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DiCaprio and Marco Lead Fermented Foods Study

October 09, 2020

It’s not always easy to find silver linings during the COVID-19 pandemic, but here’s one that food scientists at the University of California, Davis, have discovered: More people are exploring the ancient art of fermented foods.

“My mom made her first batch of sauerkraut this summer,” said Maria Marco, a microbiologist and food science professor with the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. “With so many of us sheltering-in-place, fermented foods are more popular than ever.”

FST at Virtual 2020 Annual IAFP Meeting, October 26-28, 2020 Zann Gates October 05, 2020

Several of our Food Science and Technology faculty and graduate students will be participating at the upcoming Virtual 2020 Annual IAFP Meeting, to be held October 26-28, 2020. Check out the IAFP website for the complete program information.

UC Davis Sweeps 2020 IFT Food Engineering Poster Competition Zann Gates August 27, 2020

UC Davis graduate students made their presence known at this year’s Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Engineering Division graduate student poster competition, taking home all three top spots.

Margaret Lawson creates Scholarship & Fellowship for FST Undergrad and Graduate Students Zann Gates August 25, 2020

In recognition of the value of her UC Davis Food Science degrees, Alumna Margaret Lawson ’77, MS ’79, has made an estate commitment to create the Margaret A. Lawson Scholarship for undergraduate students in food science, and the Margaret A. Lawson Fellowship to support graduate students in food science. These funds will be endowed in perpetuity to support and encourage generations of UC Davis students seeking food science degrees.

Mariah Mier wins IFT's IFTPS - Irving Pflug Memorial Scholarship for 2020 Zann Gates August 17, 2020

Mariah Mier, a 3rd year undergraduate in Food Science and Technology, was awarded the IFT Feeding Tomorrow Foundation’s Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists – Irving Pflug Memorial Scholarship for 2020.  The Feeding Tomorrow scholarships enrich students' lives by making it possible to focus on their studies and extend their experience beyond the classroom with internships or travel scholarships, and contribute to the Feeding Tomorrow Foundation’s mission of attracting, retaining, and celebrating the creative and innovative minds of future food scientists, with a goal of ensuring the

Iron Brew Undergrad Winners Featured on UC Davis News/Dateline

July 28, 2020

Congratulations to Iron Brew Competition winners (and FST Brewing Science undergrads) Baoluo Gao, Charlie Thudium, Andres Rugama, and Eitan Newfield, who along with Anheuser-Busch Professor of Malting and Brewing Sciences Dr. Glen Fox, made the UC Davis main News page and are featured in Dateline UC Davis.  The beer from the winning team is on sale now at supporting brewing partner Sudwerk, and in stores next week after August 3rd (details in article).