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Peer Reviewed Publications (*Corresponding Author)

  1. Malalgoda, M., Ohm, J.B., Meinhardt, S., Simsek*, S. 2017. Association between gluten protein composition and breadmaking quality characteristics in historical and modern spring wheat. Cereal Chemistry. Article in press.
  2. Bhadraa, R., Ambrose, K, R.P., Casada, M. E., Simsek, S., Siliverue, K. 2017. Air and moisture transport properties of low-oil DDGS. Cereal Chemistry. Article in press.
  3. Whitney, K. L., Simsek*, S. 2017. Reduced gelatinization, hydrolysis and digestibility in whole wheat bread in comparison to white bread. Cereal chemistry. Article in press.
  4. Malalgoda, M., Manthey, F., Simsek*, S. 2017. Reducing the celiac disease antigenicity of wheat. Cereal Chemistry. Article in press.
  5. Jin, Z., Zhou, B., Gillespie, J., Gross, T., Barr, J., Simsek, S., Brueggeman, R.S., Schwarz, P. 2017. Production of deoxynivalenol (DON) and DON-3-glucoside during the malting of Fusarium infected hard red spring wheat. Food Control. Article in press.
  6. Ohm, J.B., Simsek, S., Mergoum, M., 2017. Variation of protein MWD parameters and their associations with free asparagine concentration and quality characteristics in hard red spring wheat. Journal of Cereal Science. Article in press.
  7. Khalid, K.H., Manthey, F., Simsek*, S. 2017. Whole grain-wheat flour production using ultra-centrifugal mill. Cereal Chemistry. Article in press.
  8. Shanbhouge, S.S., Bezbaruah, A., Simsek, S., Khan, E. 2017. Trichloroethene removal by separately encapsulated and co-encapsulated bacterial degraders and nanoscale zero-valent iron. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. Article in press.
  9. Khalid, K.H., Ohm, J.B., Simsek*, S. 2017. Whole wheat bread: Effect of bran fractions on dough and end-product quality. Journal of Cereal Science. Article in press.
  10. Herken, E. N., Simsek, S., Ohm, J.B. Yurdunuseven, A. 2017. Effect of Mahaleb on cookie quality. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. Article in press.
  11. Sun, J., Khan, E., Simsek, S., Ohm, J.B., Simsek, H. 2017. Bioavailability of dissolved organic nitrogen (DON) in wastewaters from animal feedlots and storage lagoons. Chemosphere. 186:695-701.
  12. Simsek, S., Ozcan, M., Juhaimi, F., ElBabiker, E., Ghafoor, K. 2017. Amino acid and sugar contents of wild and cultivated carob (Ceratonia Ciliqua) pods collected in different harvest periods. Chemistry of Natural Compounds. 53:1008-1009
  13. Ohm, J.B., Mergoum, M., Simsek*, S. 2017. Variation of protein MWD parameters and their associations with free asparagine concentration and quality characteristics in hard red spring wheat. Cereal Chemistry. 94:712-716..
  14. Malalgoda, M., Ohm, J.B., Meinhardt, S., Chao, S., Simsek*, S. 2017. Cluster analysis of historical and modern hard red spring wheat cultivars based on parentage and HPLC analysis of gluten-forming proteins. Cereal chemistry. 94:560-567.
  15. Ozcan, M., Simsek, S. 2017. Characteristics of Myrtle (Myrtus communis L.) Fruit and Oils. Journal of Food Safety and Food Quality. 68:81-102.
  16. Bhadra, R., Ambrose, K., Casada, M., Kaliramesh, S., Simsek, S. 2017. Optimization and modeling of flow characteristics of low-oil DDGS using regression techniques. Transactions of the ASABE (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers). 60:249-258.
  17. Mendis, M., Leclerc, E., Simsek*, S. 2017. Arabinoxylan hydrolyzates as immunomodulators in CACO-2 and HT-29 colon cancer cell lines. Food & Function. 8:220-231.
  18. Escalante-Aburto, A., Figueroa-Cárdenas, J.D., Véles-Medina, J.J., Ponce-García, N, Hernández-Estrada, Z.J., Rayas-Duarte, P., Simsek, S., 2017. Viscoelastic properties of tablets from Osborne fractions, pentosans, flour and bread evaluated by creep tests. International Agrophyics. 31:307-315.
  19. Hammed, A.M., Jaswir, I., Simsek, S., Amid, A., Alam, Z. 2017. Chemical structure of sulfated polysaccharides from brown seaweed (Turbinaria turbinata). International Journal of Food Properties. 20:1457-1469.
  20. Malalgoda, M., Simsek, S*. 2017. Celiac disease and cereal proteins. Food Hydrocolloids. 68:108-113.
  21. Ovando-Martínez, M., Whitney, K.L., Ozsisli, B., Simsek*, S. 2017. Physicochemical properties of octenyl succinic esters of cereal, tuber and root starches. . Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. 41:1-19.
  22. Balic, R., Miljkovic, T., Ozsisli, B., Simsek*, S. 2017. Utilization of modified wheat and tapioca starches as fat replacements in bread formulation Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. 41:1-11.
  23. Hammed, A.M., Prajapati, S.K., Simsek, S., Simsek, H. 2017. Growth regime and environmental remediation of microalgae. Algae. 31:189-204.
  24. Ransom, J., Simsek, S, Schatz, B., Eriksmoen, E., Mehring, G., Mutukwa, I. 2016. Effect of a post-anthesis foliar application of nitrogen on grain protein and milling and baking quality of spring wheat. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 7:2505-2514.
  25. Whitney, K.L., Reuhs, B.L., Ovando-Martínez, M., Ozsisli, B., Simsek*, S. 2016. Analysis of octenylsuccinate rice and tapioca starches: Distribution of octenylsuccinic anhydride groups in starch granules. Food Chemistry. 211:608-615.
  26. Uludag, Y., Esen, E., Kokturk, G., Ozer, H., Muhammad, T., Olcer, Z., Basegmez, H.I.O., Simsek, S., Barut, S., Gok, M.Y., Akgun, M., Altintas, Z. 2016. Lab-on-a-chip based biosensor for the real-time detection of aflatoxin. Talanta. 160:381-388.
  27. Figueroa-Cárdenas, J.D., Escalante-Aburto, A., Véles-Medina, J.J., Hernández-Estrada, Z.J., Rayas-Duarte, P., Simsek, S., Ponce-García, N. 2016. Viscoelastic properties of tablets from Osborne solubility fraction, pentosans, flour and bread using relaxation tests. Journal of Cereal Science. 69:207-212.
  28. Baasandorj, T., Ohm, J.B., Simsek*, S. 2016. Effects of kernel vitreousness and protein level on protein molecular weight distribution, milling, and bread-making quality in hard red spring wheat. Cereal Chemistry. 93:426-434.
  29. Simsek, S., Ozcan, M.M., Al Juhaimi, F. 2016. Characteristics of turpentine (Pistacia terebinthus L.) fruit and fruit oil collected from two different locations. Zeitschrift Fur Arznei- & Gewurzpflanzen. 21: 102-106.
  30. Amarasinghe, C.C., Simsek, S., Brule-Babel, A., Fernando, W.G.D. 2016. Analysis of deoxynivalenol and deoxynivalenol-3-glucosides content in Canadian spring wheat cultivars inoculated with Fusarium graminearum. Food Additives and Contaminants Part A:-Chemistry Analysis Control Exposure & Risk Assessment. 33:1254-1264.
  31. Mergoum, M., Simsek, S., Zhong, S., Acevedo, M., Friesen, T.L, Alamri M.S., Xu, S., Liu, Z. H. 2016. . 'Elgin-ND' Spring Wheat: A Newly Adapted Cultivar to the North-Central Plains of the United States with High Agronomic and Quality Performance. Journal of Plant Registrations. 10:130-134.
  32. Simsek, S., Ohm, J.B., Dr.; Cariou; V., Mergoum, M. 2016. Effect of Flour Polymeric Proteins on Dough Thermal Properties and Breadmaking Characteristics for Hard Red Spring Wheat Genotypes. Journal of Cereal Science. 68:164-171.
  33. Kumar, A., Mantovani, E.E., Seetan, R., Soltani, A., Echeverry-Solarte, M., Jain, S., Simsek, S., Doehlert, D., Alamri M.S., Elias, E., Kianian, S., Mergoum, M. 2016. Dissection of genetic factors underlying wheat kernel shape and size in an elite × non-adapted cross using a high density snp linkage map. The Plant Genome. 9:1-22.
