Matthew Lange, PhD Curriculum Vitae

Education

2013

PhD in Food Science, UC Davis

1995

B.S. Community Nutrition, emph. Anthropology and Sociology, UC Davis

Continuing Professional Development

2010

2009

UC Davis Food & Health Entrepreneurship Academy Innovation/Commercialization Certificate

Beyond the basics: course design, syllabus creation, and advanced teaching at the College level. UC Davis Office of Graduate Studies (certificate).

2002

Tyco International Management Training Program

Employment History

2016 - Present

Associate Research Scientist – Food and Health Informatician

UC Davis Food Science Dept.

Davis, CA

2016

Lecturer:

Winter: FST 3-Beer and Brewing,
Spring: FST 160-Food Product Development

UC Davis Food Science Dept.

Davis, CA

2014-2015

Lecturer: MHI 209 Data Acquisition

UC Davis School of Medicine,
Health Informatics Grad Prog.

Davis, CA

2013-now

Associate Director, Knowledge Engineering

Initiative for Wireless Health & Wellness, UC Davis & UC Davis
Health System

Davis, CA &
Sacramento, CA

2013-2015

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R)
UC Davis School of Medicine

Davis, CA

2006-2013

Graduate Student Research/Teaching Asst.

UC Davis Food Science Dept.

Davis, CA

2010-2011

ORISE Doctoral Fellow

FDA Division of Personalized Nutrition & Medicine

Davis, CA and
Jefferson, AR

2004-2010

Consultant,
International Milk Genomics Consortium

California Dairy Research Foundation (CDRF)

Davis, CA

2003-2006

Consultant,
History of Chocolate Project

UC Davis Nutrition Dept.

Davis, CA

2001-2004

Global Infrastructure Manager,
Senior Information Architect,
Senior Database Administrator

Tyco International,

Global Technology Services

Sacramento, CA

2000-2001

Programming Support Supervisor

Northern  CA Cancer Center

Union City, CA

1998-2000

Senior Research Analyst & Data Architect

Clinical Partners

San Francisco, CA

1996-1998

Database Developer & Research Associate

CA Dept of Health

Berkeley, CA

1992-1993

Chef de partie

Soga’s

Davis, CA

1990-1991

Agricultural Integrated Pest Management Consultant

Integrated Pest Management Associates

Exeter, CA

Invited Talks, Panels, Sessions, Etc.

Aug 2016

Invited Panelist:
Workshop on Food Ontology

International Conference on Biomedical Ontology

Corvalis, OR

Jul 2016

Invited Speaker:
“Modelling food systems for resilient and sustainable nutrition and health on a changing planet”

Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford

Oxford, England

May 2016

Invited Speaker:
“Engaging the Italian AgriFood industry in design of the Internet of Food”

Cibus Parma

Parma, Italy

May 2016

Invited Speaker:
“Designing the Internet of Food to enhance  food security, safety and sustainability”

World Food Research and Innovation Forum

Parma, Italy

May 2016

Invited Speaker:
“Designing the Ontological and Semantic Infrastructure for the Internet of Food”

Seeds and Chips: the Internet of Food Conference

Milan, Italy

May 2016

Invited Participant:
“Envisioning the future of food and the internet”

Future Food Institute Retreat

Bologna, Italy

Jan 2016

Invited Module Instructor:
--Informatics and Technologies for Personalizing Product Development
--Coffee Product Development Challenge

Specialty Coffee Association Sensory Summit

Davis, CA

Dec 2015

Team Lead for Winning Team of Idea Hackathon: “Food RezQ-- Maximizing Food Recovery through time sensitive matching of
food producers and processors with
Emergency Food Providers.”
Solution Summit and Hackathon

UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health

Davis, CA

Dec 2015

Invited Panelist:
“Prominent Challenges in Modern Food, Ag & Health” Solution Summit and Hackathon

UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health

Davis, CA

Nov 2015

Invited Speaker:
“Health, Food, and Food Systems Informatics”

