December 2023

Junior Specialist - Harris Lab

The position of Junior Specialist provides technical or specialized expertise in the planning and execution of research projects in a Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2) Laboratory. The Junior Specialist stays apprised of the research area and maintains technical competence in the designated area(s) of specialization.
Using Yeast to Convert Almond Hulls to Animal Feed Zann Gates

Yeast grown on almond hulls could be a new, sustainable route to produce high-protein animal feed from an agricultural waste product, according to research from UC Davis published Nov. 15 in PLOS One.

Raising animals for meat requires livestock feed that is high in protein, especially essential amino acids that animals need to grow. That makes feed the most expensive input in meat production.