Véronique Barthet PhD

Canadian Grain Commission employee since 2000.

Research Scientist and Program Manager
Oilseeds Monitoring and Research
Crops Section
Grain Research Laboratory


Email: veronique.barthet@grainscanada.gc.ca
Telephone: 204-984-5174

Area of expertise:

  • Research projects dealing with grain quality factors
  • Development of quality measurement analytical methods
  • Collaborative research projects with researchers from the University of Manitoba studying seed oxidative stability.


  • Doctorate
    Food science and agricultural chemistry
    University of McGill in Montréal
  • Diplôme d'études approfondies
    Biology applied to food science and bioindustries
    Université de Nancy in France
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
    Université Paul Sabatier in Toulouse

Professional affiliations and development

  • President, Canadian Section of the American Chemists’ Society, 2009-2014
  • Vice-President, Canadian Section of the American Chemists’ Society, 2007-2009
  • Chair, Canadian ISO TC 34/SC 2 Oleaginous Seeds and Fruits section, 2007-present
  • Chair, Canadian ISO TC 34/SC 11 Animal and vegetable fats and oils section, 2007-present
  • Member of the American Oil Chemists' Society, 2000-present
  • Adjunct – Department Human Nutrition, University of Manitoba
  • Board member of the Western Canadian Canola Rapeseed Recommending Committee
  • Chair of the Analytical Committee for the Prairie Registration Committee Oilseeds


See the Canadian Grain Commission list of published scientific and technical papers.