Food Science and Technology
Please join us in congratulating the research team of Daniela Barile, Bruce German, Carlito Lebrilla, David Mills, Jennifer Smilowitz and Mark Underwood, of the Foods for Health Institute, for receiving the 2020 Chancellor's Innovation Award for Innovator of the Year for their research in advancing infant health through microbiome restoration.
Congratulations to recent 2020 Food Science & Technology graduate, Kat Fernandez, for being selected as one of three finalists for the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association's (IFTSA) Excellence in Leadership Award for the Undergraduate Category. The award recognizes those who have demonstrated exemplary leadership in their execution of student activities that furthers the mission of IFT. Great achievement, Kat!
Last week, Erika Estrada, a Ph.D. student in Harris Lab, received the exciting news that she was elected as the 2020-2021 Vice-Chair for the Student Professional Development Group (SPDG) for the International Association of Food Protection (IAFP). In 2021, Erika will step up and serve as the Chair of the SPDG.