August 2014

FST's Kyria Boundy-Mills wins STAIR grant

August 22, 2014
Dr. Boundy-Mills, a research specialist and curator of the Phaff Yeast Culture Collection won a UC Davis Science Translation and Innovative Research Grant. The program provides university funding and support for innovative research. The grant was awarded for Structure and activities of biosurfactants produced through a renewable, yeast-based, reduced cost process.

Drought-tolerant landscaping - Sept. 18

August 20, 2014
This 1-day workshop will provide participants with in-depth information for converting high-water-use conventional lawns into beautiful low-water-use, attractive, native, and climate-appropriate landscapes.

Harvest: Food, Wine, Beer, Arts - Oct. 12

August 18, 2014
In collaboration with the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, the World Food Center and the Shrem Museum, Harvest will feature food, wine, beer and live music in the Good Life Garden, and a silent auction at the Robert Mondavi Institute. The evening will conclude with a performance at the Mondavi Center.