Could 3, 2020 —
Michael Eskin, Division of Meals and Human Dietary Sciences, has been named the 2020 recipient of the Supelco AOCS (American Oil Chemists Society) Analysis Award.
That is AOCS’s most prestigious award which acknowledges excellent authentic analysis in fat, oils, lipid chemistry and biochemistry.
The Supelco award has been given yearly since 1964 and Dr. Eskin is the fifth Canadian scientist to obtain this award. Among the many recipients are three Nobel laureates, and no different lipid award can declare this distinction. It has been introduced to scientists in many alternative disciplines, together with natural chemistry, bodily chemistry, biochemistry and vitamin.
This award comes with a plaque and a substantive money prize, and alternative to current an award lecture. As a result of cancellation of the Annual Convention in Montreal on the finish of April, alternative routes are being examined to offer for all of the 2020 AOCS awardees.
Dr. Eskin’s award quotation reads:
N.A. Michael Eskin is a professor on the College of Manitoba and a Fellow of AOCS, Institute of Meals Technologists, Canadian Institute of Meals Science and Expertise, and the Institute of Meals Science and Expertise within the UK. He’s acknowledged for his work on edible oils and performed a key position within the profitable improvement of canola oil. Dr. Eskin has printed over 250 analysis articles, ebook chapters, monographs, abstracts and several other patents. He has printed 15 books, together with two on canola. He has additionally executed in depth analysis on enzymes and gums in addition to developed various colorimetric strategies, together with one for phytate that’s nonetheless used worldwide. He not too long ago celebrated his 50th yr on the college the place he served as division chair and affiliate dean. In 2017, he was chosen by the scholars in his school as Professor of the 12 months. Michael is the recipient of many awards, together with the Order of Canada in 2016 for his contributions to the worldwide success of canola oil. He served as chair of the AOCS Lipid Oxidation and High quality Division and was the primary chair of the AOCS Division Council. Along with serving as an affiliate editor of JAOCS, he was co-editor of Lipid Expertise for seven years and is affiliate editor of schooling for the AOCS Lipid Library. Dr. Eskin was the recipient of the Stephen S. Chang Award from IFT in 2012 and AOCS in 2018. He additionally acquired the AOCS Herbert J. Dutton Award in 2017, AOCS Alton Bailey Award in 2013 and AOCS Timothy L. Mounts Award in 2007. He’s well-known for his Lipid Raps and simply accomplished his newest one on protein.
— to news.umanitoba.ca