John C. Bruhn, FST Cooperative Extension Specialist Emeritus, is celebrating his 50-year anniversary as an IFT member. As related by IFT's Margaret Malochleb in the June, 2020 issue of Food Technology magazine, "For John Bruhn, extension specialist emeritus at the University of California, Davis, IFT has been a part of his life since his university days. “IFT captured my attention first when I was awarded the IFT Gerber Scholarship as a junior (1957) and senior (1958) at Michigan State University,” he says.
Please join us in congratulating the research team of Daniela Barile, Bruce German, Carlito Lebrilla, David Mills, Jennifer Smilowitz and Mark Underwood, of the Foods for Health Institute, for receiving the 2020 Chancellor's Innovation Award for Innovator of the Year for their research in advancing infant health through microbiome restoration.
Last week, Erika Estrada, a Ph.D. student in Harris Lab, received the exciting news that she was elected as the 2020-2021 Vice-Chair for the Student Professional Development Group (SPDG) for the International Association of Food Protection (IAFP). In 2021, Erika will step up and serve as the Chair of the SPDG.