Lecturer – FST104L Food Microbiology Laboratory Ahmad Hakim February 08, 2018

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 for course descriptions.

$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.

UC Davis Students Create and Sell Iron Brew winning Scottish Ale Zann Gates June 03, 2022

The team of four UC Davis students who won this year's Iron Brew competition are now selling their prizewinning ale, which they have named, "Mighty Gale Ale".  

Hanna Louvau takes first place in NCIFT student poster competition Zann Gates May 11, 2022
A big congratulations to Hanna Louvau, M.S. student in the Harris Lab, for her first-place win in the student poster competition hosted by the Northern California section of the Institute of Food Technologists, or NCIFT.  The honor was given May 10 at their annual Suppliers' Night event, which includes an educational symposium and a suppliers' expo. 

Department Seminar Series - May 11, 2022

May 09, 2022
You are invited to attend the Food Science department seminar on Wednesday May 11, 2022 at 4:10 PM PDT. For the remainder of this quarter, the first year Food Science graduate students will present their research. This is a great way to see what is going on in other labs.
Improving Pig Diets to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance Zann Gates May 09, 2022
Researchers from UC Davis and universities in Denmark and the Netherlands are joining forces in a new research project to reduce the need for antibiotics in pig production by improving intestinal resilience in developing piglets. The $21.2 million, 5-year PIG-PARADIGM project is funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation.
FST student team takes third place in American Baking Society Product Development Competition Zann Gates May 04, 2022
A big congratulations to the team of Melissa Huang, Amber Sun, Katie Routt and Nicholas Cheng (all 3rd-year Food Science students) for taking third place and a check for $4,000 in the American Baking Society Product Development Competition at BakingTECH 2022, held March 1-3 in Chicago! 
Avocado Oil Short Course, August 4 - 9th, 2022 Zann Gates May 03, 2022
FST's Dr. Selina Wang and three instructors from New Zealand, pictured at right, are pleased to present their first Avocado Oil Short Course for FST Cooperative Extension. The course includes six pre-recorded lectures and one live-Zoom question-and-answer session with the instructors (with a choice of three dates in August for the Q&A session).
Dr. Josephine Ampofo, Dr. Fernanda F.G. Dias, and Ph.D. Candidate Erika Estrada Awarded Professors for the Future Fellowships Ahmad Hakim May 02, 2022
The 2022-2023 cohort of the Professors of the Future program includes one graduate student from the Food Science Graduate Group and two postdoctoral scholars from the Department of Food Science and Technology. The program fosters leadership skills in outstanding graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to prepare them for successful careers in an increasingly competitive professional environment. As part of the program, fellows design and execute projects to enhance the professional development of their peers.
UC Davis Students’ Recipe for a Scottish Export Ale Wins Top Score at Iron Brew Competition Zann Gates April 05, 2022
A complex, but easy-drinking Scottish export ale, with a copper hue and hints of caramel, was crowned the top beer at this year’s Iron Brew competition.
Fermented Food Survey - EATLAC Zann Gates April 01, 2022

Are you a fermented food fanatic?  A kimchi lover?  A kombucha connoisseur?  Olive obsessed? Passionate about pickles?

Participate in a short survey about fermented foods and be entered into a drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card.

Linda J. Harris is new AAAS Fellow

January 26, 2022
The Department of Food Science and Technology is pleased to announce that Linda J. Harris, Professor of Cooperative Extension was elected to the rank American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow by the Council of AAAS.