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Grad Student Emily Newman a Featured Keller Pathway Fellow

November 18, 2022
Keller Pathway Fellow Emily Newman Recovering and repurposing waste streams from the food and beverage industries

Emily Newman is a graduate student in the Food Science and Technology Graduate Group at UC Davis. She conducts research in the brewing lab, focused on upcycling waste from the brewing industry. Emily earned a B.S. in food science and technology from UMass Amherst and  has worked as a researcher at UMass Amherst and North Carolina State on plant protein and plant-based alternatives.

Glen Fox receives Outstanding Service Award from UC Davis CPE

November 14, 2022

FST's Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting and Brewing Sciences, Dr. Glen Fox, received an Outstanding Service Award for 2022 from UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education (CPE).  The award celebrates the dedication, enthusiasm, excellent teaching and service by the instructors on behalf of UC Davis CPE.  The awards were presented at the Outstanding Service Awards and Instructor Appreciation Reception on September 8th.  

Grad student Carolina Conte featured in podcast

October 31, 2022
Carolina Conte, Food Science graduate and new M.S. graduate student, was featured on the Capital Bank podcast “Cero Panama – Impulsa” on October 25th.  Conte and her business partner were interviewed about what makes their business (called Cero) unique and the challenges of promoting conscious consumption and sustainable food production in Panama.

Paper by Ph.D. student Katie Uhl and Professor Mitchell chosen for Oct. 2022 cover of ACS Food Science & Technology

October 26, 2022
FST Ph.D. student Katherine (Katie) Uhl and her research advisor, Professor Alyson Mitchell, have published the first paper characterizing the aroma profile of blue elderflowers.  Their paper, “Headspace Volatile Organic and Phenolic Compounds in Elderflowers and Elderflower Teas of Blue Elderberry (Sambucus nigra ssp. cerulea)” was selected as the cover image for October 2022 (above) for the journal ACS Food Science & Technology. 
International barley research conference at UC Davis Zann Gates October 13, 2022
For three days in September, after a five year hiatus, the North American barley research communities gathered at UC Davis for the combined 23rd North American Barley Researchers Workshop and 43rd Barley Improvement Conference.
Yeast Strain from UC Davis Phaff Yeast Culture Collection Being Used to Improve Food Safety Zann Gates October 11, 2022
A popular species of yeast that’s used to make beer, bread and wine is also contributing to the food industry in a different way – improving food safety. A yeast strain from the UC Davis Phaff Yeast Culture Collection is being used commercially to remove a toxic compound from fried and baked foods.