University College , Dublin

Dublin, Ireland

Oct 2015

Participant:
Challenge Definition Workshop--lead team that defined challenges for Solution Summit in
Dec 2015

UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health

Davis, CA

May 2015

Guest Lecture:
“Sustainably Delivering Personalized Foods with a big-data informed kitchen”

UC Davis Center for Biophotonics

Sacramento, CA

May 2015

Guest Lecture:
“Decision Support systems From the Clinic to the Kitchen”

UC Davis Nutritional Biology Course NUB210C Advanced Nutrition III: Nutrition in Health and Disease

Davis, CA

Talks

Con’t

 

 

May 2015

Invited Speaker:
“Decision Support for Health and Wellness: From the Clinic to the Kitchen”

IBM Almaden Research Facility

Davis, CA

Mar 2015

Guest Instructor (multi-day instructional module): “Informatics for Delivering Safe, Convenient Foods Personalized for Health and Delight”

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) & Institute for Future Food: Masters Program in Food Innovation

Reggio Emmilia, IT

Mar 2015

Invited Speaker:
“Scaling down food production systems for delivery of personalized foods”

Seeds and Chips: the Internet of Food Conference

Milan, IT

Mar 2015

Invited Mentor: Food Hackathon: “Nutrition for All”--Mentored teams that placed 1st and 3rd

Sponsored by several corps incl UC Davis Foods for Health Institute & The Food Business School

San Francisco, CA

Feb 2015

Invited Speaker:
“The UCmHealthy Portal: A Tool for Collection of Physiometric and Activity Data from Multiple Sensors in Real time.”

USDA-Western Human Nutrition Research Center (WHNRC)

Davis, CA

Feb 2015

Guest Lecture:
“Decision Support Systems for Personalized Health Guidance”

UC Davis School of Medicine Course MHI 207--Clinical Decision Support

Sacramento, CA

Jan 2015

Invited Speaker:
“From Quantified Self to Quantified Selves: Personal Information for Personalized Lifestyle”

Health 2.0  &
Sacramento Hacker Lab

Sacramento, CA

Nov 2014

Guest Lecture:
“Ontologies and Informatics Infrastructures for Personalized Health Guidance Systems”

UC Davis Medical School Course MHI 290--Health Informatics Seminar Series

Sacramento, CA

Oct 2015 Oct 2014
Oct 2013

Guest Lecture:
“Mining Food Databases & Utilizing Informatic Tools for Productive Scholarship”

UC Davis Food Science Course FST 201--Food Chemistry

Davis, CA

Apr 2014

Invited speaker:
“Personalized Lifestyle Systems to Promote Health, Happiness & Longevity”

UC Davis School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine: Integrative Health for Pain Relief Conference

Maui, HI

Jul 2013

Invited Lecture:
“Health Phenotype Vocabularies and Ontologies to Underpin the Omics of Health ”

SomaLogic (A biotech firm specializing in revolutionary proteomics techniques)

Boulder, CO

Jun 2012

Session Author/Organizer:
“Incorporating Food, Nutrition, and Health Informatics Resources in the Food Design and Engineering Process.”

IFT Annual Conference

Las Vegas, NV

Nov 2011

Guest Lecture:
“Lipids in Foods & Health”

UC Davis Food Science Course FST 100A--Food Chemistry

Davis, CA

Talks

Con’t

 

 

Jun 2011

Invited Speaker:
“Development of Informatics Resources for Nutrigenomics & Personalized Nutrient Recommendations”

EURopean micronutrient RECommendations Aligned (EURRECA)-EU- Network of Excellence 5th Meeting

Budapest, HU

Jun 2011

Invited Speaker:
“Development of Informatics Resources for Nutrigenomics, Personalized Nutrition & Foods”

Nestle Global Headquarters

Vevey, CH

Mar 2011

Invited Speaker:
“Informatics Resources for Inclusion of Nutrigenomics Data in Personalized Diet and Nutrient Recommendations”

USDA Western Human Nutrition Research Center

Davis, CA

Feb 2011

Invited Speaker:
“Developing the Ultimate Foods for Health Knowledge System”

DSM Nutritional Products

Basel, CH

Jan 2013,
Jan 2012,
Jan 2011.

