Declan J. Troy – Assistant Director of Research, Teagasc – the Irish Agriculture and Development Authority/ Director of Technology and Knowledge Transfer for Teagasc Food Programme

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    Declan J. Troy is the Assistant Director of Research for Teagasc – the Irish Agriculture and Development Authority. He is also Director of Technology and Knowledge Transfer for the Teagasc Food Programme. Declan is a Chartered Chemist of the Royal Society of Chemistry and completed his post graduate studies at University College Dublin in 1986 investigating the biochemistry of muscle proteases as a function of pH. He later became Head of the Meat Science Department in The National Food Centre, Dublin. During this time, he has published over 100 scientific peer reviewed publications, book chapters and scientific articles, mainly in the area of food quality. The main focus of his research is on the biochemistry of muscle proteins.  Declan has fostered highly successful international collaborations and exchange of knowledge in food science by leading trans-national research programs worth more than €50 million that supported 125 Ph.D. students globally in different laboratories at collaborating institutions. Recently, he coordinated a €8.1 million proposal to develop an industry-led Meat Technology Centre funded by the Irish meat industry and the Irish state agency Enterprise Ireland. Declan J. Troy  has just been selected as the 2017 American Meat Science Association AMSA International Lectureship Award winner. Declan sits on many national and international committees formulating research priorities in food science and advising state agencies and companies. He served as Chairman of the World Congress of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) 2016 in Dublin in his capacity as President of the Institute of Food Science and Technology of Ireland (IFSTI). He also chaired the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST) in 2006 (Dublin)and recently in 2017 (Cork).

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