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Student Wins International Poster Competition

Hazila Khalid, a Cereal Science Ph.D. candidate, won the Poster Presentation Competition Award for best poster at the 15th International Cereal and Bread Congress held in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 18-21, 2016.

May 12, 2016

Hazila Khalid, a Cereal Science Ph.D. candidate, won the Poster Presentation Competition Award for best poster at the 15th International Cereal and Bread Congress (ICBC) held in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 18-21, 2016. The title of Khalid’s poster is Impact of Bran Components on the Quality of Whole Wheat Bread.

More than 200 posters were presented by graduate students in the poster competition. Judges were appointed from among the professional and industry participants. After the submitted posters were rated, the best three posters were awarded with a monetary prize.

Khalid’s project focused on whole-wheat milling and bread quality, bran components and genotype by environment effect on whole wheat bread quality. Her advisor is Dr. Senay Simsek, associate professor in wheat end-use quality.

The 15th ICBC was organized by the International Association for Cereal Science and Technology (ICC) and ICC's national representation in Turkey, Hacettepe University. The event hosted 440 participants from 50 countries, which included researchers and manufacturers, policy makers and representatives from regulatory bodies, representatives from industry and subject matter experts in the areas of food production, grain/crop breeding and growing, storage, milling, baking and food processing, as well as students and professionals. Held every four years, the ICBC is an opportunity for learning, networking and collaborating at the crossroads of different continents and cultures.

Khalid would like to thank North Dakota State University for the research opportunity and support, and also the Malaysian Agriculture Research and Development Institute (MARDI) for the financial support.

Related Links:
http://icbc2016.org/en/
https://www.icc.or.at/

Source: Senay Simsek, 701-231-7737,
Editor: Kamie Beeson, 701-231-7123,

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