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Summer 2016 Newsletter
UC Davis Department of Food Science & Technology 
Welcome to our quarterly e-newsletter with the latest in exciting research, our faculty and staff, students and courses.  Be sure to "Like" us on Facebook and LinkedIn as well. Look for those links below.  Enjoy!  
Dr. Linda Harris begins term as Chair of the department

CE Specialist Linda Harris takes the reigns from Mike McCarthy, who retired at the end of June.
Read more.

Faculty news:

Nitin Nitin wins first Barret Fellowship

The Associate Professor is the first holder of the Diane M. Barrett Fruit and Vegetable Faculty Fellowship. Read more.

Diane Barrett wins Outstanding Research DSA Award

The retiring professor has won yet another award, this time for outstanding research. Read more.
FST faculty and staff's latest honors and awards:
Professor Glenn Young was awarded the prestigious Medal of Honor by the government of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Read more.

Lab Teaching Manager Mike Clegg was awarded a UC Davis Staff Assembly’s Citation of Excellence for the Individual Teaching Award category.  Mike received a cash prize as a gesture of appreciation for his contributions to the campus community.

Assistant Professor Ned Spang recently received the American Water Works Association (AWWA) 2016 Division Best Paper Award for our paper, “Consumption-Based Fixed Rates:  Harmonizing Water Conservation and Revenue Stability”.

Assistant Professor Ameer Taha received the Fatty Acids and Cell signaling Award of Merit in October of 2015. The award was in recognition of “Novel contributions to the field via the publication of significant high impact papers”.

Important research

FST research:

Protein-Trapped Sugar Compounds Nourish Infant Gut Microbes

Read more.

Spotlight on our students:

Meet the Feeding Tomorrow Graduate Scholarship recipient

Zhengyao "Zeya" Xue was informed by the trustees of Feeding Tomorrow, the Foundation of IFT, that she had won the prestegious award. Read more.

Ben Golomb wins the Max Kleiber Graduate Research Award

This member of Marcol lab won the Graduate Research Prize for his PhD thesis. Ben's thesis research papers was just published in Nature Scientific Reports. Read it here.

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