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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...

BamforthProfessor Charlie Bamforth on KVIE's Studio Sacramento
Dr. Bamforth will be 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".


OmahonyProfessor Emeritus Michael O'Mahony wins award from IFT
Dr. O'Mahony will receive his award for excellence within the sensory and consumer sciences field at IFT '17 in Las Vegas this coming June.


hundredsHundreds learned about yeast at Biodiversity Museum Day
Approximately 3,000 visitors came to UC Davis for Biodiversity Museum Day on February 18. The yeast exhibit was in the Earth and Physical Sciences Building.


GermanProfessor Bruce German featured in Future Food Tech
Bruce German joins an international line-up of speakers on the panel "Monetizing the Microbiome: Challenges and Opportunities for Food & Health" at Future Food-Tech San Francisco, March 29-30.


Christine BruhnChristine Bruhn recognized by Walmart
Cooperative Extension Specialist Emerita Christine Bruhn was recognized as a "Food Safety Champion".


WinterDr. Carl Winter featured in Washington Post blog
Dr. Winter was interviewed about his research on toxicology of conventional produce vs. organic produce.


FST alum profiled in the New York Times
Henry Yeung, who was a graduate student in Christine Bruhn's lab, is featured in the New York Times' Job Market section. He's interviewed about his position as a sensory analyst for Driscoll's.


BamforthProfessor Charlie Bamforth on Science Friday radio
Dr. Bamforth's knowledge was sought by the producers of the national radio show to find out what carbonation bubbles are made of, how they form, and how the fizz in champagne stacks up against beer foam.


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