Research

Coffee, honey and beer: Leadership California treated to tasty dimensions of UC Davis foods and beverage research

May 11, 2022
How was your Friday morning? Full of tasty delights that feed your belly and your curiosity? Well, on Friday April 22nd, 55 women from Leadership California were treated to early coffees with a presentation from chemical engineer Tonya Kuhl, co-director of the UC Davis Coffee Center, followed by a honey tasting with Amina Harris, director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center.  

Department Seminar Series - May 11, 2022

May 09, 2022
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.

Avocado Oil Short Course, August 4 - 9th, 2022

May 03, 2022
FST's Dr. Selina Wang and three instructors from New Zealand, pictured at right, are pleased to present their first Avocado Oil Short Course for FST Cooperative Extension. The course includes six pre-recorded lectures and one live-Zoom question-and-answer session with the instructors (with a choice of three dates in August for the Q&A session).

Kyria Boundy-Mills on UC Davis LIVE - Biodiversity Museums

April 11, 2022

FST's Dr. Kyria Boundy-Mills, Professional Research Microbiologist and curator of the Phaff Yeast Culture Collection, was one of three guests featured in the UC Davis LIVE: Biodiversity Museums interview. The Zoom livestream from March 31, 2022, hosted by Soterios Johnson, focused on the collections recently showcased on Biodiversity Museum Day, which was held March 6th on campus. 

Fermented Food Survey - EATLAC

April 01, 2022

Are you a fermented food fanatic?  A kimchi lover?  A kombucha connoisseur?  Olive obsessed? Passionate about pickles?

Participate in a short survey about fermented foods and be entered into a drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card.

UC Davis FST Graduates Develop Allergen-free Ice Cream

March 31, 2022

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.