Gordon Zello, PhD, M.Sc, B.Sc - Chair of the Science Committee
Gordon Zello is a Professor of Nutrition in the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition and currently Assistant Dean of the Division of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Saskatchewan.
He arrived in Saskatoon in 1992 after completing graduate studies determining the dietary amino acid and protein needs of young adults at the University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children.
Dr. Zello teaches courses in “Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate and Energy Metabolism”, “Nutritional Assessment” and “Research Methods” and has an active graduate and research program in both basic and applied nutrition. His fields of specialization are intermediary metabolism and nutritional assessment. His research interests include the measurement of body composition, energy expenditure, and nutrient requirements in both healthy and clinical populations, as well as studying the integration and regulation of metabolism in differing nutritional states.
Dr. Zello is a member of the University’s Obesity Research Group and the Saskatchewan Natural Products Network. He has published over 70 scientific articles and review papers, and has given over 90 conference presentations.
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