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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.


tea fields FST supports the Sensory Aspects of Tea: Global Tea Initiative 2nd Annual Colloquium
This colloquium will feature a full day of events, with a tea tasting in the morning in the Robert Mondavi Institute Sensory Theatre and talks in the afternoon.

Attend the John E Kinsella Memorial Symposium and Lecture
Join us for the 2016 John E. Kinsella Memorial Symposium and Lecture at the University of California, Davis, Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine & Food Science Silverado Sensory Theater on November 10, 2016.

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

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Making News

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

Jenkins BAE Chair and Professor Bryan Jenkins elected an ASABE Fellow
A huge congratulations goes out to Dr. Bryan Jenkins, who was recently selected by the M-131 Fellow committee and elected by the ASABE Board of Trustees to the Grade of ASABE Fellow!

audience Successful FST Research Symposium held on December 8
Congratulations to all of those who participated in the FST Research Symposium, and to the postdocs and graduate students who won "best poster" awards!

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Awards and Honors

barile Associate Professor Daniela Barile selected as a Chancellor's Fellow
Associate Professor Daniela Barile has been selected to be a 2016-17 Chancellor's Fellow!

Jeoh Associate Professor Tina Jeoh selected as a Chancellors Fellow
Associate Professor Tina Jeoh is one of 11 faculty members across camps to be selected to receive the Chancellor's Fellow award!

Nicole Student Advisor Nicole Rabaud wins prestigious award
Congratulations are in order for Nicole Rabaud, who won the Certificate of Merit for Excellence in Advising, New Advisor 2017 from the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). Nicole is the supervising graduate advisor for the Departments of Viticulture & Enology and Food Science & Technology.

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Bamforth Professor Charlie Bamforth wins Stewardship Award
In recognition of faculty and staff efforts to build a culture of philanthropy, the Office of Development and Alumni Relations each year gives out awards for faculty stewardship, staff stewardship and lifetime achievement in stewardship. The office established these awards a year ago and recently held its second annual award presentation.

waterhouse Course Profile: VEN 123 with Professor Andy Waterhouse
What happens in VEN 123, or Analysis of Musts and Wine? Dr. Waterhouse explains.

Jean Professor Jean VanderGheynst Named a Congressional Woman of the Year
Congressman John Garamendi honored BAE professor Jean VanderGheynst during the 2016 Women of the Year Awards ceremony on Thursday, October 13. The award recognizes outstanding women of the 3rd Congressional District.

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Kyria Dr. Kyria Boundy-Mills wins prestigious J. Roger Porter Award
Congratulations to Dr. Kyria Boundy-Mills, curator of the Phaff Yeast Culture Collection in the UC Davis department of Food Science and Technology, who has been awarded the prestigious J. Roger Porter Award by the American Society for Microbiology. This award "recognizes outstanding efforts by a scientist who has demonstrated the importance of microbial biodiversity through sustained curatorial or stewardship activities for a major resource used by the scientific community".

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


journal cover FST Ph.D. candidate makes the cover of the Journal of Food Science
Ph.D. candidate Molly Spencer's research on a coffee taster's flavor wheel has made the cover of the Journal of Food Science.

azevedo Spotlight on our students: Chelsey Azevedo
Chelsey Azevedo is a fourth year Viticulture and Enology major from Salida, California. When she was young, she often went to work with her father at Delicato Family Vineyards.


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.


Recent Publications of VEN faculty
See the attached PDF for links to our research.

kaan CE Specialist Kurtural's Research in Applied Viticulture
CE Specialist Kurtural explains his Research in Applied Viticulture

oakville Recap of Oakville Station Seminar Series in July and August
Two seminars were held at the UC Davis Oakville Station in July and August in the Julio Gallo Conference room. The first focused on mechanistic modeling of vineyard terroir in north-central Italy, and the second dealt with climate change and drought.

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