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Dr. Angela Marcobal is Published in Prestigious Journal Cell Press

Dr. Angela Marcobal is Published in Prestigious Journal Cell Press

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:41 PM

Former Foods for Health Institute postdoctoral researcher Dr. Angela Marcobal was the first author on an important new publication that examines the role of bacteroides in an infant’s gut.

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Dr. Daniela Barile Embarks on New Position as Assistant Professor and Chemist

Dr. Daniela Barile Embarks on New Position as Assistant Professor and Chemist

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:43 PM

Dr. Barile, Associate Director of International Programs for the Foods for Health Institute, has accepted an academic appointment in the Food Science and Technology Department at UC Davis.

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Dr. Maciej Chichlowski Receives Three-year Fellowship from the NIH and NCCAM

Dr. Maciej Chichlowski Receives Three-year Fellowship from the NIH and NCCAM

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:43 PM

FFHI Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr. Maciej Chichlowski, was awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health and the National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) for his research regarding human milk oligosaccharides, bifidobacteria and intestinal epithelium.

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Drs. Raybould and Mills Receive NCCAM Grant for Research on Intestinal Bacteria

Drs. Raybould and Mills Receive NCCAM Grant for Research on Intestinal Bacteria

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:42 PM

Foods for Health Institute-affiliated researchers Dr. Helen Raybould and Dr. Dave Mills were awarded a grant from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine to continue their multi-disciplinary explorations of how bacteria in the gut influence human physiology.

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FFHI Research on Human Milk Featured in Nature Article

FFHI Research on Human Milk Featured in Nature Article

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:56 PM

Dr. Carlito Lebrilla's research regarding the benefits of breast milk from the FFHI's human milk oligosaccharides program has been featured in an article in the magazine, Nature.

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FFHI Researchers Elucidate the Complex Sugar Structures in Human and Bovine Milk

FFHI Researchers Elucidate the Complex Sugar Structures in Human and Bovine Milk

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:45 PM

UC Davis Professors, Dr. Carlito Lebrilla and Dr. Bruce German, are analyzing the oligosaccharides in milk through the Milk Bioactives and Functional Glycobiology Programs with the Foods for Health Institute.

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FFHI Scientists Work to Reduce Obesity Among Mexican-American Children and Families in California

FFHI Scientists Work to Reduce Obesity Among Mexican-American Children and Families in California

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:44 PM

The Foods for Health Institute is excited to participate in the Ninos Sanos, Familia Sana (Healthy Children, Healthy Family) project funded through a grant from the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

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FFHI Welcomes Our First Postdoctoral Researcher

FFHI Welcomes Our First Postdoctoral Researcher

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:49 PM

Dr. Aifric O'Sullivan joins the Foods for Health Institute as our first exclusively-appointed postdoctoral researcher. Dr. O'Sullivan kicked off her new position with a presentation of her research on metabolomics and nutritional phenotyping.

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Graduate Student Co-Authors Publication on Glycoprotein Research

Graduate Student Co-Authors Publication on Glycoprotein Research

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:48 PM

A graduate student in the Chemistry program and FFHI affiliate, Charles Nwosu co-authored a study that was published in the Journal of Proteome Research.

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Graduate Student Receives First Prize at Withycombe-Charlambous Graduate Student Symposium

Graduate Student Receives First Prize at Withycombe-Charlambous Graduate Student Symposium

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:52 PM

Hyeyoung Lee was awarded first prize for her talk on the structure and function of milk glycolipids at the ACS/AGFD Withycombe-Charlambous Graduate Student Symposium in Anaheim, CA.

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Graduate Student's Research Recognized as Most-Read in Prestigious Chemistry Journal

Graduate Student's Research Recognized as Most-Read in Prestigious Chemistry Journal

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:45 PM

Charles Nwosu's paper on glycosylation analysis in protein mixtures was featured as one of the top read articles in the Journal of Proteome Research.

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Learn More about the Undergraduate Mentorship Program from the Student Perspective

Learn More about the Undergraduate Mentorship Program from the Student Perspective

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:47 PM

Clinical Nutrition, Nutrition Science, and Biochemistry students in the Foods for Health Institute's Undergraduate Mentorship Program describe their experiences while working in the lab and in the classroom.

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Media Spotlight on Dr. Peter Havel’s Work on the Effects of Sugar and Corn Syrup

Media Spotlight on Dr. Peter Havel’s Work on the Effects of Sugar and Corn Syrup

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:43 PM

FFHI faculty member Dr. Peter Havel and his research group have been studying the specific effects of eating sugar in its various forms for nearly 15 years. Their work was recently highlighted in a New York Times Magazine article and this month 60 Minutes was at UCD and UCD Health System for three days filming their current clinical study for an in-depth feature on sugar.

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Ph.D. Students, Bonnie Dixon and Zhen Luo, Awarded Clinical Training Fellowships

Ph.D. Students, Bonnie Dixon and Zhen Luo, Awarded Clinical Training Fellowships

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:46 PM

Both Foods for Health Institute-affiliated students received the clinical training fellowships from the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center for Dixon's research on nutritional neuroscience and Luo's work with imaging technologies for cancer detection.

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Robert Mondavi Institute Opens New Winery, Brewery, and Food Science Laboratory

Robert Mondavi Institute Opens New Winery, Brewery, and Food Science Laboratory

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:53 PM

A public celebration marked the opening of the brand new teaching winery, brewery and food processing laboratory by the Robert Mondavi Institute. The platinum LEED certified building brings new opportunities to UC Davis students and researchers with a level of sustainability that is the first of its kind.

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Spotlight on Scientists: Dr. Nurit Argov-Argaman

Spotlight on Scientists: Dr. Nurit Argov-Argaman

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:53 PM

Dr. Nurit Argov-Argaman is currently a faculty member in Agriculture, Food and Environment at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem after completing a successful postdoctoral fellowship in Dr. Bruce German’s lab at the Foods for Health Institute.

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The Foods for Health Institute's Undergraduate Mentorship Program

The Foods for Health Institute's Undergraduate Mentorship Program

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:52 PM

Dr. Jennifer Smilowitz recruits promising UC Davis undergraduates to participate in the Foods for Health Institute's Undergraduate Mentorship Program. Students in the program receive a well-rounded, hands-on lab education as well as personal mentorship training designed to help them in all aspects of their university education.

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The UC Davis Breastfeeding Support Program: a Historical Perspective

The UC Davis Breastfeeding Support Program: a Historical Perspective

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:44 PM

The FFHI recently helped to rescue the Breastfeeding Support Program from budget cuts that would have significantly impacted this long-standing support structure as a unique resource on campus.

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The UC Davis Breastfeeding Support Group is a WorkLife Program Going Beyond the University

The UC Davis Breastfeeding Support Group is a WorkLife Program Going Beyond the University

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:41 PM

The Breastfeeding Support Program is one of the WorkLife programs that positions UC Davis as a desirable place from a model employer perspective. In addition to supporting the needs of UC Davis employees, Barbara Ashby and her team have made it a priority to take the Breastfeeding Support Program to the broader community, including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and their partners and Davis-area residents.

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UC Davis Breastfeeding Support Group Members Share Their Stories

UC Davis Breastfeeding Support Group Members Share Their Stories

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:41 PM

Read the testimonials from members of the UC Davis community as they share their experiences in the Breastfeeding Support Group.

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