  34. Simsek*, S. Herken, E.N., Ovando-Martínez, M. 2016. Chemical composition, nutritional value and in vitro starch digestibility of roasted chickpeas. Journal of the Science of the Food and Agriculture. 96:2896–290.
  35. Lindgren, A., Simsek*, S. 2016. Evaluation of hard red spring wheat mill stream fractions using solvent retention capacity test. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. 40:131-139.
  36. Simsek*, S., Ovando-Martínez, M. 2016. Quality of dough and bread prepared with sea salt or sodium chloride. Journal of Food Process Engineering. 39:44-52.
  37. Mendis, M., Leclerc, E., Simsek*, S. 2016. Arabinoxylan hydrolyzates as immunomodulators in lipopolysaccharide-induced RAW264.7 macrophages. Food & Function. 7:3039-3045.
  38. Mendis, M., Leclerc, E., Simsek*, S. 2016. Arabinoxylans, gut microbiota and immunity. Carbohydrate Polymers. 139:159-166.
  39. Hammed, A. M., Ozsisli, B., Simsek*, S. 2016. Utilization of Microvisco-amylograph to Study Flour, Dough and Bread Qualities of Hydrocolloid/Flour Blends. International Journal of Food Properties. 19:591–604.
  40. De la Peña, E., Ohm, J.B., Simsek, S., Manthey, F. 2015. Physicochemical changes in non-traditional pasta during cooking. Cereal Chemistry. 92:578-587.
  41. Sandhu, G., Simsek, S., Manthey, F. 2015. Effect of xanthan gum on processing and cooking quality of nontraditional pasta. International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 50:1922-1932.
  42. Mendis, M., Simsek*, S. 2015. Production of structurally diverse wheat arabinoxylan hydrolyzates using combinations of xylanase and arabinofuranosidase. Carbohydrate Polymers. 132:452-459.
  43. Hammed, A. M., Ozsisli, B., Ohm, J.B., Simsek*, S. 2015. Relationship between solvent retention capacity and protein molecular weight distribution, quality characteristics, and breadmaking functionality of hard red spring wheat flour. Cereal Chemistry.92:466-474.
  44. Sandhu, G., Simsek, S., Manthey, F. 2015. Effect of guar gum on processing and cooking quality of nontraditional pasta. Journal of Food Process Engineering. 38:426-436.
  45. Simsek*, S., Ovando-Martínez, M., Marefati, A., Sjӧӧ, M., Rayner, M. 2015. Chemical composition, digestibility and emulsification properties of octenyl succinic esters of various starches. Food Research International. 75:41-49.
  46. Echeverry-Solarte, M., Kumar, A., Kianian, S., Simsek, S., Alamri M.S., Mantovani, E.E., McClean, P.E., Deckard, E.L., Elias, E., Schatz, B., Mergoum, M. 2015. New QTL alleles for quality-related traits in spring wheat revealed by RIL population derived from supernumerary × non-supernumerary spikelet genotypes Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128:893–912.
  47. Baasandorj, T., Ohm, J.B., Simsek, S.* 2015. Effect of dark, hard, and vitreous kernel content on protein molecular weight distribution and on milling and breadmaking quality characteristics for hard spring wheat samples from diverse growing regions. Cereal Chemistry. 92:570-577.
  48. Baasandorj, T., Ohm, J.B., Simsek, S.*2015. Effect of kernel size and mill type on protein, milling yield, and baking quality of hard red spring wheat. Cereal Chemistry. 91:81-87.
  49. MacRitchie, F., Simsek, S., Brookfield, D. 2014. AACCI Centennial Scientific Milestones: Rheology. Cereal Foods World. 59:252-254.
  50. Echeverry-Solarte, M., Kumar, A., Kianian, S., Mantovani, E.E., Simsek, S., Alamri M.S., Mergoum, M., 2014. Genome-wide genetic dissection of supernumerary spikelet and related traits in common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). The Plant Genome.7:1-16.
  51. Marais, F., Simsek, S., Poudel, R.S., Cookman D., Somo, M. 2014. Development of Hexaploid (AABBJJ) Tritipyrums with rearranged Thinopyrum distichum (Thunb.) Löve derived Genomes. Crop Science. 54:1-12.
  52. Mendis, M., Simsek*, S. 2014. Arabinoxylans and human health. Food Hydrocolloids. 42:239-243..
  53. Whitney, K.L., Ohm, J.B., Simsek*, S. 2014. Addition of glucose oxidase for the improvement of refrigerated dough quality. Cereal Chemistry. 91:548-553.
  54. Simsek, S.*, Doehlert, D.C., 2014. Oxygenated fatty acids isolated from wheat bran slurries. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. 17:1-6.
  55. Macharia, G.K., Peña, R.J., Simsek, S., Anderson, J.A. 2014. Variation at the glutenin subunits loci, single kernel characterization and evaluation of grain protein in East African bread wheat varieties. Euphytica. 197:409-421.
  56. Olorunnisola, S. K., Asiyanbi, -H. T., Hammed, A. M., Simsek*, S. 2014. Biological properties of lemongrass: An overview. International Food Research Journal. 21:455-462.
  57. Kuruc, J., Manthey, F., Simsek, S., Wolf-Hall, C. 2014. Survey of Ochratoxin A in Freshly Harvested Durum and Hard Red Spring Wheat in the United States, 2011-2012. Journal of Food Protection. 77:1005-1009.
  58. Chong, H.H., Simsek, S., Reuhs, B.L. 2014. Chemical properties of pectin from industry hot and cold break tomato products. Food and Nutrition Sciences. 5:1162-1167.
  59. Simsek*, S., Ovando-Martínez, M., Daglioglu, O., Guner, K.G., Gecgel, U. 2014. Physicochemical properties of starch from a cereal-based fermented food (tarhana). Nutrition & Food Sciences. 4:263-269.
  60. Ovando-Martínez, M., Daglioglu, O., Guner, K.G., Gecgel, U., Simsek*, S.  2014. Analysis of the fatty acids and phenolic compounds in a cereal-based fermented food (tarhana). Food and Nutrition Sciences. 5:1177-1184.
  61. Simons, C.W., Hunt-Schmid, E., Simsek, S., Hall, C., Biswas, A. 2014. Texturized pinto bean protein fortification in straight dough bread formulation. Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. 69:235-240.
  62. Simsek*, S., Ohm, J.B., Lu, H., Rugg, M., Berzonsky, W., Alamri, M., Mergoum, M. 2014. Effect of pre-harvest sprouting on physicochemical properties of starch in wheat. Foods. 3:194-207.
  63. Hammed, A. M., Simsek*, S. 2014. Hulled wheats: A review of nutritional properties and processing methods. Cereal Chemistry.91: 97-104.
  64. Ovando-Martínez, M., Guzmán-Maldonado, S.H., Simsek, S., Bello-Pérez, L.A., Osorio-Díaz, P. 2014.  Effect of water regimes on dietary fiber, polyphenols and antioxidant capacity of Black and Pinto beans. Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 5:342-352.
  65. Mergoum, M., Simsek, S., Zhong, S., Acevedo, M., Friesen, T.L., Singh, P.K., Adhikari, T.B., Rasmussen, J.W., Alamri M.S., M., Frohberg, R.C. 2014. ‘‘Velva’ spring wheat: An adapted cultivar to north central plains of the USA with high agronomic and quality performance. Journal of Plant Registrations. 8:32-37
  66. Simsek*, S., Ohm, J.B., Lu, H., Rugg, M., Berzonsky, W., Alamri, M., Mergoum, M. 2014. Effect of pre-harvest sprouting on physicochemical changes of proteins in Wheat. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 94:205-212.
  67. Jaswir, I., Hammed, A. M., Simsek, S., Amid, A., Alam, Z., Salleh, .M.N., Asiyanbi-Hammed, T., Octavianti, F. 2014. Cytotoxicity and inhibition of nitric oxide in lipopolysaccharide induced mammalian cell lines by aqueous extracts of brown seaweed. Journal of Oleo Science. 63:787-794.
  68. Mergoum, M., Harilal, V., Simsek, S., Alamri, M., Kianian, S., Elias, E., Kumar, A., Bassi, F. 2013. Agronomic and quality QTL mapping in elite by elite spring wheat population. Journal of Plant Breeding and Genetics. 1:19-33.
