Uri Lesmes

Associate Professor Uri Lesmes is Group Leader of the Lab of Food Chemistry & Bioactives and head of the Food and Health Innovation Center, both in the Technion Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering.
Associate Professor Uri Lesmes is Group Leader of the Lab of Food Chemistry & Bioactives and head of the Food and Health Innovation Center, both in the Technion Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering. He is also associated with the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute.

Prof. Lesmes’ research focuses on using technology to improve diets and enhance nutrition. His lab is equipped with bioreactors that mimic the human stomach and intestines, to provide a better understanding of the digestive fate of foods for different populations.