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Food Science Seminars

The Food Science seminars are scheduled every Thursday during fall semester and every Tuesday during spring semester. Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held at 3:35 pm in Room 131, Food Science building, Athens. Varied topics of interest are presented by speakers from academia, government and industry. The schedule below is updated as information becomes available. In addition to regularly scheduled seminars, special seminars and Food Science graduate student defenses are listed. All seminars are open to the public. Degree award dates of alumni from our department are noted in parentheses.

Spring 2018




Jan 9

Tim Oliver, OSI Jobs Career Options in Food Science Related Fields

Jan 16

Dr. Abigail Borron, University of Georgia

Culture-centered communication in the realm of science communication

Jan 23

Dr. Rakesh Singh, University of Georgia

“How to write a world class paper and improve your chances of publication”

Jan 30

Dr. Casimir Akoh, University of Georgia

"Writing, Publishing a Scientific Paper – Questions You May Have"

Feb 6


Feb 13

Phillip D. Pierce Jr., Director, Global Audit Services

Feb 20


Feb 27

Dr. Hong Zhuang, Research Food Technologist, USDA - Agricultural Research Service

March 6

Dr. Christine Akoh "Vitamin D: Is More Actually Better?"

March 20

Dr. Brian Bowker, Research Food Technologist, USDA - Agricultural Research Service

March 27

Student Presentations

April 3

Student Presentations


April 10

Student Presentations


April 17

Student Presentations


April 24

Student Presentations


Dr. Mark Harrison has been selected as the 2017 Frozen Food Foundation Freezing Research Award recipient from International Association of Food Protection (IAFP). The award is in recognition of his many years of outstanding service to the public, IAFP, and the Food Industry.  Congratulations, Dr. Harrison!

CAES Fall Convocation 2017 Athens, GA at Hugh-Hodgson Hall, Performing Arts Center 12/15/2017

CAES will hold its 2017 Fall Convocation on Friday, December 15 at noon at the Hugh Hodgson Auditorium of the Performing Arts Center. Both graduate and undergraduate candidates are invited to attend.

MANRRS General Body Meeting ATHENS, GA at Conner Hall 01/04/2018 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM

The MANRRS 33rd Annual Career Fair and Training Conference is presented in partnership with Bayer, DuPont, and Pennsylvania State University.

Dissertation Defense Da Liu ATHENS, GA at Food Science 01/08/2018 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Da Liu will defend his dissertation titled, "Fate of Salmonella enterica and enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli during seed germination and in the presence of competitive bacterial strains," on Monday, January 8, at 1pm in room 215 of the Food Science Building

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