Recent News from the Foods for Health Institute
The Foods for Health Institute is proud to present the third in a series of seminars about the frontiers of interdisciplinary biosciences, featuring the work of Dr. Malin Nording on May 11.
Foods for Health Institute's Education Program works with local Davis school to foster children's awareness of their physical activity. Children at Peregrine School will be using Polar Active accelerometers donated by Education Program partner, Polar.
Volunteers are wanted to taste-test as part of a Foods for Health Institute and Culinary Institute of America research study testing the preference for meat, vegetable, and mushroom recipes.
Lorna De Leoz is a doctoral candidate in Chemistry and a former Foods for Health Institute researcher. Her work was highlighted in UC Davis Magazine for bridging the gap between the lab and the marketplace.
Foods for Health Institute researchers will measure the effects of complex sugars from cow milk to improve the function of the gastrointestinal system. They will analyze valuable molecules in whey permeate – a dairy-industry byproduct.
The Foods for Health Institute invited Dr. Svanborg to speak about her exciting research in the talk titled, “HAMLET: structure, molecular targets and therapeutic effects.”
Not only does Dr. Dewey's iLiNS Project develop practical solutions to solve the problem of infant under-nutrition, but it provides valuable research data for Foods for Health Institute researchers engaged in a multi-campus grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Principal investigators in a multi-million dollar Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant require the support and collaboration of many researchers at the Foods for Health Institute.
Dr. Dave Mills Takes Part in a Multi-Million Dollar Gates Foundation Grant to Address Infant Malnutrition— by Stephanie Maroney — last modified Apr 22, 2016 10:53 AM
Dr. Dave Mills, the Peter J. Shields Chair of Dairy Food Science at UC Davis and active member of the Foods for Health Institute's Milk Bioactives and Functional Glycobiology programs, is part of a multi-campus, interdisciplinary approach to deliver solutions to the problems of childhood malnutrition in the developing world through a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The Foods for Health Institute recently hired a graduate from the Nutrition Department to join the team in a permanent position, continuing the important work that she does in the clinical studies.