Colin Kay

Associate Professor, Translational Nutrition and Food Sciences, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences

Ph.D. Nutritional Biochemistry, University of Guelph, Canada
M.S. Human Biology and Nutritional Science, University of Guelph, Canada
B.S. Biological Sciences, University of Guelph, Canada

Campus Address:
600 Laureate Way
Kannapolis, NC 28081

Lab Personnel:

Preeti Chandra, Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Atul Rathore, Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Jessica Everhart, Research Support Technician
Harry Schulz, Laboratory Manager Technician
Monique Carvalho Templeton, Graduate Student

More information about Colin Kay

Dr. Colin Kay is a nutritional biochemist and associate professor of translational nutrition. His research isĀ centered around establishing the metabolism of dietary phytochemicals and the potential impact this has on their biological activity, particularly with respect to disorders and diseases associated with aging. His research core is focused on the development of targeted methodologies for the identification of microbial-derived biosignatures of polyphenol consumption. This core is supported by a program of human clinical research, involving pharmacokinetic analysis and screening of vascular and immune activity.


Colin Kay