Dr. Katrin Annika Kopf

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Dr. Katrin Annika Kopf Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

  • Contact hours Monday
    Tuesday morning
    Thursday
  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL
    Abteilung Food Science & Management
    Länggasse 85
    3052 Zollikofen

Teaching

  • Master Program Food, Nutrition & Health

  • Bachelor Program Food Science

  • Master module FNH-3: Nutrition meets Technology (in English) (responsible for module)

  • Bachelor module Bclt052: Nutritional physiological aspects of food composition and processing (in German) (responsible for module)

  • Master module F6: Journal Club

  • Bachlor module BClf286: Food technology: Focus Greases/oil

  • Bachlor module BClf254: Food technology: Focus Proteins

  • Bachelor module Bclt124: Instrument-supported food analysis

Research

  • Protein Functionality and Quality

  • Dairy Research

  • Sustainable Protein Sources

  • Technology/Nutrition Interface

  • Spray drying and Powder Analysis

CV

  • since 10/2013 Scientific Collaborator Food Processing Bern University of Applied Science
  • 03/2010 – 10/2013 Post-Doctoral Researcher Dairy Science Federal Research Station Agroscope, Liebefeld
  • 06/2006 – 03/2010 Scientific Assitant (Phd-student) Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of Bern
  • 09/2005 - 05/2006 Trainee Research & Development Nestlé Research Center, Vers-chez-les-Blancs
  • 06/2006 – 03/2010 Doctorate in Biochemistry, Institute of Biochemistry and Moleculare Medicineekularen Medizin Medical Faculty, University of Bern
  • 10/2004 - 05/2006 Master in Nutritional Science (Specialization Food Science) Technical University of Munich/Weihenstephan
  • 10/2001 - 09/2004 Bachelor in Nutritional Science (Specialization Biomedicine) Technical University of Munich/Weihenstephan
  • 2004 – 2005 Quality Management Representative -TÜF Technical University of Munich/Weihenstephan
  • 2013 CAS University Didactics and e-Learning Bern University of Applied Sciences

Projects

  • Whey processing in Switzerland

  • Whey potential in Switzerland

  • Improving the solubility of powdered plant proteins

  • Increasing the long-term stability of plant-based beverages

  • Nutritional-physiological optimisation in product development for specific target groups (NutriOpt)

Publications

  • Nutritional implications of an increasing consumption of non-dairy plant-based beverages instead of cow's milk in Switzerland. Angelica Sousa and Katrin A. Kopf-Bolanz ADVANCES IN DAIRY RESEARCH Volume 5 Issue 4, 29 November 2017
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-888X.1000197

  • Caloric-dose responsive genes in blood cells differentiate the metabolic status of obese men
    Doreen Gille, Nadine Zangger, Charlotte Soneson, Ueli Bütikofer, Mauro Delorenzi, Flurina Schwander, Katrin A. Kopf-Bolanz, Magali Chollet, Barbara Walther, Kurt Laederach, and Guy Vergères
    JOURNAL OF NUTRITIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY Available online 4 March 2017

  • A dose-response strategy reveals differences between normal weight and obese men in their metabolic and inflammatory responses to a high-fat meal
    Flurina Schwander, Katrin A. Kopf-Bolanz, Caroline Buri, Reto Portmann, Lotti Egger, Magali Chollet, Philip G. McTernan, Milan K. Piya, Martin A. M. Gijs, Nathalie Vionnet, François Pralong, Kurt Laederach, and Guy Vergères
    JOURNAL OF NUTRITION 114.193565; first published online May 8, 2014. doi:10.3945/jn.114.193565 (shared first author)

  • Impact of milk processing on the generation of peptides during digestion
    Kopf-Bolanz, Katrin A., Flurina Schwander, Martin Gijs, Guy Vergères, Reto
    Portmann, Lotti Egger
    INTERNATIONAL DAIRY JOURNAL Volume: 35 Issue: 2 Pages: 130-138 Published: APR 2014

