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Food Science Graduate Students Awarded Fellowships

Food Science Graduate Students Awarded Fellowships

by Samantha Manning — last modified Jan 22, 2015 09:55 AM

Elizabeth Chin and Erica Vonasek, Ph.D. students in the Food Science and Technology Department, received Graduate Fellowship Awards for their research on citrus disease and food safety.

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Join the American Gut Project

Join the American Gut Project

by Samantha Manning — last modified Jan 22, 2015 09:55 AM

Dr. David Mills and Dr. Bruce German have joined a host of collaborators on the American Gut Project. This open source project seeks to characterize the microbial diversity in the American public.

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The Foods for Health Institute's Year in Review: 2012

The Foods for Health Institute's Year in Review: 2012

by Samantha Manning — last modified Jan 22, 2015 09:55 AM

Revisit the exciting research, the multi-disciplinary collaborations, the substantial grants and awards, the outstanding student publications, and a year of special events from the Foods for Health Institute. We have accomplished some incredible things in 2012; here are some important events that shaped the Institute and opened new possibilities for the future.

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Dr. Juliana Nobrega Brings the Milk Processing Lab to Life

Dr. Juliana Nobrega Brings the Milk Processing Lab to Life

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

Dr. Juliana Maria Leite Nobrega de Moura Bell is an expert in membrane filtration and a project scientist working in the Advanced Milk Processing Lab, located in the newest building of the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science complex.

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FFHI Ph.D. Student Nick Bokulich Publishes Study in Nature Methods

FFHI Ph.D. Student Nick Bokulich Publishes Study in Nature Methods

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:59 PM

FFHI-associated graduate student Nick Bokulich is first author of an important study advancing bioinformatic methods to directly characterize the diversity of microbes in natural sites. The study was recently published in the prestigious journal Nature Methods.

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Now Recruiting Participants in Our Human Studies

Now Recruiting Participants in Our Human Studies

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:58 PM

The Foods for Health Institute seeks participants for two important projects in our Human Studies program.

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"Mammals Suck … Milk": Spotlight on the Research of Former FFHI Postdoc Dr. Katie Hinde

"Mammals Suck … Milk": Spotlight on the Research of Former FFHI Postdoc Dr. Katie Hinde

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 12:59 PM

Dr. Katie Hinde is a former postdoctoral researcher with the Foods for Health Institute and the California Primate Research Center in Davis. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Harvard University and blogs about the important role of mammalian milk.

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West Coast Metabolomics Center Opens with NIH Grant

West Coast Metabolomics Center Opens with NIH Grant

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 01:00 PM

With a $9.3 million startup grant from the National Institutes of Health, UC Davis has opened the West Coast Metabolomics Center, a high-tech consortium of research laboratories that will help scientists better understand and develop more effective treatments for complex diseases like diabetes, atherosclerosis and cancer.

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FFHI Teams with Culinary Institute of America to Test Healthy New Recipes

FFHI Teams with Culinary Institute of America to Test Healthy New Recipes

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 01:01 PM

The Foods for Health Institute and Food and Nutrition scientists at UC Davis work with the Culinary Institute of America on a tasting study examining consumer’s preference for increasing vegetables in their diet in novel ways.

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Graduate Student's Work Featured by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Graduate Student's Work Featured by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

by jiopark — last modified Jan 22, 2015 01:01 PM

A recent paper by Ph.D. student Daniel Garrido and other Foods for Health Institute-affiliated researchers describes the intricate processes within the infant gut, and explains how breast milk can promote protective bacteria to help improve the overall health of infants.

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