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

cooking FSGSA's "Cooking Class" Fundraiser is August 26
Graduate students in the Department of Food Science & Technology (FST) are hosting their first-ever fundraising dinner: "Cooking Class" at the Robert Mondavi Institute.


Making News

food safety Plastic films incorporating N-halamines could sanitize food production facilities
A new publication on Professor Nitin Nitin's work with biofilms has been released.

presenters  FST students and faculty present at IFT on Design Thinking for Food
On June 26, FST students and faculty presented at the IFT annual meeting's IFTNEXT Sessions on Design Thinking for Food.

mitchell Dr. Alyson Mitchell elected Fellow of ACS
Professor Alyson Mitchell, newly elected Fellow of the American Chemical Society, is planning a symposium at the ACS meeting.

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Awards and Honors

waste students These UC Davis students are using science to change food waste forever
Congratulations to the students working with Professor Ned Spang on the "End of Waste" project -- they won a Big Bang! prize, and are now featured on Uproxx.com.

waste students These UC Davis students are using science to change food waste forever
Congratulations to the students working with Professor Ned Spang on the "End of Waste" project -- they won a Big Bang! prize, and are now featured on Uproxx.com.

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".

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Faculty

diagram FST Assistant Professor Ned Spang presents at ISIE
FST's Dr. Ned Spang presented at the ISIE Conference in Chicago on "Estimating the Energy and Greenhouse Gas Savings from Urban Water Conservation".

milk Marco Lab researcch featured on UCD "One Health" blog
The Marco Lab's research is featured in the UCD blog in an article titled "5 Fortifying Facts About Dairy Milk and Microbes".

Dr. Harris Meet FST's new Department Chair Dr. Linda J. Harris
Cooperative Extension Specialist Dr. Linda J. Harris is FST's newest department chair. She began her 5-year term on July 1, 2016 replacing Professor Mike McCarthy who retired last June.

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Students

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.