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beer Sign up for the Brewing Science summer abroad program in the UK
The brewing of beer represents the most exquisite convergence of diverse sciences (botany, plant physiology, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, chemical engineering, and more) in pursuit of a product that is as complex as it is delightful. Sign up today to learn all about it in the heart of England.

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A brief introduction to the Cluster ticketing system for support issues.


Making News

DiCaprio Research spotlight on Dr. Erin DiCaprio: Viruses and food safety
Dr. DiCaprio's research program focuses on produce safety related to foodborne viruses, control measures for foodborne viruses, and food safety risks associated with emerging viruses.

kronfli VEN grad student takes 2nd in Best Wine Student of La Soiree competition
Congratulations to Edward Kronfli III, who placed second in the Best Wine Student of La Soiree competition in San Francisco on November 17.

Izzy FST PhD student Izzy Castner wins AASHE Campus Sustainability Research Award
The award recognized work presented in a paper titled "The Nitrogen Footprint Tool Network: A Multi-Institution Program to Research and Reduce Nitrogen Pollution".

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Awards and Honors

Bruhn award CE Specialist Emerita Dr. Christine Bruhn wins IAFP Lifetime Achievement Award
Christine Bruhn is the recipient of the 2017 International Association for Food Protections Lifetime Achievement Award.

Taft FST Post-doctoral research fellow receives prestigious NIH F32 Fellowship
Dr. Diana Taft, a postdoctoral research fellow in Professor David A. Mills' lab is the recipient of an Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship.

winery Chik Brenneman to receive CAES' Award of Distinction for staff
Chik Brenneman to receive CAES' Award of Distinction for staff

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Faculty

panelists Dr. Christine Bruhn facilitates discussion of the film "Food Evolution"
Recently, Dr. Christine Bruhn facilitated a discussion of Food Evolution, an IFT-commissioned film addressing genetic engineering, with NCIFT Young Professionals.

Dr. Pan Dr. Zhongli Pan receives Chinese Government Friendship Award
Dr. Zhongli Pan received Chinese Government Friendship Award at a grand Award Ceremony held on September 29th, 2017 in the Great Hall of the People, Beijing. The award was conferred by Vice Premier Ma Kai.

bisson Dr. Linda Bisson retires after 32 years in the Department
For 32 years, Linda taught wine production, the biology of yeast, and graduate courses in genetics.

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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

Ryan Dowdy How FST Grad Student Ryan Dowdy Fights Climate Change
Ryan Dowdy's research could revolutionize California's food and agriculture industry while simultaneously fighting climate change. The fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Food Science graduate group works with Assistant Professor Christopher Simmons to convert biological food waste into electricity.

Irene Yim FST Grad Student Irene Yim's Mission to Improve Food Safety
Grad student Irene Yim was recently profiled on the Grad Studies website. Read about her research in food safety that's supported by her professional cooking background.

mango farmers FST Doctoral student travels to Ghana to work on Trellis Fund mango project
Nick Reitz traveled to Ghana with a Trellis Fund project via the Horticulture Innovation Lab earlier this year, working with mango farmers there on postharvest handling and processing. The Trellis Fund is currently recruiting more students.

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Research

Recent Publications of VEN faculty
Recent Publications of VEN faculty