Karl Fraser is a Senior Scientist in Nutritional Metabolomics based in the Food, Nutrition and Health team. He has been working with metabolomics at AgResearch since 2005 and has performed a wide variety of metabolomics experiments encompassing soil, seeds, plants, endophytes, meat, milk and human health and nutrition.
He has a strong background in analytical chemistry and has been instrumental in developing and improving metabolomics workflows.
Karl’s current research focuses on untargeted discovery metabolomics/lipidomics and targeted biomarker analysis. Karl is involved in two High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenges (Peak Nutrition for Metabolic Health and Gastrointestinal health).
Karl has published over 50 peer reviewed papers and has an H-index of 20.