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Steven Newmaster

Steven Newmaster

Director, Natural Health Products (NHP) Research Alliance

Dr. Steven Newmaster has been a Botany & Genomics professor at the University of Guelph, Canada for more than 20 years. He is currently the director of the NHP Research Alliance.

He conducts research on plant genomics and metabolomics, medicinal plants, and molecular diagnostic identification systems with more than 150 publications and $20 million in R&D funding.

Currently, he is conducting leading international research on molecular diagnostic tools for NHP authentication and genomic diversity in botanical ingredients used in food, nutritional supplements, medicinal plants, and natural health products.

His R&D has resulted in the development of policy on biodiversity and international trade of botanicals, including product authentication certification within the food and natural product industry within Canada, USA, Europe, and Asia. He advises on the authentication of herbal products to regulators and is developing new QA/QC industry standards for testing natural ingredient authenticity.