Néstor Gutiérrez-Méndez

Autonomous University of Chihuahua

Prof. Néstor Gutiérrez-Méndez has been a researcher in the Chemistry Faculty at the Autonomous University of Chihuahua (UACH), Mexico since 2008. He received his M.Sc. degree (Food Science and Technology) in 2004 from the UACH and earned his Doctorate (Food Science) in 2008 from the Research Center for Food and Development (CIAD). He is a member of the Mexican National Researchers Registry since 2009. He won two times (2006, 2011) the National Award in Food Science and Technology (PNCTA). His research focuses on Dairy Science and Technology, with a particular interest in the crystallization of lactose, the use of plant-derived proteases for cheese making, and the enzymatic modification of milk fat.

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