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Daniel Yelle

Research Forest Products Technologist
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI 53726-2398
Phone: 608-231-9359
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Research Interests

  • Structural elucidation and spatial arrangement of wood and plant cell wall polymers
  • Analytical approaches to quantify structural changes to lignin and polysaccharides
  • Structural analyses of wood decayed by fungi
  • Delineating the reactivity of wood adhesives in the wood cell wall
  • Synthesis of wood cell wall model compounds/polymers


  • Forestry/Chemistry, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI,
  • University of Maine, Orono, ME, M.S. Wood Science,
  • University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, B.S. Wood Science/Chemistry,

Professional Organizations

  • Forest Products Society, Member
  • American Chemical Society, Member
  • Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST), Member
  • The Adhesion Society, Member
  • Forest Products Journal, Associate Editor

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Publications & Products

Research Highlights


Elucidating Covalent Bond Formation and Cleavage in Wood

Working with a group at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Biochemistry, FPL researchers have discovered mechanistic details beh ...


Elucidating Covalent Bond Formation and Cleavage in Wood

A new technique has been developed to monitor structural changes in the polymers present in wood cell walls. This allows researchers, for exampl ...


Last updated on : 01/05/2015