Dr. John Rupnow

Professor Emeritus
247 Food Innovation Center
Lincoln, NE 68588-6205

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Emeriti Profile


  • B.S. Education, Wisconsin State University
  • M.S. Microbiology, University of Illinois-Charleston
  • Ph.D. Food Science, Purdue University

Teaching and/or Extension Activities

  • Food Toxicology, Food Safety, Introduction to Food Science


  • King, J.A. and J.H. Rupnow. 1992. A primer on using visuals in technical presentations. Food Tech: 157-170.
  • Uhlman, L.A., U. Shillinger, J.H. Rupnow, W.H. Holzapfel. 1992. Identification and characterization of two bacteriocin-producing strains of Lactococcus lactis isolated from vegetables. Int.J. Food Micro. 16:141-151.
  • Rayas-Duarte, P. and Rupnow, J.H. 1992. Gamma-irradiation affects some physical and chemical properties of dry bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) starch. J. Food Science (in press). (9356)
  • Rayas-Duarte, P. and J.H. Rupnow. 1994. Effect of gamma irradiation on dry bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) starch. Physicocheical Properties. Sci. J. Food Sci. 59(4) 839-843. (10609)
  • Rupnow, J.H. and J.A. King. 1995. A primer on using the poster session in technical presentations. Food Tech 49:93-102.

Research Areas