Professor Jan Frank, Ph.D.

Education

August 2004 - Ph.D. in Food Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden

September 2000 - Diploma (“Master of Science”) in Human Nutrition and Home Economics (“Diplom Oecotrophologe”), Bonn University, Germany


Professional experience

September 2013-present - Professor, Division Biofunctionality and Safety of FoodInstitute of Biological Chemistry and NutritionHohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany

September 2012-August 2013 - Professor of Human Metabolomics, Department of Nutrition and Food ScienceUniversity of Bonn, Germany 

September 2009-August 2012 - Group Leader (Bioavailability and Bioactivity of Micronutrients), Institute of Biological Chemistry and NutritionHohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany

June 2006 - Guest researcher, School of Biomedical and MolecularSciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK

March-May 2006 - Guest researcher, Hugh Sinclair Human Nutrition Group, School of Food BiosciencesUniversity of Reading, UK

March 2005-August 2009 - Senior Researcher, Institute of Human Nutrition and Food ScienceChristian Albrechts University (CAU), Kiel, Germany

August 2004-February 2005 - Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Food ScienceSLU, Uppsala, Sweden

May-September 2003 - Collaborative research with Prof. Traber at the Linus Pauling InstituteOregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA

February 2001-July 2004 - Ph.D. student, Department of Food ScienceSLU, Uppsala, Sweden

October 2000-January 2001 - Guest researcher, Department of Food ScienceSLU, Uppsala, Sweden

July 1997-September 1998 - Guest student, research project at the Department of Food ScienceSLU, Uppsala, Sweden

October 1993-September 2000 - Student of Human Nutrition and Home Economics (“Ernährungs- und Haushaltswissenschaften”) a the University of Bonn, Germany


Editorial activities

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NFS Journal (Elsevier)

Editor-in-Chief since 2015




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PharmaNutrition (Elsevier)
Member of the editorial board since 2016




The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry (Elsevier)

Member of the editorial board since 2014




biofactors

BioFactors (Wiley)

Member of the editorial board since 2013




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Nutrition (Elsevier)

Associate Editor Micronutrients (previously Co-Regional Editor Europe) since 2012




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Plant Foods for Human Nutrition (Springer)

Member of the editorial board since 2011





Affiliations

Society of Nutrition and Food Science
Since 2013; Founding President

Global Phytonutrient Society (GPS)
Since 2016

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)
Since 2016; Member of the steering committee

Food Security Center
Since 2011, Vice Director since 2017

Gesellschaft für angewandte Vitaminforschung e.V.
Since 2009, Member of the Board of Directors since 2012

Society for Free Radical Research - Europe
Since 2009

Universitätsbund Hohenheim e.V.
Since 2009

New York Academy of Sciences
2004-2009

Oxygen Club of California
Since 2002

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e.V. (German Nutrition Society)
Since 1996


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