A big congratulations to Hanna Louvau, M.S. student in the Harris Lab, for her first-place win in the student poster competition hosted by the Northern California section of the Institute of Food Technologists, or NCIFT. The honor was given May 10 at their annual Suppliers' Night event, which includes an educational symposium and a suppliers' expo.
You are invited to attend the Food Science department seminar on Wednesday May 11, 2022 at 4:10 PM PDT. For the remainder of this quarter, the first year Food Science graduate students will present their research. This is a great way to see what is going on in other labs.
A big congratulations to the team of Melissa Huang, Amber Sun, Katie Routt and Nicholas Cheng (all 3rd-year Food Science students) for taking third place and a check for $4,000 in the American Baking Society Product Development Competition at BakingTECH 2022, held March 1-3 in Chicago!
The 2022-2023 cohort of the Professors of the Future program includes one graduate student from the Food Science Graduate Group and two postdoctoral scholars from the Department of Food Science and Technology. The program fosters leadership skills in outstanding graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to prepare them for successful careers in an increasingly competitive professional environment. As part of the program, fellows design and execute projects to enhance the professional development of their peers.
CBS Mornings did an interview with FST's Luxin Wang, BAE's Gang Sun and Jiahan Zou on their reusable, compostable "jelly ice" research development, which was shared nationally to their 2.26 million subscribers, all potential viewers of the video. Embedded below with direct link here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPkeKpb1JhA (YouTube, 4:24 min)
UC Davis Students’ Recipe for a Scottish Export Ale Wins Top Score at Iron Brew Competition
Most people love eating a scoop of ice cream, but it’s not a treat that everyone can enjoy. A group of students who studied in the Department of Food Science and Technology created an innovative frozen dessert that is free of dairy, nuts and soy, making it something that people who have food allergies can savor.
In the first Craft Maltsters Guild's "Field to Bench" series for 2022 (the series features the people behind some of the world's leading malt research), FST's Glen Fox and Maany Ramanan (UC Brewing doctoral candidate) talk about Fox's background studying barley quality, his current research focus on starch structure, and how it impacts wort and beer quality, as well as Maany's current research project - assessing the effect of environment and genotype on malt quality.