The Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a lecturer positions to teach FST104L – Food Microbiology Laboratory during the Spring 2018 Quarter. See http://foodscience.ucdavis.edu/ for course descriptions.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus R. Paul Singh has been invited to serve on the prestigious Food and Nutrition Board of the Health and Medicine Division, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Prof. Singh will provide input related to issues pertaining to food technology and engineering.
The Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a lecturer position to teach FST3 – Introduction to Brewing and Beer during the Fall 2019 Quarter. See http://foodscience.ucdavis.edu/ for course descriptions. Qualified candidates will have a PhD degree in food science or a related field. Qualified candidates will also have experience teaching brewing topics or will have a strategy for promoting teaching excellence. The ability to connect course concepts to experience in the brewing industry or an academic brewing science research program is highly desired.
Mackenzie Batali has finished the second year of graduate study at UC Davis, on track to achieve her PhD. Born and raised in Seattle in a restaurant family, she received her bachelors degree in chemistry from Lewis and Clark College with an honors thesis focusing in organic sythesis of resveratrol analogues for use in medical devices.
Dr. Carl Winter, Specialist in Cooperative Extension and Vice Chair of this Department, is retiring from UC Davis at the end of June, 2019 after 28 years with the UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology, and 32 years with the University of California.
Professor Maria Marco was invited by the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) organizing committee to give a speech at ASM Microbe 2019 on "Use of Lactobacillus to offset the effects of obesogenic diets". Her talk was presented on June 23, 2019 to a packed room of over 120 people.
Dr. Luxin Wang, an assistant professor working for the Department of Food Science and Technology, was awarded the Grower’s Risk Assessment Biomarker Investigative Tool (GRABIT) Challenge Award on June 18th 2019 at the annual Center for Produce Safety research symposium in Austin TX.
Congratulations to the UC Davis FST team who received second place in the 2019 Ocean Spray Product Development competition!
The team was led by Melvinna Tania, and includes Olga Lawrence, Mary-Ann Chen, Tonya Xie, and Bryan Magaline. They created their product, Cranwich: bite-sized cookies, naturally flavored and dyed pink with cranberry concentrate. The cookies sandwich a filling made from real whole cranberries, chia seeds, and agave nectar.
Congratulations to IFTSA & MARS Product Development Competition finalists Vy Phung, Chia-Yung Su, Jeremy Chuardy, Gary Adrian and Siriyakorn Chantieng for receiving honors for their Okaranchi product in June at the 29th IFTSA & MARS Product Development Competition at the Institute of Food Technology's annual meeting in New Orleans!
Glen Patrick Fox, a senior research fellow at Australia’s University of Queensland, will become UC Davis’ new Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting and Brewing Science on July 1. Fox succeeds Charlie Bamforth, who held the position from 1999 until his retirement last year.