  • The NutriChip project - translating technology into nutritional knowledge
    Vergères G, Bogicevic B, Buri C, Carrara S, Chollet M, Corbino-Giunta L, Egger L, Gille D, Kopf-Bolanz K, Laederach K, Portmann R, Ramadan Q, Ramsden J, Schwander F, Silacci P, Walther B, Gijs M.
    BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION Volume: 108 Issue: 5 Pages: 762-768 DOI: 10.1017/S0007114512002693 Published: SEP 14 2012

  • Validation of an In Vitro Digestive System for Studying Macronutrient Decomposition in Humans
    Kopf-Bolanz, Katrin A.; Schwander, Flurina; Gijs, Martin; et al.
    JOURNAL OF NUTRITION Volume: 142 Issue: 2 Pages: 245-250 DOI: 10.3945/jn.111.148635 Published: FEB 2012

  • Chemical Inhibitors of the Calcium Entry Channel TRPV6
    Landowski, Christopher P.; Bolanz, Katrin A.; Suzuki, Yoshiro; et al.
    PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH Volume: 28 Issue: 2 Pages: 322-330 DOI: 10.1007/s11095-010-0249-9 Published: FEB 2011

  • Tamoxifen Inhibits TRPV6 Activity via Estrogen Receptor-Independent Pathways in TRPV6-Expressing MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells
    Bolanz, Katrin A.; Kovacs, Gergely Gy.; Landowski, Christopher P.; et al.
    MOLECULAR CANCER RESEARCH Volume: 7 Issue: 12 Pages: 2000-2010 DOI: 10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-09-0188

  • The role of TRPV6 in breast carcinogenesis
    Bolanz, Katrin A.; Hediger, Matthias A.; Landowski, Christopher P.
    MOLECULAR CANCER THERAPEUTICS Volume: 7 Issue: 2 Pages: 271-279 DOI: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-07-0478 Published: FEB 2008

  • Chapter “Adjusting Bioactive Functions of Dairy Products via Processing”
    in “Technological Approaches for Novel Applications in Dairy Processing," 2018
    ISBN 978-1-78923-313-1, InTechOpen

  • The role of TRPV6 in breast carcinogenesis
    Bolanz, Katrin A. PhD-Thesis 2010, University of Bern

  • Vergleich der Nährstoffgehalte von Kuhmilch mit Schaf- und Ziegenmilch sowie pflanzenbasierten Getränken
    Katrin Kopf-Bolanz, Elisabeth Eugster
    SCHWEIZER ERNÄHRUNGSMEDIZIN 7, 28.06.2019

  • Pflanzenbasierte Getränke
    Angelica Sousa, Elisabeth Eugster-Meier, Katrin A. Kopf-Bolanz
    ALIMENTA 3, 2018

  • Pflanzliche Proteine als Fleischersatz: Eine systemische Betrachtung für die Schweiz
    Daniel Heine, Michael Rauch, Hans Ramseier, Susanne Müller, Alexandra Schmid, Katrin Kopf-Bolanz und Elisabeth Eugster
    AGRARFORSCHUNG SCHWEIZ Jan 2018

  • Des protéines végétales pour remplacer la viande: une analyse systémique pour la Suisse
    Daniel Heine, Michael Rauch, Hans Ramseier, Susanne Müller, Alexandra Schmid, Katrin Kopf-Bolanz und Elisabeth Eugster
    RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE SUISSE Jan 2018

  • Vegetable protein as an alternative to meat: a systemic assessment for Switzerland
    Daniel Heine, Michael Rauch, Hans Ramseier, Susanne Müller, Alexandra Schmid, Katrin Kopf-Bolanz und Elisabeth Eugster
    AGRARFORSCHUNG SCHWEIZ Jan 2018

  • Verbindung von Ernährung und Lebensmitteltechnologie im Fokus*
    Kopf-Bolanz K. Denkel C., Jenzer H., Sadeghi L.
    LEBENSMITTEL-TECHNOLOGIE, Ausgabe 11/2016, 01.11.2016

