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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.

Fall 2017




August 17

Dr. Rakesh Singh, Dr. Mark Harrison, Danny Morris and Vickie Harris Welcome and Departmental Policy Review

August 24

Chandler Christoffel, UGA Library Liaison Library Resources at UGA

August 31

Dr. Mary Ann Johnson and Diane Hartzell, UGA Obesity Initiative
UGA Obesity Initiative

Sept. 7

Dr. Hendrik den Bakker, University of Georgia

Food Safety Informatics, from microbial whole genome sequencing and beyond

Sept. 14

Brian Bedard, Executive Director of the GMA Science and Education Foundation

Sept. 21


Sept. 28

Dr. Mario G. Ferruzzi, North Carolina State University  

Oct. 5


Oct 12


Oct 19

Dr. Damanna Ramkishan Rao

Oct. 26


Nov. 2

Dr. Maria Navarro, University of Georgia


Nov. 9



Nov. 16



Nov. 30



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!

AgDawg Kickoff Athens, GA at Four Towers Lawn 08/30/2017 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

We want to celebrate YOU as a student so come out for a free meal, games, and fun times, hosted by the CAES Alumni Association. Sponsored by: Textron and ADM

Duc Huy Tran Do Special Seminar Athens, GA at Food Science 09/07/2017 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Duc Huy Tran Do will present his seminar titled, "Investigating the Gastric Disintegration and Emptying Kinetics of Solid Foods and Evaluating the Efficacy of Digestive Enzymes: An In Vitro study using Dynamic Stomach Model," on Thursday, September 7, at 2pm in the Food Science Building Room 215. All are invited to attend.

Fall Seminar Series, Brian Bedard Athens, GA at Food Science 09/14/2017 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Brian Bedard will present his work at the GMA Science and Education Foundation

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