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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 research themes and contact our Associate Directors for more information. 

International Visitors: The FFHI actively engages in international partnerships with both academic institutions and industry. Email Associate Director 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 email Associate Director Jennifer Smilowitz.

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 innovation and development page, and email Bethany Henrick at to learn more.