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2018 Student Banquet

Dr. Amanda Ramer Tait with Hattem Kitanna, and Rafael Munoz in the lab.
The Student Banquet will be held on April 26th, 2018 at the Wick Alumni Center 1529 R ST. The event is free for students. Tickets for parents and guests is $25. For more information and to apply visit https://foodsci.unl.edu/banquet

Battle of the Food Scientists Returns

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A cooking contest featuring students, faculty, and local industry people returns to the Food Innovation Center on Wednesday, February 28th at 5 PM. Admission is free, it will also live-streamed on Facebook.

Update: The event was a great success and was featured on Nebraska Today


Dr. Amanda Ramer-Tait's Research Featured

Dr. Amanda Ramer Tait with Hattem Kitanna, and Rafael Munoz in the lab.
Dr. Amanda Ramer-Tait and her colleagues have identified a microbe that seems to trigger inflammatory bowel diseases by activating the immune system against fellow gut bacteria. Their research was featured in Nebraska Today. https://go.unl.edu/s3z3 

Fall 2017 Graduating Students

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The department would like to congratulate all of the students who earned their degree in the Fall 2017 Semester. B.S.: Michael Donoghue, Melanie Heermann. Masters: Anamika Bagchi, Shimin Chen, Brandon Nguyen, Lisbeth Hoang, Vallecilla Yepez, Xinyao Wei. Ph.D.: Mohammed Aldawsari, Nabaraj Banjara, Sandrayee Brahma, Yuan Jin, Ahmad Salamatullah.

Dr. René Crevel accepts Adjunct Position

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Dr. René Crevel, Director of René Crevel Consulting Limited, has accepted a role with the Department as an Adjunct Professor. Dr. Crevel will focus on collaborating with FARRP and food allergy research.

Upcoming FDST 951 Seminars

FDST Spotlight

Dr. Heather Hallen-Adams

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Recent Publications

Zhi Huang, Francesco Marra, Jeyamkondan Subbiah & Shaojin Wang (2018) Computer simulation for improving radio frequency (RF) heating uniformity of food products: A review, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 58:6, 1033-1057, DOI: 10.1080/10408398.2016.1253000

Lau, S. K., Subbiah, J. 2018. An automatic system for measuring dielectric properties of foods: Albumen, yolk, and shell of fresh eggs. Journal of Food Engineering, 223, 79 - 90.

Irmak, S., Meryemoglu, B., Sandip, A., Subbiah, J., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G.  2018. Microwave pretreatment effects on switchgrass and miscanthus solubilization in subcritical water and hydrolysate utilization for hydrogen production. Biomass & Bioenergy, 108, 48-54.


Recent Funding

Clarke, J., ARD Strategic Funding Supercomputing and Life Sciences Symposium. $2,000.

Calkins, C. and Subbiah, J.  The Science of Dry-Aged Beef. Nebraska Beef Council, October 1, 2017, to September 30, 2018. $38,136. 

Jennifer Clarke, DHHS, Nebraska Center for Integrated Biomolecular Communication (CIBC), $2,250,619


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