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Michele Yates

Sensory Analyst

Schaub Food Science Building, Room 106




M.S. Food Science North Carolina State University 1987

B.S. Foods and Nutrition Western Carolina University 1979

Area(s) of Expertise

Sensory evaluation techniques with an emphasis on descriptive analysis and development of food and beverage lexicons. I maintain an external contract panel trained in descriptive analysis to identify and quantify appearance, flavor and texture attributes. Our projects provide critical data to both university research investigators and private industry.