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Aude Watrelot








Dr. Aude A. Watrelot

Assistant Professor of Enology Food biochemistry

M.S in Biology and Health Science mention Food Science and Human Nutrition

B.S. in Plant Physiology and Biotechnology


Current Group Members

Graduate students:

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Yiliang Cheng

PhD student (2024)

Yiliang is currently a Ph.D. student in Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) at Iowa State University. She received her B.S degree in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing, and Nutrition Sciences at NC State University and M.S. degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition at ISU. Her research focuses on the effect of leaf removal treatment and winemaking practices on polyphenols from cold-hardy grapes and red wines. She has a strong interest in food biochemistry, and she is also excited for the opportunities to deeply learn about grape and wine chemistry.



Undergraduate students:


Emily Kuelbs

B.S (Fall 2022)

Emily is currently studying Chemical Engineering at Iowa State University. After graduation, she hopes to work in food science research and development.


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Lucas Buren

B.S (Fall 2021)

Lucas is currently studying Horticulture and French at Iowa State University. After graduation, he hopes to blend his passions for science and culture by furthering his studies involving viticulture and enology.




Lindsey Bouska

B.S (Graduated in Spring 2021)

Lindsey is currently studying Food Science at Iowa State University.


Carmen Vavra

Celeste Chadwick

Past Group Members

Daniel Acuna

FSHN former undergraduate student (January - April 2020)