  69. Ovando-Martínez, M., Ozsisli, B., Anderson, J.A., Whitney, K.L., Ohm, J.B., Simsek*, S. 2013. Analysis of deoxynivalenol and deoxynivalenol-3-glucoside in Hard Red Spring Wheat inoculated with Fusarium graminearum. Toxins. 5: 2522-2532.
  70. Simsek*, S., Ovando-Martínez, M., Ozsisli, B., Whitney, K.L., Ohm, J.B. 2013. Occurrence of deoxynivalenol and deoxynivalenol-3-glucoside in hard red spring wheat grown in the USA. Toxins. 5: 2656-2670.
  71. Hossain, K., Ulven, C., Simsek, S., Alamri, M.S., Kumar, A., Mergoum, M. 2013. Interdependence of cultivar and environment on fiber composition in wheat bran. Australian Journal of Crop Science. 7: 525-531.
  72. Doehlert, D.C., Simsek*, S., Thavarajah, D., Thavarajah, T., Ohm, J.B. 2013. Detailed composition analyses of diverse oat genotype kernels grown in different environments in North Dakota. Cereal Chemistry. 90:572-578.
  73. Tsilo, T.J., Nygard, G., Khan K., Simsek, S., Hareland G.A., Chao, S., Anderson, J.A. 2013. Molecular Mapping of QTL Associated with Flour Water Absorption and Farinograph Related Traits in Bread Wheat. Euphytica. 194:293-302.
  74. Mendis, M., Ohm, J.B., Delcour, J., Gebruers, K., Meinhardt, S., Simsek*, S. 2013. Variability in Arabinoxylan, Xylanase Activity and Xylanase Inhibitor Levels in Hard Spring Wheat. Cereal Chemistry. 90: 240-248.
  75. Simsek*, S., Wood, K., Reuhs, BL. 2013. Structural analysis of succinoglycan oligosaccharides from Sinorhizobium meliloti strains with different host compatibility phenotypes. Journal of Bacteriology. 195: 2032-2038.
  76. Ovando-Martínez, M., Whitney, K.L., Reuhs, BL., Doehlert, D., Simsek*, S. 2013. Effect of Hydrothermal Treatment on Physicochemical and Digestibility Properties of Oat Starch. Food Research International. 52: 17-25.
  77. Ovando-Martínez, M., Whitney, Simsek*, S. 2013. Analysis of Starch in Food Systems by High Performance Size Exclusion Chromatography. Journal of Food Science. 78: 192-198
  78. Simsek*, S., Whitney, K.L., Ohm, J.B. 2013. Analysis of cereal starches by high performance size exclusion chromatography. Food Analytical Methods. 6: 181-190.
  79. Mergoum, M., Frohberg, R.C., Stack, R.C., Simsek, S., Adhikari, T.B., Rasmussen, J.W., Alamri M.S., Singh, P.K., Friesen, T.L. 2012. ‘Prosper’: A high-yielding hard red spring wheat cultivar adapted to the North Central Plains of the USA. Journal of Plant Registrations. 7: 75-80.
  80. Doehlert, D.C., Simsek, S., McMullen M. 2012. Extraction of β-glucan from oats for soluble dietary fiber quality analysis. Cereal Chemistry. 89: 230-236.
  81. Doehlert, D.C., Simsek, S. 2012. Variation in β-glucan fine structure, extractability and flour slurry viscosity in oats grown in different environments. Cereal Chemistry. 89:242-246.
  82. Mendis, M., Mendoza, B.R., Simsek*, S. 2012. Covalent immobilization of transglucosidase onto polymer beads for production of isomaltooligosaccharides. Catalysis Letters. 142:1107-1113.
  83. Simsek*, S., Ovando-Martínez, M., Whitney, K.L., Bello-Pérez, L.A. 2012. Effect of acetylation, oxidation and annealing on physicochemical properties of bean starch. Food Chemistry. 134:1796-1803.
  84. Ohm, J.B., Simsek S., Mergoum M. 2012. Modeling of dough mixing profile under thermal and non-thermal constraint for evaluation of bread-making quality of hard spring wheat flour. Cereal Chemistry. 89:135-141.
  85. Simsek*, S., Burgess K., Whitney K.L., Yan, G., Qian, S.Y. 2012. Analysis of deoxynivalenol and deoxynivalenol-3-glucoside in wheat. Food Control. 26:287-292.
  86. Sandhu, H., Manthey, F., Simsek, S. 2012. Ozone gas affects physical and chemical properties of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) starch. Carbohydrate Polymers. 87: 1261-1268.
  87. Bezbaruah, A.N., Shanbhogue, S.S., Simsek, S., Khan, E. 2011. Encapsulation of iron nanoparticles in alginate biopolymer for trichloroethylene remediation. Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 13:6673-6681.
  88. Simsek*, S., Whitney, K.L., Ohm, J.B., Mergoum, M. 2011. Refrigerated dough quality of hard red spring wheat: effect of genotype and environment on dough syruping and arabinoxylan production. Cereal Chemistry. 88: 445-450.
  89. Ovando-Martínez, M., Bello-Pérez, L.A., Whitney, K.L., Osorio-Díaz, P., Simsek*, S. 2011. Effect of the cooking on physicochemical and starch digestibility properties of two varieties of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) grown under different water regimes. Food Chemistry. 129: 358–365.
  90. Ovando-Martínez M., Osorio-Díaz, P., Whitney, K.L., Bello-Pérez, L.A., Simsek*, S. 2011. Starch characteristics of bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) grown in different localities. Carbohydrate Polymers. 85:54-64.
  91. Sandhu, H., Manthey, F., Simsek S. 2011. Quality of bread made from ozonated wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) flour. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 91:1576-1584.
  92. Mergoum, M., Simsek, S., Frohberg, R.C., Rasmussen, J.W., Friesen, T.L., Adhikari, T. 2011. ‘Barlow’: A high-quality and high-yielding hard red spring wheat cultivar adapted to the north central plains of the USA. Journal of Plant Registrations. 5:62-67.
  93. Tsilo, T.J., Simsek, S., Ohm, J., Hareland, G., Chao, S., Anderson, J.A. 2011. Quantitative trait loci influencing endosperm texture, dough-mixing strength and bread-making properties of the hard red spring wheat breeding lines. Genome. 54: 460-470.
  94. Zhang, Y., Simsek*, S., Campanella, O., Ohm, J.B., Chang, H., Reuhs, B.L., Mergoum, M. 2011. Rheological changes in refrigerated dough during storage in relation to proteins. Journal of Food Process Engineering. 34: 639-656.
  95. Whitney, K., Simsek*, S., Berzonsky, W., Ohm, J.B., Sorenson, B. 2011. The effect of spring wheat starch properties on flour tortilla quality. Journal of Food Process Engineering. 34:697-715.
  96. Simsek*, S., Whitney, K.L., Ohm, J.B., Anderson, J., Mergoum, M. 2011. Refrigerated dough quality: Effect of environment and genotypes of hard red spring wheat. Journal of Food Science. 76:101-107.
  97. Sandhu, H., Manthey, F., Simsek, S., Ohm, J.B. 2010. Comparison between potassium bromate and ozone treated flour as oxidants in bread-making. Cereal Chemistry. 88:103-108.
  98. Simsek*, S., Zhang, Y., Campanella, O. 2010. Physicochemical properties of arabinoxylans in refrigerated dough. Food Research International. 43:2119-2125.
  99. Tsilo, T.J., Hareland, G.A., Simsek, S., Chao, S., Anderson, J.A. 2010. Genome mapping of kernel characteristics in hard red spring wheat breeding lines. Theoretical Applied Genetics. 121:717–730.
  100. Ohm, J.B., Hareland, G., Simsek, S., Seabourn, B. Maghirang E., Dowell, F. 2010. Molecular weight distribution of proteins in hard red spring wheat: Relationship to quality parameters and intra-sample uniformity. Cereal Chemistry. 87:553–560.
  101. Ohm, J., Hareland, G., Simsek, S., Seabourn, B. 2009. Size-exclusion HPLC of protein using a narrow-bore column for evaluation of breadmaking quality of hard spring wheat flours. Cereal Chemistry. 86:463-469.
  102. Mergoum, M., Singh, P.K., Frohberg, R.C., Kianian, S.F., Ghavami, F., Hossain, K., Adhikari, T.B., Harilal, V.E., Simsek, S. 2009. Registration of Steele-ND/ND 735 wheat recombinant inbred lines mapping population. Journal of Plant Registrations. 3:300-303.
