October 2013

Food Preservation is Fun - Oct. 24

October 21, 2013
Got too many zucchini, tomatoes or plums from the summer crop? Want to enjoy them after the season is long gone? This presentation will give an overview of the four major food preservation techniques.

FST seminar - Morton Satin - Oct. 23

October 20, 2013
Morton Satin, Vice President of Science and Research at the Salt Institute, will be the featured speaker at the food science seminar Wednesday Oct 23 from 4:10-5 pm. Satin will address Fostering Consumer-Driven Product Development. The seminar will be held in the Theater of the RMI Sensory building.
Research Funding Opportunity! UCGHI GloCal Fellowship Applications - by Dec. 2 tfortis October 17, 2013
The University of California Global Health Institute (UCGHI) GloCal Health Fellowship is a career development fellowship sponsored by the NIH Fogarty International Center, as well as a consortium at the UCGHI. This consortium is comprised of UCSF, UCSD, UCLA, UC Davis & 25 affiliated international sites across 14 countries.

Soil Carbon Change and Net Energy Associated with Biofuel Production on Marginal lands: A Regional Modeling Perspective - Oct. 16

October 15, 2013
The utilization of marginal lands for biofuel production has been proposed as a promising solution for meeting biofuel demands while avoiding food-feed-fuel conflicts. However, there is uncertainty surrounding whether or not marginal lands can be reliably located, as well as their inherent biofuel potential and the possible environmental impacts.