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Postdoctoral Scholar

The Bornhorst and Hess Labs in the Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering and the Department of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis seek applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in the area of computational fluid dynamic modeling of complex fluid flows applied to microbiome analysis in gastrointestinal systems. The position is initially for 12-months at 100% FTE with potential of an extension based on performance.

For full consideration, please apply by 3/31/17

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Alumni Class Notes

Laureen Shihemi 2014, Bachelor of Science, Food science and technology.

Xueqi (Shirley) Li 2013, M.Sc., Food Science.

Kullanart Tongkhao 2011, Doctoral, Food Science.

Welcome to Food Science & Technology

The internationally recognized Food Science and Technology Department makes food healthier, tastier, and safer for consumers. Students complete a rigorous scientific curriculum that prepares them well for the numerous job opportunities available in the food industry or for graduate studies in the physical, chemical, and biological sciences and medicine.


Making News...

ingredientsFST grad students tour Impossible Foods
On Tuesday, April 11th 2017, Food Science Graduate students went to visit Impossible Foods in Redwood City.


KyriaDr. Kyria Boundy-Mills wins prestigious J. Roger Porter Award
Congratulations to Dr. Kyria Boundy-Mills, curator of the Phaff Yeast Culture Collection in the UC Davis department of Food Science and Technology, who has been awarded the prestigious J. Roger Porter Award by the American Society for Microbiology. This award "recognizes outstanding efforts by a scientist who has demonstrated the importance of microbial biodiversity through sustained curatorial or stewardship activities for a major resource used by the scientific community".


BamforthProfessor Charlie Bamforth wins Stewardship Award
In recognition of faculty and staff efforts to build a culture of philanthropy, the Office of Development and Alumni Relations each year gives out awards for faculty stewardship, staff stewardship and lifetime achievement in stewardship. The office established these awards a year ago and recently held its second annual award presentation.


barileAssociate Professor Daniela Barile selected as a Chancellor's Fellow
Associate Professor Daniela Barile has been selected to be a 2016-17 Chancellor's Fellow!


studentsUC Davis College Bowl Team Advances to Nationals
The UC Davis College Bowl Team will be advancing to nationals at IFT17 in Las Vegas after taking first place at the IFTSA Pacific Northwest Area Meeting!


Containerized Anaerobic Digestion UnitsUC Davis FST researchers win large grant from California Energy Commission
Assistant Professors Ned Spang and Christopher Simmons were recently awarded a grant for $3.16M from the California Energy Commission for the project "Demonstrating the Potential for On-Site Electricity Generation from Food Waste Using Containerized Anaerobic Digestion Units".


expoFST faculty present at the Natural Foods Expo
Four researchers were invited by the Southern California Institute of Food Technologists to give presentations at the Natural Foods Expo in Los Angeles in March.


BamforthProfessor Charlie Bamforth on KVIE's Studio Sacramento
Dr. Bamforth was on the local PBS television show on March 24.


MillsProfessor David Mills featured in Spirited magazine
Dr. Mills is featured in an article titled "It's a Small World: Microbial Fingerprints Leave Their Mark on Winery and Vineyard Sites".


WinterDr. Carl Winter featured in Bloomberg News
Dr. Winter is featured in a story called "How Organic Produce Can Make America Less Healthy".


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