Guest Lecture:
“Food and Health Informatics Infrastructures for Personalization of Foods”

UC Davis Food Science Course FST 100B--Food Properties

Davis, CA

Jun 2009

Invited Speaker:
“Getting to Personalized Nutrition: From Foods and Assessments to Health and Function”

International Nutrigenomics Week

Montecatini, IT

Mar 2009

Invited Demonstration:
Display and demonstration of the Chocolate History Research Portal

Chocolate, The North American Experience  at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Washington, DC

Oct 2007

Invited Speaker:
Collaboration and Data sharing with the IMGC Portal”

Fourth International Milk Genomics Symposium

Napa, CA

Sep 2006

Speaker:
“Cross-cutting Methods for Using Information Systems in Health Promotion Programs: A Proposed Multi-ontology Schema for Integrating Diet, Nutrition, Metabolomic, and Health Outcomes

CDC National Health Promotion Conference

Atlanta, GA

Oct 2006

Invited Speaker:
Scientific Applications of the IMGC Portal”

Third International Milk Genomics Symposium

Brussels, BE

Oct 2005

Invited Speaker:
Introduction to the International Milk Genomics Portal”

Second International Milk Genomics Symposium

Napa, CA

Aug 2005

Invited Speaker:
Introduction to the Chocolate History Research Portal”

Meeting of the Chocolate historical Research Society

Fort Ticonderoga, NY

Oct 2004

Invited Speaker:
Proposal for an International Milk Genomics Portal”

First International Milk Genomics Symposium

Napa, CA

Recent Grants and Funding

Date

Grant Title -- Granting Agency

Amount

     Co-PIs

Role

Status

2016

Connecting Health, Human Nutrition, and the Food System: A Platform for Transformative Change in Food and Agriculture -- Wellcome Trust

$12M

CIAT: 
Andy Jarvis, Evan Girvetz
Columbia-CIESEN:
Marc Levy,
Alex de Sherbinin
FAO:

Johannes Keizer
World Food Systems Center@ETH-Zurich: Michelle Grant
UC Davis:
Tom Tomich, Jim Quinn

Co-PI

Pending review

2016

IC-FOODS @ UC Davis -International Center for Food Ontology, Operability, Data and Semantics $300,000 -- Innovation Institute for Food and Health

$300,000

Tom Tomich,

Jim Quinn,
Nick Anderson

PI

Funded

 

IC-FHIT @ UC Davis --International Conference for Food and Health Informatics and Technologies -- CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society){multi-UC campus}

$5,000

sole PI

PI

Funded

2015

Food system informatics: Designing the foundation for a national food system ontology initiative -- National Science Foundation

$500,000

ASI: Tom Tomich,

ICE: Jim Quinn,
FFHI: Bruce German,
DSI: Duncan Temple-Lang

Co-PI

Pending review

Food Product Development

2008

American Heritage Chocolate

Mars Inc. Product Development Team (Part of my consultancy with the UC Davis Nutrition Department Chocolate History Project)

 

