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MSI Awards

Recognizing researchers who advance the understanding of the health benefits of culinary spices and herbs

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MSI Leadership

MSI is guided by a scientific advisory council of internationally-renowned scientists and health professionals.

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Scientific Overviews of Spices and Herbs

Published reviews of scientific research on spices and herbs including potential health benefits

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About MSI

The McCormick Science Institute is a research-driven organization whose mission is to support scientific research and disseminate information on the health benefits of culinary herbs and spices.

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MSI Executive Director to Receive the Gilbert A. Leveille Award

Guy H. Johnson, Ph.D. is this year's recipient of the Gilbert A. Leveille Lectureship and Award, sponsored jointly by the American Society of Nutrition (ASN) and the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). The award is given to recognize outstanding research and/or public service at the interface between the disciplines of nutrition and food science which has contributed to improved health and well being.  The award will be presented at a ceremony during the Experimental Biology meeting in Chicago on Sunday, April 23rd and a lecture will be given by Guy on April 24th from 1:45-2:30 pm.  The award is named for  Dr. Gilbert A. Leveille who was the only person to be president of both ASN and IFT and devoted his career to working at the interface of food science and nutrition. Dr. Leveille was a charter member of the MSI Scientific Advisory Council.

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