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Announcements

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


Events

students at picnic day Picnic Day with FST included the return of ice cream
Picnic Day ice cream returned to the Department of Food Science and Technology!

Lodi visitors Recap of three On the Road extension events
The past couple of months have been quite busy for the extension team at UC Davis, with three On the Road programs in four weeks!

BAE Departmental Seminar Series information
Upcoming dates, speakers and titles for the Spring quarter BAE Departmental Seminar Series

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Making News

Victor BAE's Victor Duraj wins College of Engineering's Oustanding Staff Award
The UC Davis College of Engineering is pleased to announce the recipients of the colleges first annual Outstanding Staff Awards. The awards recognize and honor staff whose performance demonstrates a strong commitment to the mission and vision of the college.

veggies UC Davis students featured in VegNews article
VegNews story "Students at UC Davis Transforming Pulp into Vegan Snacks"

underdog team Iron Brew Title Goes to the "Underdog"
Inexperienced as they were, they called their beer Underdog IPA. And guess what? It came out on top in this year's Iron Brew competition among students in Charlie Bamforth's "Practical Malting and Brewing" class.

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Fellowships

pentair logo Pentair Deepens Connection with the Robert Mondavi Institute
On Wednesday, March 22nd, Pentair, a global leader in water re-use and recycling technology, announced an even stronger connection to the Robert Mondavi Institute Department of Food Science and Technology.

chan 2017 Arla Foods Graduate Fellow: Lauryn Chan
Lauryn Chan, a Master's student in the laboratory of Juliana de Moura Bell, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology (FST), has been awarded the 2017 Arla Foods Graduate Fellowship.


Seminars

June 6 BAE Departmental Seminar: The present and future of olives and olive oil research
Speaker:
Selina C Wang, Olive Center and Department of Food Science & Technology, UC Davis

Title:
The present and future of olives and olive oil research

May 30 BAE Departmental Seminar: Use of synthetic DNA and nanotechnology to understand hydrologic systems
Speaker:
Helen Dahlke, LAWR, UC Davis

Title:
Use of synthetic DNA and nanotechnology to understand hydrologic systems


Awards and Honors

barzee Student spotlight: Tyler Barzee, BAE PhD student with numerous fellowships
PhD student has won three fellowships in this year alone, adding to an impressive tally.

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.


Faculty

Recent Publications of VEN faculty
Recent Publications of VEN faculty

VEN class Course Profile: VEN 101C Professor David Smart
VEN101C is a primary viticulture course in a quarterly series of production courses (VEN101A, B and C). The VEN101C course concerns itself mainly with the environmental physiology of vineyards.

kasimatis In Memoriam: A. N. Kasimatis: viticulturist, researcher and extension educator (1921-2016)
A. N. Kasimatis: viticulturist, researcher and extension educator (1921 - 2016)

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Staff

brigham Profile of Executive Director of the Sustainable Wine and Food Processing Center, Jill Brigham
Jill Brigham is the Executive Director of the Sustainable Wine and Food Processing Center at UC Davis, which aims to develop the technologies and processes that will reduce the use of water and energy in the wine, beverage, and food sectors, reduce wastewater and solid wastes, and lower carbon footprints.

niki Meet Niki Coody, Senior Development Officer
Niki Newberry Coody is the department's new Senior Director of Development in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

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

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Students

stem event FST grad students help with STEM for Girls event
On Saturday, April 29th, UC Davis hosted its annual STEM for Girls event.

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

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.

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Alumni

widaman VEN alumnus oversees winemaking for Wine Spectator's #1 wine of 2016
VEN alumnus is winemaker of WS wine of the year.


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.


Research

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.

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".

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