Professor and Eagles Chair in Food Biotechnology
Director, Wine Research Centre
phone: 6048220418
fax: 6048225143
FNH 231
2205 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4


The Blythe and Violet Eagles Chair in Food Biotechnology was awarded to Dr. Hennie van Vuuren whose previous position was the Senior NSERC/Industrial Research Chair in the Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute at Brock University.

Before emigrating to Canada, he was Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Director of the Institute for Biotechnology at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. Dr. van Vuuren is a wine biotechnologist and founding Director of the Wine Research Centre at UBC.

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