  103. Simsek*, S. 2009. Application of xanthan gum for reducing syruping in refrigerated doughs. Food Hydrocolloids. 23:2354-2358.
  104. Simsek*, S., Ojanen-Reuhs, T., Marie, C., Reuhs, B.L. 2009. An apigenin-induced decrease in K antigen production by Sinorhizobium sp. NGR234 is y4gM- and nodD1-dependent. Carbohydrate Research. 344:1947-1950.
  105. Zhang, Y. Simsek*, S. 2009. Physicochemical changes of starch in refrigerated dough during Storage. Carbohydrate Polymers. 78:268-274.
  106. Chong, H.H., Simsek, S., Reuhs, B.L. 2009. Analysis of cell-wall pectin from hot and cold break tomato preparations. Food Research International. 42: 770-772.
  107. Doehlert, D.C., Simsek, S., Wise, M.L. 2009. The green oat story: Possible mechanisms of green color formation in oat products during cooking. Journal of Food Science. 74:226-231.
  108. Simsek*, S., Tulbek, M., Yao, Y., Schatz, B. 2009. Starch characteristics of dry peas (Pisum sativum L.) grown in the USA. Food Chemistry. 115:832-838.
  109. Simsek*, S., Mert, B., Campanella, O., Reuhs, B.L. 2009. Chemical and rheological properties of bacterial succinoglycan with distinct structural characteristics. Carbohydrate Polymers. 76:320-324.
  110. Simsek*, S., Ohm, J. 2009. Structural changes of arabinoxylans in refrigerated dough. Carbohydrate Polymers. 77:87-94.
  111. Zhang, G., Mergoum, M., Kianian, S., Meyer, D.W., Simsek, S., Singh, P.K. 2009. Genetic relationship and QTL association between kernel shattering and agronomic traits in wheat. Crop Science. 49:451-458.
  112. Mergoum, M., Frohberg, R.C., Rasmussen, J.W., Friesen, T.L., Hareland, G., Simsek, S. 2009. Breeding for CLEARFIELD® herbicide Tolerance: Registration of ‘ND901CL’ Spring Wheat. Journal of Plant Registrations. 3: 170-174.
  113. Gonzalez-Hernandez, J.L., Singh, P.K., Mergoum, M., Adhikari, T.B., Kianian, S.F., Simsek, S., Elias, E.M. 2009. A quantitative trait locus on chromosome 5B controls resistance of Triticum turgidum (L.) var. diccocoides to Stagonosporanodorum blotch. Euphytica. 166: 199-206.
  114. Shin, J.E., Simsek, S., Reuhs, B.L., Yao, Y. 2008. Glucose release of water-soluble starch-related alpha-glucans by pancreatin and amyloglucosidase is affected by the abundance of alpha-1,6-glucosidic linkages. Journal of Agricultural and Food.
  115. Simsek, S., Ojanen-Reuhs, T., Stephens, S.B., Reuhs, B.L. 2007. Strain-ecotype specificity in Sinorhizobium meliloti-Medicago truncatula symbiosis is correlated to succinoglycan oligosaccharide structure. Journal of Bacteriology. 189:7733–7740.
  116. Ao, Z., Simsek, S., Venkatachalam, M., Zhang, G., Reuhs, B.L., Hamaker B.R. 2007. Starch with a slow digestion property produced by altering its chain length, branch density, and crystalline structure. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 55: 4540-4547.
  117. Broughton, W.J., Hanin, M., Relic, B., Kopcinska, J., Golinowski, W., Simsek, S., Ojanen-Reuhs, T., Reuhs, B.L., Marie, C., Kobayashi, H., Bordogna, B., Lee Quere, A., Jabbouri, S., Fellay, R., Perret, X., Deakin W. J. 2006. Flavonoid-inducible modifications to rhamnan O-antigens are necessary for Rhizobium sp. NGR234-legume symbiosis. Journal of Bacteriology. 188:3654-3663.
  118. Tanriseven A., Dogan (Simsek), S. 2002. A novel method for the immobilization of beta-galactosidase. Process Biochemistry. 38:27-30.
  119. Tanriseven, A., Uludag, Y., Dogan (Simsek), S. 2002. A novel method for the immobilization of glucoamylase to produce glucose from maltodextrin. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 30:406-409.
  120. Tanriseven, A., Dogan (Simsek), S. 2002. Production of isomaltooligosaccharide using dextransucrase immobilized in alginate fibers. Process Biochemistry. 37:1111-1115.
  121. Tanriseven, A., Dogan (Simsek), S. 2001. Immobilization of invertase within calcium alginate gel capsules. Process Biochemistry. 36:1081-1083.

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Abstracts and Proceedings


After Apppointment at NDSU

  1. Simsek, S. Anderson, C.P., Jiang, L. 2017. Biodegradable food packaging films from cereal arabinoxylans. The 19th Gums & Stabilisers for the Food Industry Conference: Hydrocolloid Multifunctionality. Berlin, Germany.
  2. Kucuk, B, Wiersma, J., Con, A.H., and Simsek, S. 2017. Effect of genotype and environment on rye kernel quality. ND EPSCOR State Conference. Fargo, ND.
  3. Malalgoda, M., Ohm, J.B, Ransom, J., and Simsek, S. 2017. Glyphosate application at different developmental stages and its effect on wheat quality characteristics. Ag Week. North Dakota State University. Fargo, ND.
  4. Rahman, M.M, and Simsek, S. 2017. An initiative to clean label: can we replace dough strengtheners in bread formulations. AACC International Meeting. San Diego, California.
  5. Stebbins, B., and Simsek, S. 2017. Effect of glyphosate application on oat quality and starch properties. AACC International Meeting. San Diego, California.
  6. Fernando, S.S.S., Lindgren, A., Manthey, F., and Simsek. S. 2017. Does ground flaxseed affect pan bread quality? AACC International Meeting. San Diego, California.
  7. Whitney, K., Asiyanbi-Hammed, T.T., and Simsek. S. 2017. Properties of tortilla prepared with yam-wheat composite flours. AACC International Meeting. San Diego, California.
  8. Malalgoda, M., Ohm, J.B., Ransom, J., and Simsek, S. 2017. Effect of glyphosate on wheat quality characteristics. AACC International Meeting. San Diego, California.
  9. Magallanes-Lopez, A.M., Liu, Y., Simsek, S., and Manthey, F. 2017. Effect of drying temperature on whole-wheat pasta quality. AACC International Meeting. San Diego, California.
  10. Anderson, C. and Simsek, S. 2017. How do films made from wheat bran arabinoxylan, maze bran arabinoxylan, or dried distillers grain arabinoxylan interact with water? AACC International Meeting. San Diego, California.
  11. Simsek, S. 2017. Occurrence of deoxynivalenol and deoxynivalenol-3-glucoside in hard red spring wheat grown in the USA. USWBSI National Forum. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  12. Rahman, M.M, and Simsek, S. 2017. An initiative to clean label: can we replace dough strengtheners in bread formulations. School of Natural Resource Sciences Research Symposium. Fargo, North Dakota.
  13. Malalgoda, M., Ohm, J.B., Ransom, J., and Simsek, S. 2017. Effect of glyphosate on wheat quality characteristics. School of Natural Resource Sciences Research Symposium. Fargo, North Dakota.
  14. Whitney, K., Simsek, S. 2016. Modified starch as fat replacement: effect on flour and dough characteristics. AACC International Meeting. Savannah, Georgia.
  15. Whitney, K., Simsek, S. 2016. Modified starch as fat replacement: effect on bread quality. AACC International Meeting. Savannah, Georgia.
  16. Malalgoda, M., Ohm, J., Meinhardt, S., Simsek, S. 2016. Quantification of peptides causing celiac disease in historical and modern hard red spring wheat cultivars. AACC International Meeting, Savannah, Georgia.
  17. Moayedi, S., Kallenbach, J., Simsek, S., Hall, C. 2016. Effects of defatted distillers’ dried grains with solubles (DDGS) on dough and bread quality. AACC International Meeting. Savannah, Georgia.
  18. Rahardjo, C., Whitney, K., Marti, A., Simsek, S., Schoenfuss, T., Ismail, B. 2016. Chemical characterization, functionality, and baking quality of intermediate wheatgrass (Thinopyrum intermedium). AACC International Meeting. Savannah, Georgia.
