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“A healthy gut is central to overall wellness, and probiotics can lend a hand in helping to create a happier inside”
Dr. Gregory Leyer, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer at UAS Laboratories, LLC
Meet Dr. Greg
Dr. Greg Leyer has dedicated his career to the research and development of innovative probiotic-based solutions. His expansive probiotic knowledge is the foundation for the science-based formulations of UP4™ Probiotics. His passion for probiotic advancement has also made him a world-renowned expert and highly sought after educator and speaker on the benefits of probiotics, speaking at conferences all over the world.
Dr. Greg is married with 5 children and calls Madison, WI home.
When not researching the benefits of probiotic supplementation, he enjoys
spending time with his family and exploring the outdoors.
In addition to being a professional member of both the International Probiotic Association (IPA) and International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP), he has also co-authored several papers in the areas of probiotic clinical results, application know-how, and safety parameters.
Ph.D. Food Science, Food Microbiology and Toxicology option, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Thesis Title: “Characterization of the Acid Tolerance Response in Salmonella typhimurium and its Impact on Food Safety.”
M.S. Food Science, Food Safety option, University of Wisconsin-Madison, August. Thesis Title: “Regulation of Neurotoxin Formation in Clostridium botulinum type E by Tryptophan.”
B.S. Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Professional Memberships & Activities
Professional Member of ISAPP and IPA.
Served on the editorial board for Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2001 – 2007; ad hoc reviewer for multiple journals.