UMass Food Scientists Study Possible Enhanced Pesticide AbsorptionJune 19, 2017University 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.
Two Food Science Doctoral Students Honored by AOCSJune 12, 2017Two doctoral students of professor David Julian McClements recently received awards from the American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) at its annual meeting in Orlando. Zipei Zhang won the Honored Student Award; Ruojie Zhang won the 2018 Thomas H. Smouse Memorial Fellowship. Read More Here.
UMass Food Science Student Wins International Food Science CompetitionJune 7, 2017Food science student Joshua Gukowsky recently won the Alltech Global Young Scientist competition in the undergraduate category in what the company calls the world’s largest agriscience competition. Gukowsky, an advisee of professor Lili He, will receive full funding toward his doctoral degree and $5,000. Gukowsky, who earned his undergraduate degree in May 2017 in food science, intends to return to UMass Amherst for his doctoral work. Read More Here.
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University of MassachusettsDepartment of Food Science Newsletter
Volume 29, Number 1, 2017
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