On Saturday, April 25, several graduate students in FST participated in the annual STEM for Girls event. This event, now in its third year, was started as an effort to get middle school aged girls from nearby communities interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Thursday, April 30th at 4pm
2045 Bainer Hall
"International pesticide drift reduction technology schemes and their optimized application with US EPAs and Australias new approaches to drift management and modeling."
Senior Research Fellow
School of Agriculture and Food Sciences,
The University of Queensland, Australia
Four UC Davis students in Charlie Bamforths Practical Malting and Brewing class earned more than good grades for their final project a beer called Class is in Session IPA. They earned a chance to work with Sudwerk Brewing Co. and produce their winning recipe on a commercial scale.
The 15th annual Winkler Dinner, a fundraiser for the UC Davis viticulture and enology department, is planned for Saturday, May 16, in the olive grove at the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine & Food Science on campus.
The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center's magazine explores whether imbalances in gastrointestinal bacteria raise the risk for cancer and if restoring that balance be the key to preventing it. The research of Dr. David Mills and Dr. Carolyn Slupsky is helping to answer those questions.
Dr. Charlotte Biltekoff (Food Science and Technology) and Dr. Hildegarde Heymann (Viticulture and Enology) will be presenters at the first major conference by the new Institute for Social Sciences at the University of California, Davis. The conference will showcase leading-edge research in the social sciences and highlight opportunities for interdisciplinary work.
UCD Interdepartmental Employee Brewing Competition is a great success! Special thanks to Charlie Bamforth (Food Science and Technology) and Hampton Sublett (Office of the Chancellor) for making this happen.
Mills Lab post-doc Zachery Lewis's paper in Microbiome was covered by NPR and is also profiled on UC Davis' News site. The subject of the paper is the influence of the FUT2 gene status in mothers on the microbiome of their breast fed infants.