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Assistant Specialist-DiCaprio Lab

October 18, 2022
Candidates qualified for the Assistant Specialist position should have a Master’s degree in the area of food science, food safety, microbiology, or related field, or expertise consistent with four to six years of training and/or experience in the relevant area of research and specialization, or possession of a relevant baccalaureate degree plus three or more years of research experience.

$4 Million Endowment Bolsters UC Davis Viticulture and Enology

July 27, 2022

The University of California, Davis, Department of Viticulture and Enology has received a $4 million endowment that will provide support in perpetuity for the kind of research and education that has made the department world renowned in its field.

The endowment, given anonymously, will fund unique projects that use and further develop analytical tools, advanced technologies and techniques, and equipment.

Junior Specialist in the Wang Lab

June 08, 2022

The position of Junior Specialist provides technical or specialized expertise in the planning and execution of research projects in a Biosafety Level II Laboratory. The Junior Specialist stays apprised of the research area and maintains technical competence in the designated area(s) of specialization. The role of this position is to provide specialized expertise in microbial food safety research projects of the laboratory of the Principal Investigator Dr. Luxin Wang.

Junior Specialist - Mills Lab

June 01, 2022

Number of position: 2

The position of Junior Specialist provides technical or specialized expertise in the planning and execution of a research project. The Junior Specialist stays apprised of the research area and maintains technical competence in the designated area(s) of specialization. We’re seeking a Junior Specialist to join our research team studying the gut microbiome.

Junior Specialist in the Marco Lab

June 01, 2022

The position of Junior Specialist provides technical or specialized expertise in the planning and execution of a research project. The Junior Specialist stays apprised of the research area and maintains technical competence in the designated area(s) of specialization. We are seeking a Junior Specialist to join our research team studying food and gut microbiomes. 

Andy Waterhouse Retires in June after 31 Years with the Department of Viticulture & Enology

May 27, 2022

Thank you to Professor Andrew Waterhouse for all he has done for the department and the university.  He will be retiring at the end of June 2022.  He has served as department chair, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, and, most recently, Director of the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science. He has been a great mentor to many students and is always ready with an industry connection when a student is looking for that first internship.

Heard it Through the Grapevine

May 27, 2022
Welcome to Luis Diaz-Garcia! 

The Department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis is excited to announce that Luis Diaz-Garcia will be joining the department as a new faculty member and grape breeder, starting July 1, 2022! Welcome to UC Davis V&E! Ted Rieger has written a nice introduction to Luis, which can be found here.