Staff of the Department of Food Science – University of Copenhagen

Ylva Margareta Ardö

Ylva Margareta Ardö

Professor emeritus.

Professor in Dairy Technology

Section of Dairy Technology, Department of Food Science, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Main research and teaching areas

Cheese technology and ripening, comprising structure and flavour development in normal and low fat cheese, effect on ripening from spontaneously growing lactobacilli in cheese, use of bacteria cultures to control activities in cheese, amino acid catabolism and flavour formation, methods for the evaluation of cheese ripening, characterisation of cheese varieties, influences of cheese milk treatment on cheese.

Biochemistry of milk and dairy products.

Education

M Sc chem eng, Lund Technical University, Lund, Sweden, 1973
M Sc in mathematics and chemistry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 1974
Lic eng, Pure and Applied Biochemistry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 1989
PhD chem eng, Pure and Applied Biochemistry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 1994
Docent in Food Technology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 1999

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