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Faculty Travel Grants
In an effort to increase international collaboration on research and outreach projects, the Office of Global Programs at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has awarded its 2015 international travel grants for college faculty.
University of Georgia scientist "Sean-u" Deng (standing) and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences food science graduate student Shaokang Zhang have developed SeqSero, a bioinformatics tool that identifies serotypes, or individual, distinct strains, of salmonella using whole genome sequencing (WGS). The website is used by public health officials and scientists across the globe. CAES News
Salmonella Database
University of Georgia food microbiologists have created a cloud-based software tool that can quickly classify strains of salmonella, one of the most prevalent foodborne pathogens in the world.
Kirk Kealey, the new director of the University of Georgia' Food PIC Center, has launched more than 200 products, most of them beverages like a Mountain Dew for Russia, an apple soft drink for China and a mango juice drink now sold in Lebanon. Through these experiences he learned the numerous steps necessary to create a product consumers will accept. CAES News
Food PIC Director
Kirk Kealey spent the last 30 years helping develop and launch products like Mountain Dew, Tropicana juices and Dove Chocolate. Now, as director of the University of Georgia’s Food Product Innovation and Commercialization (PIC) Center, he’ll do the same for small and large food businesses in Georgia and across the Southeast.
Mark Harrison - professor and graduate coordinator - University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences CAES News
Meigs Professor
University of Georgia food science professor Mark Harrison was among four UGA faculty recently named Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professors.
By taking kids to the grocery store and encouraging them to help in meal planning, shopping and food preparation, they can learn positive eating habits and become empowered to try new foods and make smarter food choices. CAES News
Health Food Marketing
Terms like “gluten-free,” “natural,” “organic” and “locally grown” are popping up all over the grocery store and in the food media. It may seem like Americans are eating healthier than ever before.
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Borlaug Fellows
As part of the Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program, two visiting researchers are working to ensure the safety the peanut crop in Africa with the help of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
A platter of dark and white meat turkey. CAES News
Thanksgiving Leftovers
For many families, the prospect of turkey sandwiches and turkey soup after Thanksgiving is almost as exciting as the big meal itself.
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Holiday Food Allergies
Almost 50 million Americans live with a food allergy, so there’s a good chance that a large Thanksgiving guest list might mean that you’re cooking for someone with dietary restrictions.
Asian agricultural scientists visited the University of Georgia this week to share with and learn from researchers in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. UGA animal and dairy scientist John Bernard is shown giving the group a tour of the dairy farm on the UGA CAES campus in Tifton. CAES News
Mini Summit
A group of scientists from China, Taiwan and Japan traveled to south Georgia this week to share their work with University of Georgia researchers during the Seventh Annual Mini Summit on Food, Policy and the Environment. Cultural differences and thousands of miles separate the group, but they are unified in their primary concern — the safety of the world’s food supply.