Keynote Speakers Details


Prof. Baojun Xu /Chair Professor

Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College

  • Hytochemicals
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Functional Foods
  • Molecular Nutrition
  • Cell Biology

Dr. Xu is a Chair Professor in Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC, a full English teaching college in China), Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), Zhuhai Scholar Distinguished Professor, Department Head of Department of Life Sciences, Program Director of Food Science and Technology Program, author of over 300 peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Xu received Ph.D. in Food Science from Chungnam National University, South Korea. He conducted postdoctoral research work in North Dakota State University (NDSU), Purdue University, and Gerald P. Murphy Cancer Foundation in USA during 2005-2009. He did short-term visiting research in NDSU in 2012, and University Georgia in 2014, and followed by visiting research during his sabbatical leave (7 months) in Pennsylvania State University in USA in 2016. Dr. Xu is serving as Associate Editor-in-Chief of Food Science and Human Wellness, Associate Editor of Food Research International, Associate Editor of Food Frontiers, and the editorial board member of Food Chemistry, Food Chemistry: X, etc. He received inaugural President’s Award for Outstanding Research of UIC in 2016, President’s Award for Outstanding Service of UIC in 2020. Dr. Xu has been listed in the world's top 2% scientists by Stanford University in 2020, 2021, 2022, and has been listed in the Best Scientist in the world in the field of Biology and Biochemistry at in 2023.