  19. Simsek, S., Khalid, K. 2016. Comparison of whole wheat bread baking methods for evaluation of bread quality. AACC International Meeting, Savannah, Georgia.
  20. Malalgoda, M., Ohm, J., Meinhardt, S., Chao, S., Simsek, S. 2016. Cluster analysis of historical and modern hard red spring wheat cultivars based on parentage and HPLC of gluten proteins. AACC International Meeting. Savannah, Georgia.
  21. Anderson, C., Simsek, S., Jiang, L. 2016. Arabinoxylans from cereal processing byproducts as a basis for biodegradable food packaging. AACC International Meeting. Savannah, Georgia.
    *Second place winner of the “AACC-I 2016 Best Student Research Paper Competition”. C. Anderson is MS degree student of Dr. Simsek’s program
  22. Asiyanbi, T., Simsek, S. 2016. Effect of Yam Flour on Dough and Bread Quality. AACC International Meeting. Savannah, Georgia.
  23. Simsek, S., Baasandorj, T., Ohm, J. 2016. Does mill type affect ranking of hard red spring wheat cultivars based on end-use quality? AACC International Meeting. Savannah, Georgia.
  24. Gajadeera, C., Ohm, J., Whitney, K., Rahardjo, C., Simsek, S., Ismail, B. 2016. Molecular weight distribution of flour proteins in intermediate wheatgrass: impact on end-use quality parameters. AACC International Meeting. Savannah, Georgia.
  25. Gajadeera, C., Ohm, J.B., Whitney, K., Rahardjo, C., Simsek, S., Ismail, B. 2016. Molecular weight distribution of floru proteins in intermediate wheatgrass (Thinopyrum Intermedium): impact on end-use quality parameters. Institute of Food Technologists Meeting. Chicago, Illinois.
  26. Rahardjo, C., Whitney, K., Simsek, S., Schoenfuss, T., Ismail, B. 2016. Chemical characterization, functionality, and baking quality of intermediate wheatgrass (Thinopyrum Intermedium), a novel perennial crop. Institute of Food Technologists Meeting. Chicago, Illinois.
  27. Ambrose, K., Casada, M., Simsek, S. 2016. Intrinsic characteristics of modified DDGS and development of effective handling strategies. NC-213 Meeting. Austin, Texas.
  28. Khalid, H., Ohm, J.B., Simsek, S. 2016. Impact of bran components on the quality of whole wheat bread. International Cereal and Bread Congress. Istanbul, Turkey.
  29. Whitney, K., Herken, E.N., Simsek, S. 2016. Starch composition and staling properties of potato bread. International Cereal and Bread Congress. Istanbul, Turkey.
  30. Hammed, A.M., Simsek, S., Jaswir, I., Amid, A., Alam, Z. 2016. Cellulase aided extraction and characteristics of sulfated polysaccharides from brown seaweed (Turbinaria turbinata). Agricultural Bioscience International Conference. Fargo, North Dakota.
  31. Asinyanabi-H, T., Simsek, S. 2016. Characterization of wheat-yam composite flours and their tortillas. Agricultural Bioscience International Conference. Fargo, North Dakota.
  32. Malalgoda, M., Ohm, J.B., Meinhardt, S., Chao, S., Simsek, S. 2016. Analysis of historical and modern hard red spring wheat cultivars based on parentage and HPLC of gluten proteins using Ward’s clustering method. Agricultural Bioscience International Conference. Fargo, North Dakota.
    *Winner of the Student Poster Competition: Plant Science Category. Agricultural Bioscience International Conference. 2016. Fargo, ND.
  33. Simsek, S., Whitney, K. 2016. Structural analysis of octenyl succinic anhydride (OSA) esterified starch from plants. World Polymer Congress. Istanbul, Turkey.
  34. Anderson, C., Simsek, S. 2016. Arabinoxylan from cereal processing byproducts as a basis for biodegradable food packaging. NDSU Ag Week. Fargo, North Dakota.
  35. Asiyanabi, T., Simsek, S. 2016. Wheat-yam composite flour for bread baking. NDSU Ag Week. Fargo, North Dakota.
  36. Malalgoda, M., Ohm, J.B., Meinhardt, S., Simsek, S. 2016. Spring wheat gliadin proteins: have they changed in 100 years? NDSU Ag Week. Fargo, North Dakota.
  37. Malalgoda, M., Ohm, J.B., Meinhardt, S. W., Simsek, S. 2016. Detection of peptides causing celiac disease in historical and modern hard red spring wheat. Second Annual Food for Health Conference. Fargo, North Dakota.
  38. Malalgoda, M., Ohm, J.B., Meinhardt, S. W., Simsek, S. 2016. Gliadin functionality in the gluten network: role of omega-gliadin proteins. The 13th International Hydrocolloids Conference. University of Guelph, Canada.
    *Third place winner: Elsevier Poster Award Competition. The 13th International Hydrocolloids Conference, 2016. University of Guelph, Canada.
  39. Malalgoda, M., Ohm, J.B., Meinhardt, S. W., Simsek, S. 2016. Association between protein composition and quality parameters in historical and modern spring wheat. North Dakota Academy of Science Annual Meeting. Fargo, North Dakota.
  40. Anderson, C., Simsek, S. 2016. Arabinoxylans from cereal processing byproducts as a basis for biodegradable food packaging. North Dakota Academy of Science Annual Meeting. Fargo, North Dakota.
  41. Lindgren, A., Hall, C., Simsek, S. 2015. Sensory Evaluation for Bean Flour Incorporated Into White Bread. IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Chicago, IL.
  42. Whitney, K., Simsek, S. 2015. Improving Refrigerated Dough Quality: Opportunities and Challenges. IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Chicago, IL.
  43. Khalid, K.H., Simsek, S. 2015. Milling of whole wheat flour. NC213 Grain Quality Annual Meeting. Kansas City, MO.
  44. Whitney, K., Siliveru K., Casada, M.E., Ambrose, R.P.K., Bhadra, R., Simsek, S., 2015. Intrinsic characteristics of modified DDGS and development of effective handling strategies: chemical properties studies. NC213 Grain Quality Annual Meeting. Kansas City, MO.
  45. Siliveru K., Casada, M.E., Ambrose, R.P.K., Bhadra, R., Whitney, K., Simsek, S., 2015. Intrinsic characteristics of modified DDGS and development of effective handling strategies: modeling studies. NC213 Grain Quality Annual Meeting. Kansas City, MO.
  46. Simsek, S., Gunasekaran, S. 2015. Biosensors for detection .mycotoxins in grains. NC213 Grain Quality Annual Meeting. Kansas City, MO.
  47. Whitney, K., Ambrose, R.P.K., Bhadra, R., Casada, M.E., Simsek, S., Siliveru K. 2015. Carbohydrate and fat staining and imaging of low-oil DDGS particles. Annual ASABE Meeting. New Orleans, LA.
  48. Mendis, M., Leclerc, E., Simsek, S. 2014. Arabinoxylan hydrolyzates as immunomodulators. AACC International Meeting. Providence, Rhode Island.
    *First placed winner of the “AACC-I 2014 Best Student Research Paper Competition”. M. Mendis is PhD degree student in Dr. Simsek’s program.
  49. Baasandorj T., Ohm, J., Simsek, S. 2014. Dark, hard and vitreous kernel content effect on flour and baking quality of hard red spring wheat. AACC International Meeting. Providence, Rhode Island.
  50. Whitney, K.L., Simsek, S. 2014. Physicochemical properties of hard red spring wheat flour/hydrocolloid blends measured with micro-viscoamylograph. AACC International Meeting. Providence, Rhode Island.
  51. Whitney, K.L., Olsen, D., Simsek, S. 2014. Assessment of white and whole wheat flour quality using the micro-viscoamylograp. AACC International Meeting. Providence, Rhode Island.
  52. Simsek, S. 2014. Metabolomics in Foods: Analysis of Secondary Metabolites in Wheat using LC-QTOF/MS. 2nd International Symposium on Innovative Technologies in Engineering and Science. Karabuk, Turkey.
  53. Sandhu, H., Manthey, F. A., Simsek, S., Ohm, J. B. 2013. Ozone gas affects the physical and chemical properties of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) starch. AACC International Meeting. Albuquerque, NM.
