Hanna Staroszczyk

Department of Chemistry, Technology and Biotechnology of Food, Faculty of Chemistry, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland
Bacterial cellulose: a versatile natural hydrocolloid

Hanna Staroszczyk, PhD, DSc, earned her BS and MS at the Cracow University of Technology, her PhD at the Hugon Kołłątaj University of Agriculture in Cracow, and her DSc at the Gdańsk University of Technology (GUT), Poland. Currently she is head of the Department of Chemistry, Technology and Biotechnology of Food in GUT. She also worked as researcher / postdoc / visiting professor at the Institute of Food Research in Norwich, UK; Academia Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan; University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, USA. Her research is focused on the biopolymer chemistry. She is an author / co-author of original papers on the modification of polysaccharides and proteins, as well as editor of books on food chemistry.