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Announcements

brewery Sierra Nevada Brewing owners establish endowment in the FST Brewing Program.
Ken Grossman of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and his wife, Katie Gonser, have presented UC Davis with a $2 million gift to support the campus' renowned brewing science program.

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


Events

Upcoming V&E Extension Events
Check out what's happening in the upcoming months with V&E Extension.


Making News

Bamforth Professor Charlie Bamforth on KVIE's Studio Sacramento
Dr. Bamforth will be on the local PBS television show on March 24.

Mills Professor David Mills featured in Spirited magazine
Dr. Mills is featured in an article titled "It's a Small World: Microbial Fingerprints Leave Their Mark on Winery and Vineyard Sites".

Winter Dr. Carl Winter featured in Bloomberg News
Dr. Winter is featured in a story called "How Organic Produce Can Make America Less Healthy".

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Seminars

Upcoming BAE Departmental Seminars
Find all upcoming BAE Departmental Seminars for winter quarter here.

RAVE 2016 Recent Advances in Viticulture and Enology
Recent Advances in Viticulture & Enology (RAVE) is our biannual update on the latest research conducted in the Department of Viticulture & Enology.


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

German Professor Bruce German featured in Future Food Tech
Bruce German joins an international line-up of speakers on the panel "Monetizing the Microbiome: Challenges and Opportunities for Food & Health" at Future Food-Tech San Francisco, March 29-30.

Winter Dr. Carl Winter featured in Washington Post blog
Dr. Winter was interviewed about his research on toxicology of conventional produce vs. organic produce.

block The Block Lab: Increasing Vineyard Water Use Efficiency through Cost-Effective Single-Vine-Resolution Irrigation
In order to increase the efficiency of water use in the vineyard and reduce labor, the Block Lab is working with several collaborators.

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Staff

Duraj Victor Duraj awarded UC Davis STAR award
BAE Safety Coordinator Victor Duraj was recently awarded the UC Davis STAR (Staff Appreciation and Recognition) Award. The STAR Award is for staff who who have demonstrated actions which resulted in positive outcomes, and Victor was nominated by the Interim Associate Vice Chancellor of Safety Services, Eric Kvigne.

Adams and matthews Matthews, Adams and Green retirements
In 2016, we had three retirements in the department: Doug Adams, Mark Matthews and Paul Green.

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

Montpetit Course Profile: VEN 128 with Professor Ben Montpetit
VEN 128 focuses on the nature, development, physiology, biochemistry, and control of yeasts and bacteria in the making, aging and spoilage of wine.

alicia Student Profile: Alicia Hoepfner
Alicia is a second year masters student who grew up in Las Vegas with a love for fine dining with family and the occasional glass of wine.


Alumni

FST alum profiled in the New York Times
Henry Yeung, who was a graduate student in Christine Bruhn's lab, is featured in the New York Times' Job Market section. He's interviewed about his position as a sensory analyst for Driscoll's.


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

Recent Publications of VEN faculty
Recent Publications of VEN faculty



RAVE Recent Advances in Viticulture & Enology (RAVE) 2016
Recent Advances in Viticulture & Enology (RAVE) is our biannual update on the latest research conducted in the Department of Viticulture and Enology

anita V&E On the Road in Madera
The most recent On the Road event was in Madera county on November 16, 2017.

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