Honors and Awards

2012                    International Conference on Biomedical Ontologies (ICBO) International Travel Award        

2011                    International Conference on Biomedical Ontologies (ICBO)  Fellowship Award

2010                    PXE Research Meeting Fellowship Award

2009                    Summer of Code Award Winner, Google 

2009                    Thomas A. Nickerson Memorial Award, UC Davis,

2008                    George Stewart Memorial Award, UC Davis

2007                    UC Davis Food Science Graduate Group Travel Award for Research Excellence

Professional Service & Outreach

2015-Now

Faculty Mentor

Food Business School

St. Helena, CA

2015-Now

Founding Member,

Internet of Food Special Interest Group

Internet Society

Geneva, Switzerland

2015-Now

Advisory Board Member

Future Food Institute

Bologna, Italy

2015

Faculty Member

Health Informatics Grad Group,
UC Davis School of Medicine

Sacramento, CA

2013-2015

Technical Advisory Board,
PCORI P2E2T2 - Health in Diabetes

UC Davis Health System

Sacramento, CA

2013-2015

Founder & Organizer,
Davis-Sacramento Chapter

Quantified Self

Davis, CA

2009-2012

Graduate Student Representative,
Information Technology Subcommittee

UC Davis  Academic Senate

Davis, CA

2011-present

Founding Member & Senior Technical Advisor

Phenotype Foundation

Utrecht, NL

2010-2012

Member,
Global Expert Working Group on Nutrient-Gene Interactions

International Life Science Institute (ILSI) Europe

Brussels, BE

2008-2013

Executive Committee,
Nutrition Division

Institute of Food Technology (IFT)

Davis, CA

2007-2013

Graduate Student Representative,
Nutrition Division

 

Institute of Food Technology (IFT)

Davis, CA

1997-2001

Member,
Board of Directors

National Association for Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE)

Denver, CO

1997-2000

Legislative Advocate

National Association for Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE)

Denver, CO

1998-2000

Founder and Organizer,
Northern California Chapter

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

Berkeley, CA

1997-1999

Member,
Advisory Board

Pacific Southwest Regional Genetics Network (PSRGN)

Berkeley, CA

 

Selected Authorship (*= corresponding author)

Joslin AC, Green R, German JB, Lange MC*. 2014.  Concept Mapping One Carbon Metabolism to Model Future Ontologies for Nutrient-Gene-Phenotype Interactions. Genes and Nutrition  9(5): 1-17

Seto EYW, Casazza GA, Abresch RT, Nicorici A, Pande A, Lange M, Han JJ. 2014. Smartphone-based Estimation of Energy Expenditure: The CalFit System. Accepted: Journal of Medical Internet Research.

Pande A, Casazza GA, Nicorici A, Seto E, Miyamoto S, Lange M , Abresch RT, Mohapatra P, Han, J. 2014 Energy Expenditure Estimation in Boys with Duchene Muscular Dystrophy Using Accelerometer and Heart Rate Sensors. IEEE Healthcare Innovations and Point-of-care Technologies

Lange MC, Dallas DC, Lee HY, Le Parc A, Nobrega DeMoura Bell JM, Barile D. Human Nutrition: Determining functional properties and sources of recently identified food components: oligosaccharides, glycolipids, glycoproteins and peptides.” In: Neal Van Alegn, editor-in-chief. Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems, Vol. 2, San Diego: Elsevier; 2014. pp. 441-461

Lange MC, German JB, Kaput J.  Workflows and Framework for Nutritional/Metabolic Phenotype/Genotype and Foods-for-Health Knowledge Integration. 2011  Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Biomedical Ontologies. 833(93): 446

Al Aama J, Smith TD, Lo A, Howard H, Kline AA, Lange MC, Kaput J, Cotton RGH.  Initiating a Human Variome Project Country Node 2011 Journal of Human Mutation 5(1): 501-506

Lemay D.G., Lange M.C., Crook SC, Sela DA Lefevre C, Church P, Pasin G, Hauser MA, van Arendonk JAM Boichard D, Mather, IA, Martin PD, Moore SS, Neville MC, Rijnkels R, Singh K, Stanton C, Williamson P, German JB (2010). The International Milk Genomics Consortium Web Portal. The FASEB Journal, 24 (1) 556

Lange MC Management of Cacao and Chocolate Data: Design and Development of a Chocolate Research Portal. (Book chapter) in Chocolate: History, Culture, and Heritage (eds. Grivetti LG and Shapiro HY Wiley & Sons, 2009; ISBN 978470121658

