Dr Robert Asenstorfer

Postdoctoral Fellow

School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

Faculty of Sciences


Research Interests

Cereal Grain Biochemistry:
Identification of pigments involved in the formation of the yellow colour in alkaline noodles at high pH
Investigation of factors that influences the colour of pasta
Wheat gibberellins

Wine Chemistry:
Properties of anthocyanins and related pigments and their effect on wine colour

Biological Chemistry:
Vetch toxin analysis
Agrocins and agrocinopines found in plant tissue transformed by Agrobacterium tumefaciens

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  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2009 - 2013 Co-Supervisor Stability and Esterification of Lutein in Bread Wheat During Post Harvest Storage in Comparison with Banana Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Fauziah Tufail Ahmad
    2008 - 2012 Co-Supervisor Genetic Control of Apigenin di-C-glycoside Biosynthesis in Bread Wheat Grain and their role as yellow Pigments of Asian Alkaline Noodles Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Grace Yasmein Wijaya
  • Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Phone: 83137227
  • Email: robert.asenstorfer@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 7109
  • Campus: Waite
  • Building: Waite, floor B
  • Room: B 10
  • Org Unit: School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

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