Awards and Honors

Dr. Josephine Ampofo, Dr. Fernanda F.G. Dias, and Ph.D. Candidate Erika Estrada Awarded Professors for the Future Fellowships

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.

Linda J. Harris answers five questions in ANR interivew

February 14, 2022

In this UCANR News story from Feb. 10th, 2022, Mike Hsu asks FST's new American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow, Linda J. Harris, five questions about her academic journey and subsequent career in food science microbiology.  Read on at the link below for her thoughts on the value of extension work, her contributions to the field, UC Davis' support for women in academia, and another priceless vintage budding scientist photo!  Congratulations, Linda!

 

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. 

Wonderful Company Awards UC Davis biotech spinout BCD Bioscience

December 03, 2021
Congratulations to BCD Bioscience (founded by UC Davis scientists Matt Amicucci (former FST grad), Bruce German (Foods for Health and Food Science and Technology), Carlito Lebrilla (Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine and Chemistry), and Dave Mills (Food Science and Technology) for being one of two applicants to win the inaugural Wonderful Innovation Challenge!