Lange MC, Lemay DG, German JB.  A multi-ontology framework to guide agriculture and food towards diet and health. 2007 Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 87(8): 1427-1434

German JB, Dillard CJ, Hillyard SL, Lange MC, Smilowitz JT, Ward RE, and Zivkovic AM. Nutritional Genomics: Discovering the Path to Personalized Nutrition in Metabolomics: Bringing Nutrigenomics to Practice in Individualized Health Assessment (eds. Rodriguez RL, Kaput J) Wiley-Interscience, 2006; ISBN 0471683191, 9780471683193

 

Selected Authorship Con’t

German JB, Schanbache FL, Lönnerdal B, Medrano JF, McGuire MA, McManaman JL, Rocke DM, Smith TP, Neville MC, Donnelly P, Lange MC, Ward R (2006). International milk genomics consortium. Trends in Food Science & Technology 17, 656–661.

Lemay DG, Lange MC, Grigorov, M, German JB (2006). Molecular Evolution of Milk: Computational Genomics as a Discovery Tool. The FASEB Journal 20 (4) A616

Lange MC, Grivetti LE. Have your chocolate and eat it too: Integrating concept maps into a content management framework with relational database connectivity. Concept Maps: Theory, Methodology, Technology Proc. of the Second Int. Conference on Concept Mapping San José, Costa Rica, 2006

Lange MC, Zivkovic AM, German JB On the need for health and nutritional ontologies: rationale, framework for development, and implications for the future of health research. (Abstract) Personalized Nutrition Conference: From Nutrigenomics to Personalized Nutrition, Majorca, Spain 2005

Lange MC, Ward RB, German JB. International consortium collaborates through knowledge management portal to study and annotate the genes of mammalian milk. (Abstract) NuGO Week, Tuscany, Italy 2005

Some relevant applications that I have designed and developed:

  • Food & Drug Administration, Division of Personalized Nutrition & Medicine:
    • Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
      • Developed an architecture for, and oversaw the implementation of, LIMS system for integrating genomic, metabolomic and physiometric data.
  • UC Davis Food Science Department:
    • Nutriknow
      • A portal dedicated to cataloging knowledge at the interface of nutrigenomics, bioinformatics, and personalized nutrition
      • Limited to student participation
      • Users to easily submit data, bibliographies, and knowledge maps that pertain to nutrigenomics, personalized health and informatics technologies
    • The Food Review
      • A portal for undergraduate students in FST 100A to create pages related to properties of food
      • Limited to Student participation
      • Users make easy-to-produce, Wikipedia-style web pages for partial discussion grade
    • UC Davis-NSF GK12 Project in College of Engineering (Vandergheynst Lab):
      • GK-12-RESOURCE Portal
        • A platform that allows Research Fellows in Sustainable Energy to coordinate their efforts with primary school teachers to make elementary curriculum, lessons plans, and classroom activities
        • Allows users to upload and interact with content
        • Integrated search engine
      • California Dairy Research Foundation:
        • Milk Genomics and Human Health Portal
          • Interface into other bioinformatics resources
          • Integration of research data sets w/publicly available genetics databases
          • Integrated workgroups with customized workflows
        • UC Davis Nutrition Department:
          • Chocolate History Research Portal
            • Research repository for virtual artifacts gathered by a team of over 80 historians, anthropologists and scientists
            • Linked information with historical public records and newspapers
            • Allows users to upload and interact with content
            • Integrated search engine
            • Customized for off-line data synchronization
          • Tyco Global Technology Services (serving 65,000 people worldwide)
            • Corporate Learning Management System
              • Learning content management system
              • Capable of tracking progression of technicians & sales staff through activities, modules, classes, & certificates required for training & promotion
            • Tyco International Brain
              • Web based portal to increase competitiveness via graphic coordination and alignment of subject matter experts with systems capabilities and strategic business units

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