Rothamsted Research. United Kingdom.
BiographyAlison’s main focus of research is in the area of wheat quality exploiting cereal grains for improved human health and processing, specifically the content and composition of dietary fibre, which have established benefits in reducing the risk of several chronic diseases including type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease and some types of cancer. In the newly funded Designing Future Wheat (DFW) UK wheat research programme, she is a Co-I in the Enhanced Health Benefits work package.
She also currently leads the BBSRC Newton Funded project Enhanced Rice Quality for Health (EnRicH).