  54. Baasandorj, T., Manthey, F.A., Simsek, S. 2013. Effect of kernel size and mill type on milling yield and end-use quality of hard red spring wheat. AACC International Meeting. Albuquerque, NM.
  55. Whitney, K.L., Ovando-Martinez, M., Simsek, S. 2013. Analysis of octenyl succinate starches from various botanical sources using the micro-viscoamylograph. AACC International Meeting. Albuquerque, NM.
  56. Whitney, K.L., Simsek, S. 2013. Analysis of hard spring wheat flours using the micro-viscoamylograph. AACC International Meeting. Albuquerque, NM.
  57. Mendis, M., Khalid, H., Oladzadabbasabadi, A., Manthey, F., Simsek, S. 2013. Quality characteristics of fiber rich pasta. AACC International Meeting. Albuquerque, NM.
  58. Simsek, S. 2013. Metabolic profiling in cereals: Analysis of secondary metabolites in wheat using LC-QTOF/MS. AACC International Meeting. Albuquerque, NM.
    *Young Scientist Research Award Presentation.
  59. Pate, M. Simsek, S., and Bezbaruah, A. 2013. Food starch coated iron nanoparticles for application in contaminant remediation. Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization. Santa Barbara, CA. Nov. 3, 2013.
  60. Pate, M., Simsek, S., and Bezbaruah, 2013. A. Functionalized food starch for surface modification of iron nanoparticles for improved groundwater remediation. Eastern South Dakota Water Conference. Oct, 30, 2013. Brookings, South Dakota.
  61. Pate, M., Meyer, A., Kalita, H., Simsek, S., and Bezbaruah, A. 2013. Surface modification of nanoparticles with food starch for groundwater remediation application. Midwest Groundwater Conference. Sept. 23-25, 2013. 
  62. Pate, M., Gruba, K., Simsek, S. and Bezbaruah, A. 2013. Plant-based polymers to coat iron nanoparticles: colloidal stability and contaminant remediation studies. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. Cincinnati, OH. May 22, 2013.
  63. Mendis, M., Delcour, J., Gebruers, K., Ohm J.B., Simsek, S. 2012. Variability in arabinoxylan, xylanase activity and xylanase inhibitor levels in hard spring wheat. AACC International Meeting. Hollywood, FL.
    *Finalist for the “AACC-I 2012 Best Student Research Paper Competition”, which will take place in September, 2012. M. Mendis is MS degree student in Dr. Simsek’s program.
  64. Simsek, S. 2012. Application of xanthan gum for reducing syruping in refrigerated doughs. 11th International Hydrocolloids Conference-Biofunctionality and Technofunctionality of Hydrocolloids. May, 2012. Purdue University. West Lafayette, IN.
  65. Simsek, S. 2012. Effect of naturally occurring wheat enzymes on mycotoxins. NC213 Grain Quality Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN.
  66. Abeyratne, M., Dobrydina, M., Manthey, F., Simsek, S. 2011. Effect of salts on starch pasting properties in semolina and pasta and on pasta processing and cooking parameters. AACC International Meeting. Palm Springs, CA. Cereal Foods World 56:A27.
  67. Whitney, K.L., Ohm, J., Mergoum, M., Simsek, S. 2011. Effect of genotype and environment on the refrigerated dough quality and arabinoxylan content of hard red spring wheat. AACC International Meeting. Palm Springs, CA. Cereal Foods World 56:A69.
  68. Mendis, M., Simsek, S. 2011. Transglucosidase immobilized to polymer beads via covalent attachment for isomaltooligosaccharide production. AACC International Meeting. Palm Springs, CA. Cereal Foods World 56:A55.
  69. Gonzalez G.G., Bong, K.F., Manthey, F., Simsek, S. 2011. Evaluation of refrigerated and frozen pasta made from freshly extruded macaroni and from dried macaroni. AACC International Meeting. Palm Springs, CA. Cereal Foods World 56:A42.
  70. Simsek, S. 2011. Mycotoxin in wheat. NC213 Grain Quality Annual Meeting. Kansas City, MO.
  71. Simsek, S., Ovando-Martínez, M., Whitney, K.L. 2011. Physicochemical properties of chemically modified bean starch. National Chemistry Congress with International Participation. Erzurum, Turkey.
  72. Whitney, K.L., Simsek, S. 2011. Analysis of starch in food products with High Performance Size Exclusion Chromatography. National Chemistry Congress with International Participation. Erzurum, Turkey.
  73. Bezbaruah, A.N., Shanbhogue, S.S., Khan, E., Simsek, S. 2011. Encapsulation of iron nanoparticles and trichloroethylene degrading bacteria for groundwater clean-up. ASCE EWRI World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Palm Springs, CA.
  74. Shabnam, R., Bezbaruah, A., Simsek, S., Khan, E., McEvoy, J., Thompson. J. 2011. Diffusion and treatability studies with biopolymer encapsulated zero-valentiron nanoparticles. ASCE EWRI World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, Palm Springs, CA.
  75. Burgess, K., Whitney, K.L., Simsek, S. 2011. Fate of wheat mycotoxins during milling and baking process. National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) 75th Annual Educational Conference & Exhibition. Columbus, OH.
  76. Lu, H., Ohm, J., and Simsek, S. 2010. Effect of pre-harvest sprouting on spring wheat quality. NC213 Grain Quality Annual Meeting. Kansas City, MO.
  77. Whitney, K., Halley, S., Ohm, J., Simsek, S. 2010. Effect of Fusarium head blight on spring wheat quality. NC213 Grain Quality Annual Meeting. Kansas City, MO.
  78. Simsek S. 2010. Non-starch polysaccharides of wheat as dietary fiber. VII. International Nutrition and Dietetics Congress, Istanbul, Turkey.
  79. Mantovani, E., Mergoum, M., Doehlert, D., Simsek, S., Kianian, S. 2010. Genetics and associations of wheat kernel characteristics.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, Santa Barbara, CA. 
  80. Rugg, M., Berzonsky, W., Mergoum, M., Adhikari, T., Simsek, S. 2010. Evaluating hard red and white spring wheat genotypes for tolerance to pre-harvest sprouting.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, Santa Barbara, CA.
  81. Ohm, J., Simsek, S., Mergoum, M. 2010. Modeling of mixolab profiles by nonlinear curve fitting and prediction of breadmaking parameters. AACC International Meeting. Savannah, GA. Cereal Foods World 55:A29.
  82. Ovando-Martinez, M., Bello-Perez, L.A., Whitney, K., Osorio-Diaz, P., Simsek, S. 2010. Effect of the cooking on physicochemical and digestibility properties of two varieties of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). AACC International Meeting. Savannah, GA. Cereal Foods World 55:A63.
  83. Ovando-Martinez, M., Bello-Perez, L.A., Whitney, K., Osorio-Diaz, P., Simsek, S. 2010. Starch characteristics of bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) grown in two different localities and under rain fed or irrigation conditions. AACC International Meeting. Savannah, GA. Cereal Foods World 55:A63.
  84. Whitney, K., Halley, S., Ohm, J., Simsek, S. 2010. Effect of Fusarium head blight on hard red spring wheat quality and correlation with accumulation deoxynivalenol in grain after fungicide treatment. AACC International Meeting. Savannah, GA. Cereal Foods World 55:A75.
  85. Burgess, K., Simsek, S. 2010. Analysis of mycotoxins in wheat. ND EPSCOR State Conference. Grand Forks, ND.
  86. Inceer, N.E., Bilgicli, N., Simsek, S. 2010. Effects of maturation stage and cooking on chemical composition of corn. ND EPSCOR State Conference. Grand Forks, ND.
  87. Lu, H., Simsek, S. 2010. Effect of pre-harvest sprouting on hard spring wheat quality. ND EPSCoR State Conference. Grand Forks, ND.
  88. Shanbhogue, S., Bezbaruah, A., Khan, E., Simsek, S. 2010. Encapsulation of nanoscalezero-valentiron (NZVI) particles and microorganisms in alginate biopolymer for groundwater trichloroethylene remediation. ND EPSCOR State Conference. Grand Forks, ND.
  89. Shabnam, R.Y., McEvoy, J.M., Simsek, S., Khan, E., Bezbaruah, A. 2009. Iron nanoparticle-microorganism interactions: Significance for environmental remediation. Nanotechnology for Environmental Cleanup and Pollution Control, Burlingame, CA.
