Two Food Science Doctoral Students Continue Winning Excellence Awards for Research
Two doctoral students of professor David Julian McClements, Zipei Zhang and Ruojie Zhang, recently received top awards from the American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) at its annual meeting have gone on to win more recognition for their research excellence. Read More Here.
UMass Amherst Food Scientists Find Cranberries May Aid the Gut Microbiome
In a new study, nutritional microbiologist David Sela and colleagues report the first evidence that certain beneficial gut bacteria are able to grow when fed a carbohydrate found in cranberries and further, that they exhibit a special nontypical metabolism. Read More Here.
UMass Food Scientists Study Possible Enhanced Pesticide Absorption
University of Massachusetts Amherst food scientist David Julian McClements will lead a team that has received a three-year, $444,550 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to study the possibility that eating food nanoemulsions found in dressings, dips or sauces might increase the amount of pesticides absorbed from co-ingested fruits and vegetables, thus increasing risk of adverse health effects. Read More Here.
UMass Amherst Food Science Student Wins International Food Science Competition
Food science student Joshua Gukowsky, an advisee of professor Lili He, recently won the Alltech Global Young Scientist competition in the undergraduate category in what the company calls the world’s largest agriscience competition. Read More Here.
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University of MassachusettsDepartment of Food Science Newsletter
Volume 29, Number 1, 2017
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