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

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.

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.

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!

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.

Bamforth Professor Charlie Bamforth on KVIE's Studio Sacramento
Dr. Bamforth was 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".

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.

hundreds Hundreds learned about yeast at Biodiversity Museum Day
Approximately 3,000 visitors came to UC Davis for Biodiversity Museum Day on February 18. The yeast exhibit was in the Earth and Physical Sciences Building.

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.

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!