  • Verarbeitung mit Mehrwert
    Heine D., Denkel C., Kopf-Bolanz K.
    LEBENSMITTEL-TECHNOLOGIE, Ausgabe 05/2016, 05.04.2016

  • Proteine als Bausteine von innovativen Lebensmitteln
    Brunner T., Denkel C., Heine D., Kopf-Bolanz K.
    LEBENSMITTEL-TECHNOLOGIE, Ausgabe 04/2016, 05.04.2016

  • Molke - auf den Teller statt in den Trog*
    Kopf-Bolanz K., Bisig W., Jungbluth N., Denkel C.
    ALIMENTA. 15, 2015, 28-29

  • Potential of whey as a food constituent in Switzerland*
    Kopf-Bolanz K., Bisig W., Jungbluth N., Denkel Ch.
    AGRARFORSCHUNG SCHWEIZ 6(6), 270-277, 2015

  • Quantitatives Potenzial zur Verwertung von Molke in Lebensmitteln in der Schweiz*
    Kopf-Bolanz K., Bisig W., Jungbluth N., Denkel Ch.
    AGRARFORSCHUNG SCHWEIZ 6(6), 270-277, 2015

  • Potentiel quantitatif de valorisation du petitlait dans l’alimentation humaine en Suisse*
    Kopf-Bolanz K., Bisig W., Jungbluth N., Denkel Ch.
    RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE SUISSE 6(6), 270-277, 2015

  • Aromatase inhibitors in food – processing matters
    H Jenzer, C Denkel, KA Kopf-Bolanz, S Büsser, J Birrer, S Müller, L Sadeghi
    AKTUELLE ERNÄHRUNGSMEDIZIN MAI 2015; 40 - O1_2

  • Metabolic Endotoxemia: Meal Size but Not Meal Frequency Matters in Metabolically Healthy Lean and Obese Subjects
    Piya, Milan K.; Tripathi, G. , Reddy, NL., Schwander, F., Bolanz-Kopf, KA,. ., Barber, T., Kumar, S., Vergeres, G., Mcternan, PG
    DIABETES Volume: 63 Pages: A79-A79 Supplement: 1 Meeting Abstract: 299-OR Published: JUN 2014

  • Lean versus obese: molecular insights after ingestion of high-fat meals
    Gille, D.; Kopf-Bolanz, K.; Schwander, F.; et al.
    ANNALS OF NUTRITION AND METABOLISM Volume: 63 Supplement: 1 Pages: 331-331 Published: 2013

  • Validation of an in vitro digestive system for studying macronutrient decomposition in humans*
    Kopf-Bolanz, Katrin Annika; Schwander, Flurina; Gijs, Martin; et al.
    FASEB JOURNAL Volume: 26 Published: APR 2012 no. 1 Supplement 646.6

  • NutriChip - A lab-on-a-chip platform to investigate food absorption and underlying immune regulations
    Schwander, Flurina; Kopf-Bolanz, Katrin Annika; Portmann, Reto; et al.
    FASEB JOURNAL Volume: 26 Published: APR 2012 no. 1 Supplement 1033.18

  • Nutrichip: an integrated microfluidic system for in vitro investigation of the immunemodulatory function of dairy products
    Qasem Ramadan, Hamideh Jafarpoorchekab, Katrin Bolanz, Flurina Schwander, Paolo Silacci, Sandro Carrara, Jeremy Ramsden, Guy Vergeres, and Martinus Gijs.
    Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS), Seattle, Washington, USA, October 2-6, 2011

  • Tamoxifen inhibits TRPV6 activity via estrogen receptor independent pathways in TRPV6 transfected MCF-7 cells*
    Katrin Annika Bolanz, Gergely Gyula Kovacs, Christopher Paul Landowski and Matthias A Hediger
    FASEB J. April 2009 vol. 23 no. 1 Supplement 998.29

