Recent News from the Foods for Health Institute
Dr. Boudry is a visiting professor from France who has joined Dr. Helen Raybould’s lab to advance her understanding of communication between the gut and the brain.
The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), together with Food and Nutrition scientists at the Foods for Health Institute are working together on the Healthy Flavors Research Initiative to bridge the culinary arts and the food and sensory sciences.
Foods for Health Institute researchers awarded a prestigious R.I.S.E. award to fund the "Protecting the Fragile Intestine" project, led by Dr. Satya Dandekar.
This June, the UC Davis Foods for Health Institute and the USDA Western Human Nutrition Research Center jointly hosted the phenotyping conference, "measuring response to food: phenotyping tools and targets."
UC Davis Food Science Ph.D. student Nikolas Bokulich is the first recipient of the Dannon Probiotics Fellowship. The Dannon Probiotics Fellowship Program was created to support the education of a student who excels in science and shows a strong interest in the field of probiotics.
On Friday June 22nd, the Foods for Health Institute jointly with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Clinical and Translational Science Center, and the Western Human Nutrition Research Center hosted a translational innovation forum to discuss the topic of obesity, inflammation, and cancer.
FFHI’s Associate Director of Education, Sara Schaefer, and Assistant Professor, Charlotte Biltekoff, helped to facilitate an interactive media social at the Robert Mondavi Institute. The Lunch Love Community event engaged the Davis campus and community on the initiative to improve the quality of school lunch.
The Foods for Health Institute is pleased to have Dr. Grimm as part of its leadership team.
Dr. Sara Schaefer and the Foods for Health Institute's Education Program are featured in news coverage that highlights the work of a collaborating UC Davis faculty member, Dr. Adela de la Torre, on various projects to improve the health of Latinos.
The Foods for Health Institute partners with the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science to present a mosaic of short films "Lunch, Love, Community," by Helen De Michiel and Sophie Constantinou on Thursday May 24th from 5-8pm.