Dr. Joe Baumert

Professor Director FARRP
282 Food Innovation Center
Lincoln, NE 68588-6207

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Faculty Profile


Research Area:

Research interests include the identification and characterization of novel food allergens, examination of the digestive stability of major food allergens, development and improvement of analytical methods for detection of allergenic food proteins, and development of quantitative risk assessment models for food allergens.  Director of the Food Allergy Research & Resource Program.


  • B.S. Agricultural Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • M.S./Ph.D. Animal Science/Food Science & Technology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Post Doc. Food Allergy Research, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Teaching and/or Extension Activities

  • Advise Undergraduate, MS and PhD students.


Five Selected Publications:

  • Taylor, S.L., Baumert, J.L., Kruizinga, A.G., Remington, B.C., Crevel, R.W.R., Brooke-Taylor, S., Allen, K.J., The Allergen Bureau of Australia & New Zealand, Houben, G. (2014). Establishment of reference doses for residues of allergenic foods: report of the VITAL Expert Panel. Food & Chemical Toxicology. 63:9-17.
  • Allen, K. J., Remington, B. C., Baumert, J. L., Crevel, R. W. R., Houben, G. F., Brooke-Taylor, S., Kruizinga, A. G., A. A. B., Taylor, S. (2014). Allergen reference doses for precautionary labeling (VITAL 2.0): Clinical implications. Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology. 133:156-164.
  • Remington, B. C., Baumert, J. L., Marx, D. B., Taylor, S. L. (2013).  Quantitative risk assessment of foods containing peanut advisory labeling.  Food and Chemical Toxicology. 62, 179-187.
  • Masthoff, L.J., Hoff, R., Verhoeckx, K.C.M., van Os-Medendorp, H., Michelsen-Huisman, A., Baumert, J.L., Pasmans, S.G., Meijer, Y., and Knulst, A.C. (2013). A systematic review of the effects of thermal processing on the allergenicity of tree nuts. Allergy. 68:983-993.
  • De Jongh, H.J., Robles, C.L., Timmerman, E., Nordlee, J.A., Lee, P-W., Baumert, J.L., Hamilton, R.G., Taylor, S.L., and Koppelman, S.J. (2013). Digestibility and IgE-binding of glycosylated codfish parvalbumin. BioMed Research International. 2013:1-10.

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