alginate-whey protein dry powder optimized for intestinal delivery of essential oils in chickens.", 12th International Hydrocolloids Conference, Taiwan, May 5-9, 2014, Oral presentation.

2012

  • Islam, G., Wang, Q., Sabour, P.M., and Warriner, K. (2012). "Microencapsulation of bio-control bacteriophage by spray drying method.", 20th International Conference on Bioencapsulation, Orillia, ON, Canada, September 21-24, 2012.
  • Ma, Y., Wang, Q., Sabour, P.M., Chambers, J.R., and Wu, Y. (2012). "Encapsulation of bacteriophage for enhanced delivery to chicken intestine in vitro vs in vivo.", 50th National Conference of the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST's): Innovation meets Commercialization, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 27-29, 2012.
  • Ma, Y., Wang, Q., Tang, Z.X., Sabour, P.M., Chambers, J.R., and Griffith, M. (2012). "Microencapsulation of Bacteriophage for Enhanced Delivery to Chicken Intestine.", 10th Annual OMAFRA Food Safety Research Forum, Guelph, ON, Canada, May 2, 2012.
  • Tang, Z.X., Ma, Y., Wang, Q., Sabour, P.M., and Wu, X. (2012). "Microencapsulation of bacteriophages for oral delivery to chicken intestines.", 11th International Hydrocolloids Conference, Stewart Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA, May 14-18, 2012.
  • Wang, Q. (2012). "Microencapsulation in the development of alternatives for antibiotics for food animals.", Guelph Food Research Center, Guelph, ON, Canada, June 21, 2012. (Presentation)
  • Wang, Q., Ma, Y., Zhang, Y., Gong, J., Sabour, P.M., Chambers, J.R., and de Lange, C.F.M. (2012). "Application of microencapsulation in the development of alternatives for antibiotics in food animal production.", 20th International Conference on Bioencapsulation, Orillia, ON, Canada, September 21-24, 2012.
  • Yin, F.G., Farzan, V., Wang, Q., Yu, H., Yin, Y.L., Friendship, R.M., and Gong, J. (2012). "Evaluation of Lactobacillus fermented diets for controlling Salmonella Typhimurium in newly-weaned pigs.", 8th INRA-Rowett Symposium on Gut Microbiology, Gut microbiota: friend or foe?, Clermont, France, June 17-20, 2012.
  • Zhang, Y., Yu, H., Marta, H., Wang, Q., Yin, Y.L., and Gong, J. (2012). "Evaluation of antimicrobial effects of encapsulated carvacrol against salmonella typhimurium pt193 in chicken gut digesta.", 50th National Conference of the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST's): Innovation meets Commercialization, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 27-29, 2012.

2011

  • Ma, Y., Wang, Q., Gong, J., and Wu, X.Y. (2011). "Towards replacement of antibiotics in feed: encapsulation of cinnamaldehyde oil for delivery to the gastrointestinal tract of pigs.", Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) 61st Annual Conference / Conférence annuelle de la Société Canadienne des Microbiologistes (SCM), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada, June 20-23, 2011, AE25.
  • Ma, Y., Wang, Q., Tang, Z.X., Sabour, P.M., Chambers, J.R., and Pacan, J.C. (2011). "Encapsulation of bacteriophage for enhanced delivery to chicken intestine.", 2011 Federal Food Safety and Nutrition Research (FFSNR) Web-based Seminar Series, Canada, November 29-December 15, 2011.
  • Zhang, Y., Yu, H., Marta, H., Yin, Y.L., Wang, Q., and Gong, J. (2011). "Antimicrobial activity of carvacrol towards to E. coli K88 in different sections of the intestine of growing pigs.", Guelph Food Safety Seminar Series (GFSSS) 8th Annual Symposium: Evidence to Decisions: Turning Knowledge into Practice, Guelph, ON, Canada, October 25, 2011.
  • Zhang, Y., Yu, H., Marta, H., Yin, Y.L., Wang, Q., and Gong, J. (2011). "Effects of pig digesta from different intestinal regions on the antimicrobial activity of carvacrol towards E. coli K88.", 50th National Conference of the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST's): Innovation meets Commercialization, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, May 27-29, 2012.
  • Zheng, X., Li, L., and Wang, Q. (2011). "Properties of arabinoxylans from wheat bran, shorts and flour.", 2011 International Conference on Future Materials Engineering and Industry Application (ICFMEIA 2011), Bali, Indonesia, August 4-5, 2011.
  • Zheng, X., Li, L., and Wang, Q. (2011). "The properties of β-glucans from different fractions of hull-less barley.", 2011 International Conference on Future Materials Engineering and Industry Application (ICFMEIA 2011), Bali, Indonesia, August 4-5, 2011.

2010

  • Tang, Z.X., Ma, Y., Huang, X.Q., Baxi, S., Wang, Q., and Sabour, P.M. (2010). "In-vitro survival of dried encapsulated Staphylococcus aureus phage K at different temperature.", 2010 Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST) and AAFC Conference, Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 30-June 1, 2010.

2009

  • Chambers, J.R., Wang, Q., and Sabour, P.M. (2009). "Investigation of protected delivery of lytic bacteriophage to the chicken intestine for control of food-borne Salmonella spp.", Poultry Industry Council Research Day, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada, May 12, 2009. (Presentation)
  • Wang, Q., Gong, J., and Sabour, P.M. (2009). "Development of encapsulation of bioactive materials for the control of foodborne pathogens via oral delivery.", 15th Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry Conference, Wrexham, UK, June 22-25, 2009.
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