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Russel Keast, Deakin University, Australia

Russel Keast

Professor Russell Keast BSci (Hons), PhD, CFS established and leads the Centre for Advanced Sensory Science at Deakin University, Melbourne Australia.  He completed his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from the University of Otago in New Zealand. After completing his PhD, Russell joined Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia for 4 years as a Postdoctoral Fellow working primarily on taste perception. Russell moved to Australia to join Deakin University, where he completed a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education and transitioned to a teaching/research academic. His research focuses on the sense of taste and the associations with diet and health.  Russell has published over 100 scientific publications with funding from Government and food industry. Russell is on Editorial Boards for Journal of Food Science, Chemical Senses and Chemosensory Perception

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