The Foods for Health Institute is an active part of UC Davis and beyond. We participate in multi-disciplinary collaborations with departments across campus. We provide support for important programs that serve the Davis community and we offer valuable mentorship opportunities for UC Davis undergraduate students.
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We also engage with industry partners, international academic institutions, and the general public through our human studies.
Researchers, Postdocs, and Students: We are always looking to expand our active research community and seek out research collaborators, postdoctoral researchers and students to join our teams. Explore our current programs and projects and contact the following Associate Directors for more information:
- Projects and Programs, Dr. Angela Zivkovic
- Human Studies, Dr. Jennifer Smilowitz
Children's Health and Education, Dr. Sara Schaefer
Industry: Our goal is to participate actively in the process of bringing new scientific discoveries to consumers as products and services. Explore our current partners, visit our business development page, and contact Assistant Director Dr. Samara Freeman to learn more.
International Visitors: The FFHI actively engages in international partnerships with both academic institutions and industry. Contact Associate Director Dr. Daniela Barile to participate in our international programs.
General Public: If you are in the Davis-Sacramento area and interested in participating in research as a study subject, learn more about our current human studies that are recruiting study participants or contact Associate Director Dr. Jennifer Smilowitz.