- Harraway's 2019 Visiting Professor
Professor and Dean, Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia
Professor Yada has an accomplished track record not only as a researcher and academic, but also as a leader for several international organisations, including past President and Fellow of the International Academy of International Union of Food Science and Technology. He is the North American Editor for Trends in Food Science and Technology, on editorial boards for several journals, and has authored over 220 journal publications and several book chapters.
Professor Yada’s research expertise is in food structure and health relationships focusing on factors regulating the quality of horticultural commodities and their molecular markers related to biochemistry and plant physiology, as well as protein structural parameters at a molecular level.