Description of Research Interests
- Nutritional and functional properties of plant proteins
- Food protein from novel and underutilized sources
- Extrusion cooking
Selected Recent Publications
Nabuuma, D., Nakimbugwe, D., Byaruhanga, Y.B., Saalia, F.K., Phillips, R.D., Chen, J. 2013. Formulation of a drinkable peanut-based therapeutic food for malnourished children using plant sources. Intl. J. Food Sci. & Nutr. 64(4): 467-75.
Bechman, A, R. D. Phillips, and J. Chen. 2012 Changes in selected physical property and enzyme activity of rice and barley koji during fermentation and storage. J Food Sci 77:M318-M322.
Klu, Y., J. H. Williams, R. D. Phillips, and J. Chen. 2012. Survival of Lactobacillus Rhamnosus GG in full fat and reduced fat peanut butter as influenced by storage conditions and product matrixes. 77:M659-663.
Phillips, Robert D. 2013. “10. Cowpea Processing and Products” IN Siddiq, M., and Uebersax, M.A. Dry Beans and Pulses: Production, Processing, and Nutrition John Wiley & Sons pp235-259.
Saalia, F.K., Phillips, R.D. 2010. Degradation of aflatoxins in aqueous buffer in the presence of nucleophiles. Food Control. 21 (7): 1066-1069.