  • NIZO Plant Protein Functionality Conference 2020 (held online - poster presentation)
    "Comparison of physicochemical properties of commercial UHT treated plant-based beverages and bovine milk"
    M.C. Villarreal Cruz, B. Walther, D. Guggisberg, C. Denkel, K. Kopf-Bolanz

  • Future Food Symposium 2020, Zürich

  • Liebefelder Milchtagung 2020, Zollikofen (Präsentation)
    "Einflussfaktoren auf die Laktosekristallisation bei der Herstellung von Molkenpulver"
    K. Kopf-Bolanz

  • NuGOWeek 2019, Bern
    "NutriOpt: Digital solutions for nutrient optimization in product development"
    K. Kopf-Bolanz, S. Probst, R. Robyr

  • 11th NIZO Dairy Conference - Milk Protein Functionality 2019, Papendal (poster presentation)
    "Influencing lactose crystallization in whey powder processing"
    K.A. Kopf-Bolanz, A. Nowak, M. Vaihinger, J. Lonfat, B. Schütz, C. Denkel

  • NuGOWeek 2019, Bern
    "NutriOpt: Digital solutions for nutrient optimization in product development"
    K. Kopf-Bolanz, S. Probst, R. Robyr

  • 2nd Meeting Innovation group Proteins4Future, ETH Zürich (presentation) 2019
    “Protein quality of plant-based proteins & strategies for optimization”
    K.Kopf-Bolanz

  • Liebefelder Milchtagung, Bern 2018

  • 32nd EFFoST International Conference, Nantes 2018 (Poster)
    “Protein quality of plant-based beverages: nutritional consequences and future approaches”
    Katrin Kopf-Bolanz, Angelica Sousa

  • AgriKulturtagung, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern 2018 (Präsentation)
    «Gesundheitliche Aspekte von Raps- und Palmöl»
    K.Kopf-Bolanz

  • Liebefelder Milchtagung, Bern 2017 (Präsentation)
    “Ersatz von Milch durch pflanzenbasierte Getränke – Wirkung auf die Ernährung»
    K.Kopf-Bolanz

  • Innovations in Dairy Ingredients 10th Nizo Confercence 2017, Papendal

  • Milk Protein Functionality 9th Nizo Confercence 2015, Papendal

  • 7th International Whey Conference 2014, Rotterdam

  • Max Rubner Conference 2013- Health Aspects of Milk and Dairy Products, Karlsruhe (poster presentation)
    “Differences in protein digestion and generation of bioactive peptides dependent on milk processing”
    Katrin A. Kopf-Bolanz, Flurina Schwander, Martin Gijs, Magali Chollet, Guy Vergères, Reto Portmann, Lotti Egger

  • International Congress of Nutrition, Granada 2013 (poster)
    „LEAN VERSUS OBESE: MOLECULAR INSIGHTS AFTER THE INGESTION OF HIGH-FAT MEALS“
    Gille, D.; Kopf-Bolanz, K.; Schwander, F.; et al.

  • SwissFoodTech Day 2013, Bern (poster presentation)
    „Verdau von Milchprodukten im Reagenzglas“
    Katrin A. Kopf-Bolanz, Flurina Schwander, Martin Gijs, Magali Chollet, Guy Vergères, Reto Portmann, Lotti Egger

  • NanoTera-Meeting 2013, Bern (poster presentation)
    “Peptide Profiling after in vitro digestion. A fingerprint of selected dairy products“
    Katrin Kopf-Bolanz, Flurina Schwander, Martin Gijs, Magali Chollet, Reto Portmann,
    Lotti Egger, Guy Vergères

  • NanoTera-Meeting 2012, Zurich (poster presentation)
    „Validation of an in vitro digestion model using bovine milk“
    Kopf-Bolanz, Schwander, Gijs, Portmann, Egger, Vergères

  • Experimental biology 2012, San Diego (poster)
    „Validation of an in vitro digestive system for studying macronutrient decomposition in humans”
    Kopf-Bolanz, Katrin Annika; Schwander, Flurina; Gijs, Martin; et al.

