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Personal profile

Personal profile

Professor Blanchard completed a BAppSc degree at Charles Sturt University (CSU) before undertaking a PhD in molecular biology based at CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra.

Prof. Blanchard worked as a molecular biologist at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in Lausanne, Switzerland and as a protein biochemist at the CSIRO Grain Quality Research Laboratory prior to joining CSU in 1998. Professor Blanchard is an academic within the School of Biomedical Sciences and a Pathway Leader within the Graham Centre. He is also the Director of the ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Functional Grains (Functional Grains Centre).

Research Interests

Professor Blanchard's research interests related to grain quality and investigating ways to improve the value of grain. He currently leads research projects in the following areas:

-       Pulse Market intelligence (GRDC)

-       New GI screening methods for rice (RIRDC)

-       Improving pulse profitability in Pakistan (ACIAR)

-       New opportunities for Sorghum (GRDC)

-       ARC ITTC for Functional Grains (ARC)

Teaching

Professor Blanchard is actively involved in the supervision of postgraduate students in the area of grain quality.

External positions

Non Executive Director, Grains Research and Development Corporation

01 Oct 2017 → …

Panel Member, Grains Research and Development Corporation

01 Oct 200930 Sep 2015

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Research Output 1995 2019

Apoptosis Induction Pathway in Human Colorectal Cancer Cell Line SW480 Exposed to Cereal Phenolic Extracts

Rao, S., Chinkwo, K., Santhakumar, A., Johnson, S. & Blanchard, C., 04 Jul 2019, In : Molecules. 24, 13, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sorghum
apoptosis
rice
Sorghum
cultured cells

Fabrication, structure, and function evaluation of the ferritin based nano-carrier for food bioactive compounds

Liu, Y., Yang, R., Liu, J., Meng, D., Zhou, Z., Zhang, Y. & Blanchard, C., 28 Jun 2019, In : Food Chemistry. 299, p. 1-10 10 p., 125097.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Function evaluation
ferritin
Ferritins
encapsulation
Encapsulation

Health Benefits of Coloured Rice

Callcott, E., Santhakumar, A. & Blanchard, C., 20 Feb 2019.

Research output: Other contribution to conferencePresentation only

rice
obesity
functional foods
polyphenols
oxidative stress

Identification of Genes Involved in Lipid Biosynthesis through de novo Transcriptome Assembly from Cocos nucifera Developing Endosperm

Reynolds, K. B., Cullerne, D. P., El Tahchy, A., Rolland, V., Blanchard, C. L., Wood, C. C., Singh, S. P. & Petrie, J. R., 01 May 2019, In : Plant & cell physiology. 60, 5, p. 945-960 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Cocos
Endosperm
Cocos nucifera
Transcriptome
transcriptome
2 Citations (Scopus)

Intrinsic and extrinsic factors affecting rice starch digestibility

Toutounji, M. R., Farahnaky, A., Santhakumar, A. B., Oli, P., Butardo, V. M. & Blanchard, C. L., 01 Jun 2019, In : Trends in Food Science and Technology. 88, p. 10-22 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Intrinsic Factor
rice starch
Starch
digestibility
starch

Press / Media

Unlocking the potential of the lentil

Christopher Blanchard

02/11/18

1 media contribution

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Pulse product innovation

Stephen Cork, Christopher Blanchard, Asgar Farahnaky & Andrew Mawson

19/02/18

1 media contribution

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Pasta on the pulse

Neeta Karve, Saira Hussain & Christopher Blanchard

27/06/16

1 media contribution

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Search for healthy answers in canola meal

Saira Hussain, Padraig Strappe & Christopher Blanchard

20/01/15

1 media contribution

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