Seminars

The 19th Annual Wine Executive Program at UC Davis, March 24-28, 2019 Andrea Thompson January 18, 2019

The 19th Annual Wine Executive Program will take place at UC Davis this March 24-28, 2019. It’s a fantastic collaboration between the Graduate School of Management and the Department of Viticulture and Enology. Both departments are highly regarded in their respective fields, which makes the program so great. It blends both the science of grape growing and wine making with the business aspects needed to be successful in today’s competitive wine market (accounting, marketing, management theory, etc.).

Register for the Food Science and Technology Showcase on Thursday, March 1, 2018 Andrea Thompson February 07, 2018

On Thursday, March 1, 2018, the UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology is hosting its annual Food Science Showcase and NCIFT Annual Meeting and Student Recognition Dinner, with featured speaker and acclaimed author Harold McGee. Please see below for the full event schedule!

Would you like to support student attendance to this event? Learn more about the benefits of donating to the Food Science Educational Enhancement Fund. Donors of $50 or more will be recognized at this year’s NCIFT Banquet!

UC Davis FST faculty to present at Natural Products Expo West Andrea Thompson February 05, 2018

Natural Products Expo West is the world's largest natural, organic and healthy products event and hosts more than 80,000 attendees including those shaping the future of healthy products.  The 2018 trade show is held at the Anaheim Convention Center from March 7-11, 2018.

On March 8, five faculty members from UC Davis' Department of Food Science and Technology will present research relevant to the natural products industry.  Learn more and register at the link below.

Recap of the 2017 Pete Christensen Wine Grape Short Course Andrea Thompson January 18, 2018

Our 2017 Pete Christensen Wine Grape Short Course was held on December 12 and 13 on the UC Davis campus.  The 2-day program brought a full house of industry winegrape growers and winemakers each day.  The programs were moderated by Cooperative Extension Specialist in Viticulture, Dr. Kaan Kurtural, and included a full range of topics including the latest research on all things vineyard-related. Our speakers came here from all over California, as well as Oregon and Washington.

Recap of On the Road in the Foothills Andrea Thompson January 11, 2018

UC Davis hosted another successful On the Road event in the Sierra Foothills wine country, in collaboration with farm advisor Lynn Wunderlich. The program on the 28th of November covered a wide range of topics, from using winery wastewater for irrigation by Dr. Anita Oberholster to micro-oxygenation discussed by Professor Andrew Waterhouse. Microbiological issues from friend to foe were covered by Drs. Linda Bisson and Ben Montpetit as well as Lucy Joseph. Like always lunch was shared to exchange ideas about the future and needs of the industry.

June 6 BAE Departmental Seminar: The present and future of olives and olive oil research Andrea Thompson May 22, 2017
Speaker: Selina C Wang, Olive Center and Department of Food Science & Technology, UC Davis Title: The present and future of olives and olive oil research
May 30 BAE Departmental Seminar: Use of synthetic DNA and nanotechnology to understand hydrologic systems Andrea Thompson May 18, 2017
Speaker: Helen Dahlke, LAWR, UC Davis Title: Use of synthetic DNA and nanotechnology to understand hydrologic systems
BAE Departmental Seminar: Biosolarization -- A sustainable integrated pest management technique and fumigation alternative Andrea Thompson April 28, 2017
Come to the next BAE Departmental Seminar! Dr. Chris Simmons, Department of Food Science and Technology, UC Davis presents Biosolarization: A sustainable integrated pest management technique and fumigation alternative.