October 2022

Grad student Carolina Conte featured in podcast

Carolina Conte, Food Science graduate and new M.S. graduate student, was featured on the Capital Bank podcast “Cero Panama – Impulsa” on October 25th.  Conte and her business partner were interviewed about what makes their business (called Cero) unique and the challenges of promoting conscious consumption and sustainable food production in Panama.

FST 290 Seminar Series - October 31, 2022

Please join us on Monday, October 31 from 12:10 - 1:00 pm PST, for the Fall 2022 FST290 Seminar Series. Professor of Agricultural Plant Biology in the Department of Plant Sciences, Maeli Melotto, will present, “Plants as Vectors of Human Pathogenic Bacteria".

Paper by Ph.D. student Katie Uhl and Professor Mitchell chosen for Oct. 2022 cover of ACS Food Science & Technology

FST Ph.D. student Katherine (Katie) Uhl and her research advisor, Professor Alyson Mitchell, have published the first paper characterizing the aroma profile of blue elderflowers.  Their paper, “Headspace Volatile Organic and Phenolic Compounds in Elderflowers and Elderflower Teas of Blue Elderberry (Sambucus nigra ssp. cerulea)” was selected as the cover image for October 2022 (above) for the journal ACS Food Science & Technology. 

Assistant Specialist-DiCaprio Lab

Candidates qualified for the Assistant Specialist position should have a Master’s degree in the area of food science, food safety, microbiology, or related field, or expertise consistent with four to six years of training and/or experience in the relevant area of research and specialization, or possession of a relevant baccalaureate degree plus three or more years of research experience.