  • 1st International conference on food digestion 2012, Cesena (poster presentation)
    “Molecular Characterization of in vitro Digested Dairy Products”
    Katrin A. Kopf-Bolanz, Flurina Schwander, Biljana Bogicevic, Martin Gijs, Guy Vergères, Reto Portmann, and Lotti Egger

  • COST_Meeting 2011, Le Croisic (poster)
    “Validation of an in vitro digestion model using bovine milk”
    Katrin A. Kopf-Bolanz, Flurina Schwander, Martin Gijs, Guy Vergères, Reto Portmann, and Lotti Egger

  • IDF World Dairy Summit 2011, Parma (poster)
    “Nutrichip: A lab-on-a-chip to test the immunoregulatory properties of dairy products”
    Katrin Bolanz, Flurina Schwander, Reto Portmann, Charlotte Egger, Paolo Silacci, Magali Chollet, Martin Gijs, Guy Vergères

  • MicroTAS 2011, Seattle (poster)
    “Nutrichip: an integrated microfluidic system for in vitro investigation of the immunemodulatory function of dairy products.”
    Qasem Ramadan, Hamideh Jafarpoorchekab, Katrin Bolanz, Flurina Schwander, Paolo Silacci, Sandro Carrara, Jeremy Ramsden, Guy Vergeres, and Martinus Gijs.

  • Food metabolomics 2011, Karlsruhe (poster presentation)
    “Validation of an In Vitro Digestive System for Studying Macronutrient Decomposition in Humans”
    Katrin A. Kopf-Bolanz, Flurina Schwander, Martin Gijs, Guy Vergères, Reto Portmann, Charlotte Egger

  • Milk conference 2011, Bern (talk)
    “In vitro digestion of bovine milk”
    K.Kopf-Bolanz

  • NuGoweek2011, Wageningen (poster presentation)
    Validation of an in vitro digestion model using bovine milk
    Katrin A. Kopf-Bolanz, Flurina Schwander, Martin Gijs, Guy Vergères, Reto Portmann, Charlotte Egger

  • NanoTera-Meeting 2011, Bern (poster presentation)
    „NutriChip-A technological platform for nutrition analysis to promote healthy food“
    Flurina Schwander, Katrin Bolanz, Reto Portmann,Charlotte Egger, Paolo Silacci, Linda Corbino-Giunta, Barbara Walther, Richard Hurrell, Jeremy Ramsden, Caroline Buri, Kurt Laederach, Magali Chollet, Qasem Alramadan, Hamideh Jafarpoorchekab, Sandro Carrara, Julien Ghaye, Madhura Avinash Kamat, Gö Kö, Guy Vergès, Martin Gijs

  • SwissFoodTechDay 2011, Sisseln (talk)
    “NutriChip - A technological platform for nutrition analysis to promote healthy food”
    K.Bolanz

  • Experimental Biology 2009, New Orleans (poster presentation)
    “Tamoxifen inhibits TRPV6 activity via estrogen receptor independent pathways in TRPV6 transfected MCF-7 cells”;
    Katrin Annika Bolanz, Gergely Gyula Kovacs, Christopher Paul Landowski and Matthias A

  • Biomedical Transporters 2009, Thun (poster, chair of the poster session)
    “Tamoxifen inhibits TRPV6 activity in TRPV6 transfected MCF-7 cells “
    Bolanz, KA.; Kovacs, GG.; Landowski, CP.; Hediger, MA

  • USGEB meeting 2009, Interlaken (talk)
    “Tamoxifen inhibits TRPV6 activity via estrogen receptor independent pathways in TRPV6 transfected MCF-7 cells “
    K.Bolanz