  90. Tsilo, T.J., Chao, S., Hareland, G.A., Simsek, S., Anderson, J.A. 2009. Quantitative trait loci influencing grain hardness in hard red spring wheat breeding lines MN98550 and MN99394. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.
  91. Ohm, J., Dowell, F.E., Hareland, G., Simsek, S., Seabourn, B.W., Maghirang, E. 2009. Effect of protein molecular weight distribution on kernel and baking characteristics and intra-varietal variation in hard spring wheats. AACC International Meeting. Baltimore, MD. Cereal Foods World 54:A57.
  92. Simsek, S. 2009. Analysis of cereal starches by high performance size exclusion chromatography. AACC International Meeting. Baltimore, MD. Cereal Foods World 54:A28.
  93. Tulbek, M., Simsek, S. 2009. Precooked pulse flour: Processing, quality and end product utilization. AACC International Meeting. Baltimore, MD. Cereal Foods World 54:A10.
  94. Whitney, K., Simsek, S., Anderson, J., Ohm, J., Mergoum, M. 2009. Evaluation of arabinoxylans in hard red spring wheat grown in Minnesota for refrigerated dough production.  AACC International Meeting. Baltimore, MD. Cereal Foods World 54:A71.
  95. Shabnam, R., McEvoy, J., Khan, E., Simsek, S., Bezbaruah, A. 2009. Evaluation of exposure and growth of gram negative bacteria with zero-valent iron nanoparticles. 3rd Annual Joint Student Environmental Conference, Brookings, SD.
  96. Akbulut, M., Gokhan, O., Simsek, S. 2009. Effect of storage on the stability of black carrot anthocyanins in the Turkish delight. IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Anaheim, CA.
  97. Simsek, S., Doehlert, D.C., Wise, M.C. 2009. The green oat story: Possible mechanisms of green color formation in oat products during cooking. IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Anaheim, CA.
  98. Zhang, Y., Ohm, J., Mergoum, M., Simsek, S. 2009. Fundamental rheology and protein composition changes in refrigerated dough. IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Anaheim, CA.
  99. Simsek, S., Ohm, J., Zhang, Y., Reuhs, B.L. 2009. Structural changes of arabinoxylans in refrigerated dough. IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Anaheim, CA.
  100. Zhang, Y., Simsek, S., Campanella, O. 2009. Changes of polysaccharides in refrigerated dough system during storage. IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Anaheim, CA.
    *The third place in the 2009 IFT Carbohydrate Division Paper Competition held during the annual IFT meeting in Anaheim, CA. Yu Zhang was a MS degree student in Dr. Simsek’s program.
  101. Simsek, S., Tulbek, M.C., Whitney, K.L. 2009. Physicochemical properties of starch from pre-cooked split and whole dry edible pea. IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Anaheim, CA.
  102. Shabnam, R., Simsek, S., Thompson, J.M., Khan, E., Bezbaruah, A. 2009. Contaminant diffusion and degradation studies with alginate encapsulated iron nanoparticles. American Chemical Society Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  103. Tsilo, T.J., Hareland, G.A., Chao, S., Simsek, S., Anderson, J.A. 2008. Mapping quantitative trait loci influencing grain yield and agronomic traits in hard red spring wheat. Joint Annual Meeting of GSA, SSSA, ASA, and CSSA. Houston, TX.
  104. Shabnam, R., Bezbaruah, A., Simsek, S., Khan, E., McEvoy, J., Suzen, Y.B. 2008. Use of biopolymer to encapsulate iron nanoparticles: Diffusion and treatability studies. International Environmental Nanotechnology Conference. Chicago, IL.
  105. Tulbek, M.C., Simsek, S., Yao, Y., Hall, C. 2008. Characterization of pre-cooked split and whole dry edible pea flours. AACC International Meeting. Honolulu, HI. Cereal Foods World 53:A42.
  106. Simsek, S. 2008. Role of arabinoxylans in hard red spring wheat quality. NC213 Grain Quality Annual Meeting. Omaha, NE.
  107. Ohm, J., Ostenson, A., Hareland, G., Doehlert, D., Simsek, S. 2008. Extraction of starch from wheat flour by alkaline solution. AACC International Meeting. Honolulu, HI. Cereal Foods World 53:A71.
  108. Ohm, J., Hareland, G., Simsek, S., Seabourn, B. 2008. Size exclusion HPLC of protein using a micro-bore column for evaluation of bread-making quality of hard spring wheat flours. AACC International Meeting. Honolulu, HI. Cereal Foods World 53:A72.
  109. Sandhu, H., Liu, Y., Simsek, S., Hareland, G., Manthey, F. 2008. Effect of ozonated flour on bread quality. AACC International Meeting. Honolulu, HI. Cereal Foods World 53:A78.
  110. Whitney, K.L., Simsek, S., Berzonsky, W. 2008. The effect of low-amylose starch properties on tortilla quality. AACC International Meeting. Honolulu, HI. Cereal Foods World 53:A85.
  111. Tulbek, M.C., Simsek, S., McPhee, K.E. 2008. Evaluation of the impact of location and cultivar on North Dakota dry edible pea quality. AACC International Meeting. Honolulu, HI. Cereal Foods World 53:A83.
  112. Shabnam, R., Bezbaruah, A., Simsek, S., Khan, E. 2008. Biopolymer encapsulated metal nanoparticles and microorganisms for environmental remediation. 2ndAnnual Joint Student Environmental Conference. Fargo, ND.
  113. Zhang, Y., Simsek, S., Campanella, O. 2008. Rheological changes in refrigerated dough during storage. IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo. New Orleans, LA.
    *The second place winner in IFT-Refrigerated and Frozen Foods Division (Alfred P. Schwan) Paper Competition. Yu Zhang was a MS degree student in Dr. Simsek’s program.
  114. Shabnam, R., Bezbaruah, A., Simsek, S., Khan, E. 2008. Encapsulation of iron nano particles and microorganisms with alginate for environmental remediation. AWWA Surface Water Conference, Moorhead, MN.
  115. Simsek, S., Tanriseven, A. 2007. Acceptor reactions of dextransucrase immobilized in alginate capsules. AACC International Meeting. San Antonio, TX. Cereal Foods World 52:A65.
  116. Simsek, S., Tulbek, M.C. 2007. Starch characteristics of dry peas grown in North Dakota. AACC International Meeting. San Antonio, TX. Cereal Foods World 52:A65.
  117. Simsek, S., Whitney, K., Mergoum, M., Hareland, G., Tulbek, M.C. 2007. Flour, dough, and baking quality attributes of hard red spring wheat cultivars grown in North Dakota. AACC International Meeting. San Antonio, TX. Cereal Foods World 52:A65.
  118. Tulbek, M.C., Simsek, S. 2007. Physical, chemical, pasting and milling quality attributes of pea cultivars grown in North Dakota. AACC International Meeting. San Antonio, TX. Cereal Foods World 52:A67.
  119. Tulbek, M.C., Simsek, S., Whitney, K., Hall, C. 2007. Evaluation of the effects of HRS wheat flour on chemical and texture attributes of bean paste. AACC International Meeting. San Antonio, TX. Cereal Foods World 52:A67.
  120. Tulbek, M.C., Simsek, S., Vadukapuram, N., Hall, C. 2007. Characterization of the total starch, slowly digestible starch and resistant starch in flaxseed fortified extruded corn-bean snacks. AACC International Meeting. San Antonio, TX. Cereal Foods World 52:A67.

Before Appointment at NDSU

  1. Yao, Y., Shin, J.E., Simsek, S. 2006. Alpha-D-glucans: Enhanced branching leads to reduced digestibility. World Grains Summit: Foods and Beverages. AACC, San Francisco, California U.S.A.
  2. Simsek, S., Ojanen-Reuhs T., Marie, C., Reuhs, B.L. 2006. Production of K antigen by Sinorhizobium sp. NGR234 is down-regulated by apigenin and is controlled by y4gM and nodD1. Joint Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists and the Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists Société Canadienne de Physiologie Végétale Hynes Convention Center Boston, MA, USA
  3. Simsek S., Reuhs, B.L. 2005. The Effect of Flavonoids on Exopolysaccharides from Sinorhizobium meliloti. XII International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, in Merida, México.
