Food Science and Technology

Junior Specialist - Barile Lab

September 13, 2021
This position of Junior Specialist has a narrow focus in a specialized area and provides technical or specialized expertise (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, or with research methods) in the planning and execution of a research project. Junior Specialists are required to be actively and significantly involved in publishable research activities, including reviewing journal articles and engaging in discussions on research and the interpretation of research results. Junior Specialists are also expected to participate in appropriate professional/technical societies or groups and other educational and research organizations as well as review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications as applicable related to their research area of expertise.
Glen Fox & Charlie Bamforth featured in Chile - CA Brewing Webinar Zann Gates August 30, 2021

At the end of July, Drs. Glen Fox and Charlie Bamforth were the keynote speakers in the "Chile-California Seminar: Strengthening the Local Brewing Industry".  The webinar was an opportunity for exchange of experiences and collaboration between the UC Davis Brewing Program and brewers in Chile.  Sponsors were the UC Davis Chile Life Sciences Innovation Center and CORFO.

FST Undergrads Place in Product Development Competitions this Summer Zann Gates August 24, 2021

Congratulations to FST undergrads Vincenza Priana, Vivian Wu, Illoisa Lambojon, and Aceline Chiu for their 2nd place win in the Ocean Spray Student Product Development Competition earlier this month!  Their products were "Cranookie Butter" and "Cranbilantro", both pictured below.   

FSMA 101 for Organic Processors Webinar Series

August 23, 2021

California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), in partnership with UC Davis FST, UCANR, Washington State University, and WA State Department of Agriculture's Certified Organic Program, is offering a free four-part webinar series on FSMA and food safety basics for organic food processors. 

Selina Wang receives 2021 Faculty Stewardship Award Zann Gates August 23, 2021

Kudos to FST Specialist in Cooperative Extension and Research Director of the UC Davis Olive Center, Selina Wang, who has been awarded the 2021 Faculty Stewardship Award by the UC Davis Foundation.  

Erika Estrada takes first place in IAFP 2021 Poster Competition!

July 22, 2021

Erika Estrada, Ph.D. graduate student in Harris Lab, was awarded first place in the poster presentation in the J. Mac Goepfert Developing Scientists Competition at the International Association for Food Protection meeting in Phoenix, Arizona; first place in the technical talk presentation went to Karuna Kharel, a Ph.D. student at Louisiana State University.  Erika's poster presentation was titled, "Using Whole Genome Sequencing to Characterize the Genetic Diversity of Salmonella enterica Isolated from Raw Inshell Pistachios".