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Announcements

Request Tracker (RT) Introduction
A brief introduction to the Cluster ticketing system for support issues.


Making News

cantu VEN's Dr. Dario Cantu part of team to sequence Arabica coffee genome
The first public genome sequence for Coffea arabica, the species responsible for more than 70 percent of global coffee production, was released by researchers at the University of California, Davis including VEN Associate Professor Dario Cantu.

Adams Recent Flavor 101 event focused on research of Dr. Doug Adams
On March 22, the Department of Viticulture & Enology presented a special program dedicated to the career and contributions of Professor Doug Adams, who has recently retired from the department after more than 30 years.

ingredients FST grad students tour Impossible Foods
On Tuesday, April 11th 2017, Food Science Graduate students went to visit Impossible Foods in Redwood City.

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Awards and Honors

Omahony Professor Emeritus Michael O'Mahony wins award from IFT
Dr. O'Mahony will receive his award for excellence within the sensory and consumer sciences field at IFT '17 in Las Vegas this coming June.

Kizer BAE grad student wins 2nd in regional ASABE poster competition
Congratulations to Erin Kizer, graduate student in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, who won the second place poster award and a cash prize in the graduate student category poster competition at the ASABE California-Nevada Section meeting in Tulare, CA, on 15 February 2017!

Christine Bruhn Christine Bruhn recognized by Walmart
Cooperative Extension Specialist Emerita Christine Bruhn was recognized as a "Food Safety Champion".

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Faculty

Containerized Anaerobic Digestion Units UC Davis FST researchers win large grant from California Energy Commission
Assistant Professors Ned Spang and Christopher Simmons were recently awarded a grant for $3.16M from the California Energy Commission for the project "Demonstrating the Potential for On-Site Electricity Generation from Food Waste Using Containerized Anaerobic Digestion Units".

chancellor BAE mourns the loss of Professor Emeritus William Chancellor
Professor Emeritus William Chancellor died on February 16. His family was with him and he died peacefully. He was 85.

expo FST faculty present at the Natural Foods Expo
Four researchers were invited by the Southern California Institute of Food Technologists to give presentations at the Natural Foods Expo in Los Angeles in March.

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Staff

BFTV Information Technology Support Team
The BFTV Information Technology Support Team is available to help with administrative, research and instructional computing needs. bftvtech@ucdavis.edu


Students

rebecca jain Student Profile: Undergrad Rebecca Jain
Rebecca Jain is a third year undergraduate student and Bay Area native. Her interest in wine and viticulture began in high school when her family bought a home on Spring Mountain in Sonoma County.

students UC Davis College Bowl Team Advances to Nationals
The UC Davis College Bowl Team will be advancing to nationals at IFT17 in Las Vegas after taking first place at the IFTSA Pacific Northwest Area Meeting!


Computing

IT Timelines and Who Does What - March 2013
If you wonder about how long it should take to get that hard drive replaced and restored, here is a list of jobs and estimated times for completion.