  • Graduate School Symposium 2009, Bern (poster presentation)
    “Tamoxifen Inhibits TRPV6 Activity in TRPV6-Expressing MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells“
    Bolanz, KA.; Kovacs, GG.; Landowski, CP.; Hediger, MA

  • Graduate School Symposium 2008, Bern (talk)
    ”The role of TRPV6 in breast carcinogenesis
    K.Bolanz

  • AAPS annually meeting 2007, San Diego (poster presentation)
    “The Calcium Channel TRPV6 Influences Breast Cancer Progression”
    K. Bolanz, M. Hediger, C. Landowski

  • Biomedical Transporters 2007, Bern (poster presentation)
    “The Calcium Channel TRPV6 Influences Breast Cancer Progression”
    K. Bolanz, M. Hediger, C. Landowski

Memberships

  • member of steering group: IG Proteins4Future Swiss Food Research

  • member of Forum Nutrition Agroscope

  • SGE

  • SGLWT

Supervised theses

  • Finger S. Sedimentation in beverages 2020

  • Batoni S. Proteinkonsum in der Schweiz - Auswertung eines MenuCH Datensatzes 2020

  • Masshardt K. Retrogradationsverhalten nativer Maisstärken in glutenfreien Brot- und Backwaren (SGLWT-Preis) 2019

  • Skoblia J. Entwicklung eines Toolkits zur Charakterisierung von Proteinpulvern 2019

  • Herren N. Verbesserung der Löslichkeit von pflanzlichen Proteinpulvern durch enzymatische Hydrolyse 2018

  • Imobersteg S. Entwicklung einer Kapillarelektrophoresemethode zur Bestimmung des Denaturierungsgrades von Molkenproteinen 2016

  • Räz R. Etablierung der Molkensprühtrocknung im Industriemassstab und Einfluss von bestimmten Vorbehandlungen auf die bestimmten Vorbehandlungen auf die Prozesseignung 2016

  • Petrini G. Séchage par atomisation de différents types de lactosérum – influence sur la teneur en lactose et la dénaturation des protéines sériques déterminées par DSC 2015

  • Bianchi M. FNH-7-report - Thermal treatment of plant-based milk alternatives to inactivate the enzymes and ensure microbiological safety 2020

  • Farazani M. FNH-7 report - Production of Plant-based Chocolate (Replacement of Milk powder with Plant-based Protein powders) 2020

  • Schimmel M. FNH-7 report - In regard of COVID-19: Evaluation of the recommended emergency stock on the nutritional quality, shelf life and processing method 2020

  • Villarreal C. Comparison between the techno-functional properties of the plantbased beverages offered and Cow’s milk in the Swiss market 2020

  • Liu J.Y. Development of plant-protein enriched bread - influence on bread quality 2020

  • Liu J.Y. FNH7 report - Enzyme application for protein enrichment – advantages and challenges 2019

  • Gerber C. FNH7 report - Methionin - pflanzliche Quellen und Methoden zur Produktion und Anreicherung 2019

  • Langa V. FNH-7 report Comparison of the Nutritional Recommendations for Infant Formula of Term vs Preterm infants and Critical steps Processing to Ensure a High Nutritive Value 2019

  • Quick S. Nutritional optimization in product development 2019

  • Horvat M. Plant proteins for development of a nutritious product 2018

  • Horvat M. FNH-7 report - Plant proteins 2018

  • Serra M. FNH7 report - The effect of ball milling on protein structure anddigestibility in dairy and plant-based products 2018

  • Novak A. Optimization of Lactose crystallization in whey powder processing 2018

  • Nowak A. FNH7 report - Lactose crystallization in whey powder processing 2018

  • Sousa A. AF24 report - Comparison of the nutritional value of cow’s milk and non-dairy beverages for the two biggest supermarket chains in Switzerland 2018

  • Aeby T. In vitro digestion of plant-based milk alternatives 2017

  • Aeby T. FNH7 report - Alternative proteins and their nutritional physiology 2016

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • German - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • English - Full professional proficiency
  • French - Limited working proficiency