Virtual Department Seminar Series, Winter 2021

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Zann Gates

Here is the schedule of Food Science and Technology weekly department seminars for the remainder of the Winter 2021 quarter.   (Please email Zann Gates at to get the Zoom link if you don't already receive it via internal communication channels.)

February 3, 2021
Dr. Alireza Abbaspourrad, Yongkeun Joh Assistant Professor of Food Chemistry and Ingredient Technology
Department of Food Science
Cornell University
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Seminar title: "Emulsions: Encapsulation and Controlled Release of Food Ingredients

February 10, 2021
Dr. Byron Chaves, Assistant Professor, Applied Food Safety Lab
Department of Food Science
University of Nebraska Lincoln
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Seminar title: “Building an integrative and collaborative food safety research, teaching, and outreach program

 February 17, 2021
Dr. Christy Spackman, Assistant Professor
School for the Future of Innovation in Society
School of Arts, Media, and Engineering
Arizona State University
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Seminar title: “Flavor Stories: A Playful Approach to Thinking--And Talking About--Critical Issues with Food Science 

February 24, 2021
Dr. Steve Lindemann, Assistant Professor of Food and Nutrition Science
Department of Food Sciences
Purdue University
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Seminar title: “The one you feed: identifying specific interactions of dietary fibers and gut microbiota

March 3, 2021
Dr. Julien Delarue, Assistant Professor, Food Science and Technology
Department of Food Science & Technology
University of California Davis

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Seminar title: “Immersive approaches and elicitation of spontaneous responses to investigate product experience

 March 10, 2021
Dr. John Munafo, Assistant Professor
Food Science
University of Tennesse
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Seminar title: "Flavor Science and Natural Products Discovery"