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

October 03, 2012
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.

Dr. Juliana Nobrega Brings the Milk Processing Lab to Life

October 03, 2012
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.

West Coast Metabolomics Center Opens with NIH Grant

September 12, 2012
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.

West Coast Metabolomics Center Opens with NIH Grant

September 07, 2012
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.

CIA Chef Wong

August 06, 2012
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.

Summer Event Highlight: Phenotyping Conference

July 03, 2012
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."

Spring Event Spotlight: Lunch Love Community

June 03, 2012
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.