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About Dr Ben (Lei) Liu

Dr Ben Liu BE(Beijing), GradCertMangt(SCU), PhD
Dr Lei Liu has completed his PhD 'Phytochemical and Pharmacological Perspectives of Wheat Grain and Lupin Seed' in 2010. He has wide interest in biological active phytochemicals, related to cereal chemistry, lupin, sugar cane, cocoa, grape fruit, seaweed, Australian native plants, Chinese traditional medicine and natural pesticides. He has proven expertise in the isolation and identification of bioactive secondary metabolites using bioactivity-guided fractionation.
He has carried out a serial projects funded by Cooperative Research Centres (CRC), including GrainFoods, Sugarcane and Cotton CRCs. He has devoted himself to study health promoting functional food and nutraceuticals, and environmentally sustainable agriculture. Current research is focused on understanding and quantification of plant growth hormones in seaweed, which is a project funded by Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).


Present Research Fellow, Southern Cross University Southern Cross Plant Science


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Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore, NSW
Australia 2480
Phone: (+61 2)6622 3211
Fax: (+61 2)6622 3459
Mobile: 0401581714


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