  4. Simsek S., Mert, B., Campanella, O., Reuhs, B.L. 2005. Chemical and rheological properties of bacterial Succinoglycan. Institute of Food Technologist Annual Meeting and Food Expo, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  5. Simsek S., Ojanen-Reuhs, T., Reuhs, B.L. 2004. Host specificity in Medicago-Sinorhizobium interactions: Characterization of EPS oligosaccharides from S. meliloti. 19th North American Conference on Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation, Bozeman, MT, USA.
  6. Ojanen-Reuhs, T., Simsek, S., Reuhs, B.L. 2004. Phase shift-related changes in the cell wall of Sinorhizobium Bacteroids. 19th North American Conference on Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation, Bozeman, MT, USA.
  7. Simsek S., Ojanen-Reuhs, T., Reuhs, B.L. 2003. Biological nitrogen fixation: molecular signals in Rhizobia-legume compatibility. The Environmental Sciences & Engineering Institute (ESEI) Environmental Symposium, Purdue University, IN, USA.
  8. Ojanen-Reuhs, T., Simsek S., Reuhs, B.L. 2003. Biological nitrogen fixation: phase shift and infection in Rhizobia-legume interactions. The Environmental Sciences & Engineering Institute (ESEI) Environmental Symposium, Purdue University, IN, USA.
  9. Tanriseven, A., Simsek S. 2002. Production of lucrose using dextransucrase immobilized alginate fibers. Carbohydrate Section, 100, 224th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, USA.
  10. Tanriseven, A., Dogan (Simsek), S. 2001. Production of invert sugar using immobilized invertase. National Congress of Chemistry, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  11. Tanriseven, A., Dogan (Simsek) S. 2001. Production of isomalto-oligosaccharide using dextransucrase immobilized alginate fibers. National Congress of Chemistry, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Book Chapters

  1. Reuhs, B.L., Simsek, S. 2016. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. Food Analysis, Fifth Edition. Neilson, S. (Editor: Neilson S.) Springer Science, NY.
  2. Reuhs, B.L., Simsek, S. 2009. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. Food Analysis, Fourth Edition. Neilson, S. (Editor: Neilson S.) Springer Science, NY.
  3. Simsek*, S., Tulbek, M.T., Frier, A. 2012. Characterization of starch using the Mixolab. Mixolab Handbook. In press. Editor: Arnaud Dubat, Cristina Molina Rosell, and Eimear Gallagher. AACC International. St Paul, MN, USA.

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Invited Presentations

  1. Simsek, S. 2013. “Use of Polysaccharides in Nanotechnology Applications”. Attended via webinar.  AAU Biotechnology to Nanotechnology Workshop, February 6-9, 2013, Jorhat, Assam, India.
  2. Simsek, S. 2013. “Development and strategies for production of slowly digestible and resistant starch”. AACC MN IFT Joint Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. February 12, 2013.
  3. Simsek, S. 2013. Hard Red Spring Wheat Crop Quality Seminars in Asia (Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Taiwan, South Korea and China), US Wheat Associates, November 2013.
  4. Simsek, S. 2012. Arabinoxylans and Health. International Conference on Halal Gums. Penang, Malaysia. 2012
  5. Simsek, S. 2012. Cereal and carbohydrate chemistry: A 360 degree research approach. National Polytechnique Institute. June 28, 2012. Morelos, Mexico.
  6. Simsek, S. 2012. Starch Digestibility: Production of slowly digestible and resistant starch (In vitro studies). The William F. Geddes Memorial Lectureship Award Program. AACC-I Northwest Section. May 4, 2012. Minneapolis MN.
  7. Simsek, S. 2012. Basics of Wheat Quality and Chemistry. US Wheat Associates. March 19-24, 2012. Manila, Cebu, Philippines.
  8. Simsek, S. 2012. Baking Bread with Different Protein Quantities and Qualities. Small Grains Update Meetings. A program of the Minnesota Wheat Growers, Minnesota Wheat Council, University of Minnesota Extension and Small Grains Institute. January, 2012. MN, USA.
  9. Simsek, S. 2011. Wheat Chemistry: Analysis of Mycotoxins and Carbohydrates in Wheat. The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), July, 2011. Kocaeli, Turkey.
  10. Simsek, S. 2011. Hard Red Spring Wheat Crop Quality Seminars in Central America (Guatemala, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic), US Wheat Associates, October, 2011.
  11. Simsek, S. 2010. Hard Red Spring Wheat Crop Quality Seminars in Europe (Spain, Poland, Italy and UK), US Wheat Associates, November, 2010.
  12. Simsek, S. 2010. Arabinoxylans of Wheat: Structure and Functionality. Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research Technical Conference. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May, 2010.
  13. Simsek, S. 2009. Challenges and opportunities with 2009 Spring wheat crop. Crop Quality Outlook and International Durum Forum, November, 2009. Minot, ND.
  14. Simsek, S. 2009. Analytical Chemistry of Pea Carbohydrates. Pea Flour Utilization in Pasta and Noodle Making Short Course. Northern Crops Institute. October, 2009. Fargo, ND.
  15. Simsek S. 2009. Characterization of Mixing, Fermentation and Baking Process, Function of Ingredients, Environmental Influences on Wheat and Flour Quality Basics of Wheat and Flour Quality Short Course. Northern Crops Institute. May, 2009. Fargo, ND.

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Other Publications

  1. MacRitchie, F., Simsek, S., Brookfield D. 2014. AACCI Centennial Scientific Milestones: Rheology. Cereal Food World. 59: 252-254.
  2. Simsek, S. 2014. Overseas variety analysis report, 2013 Crop US Wheat Associates.
  3. Simsek S. 2014. Hard red spring wheat field plot variety trials, 2013 Crop. NDSU, Department of Plant Sciences.
  4. ansom, J.K., Mergoum, M., Simsek, S. 2014. North Dakota hard red spring wheat variety trial results for 2012 and selection guide. (A-574-revised). NDSU Extension Service, Fargo, ND.
  5. Simsek, S. 2013. Overseas variety analysis report, 2012 Crop US Wheat Associates.
  6. Simsek S. 2013. Hard red spring wheat field plot variety trials, 2012 Crop. NDSU, Department of Plant Sciences.
  7. Ransom, J.K., Mergoum, M., Simsek, S. 2013. North Dakota hard red spring wheat variety trial results for 2012 and selection guide. (A-574-revised). NDSU Extension Service, Fargo, ND.
  8. Simsek, S. 2012. Overseas variety analysis report, 2011 Crop US Wheat Associates.
  9. Simsek S. 2012. Hard red spring wheat field plot variety trials, 2011 Crop. NDSU, Department of Plant Sciences.
  10. Ransom, J.K., Mergoum, M., Simsek, S. 2012. North Dakota hard red spring wheat variety trial results for 2011 and selection guide. (A-574-revised). NDSU Extension Service, Fargo, ND.
  11. Simsek S. 2011. Hard red spring wheat field plot variety trials, 2010 Crop. NDSU, Department of Plant Sciences.
  12. Simsek, S. 2011. Overseas variety analysis report, 2010 Crop US Wheat Associates.
  13. Ransom, J.K., Mergoum, M., Simsek, S. 2011. North Dakota hard red spring wheat variety trial results for 2010 and selection guide. (A-574-revised). NDSU Extension Service, Fargo, ND.
  14. Hanson B., Halley, S., Simsek, S. 2010. Evaluation of foliar fungicide on several HRSW cultivars and two durum wheat cultivars, Landon, Langdon Research Extension Center, 2010 Annual Research Report. No. 85, December 2010.
  15. Ransom, J.K., Mergoum, M., Simsek, S. 2010. North Dakota hard red spring wheat variety trial results for 2009 and selection guide. (A-574-revised). NDSU Extension Service, Fargo, ND.
  16. Simsek, S. 2010. Overseas variety analysis report, 2009 Crop US Wheat Associates.
  17. Ransom, J.K., Mergoum, M., Simsek, S. 2009. North Dakota hard red spring wheat variety trial results for 2008 and selection guide. (A-574-revised). NDSU Extension Service, Fargo, ND.
  18. Simsek S. 2009. Hard red spring wheat field plot variety trials, 2008 Crop. NDSU, Department of Plant Sciences.
  19. Simsek, S. 2009. Overseas variety analysis report, 2008 Crop US Wheat Associates.
  20. Ransom, J.K., Simsek, S., Mergoum, M. 2008. North Dakota hard red spring wheat variety trial results for 2007 and selection guide. (A-574-revised) NDSU Extension Service, Fargo, ND.

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