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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 2020





Kelly Truesdell, MPH, CHES - Assistant Director of Community Outreach & Programming Health Promotion Department University Health Center, University of Georgia - The Fontaine Center “Mental Health Edition program to discuss mental health services on campus, how members of the UGA community can identify an individual experiencing mental health challenges, and ways that they can proactively connect them with mental health resources and supports.”
Jan. 14 Dr. Hong Zhuang - USDA “Effects of Meat Lightness on Marination Performance and  Quality of Marinated Raw Broiler Breast Fillets.”

Jan. 21

Dr. Todd R. Callaway - Ruminant Nutrition, Ruminant Microbiology, and Preharvest Food Safety “Improving Food Safety one animal at a time”

Jan. 28

Dr. Catrin Tyl - Assistant Professor - CAES Food Science and Technology “Following intermediate wheatgrass on its journey from farm to fork”

Feb. 4

Dr. Ronald Pegg - Professor - CAES Food Science and Technology "The Reality of Publishing: Insights from an Editor"

Feb. 11


Feb. 18

Dr. Fanbin Kong - Associate Professor - CAES Food Science and Technology "In Vitro Investigation of Behavior of Nano-cellulose in Human Gastrointestinal Tract and the influence on Food Digestion"

Feb. 25

Dr. Yemisi Jeff-Agboola, Fulbright Senior African Research Visiting Scholar "The Role of Women in Food Safety Management in Africa"

Mar. 3

Dr. Anand Mohan - Associate Professor -  CAES Food Science and Technology “Who Made my Burger Impossible?” – A Journey of Food Identity Crisis

Mar. 10

Spring Break Spring Break

Mar. 17


Mar. 24


Mar. 31


Apr. 7


Apr. 14



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!