CARC – Scientist Profile – Deland Myers
Deland Myers Ph. D.
Research Scientist Leader (Food Systems Research)
Ph.D., Iowa State University, Ames, IA (Food Technology)
M.S., Iowa State University, Ames, IA (Food Technology)
B.Sc., University of Missouri, Kansas City (Biology)
Utilization of proteins in food, feed and nonfood applications; Product Development, Farm to Table Food Security.
Office: P.O. Box 519; MS 2008, AGRL, Prairie View, TX 77446
Phone: (936) 261-5082
Myers, D.J. 1993. Past, Present and Potential Uses of Soy Proteins in Non-food Industrial Applications. Pages 278-285 in Proceedings of the AOCS World Conference & Exhibition on Oilseed Technology & Utilization, T. H. Applewhite ed. Budapest, Hungary. AOCS Press. Champaign, IL.
Myers, D.J. 1994. Potential Industrial Uses for Soybeans- What Can Breeders Do. Pages 69-77 in Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Soybean Seed Research Conference. D. Wilkinson ed. Chicago, IL. American Seed Trade Association, Inc.
Johnson, L.A. and D.J. Myers. 1995. Industrial Uses of Soybeans. Pgs 380-472 in D.R. Erickson ed. Handbook of Soybeans. AOCS Press. Champaign IL.
Hammond, E.G., H.C. Huang, C.A. Reitmeier, D.J. Myers and M. Zhang. 1998. Production of Fibers by Extrusion and Wet Spinning from Soy Protein Isolate and Zein: Properties and Prospects. Chapter 18 in D.J. Sessa and J.L. Willett ed. Paradigm for Successful Utilization of Renewable Resources. AOCS Press. Champaign, IL
Schmitz, J. F., S.Z., Erhan, Sharma, B.K., Johnson, L.A. and D.J. Myers. 1995. Industrial Uses of Soybeans. Pgs 539-612 in L.A. Johnson, P.J. White, and R. Galloway ed. Soybeans: Chemistry, Production, Processing and Utilization. AOCS Press. Champaign IL.
Yang I., M. L. Kuo, and D. J. Myers. 2006. Soy protein combined with copper and boron compounds for providing effective wood preservation. JAOCS 83(3):239-245
Yang, I., M. L. Kuo, and D. J. Myers. 2006. Bond quality of soy-based phenolic adhesives in southern pine plywood. JAOCS 83(3):231-237
Yang, I., M. L. Kuo, D. J. Myers, and A. Pu. 2006. Comparison of protein-based adhesive resins for wood composites. Japan Journal of Wood Science 52(6) 503-508
Heywood, A.A., D.J. Myers, T.B. Bailey, and L.A. Johnson. 2002. Functional Properties of Low fat Soy Flour Produced by an Extrusion-Expelling System. JAOCS 79(13): 1249-1253
Kuo, M. L., and D. J. Myers. 2004. Soy Wood Adhesives for Agro-Based Composites. Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science. Marcel Dekker, New York, New York.
Wong, T., D.J. Myers, and A.A. Heywood. 2002. Processing and Utilization of Extruded-Expelled Soybeans. Inform 13(9):708-713.
Bian, Y., D.J. Myers, K. Dias, M.A. Lihono, S. Wu and P.A. Murphy. 2002 Functional Properties of Pilot Plant Produced Soybean Fractions. JAOCS 80(6):545-549.
Dias, K., D.J. Myers, Bian, Y., M.A. Lihono, S. Wu and P.A. Murphy. 2002 Functional properties of the Acidic and Basic Subunits of the Glycinin (11S) Soy Protein Fraction. JAOCS 80(6):551-555.
Past, Present and Potential Uses of Soy Proteins in Non-food Industrial Applications. Presented at the American Oil Chemists’ World Conference & Exhibition on Oilseed Technology & Utilization, Budapest, Hungary. September, 1992.
Product Design and Development. Presented at Food Marketing Workshop, October 17-21, 1994 in Brasov, Romania. Sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agriculture Service.
Product Design and Development. Presented at Food Marketing Workshop, June 5-6,1996 in Pardubice Czech Republic. Sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agriculture Service.
Project funded in 2000 to begin developing research collaboration in Sri Lanka in the area of biorenewable materials.
Invited to present papers on research related to the industrial utilization of soy protein at the World Soybean Research Conference VII in Foz do Iguassu, Brazil, February 29 – March 05, 2004 and at the Soybean Industrial Uses Conference in Rio De Janeiro April 11-12.
Republic of China
Established cooperative agreement with Zhejiang Economic Trade and Polytechnic Institute on a 3+2 agreement for students after completing their Food Safety diploma, to matriculate to NDSU to complete their Bachelor of Science degree in Food Safety. The first cohort of students will begin taking online courses in the summer of 2012 come to NDSU to complete their 4-yr degree in the fall of 2013. Worked to established cooperative agreements with universities in 7 universities in three 4 provinces in the Republic of China to expand the global teaching and outreach efforts of the School of Food Systems.
Worked to establish a cooperative agreement with Kenyatta and University of Nairobi in Kenya and Makarere University in Uganda to expand the global teaching and outreach efforts of the Great Plains Institute of Food Safety.
Worked University of Universidad Tecnica del Norte in Ibarra, Ecuador to establish a cooperative agreement to expand the global teaching and outreach efforts of the Great Plains Institute of Food Safety
Worked with the ministry of Education to establish working relationships with 5 Colleges for the purpose of study abroad opportunities, student recruitment and faculty and student exchanges.
Introduction to Food Science
The Food Industry in Southeastern China (Study Abroad Program)
Kuo M. L., D.J. Myers, H. Heemstra, D. Curry, D.O. Adams, D.D. Stokke. 2001 Soybean-Based Adhesive Resins and Wood Composites Utilizing Such Adhesives. United States Patent Number 6,306,997.
Kuo M. L., D.J. Myers, H. Heemstra, D. Curry, D.O. Adams, D.D. Stokke. 2003 Soybean-Based Adhesive Resins and Wood Composites Utilizing Such Adhesives. United States Patent Number 6,518,387.
Endowed Professor – Prairie View A&M University, August, 2015
Professor, Cereal and Food Science, January, 2013
Professor and Director, School of Food Systems – North Dakota State University, August, 2007
Director, Great Plains Institute of Food Safety, August, 2007
Professor, Food Science – Iowa State University, July, 2003
Associate Professor, Food Science – Iowa State University, July, 1995
Assistant Professor, Food Science – Iowa State University, August, 1989