Dr Ni Yang (Nicole) was appointed to the role of Laboratory Manager for Food and Feed Analysis Consultancy and Training Service (http://nottingham.ac.uk/facts),
She is managing various commercial projects externally and contributing to a number of research projects internally, based on her knowledge and work experience on Food Science subjects over last ten years. She also supports the analytical chemistry laboratories in Food Sciences which contain GC-MS, HPLC, LC-MSMS and MS-Nose technologies.
With her passion and experience on managing knowledge transferable projects, she is also actively applying her skills into a wide range of activities, such as initialising and organising "Trend in Food Flavour" Conference, exploring international collaboration opportunities, and fundraising for disabled children in Africa.
Current research interests include flavour release and stability, coffee flavour chemistry and chilli perception.
Trend in Food Research
Training on GC-MS and MS-Nose
Nicole is enthusiastic about international collaboration in the field of food flavour research. Her current passion is about trigeminal sensation evoke from capsaicin and how it interacts with… read more
YANG, NI, LIU, CHUJIAO, LIU, XINGKUN, DEGN, TINA KREUZFELDT, MUNCHOW, MORTEN and FISK, IAN, 2016. Determination of volatile marker compounds of common coffee roast defects FOOD CHEMISTRY. 211, 206-214 ULUISIK, SELMAN, CHAPMAN, NATALIE H., SMITH, REBECCA, POOLE, MERVIN, ADAMS, GARY, GILLIS, RICHARD B., BESONG, TABOT M. D., SHELDON, JUDITH, STIEGELMEYER, SUZY, PEREZ, LAURA, SAMSULRIZAL, NURUL, WANG, DUODUO, FISK, IAN D., YANG, NI, BAXTER, CHARLES, RICKETT, DANIEL, FRAY, RUPERT, BLANCO-ULATE, BARBARA, POWELL, ANN L. T., HARDING, STEPHEN E., CRAIGON, JIM, ROSE, JOCELYN K. C., FICH, ERIC A., SUN, LI, DOMOZYCH, DAVID S., FRASER, PAUL D., TUCKER, GREGORY A., GRIERSON, DON and SEYMOUR, GRAHAM B., 2016. Genetic improvement of tomato by targeted control of fruit softening (vol 34, 950, 2016) NATURE BIOTECHNOLOGY. 34(9), CHIU, NATALIE, HEWSON, LOUISE, YANG, NI, LINFORTH, ROBERT and FISK, IAN, 2015. Controlling salt and aroma perception through the inclusion of air fillers LWT-FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 63(1), 65-70
YANG, N., HORT, J. LINFORTH, R. S. T., TAYLOR, A. J., WALSH, S., BROWN, K., & FISK, I.D., 2014. Aroma and Flavour Solvent: Impact on the Matrix. Flavour Science: Proceedings from XIII Weurman Flavour Research Symposium. 147-150