Assoc Prof Dr. Sumei Hu | Food and Nutrition | Best Researcher Award

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences - China

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Early Academic Pursuits:

Dr. Sumei Hu embarked on her academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Food Quality and Safety from the College of Food Science and Engineering at Shandong Agricultural University. She then pursued a Master's degree in Food Processing and Food Preservation at China Agricultural University and later earned a Ph.D. in Food and Nutrition Metabolomics from the Conway Institute, Institute of Food and Health, University College Dublin. During her academic pursuits, her focused on diverse aspects of food science, including the study of milk-derived bioactives and the quality changes of common carp during storage.

Professional Endeavors:

Following her academic achievements, Her engaged in various research roles. As a Ph.D. student, she worked in Prof. Lorraine Brennan's lab, investigating the effects of milk-derived bioactives on cellular function and metabolic profiles. Subsequently, she served as a Postdoctoral Researcher in Prof. John Speakman's group at the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. her continued her research in the investigation of genes affecting glucose control in mice and explored the impact of dietary macronutrients on body weight and adiposity.

Contributions and Research Focus:

Sumei's research contributions spanned a wide range of topics, from the protective effects of milk-derived bioactives on pancreatic β-cells to the exploration of lifestyle and genetics in super lean individuals resistant to weight gain. Her investigations into the glycemic effects of milk-derived bioactives and their impact on pancreatic β-cell functions were presented at various international conferences. Additionally, her work extended to the examination of dietary macronutrients and their role in glucose homeostasis in mice.

Accolades and Recognition:

Her commitment to excellence in research was acknowledged through numerous awards and honors. Notable recognitions include the Shenzhen Excellent Science & Technology Academic Paper Awards in 2022 and 2023, as well as the Awards for Excellence Post Doc in 2018. She also received scholarships for conference attendance, including the Keystone Symposia Scholarship and the Nutrition Society Travel Grant.

Impact and Influence:

Sumei's research findings, as presented in conferences and through academic publications, showcased her impactful contributions to the fields of food science and nutrition metabolomics. Her work on the glycemic effects of bioactives and the genetic factors influencing body weight and adiposity added valuable insights to these areas of study.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

Now serving as an Associate Professor in Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Her continues to contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge. Her involvement in the SIAT International Collaboration Laboratory Grant indicates a commitment to collaborative research endeavors. With a strong foundation in animal handling, metabolomics, and various laboratory techniques, her is well-positioned to make further contributions to the understanding of nutrition, metabolism, and related scientific domains in the future.


Citations     1120

h-index        14

i10-index      18

Notable Publications:

1 Daily energy expenditure through the human life course H Pontzer, Y Yamada, H Sagayama, PN Ainslie, LF Andersen, ... Science 373 (6556), 808-812 ( 277 ) - 2021

2 Dietary fat, but not protein or carbohydrate, regulates energy intake and causes adiposity in mice S Hu, LU Wang, D Yang, L Li, J Togo, Y Wu, Q Liu, B Li, M Li, G Wang, ... Cell metabolism 28 (3), 415-431. e4 ( 223 ) - 2018

3 Energy compensation and adiposity in humans V Careau, LG Halsey, H Pontzer, PN Ainslie, LF Andersen, LJ Anderson, ... Current Biology 31 (20), 4659-4666. e2 ( 82 ) - 2021

4 A standard calculation methodology for human doubly labeled water studies JR Speakman, Y Yamada, H Sagayama, ESF Berman, PN Ainslie, ... Cell Reports Medicine 2 (2) ( 79 ) - 2021

5 Biochemical, sensory and microbiological attributes of bream (Megalobrama amblycephala) during partial freezing and chilled storage Y Song, Y Luo, J You, H Shen, S Hu Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 92 (1), 197-202 ( 76 ) - 2012

6 Impact of dietary sucrose on adiposity and glucose homeostasis in C57BL/6J mice depends on mode of ingestion: liquid or solid J Togo, S Hu, M Li, C Niu, JR Speakman Molecular metabolism 27, 22-32 (60 ) - 2019

7 冷藏和微冻条件下鲤鱼品质变化的研究 胡素梅, 张丽娜, 罗永康, 沈慧星, 宋永令, 崔建云m 渔业现代化, 38-42 ( 37 ) - 2010

8 草鱼片在冷藏和微冻条件下品质变化的研究 张丽娜, 胡素梅, 王瑞环, 罗永康, 崔建云 食品科技, 175-179 ( 37 ) - 2010

9 Physical activity and fat-free mass during growth and in later life KR Westerterp, Y Yamada, H Sagayama, PN Ainslie, LF Andersen, ... The American journal of clinical nutrition 114 (5), 1583-1589 (34 ) - 2021

10 Effect of silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) muscle hydrolysates and fish skin hydrolysates on the quality of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) during 4 °C … S Hu, Y Luo, J Cui, W Lu, H Wang, J You, H Shen International journal of food science & technology 48 (1), 187-194          ( 31 ) - 2013


Sumei Hu | Food and Nutrition | Best Researcher Award

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