Food Science and Technology Seminar Series

Thursdays at 12:00-1:00 pm

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Photo by Graye Muir-Lewis 2019

Food Science and Technology Seminar Series | Nebraska Food for Health Center Seminar Series | Food Safety Seminar Series


The Food Science and Technology Seminar Series is offered weekly, every fall semester with invited speakers and UNL faculty to highlight current research and industry advances in food science and technology. All seminars are free and open to the public.

Returning Fall 2024

April 15, 2024: Food Science & Technology Research Symposium


Food Safety Seminar Series

The Food Safety Seminar Series is offered monthly, every fall and spring semesters with invited speakers to highlight current research and industry advances in food safety. All seminars are free and open to the public.

Contact: Dr. Byron Chaves (byron.chaves-elizondo@unl.edu or 402-472-2196)

Join the Seminar: https://unl.zoom.us/j/93418808175?pwd=VlZJYUYrQkp6SU9WTGhuYkdTV1ZoZz09
Meeting ID: 934 1880 8175
Passcode: 424262

January 31, 12:00-1:00 pm
Sarah Smith-Simpson, Principal Scientist at Nestle
"Managing Foreign Material and Physical Hazards in the Food Industry"

February 28, 12:00-1:00 pm
Josephine Wee, Assistant Professor at Penn State
"Mischievous Molds: The Role of Filamentous Fungi in Food Safety and Quality"

March 27, 12:00-1:00 pm
Stephanie Hice, Regulatory Review Scientist & Microbiology Reviewer, US Food and Drug Administration

May 1, 12:00-1:00 pm
Marion W. Shepherd Jr., Microbiologist at the Coca-Cola Company



Food for Health Seminar Series

The Food for Health Seminar Series is offered monthly, every fall and spring semesters with invited speakers to highlight research advances in microbiome research to improve human health.

Contact: Michaela Tonack (https://foodforhealth.unl.edu/seminar-series)
In-Person located in FIC 277 (or Zoom upon request)

Spring 2024 Schedule

February 23, 12:00-1:00 pm
Carl Yeoman, Montanta State University
"Montana's wild Ruminants are protected from a toxic dietary Alkaloid by Rume-located fungi"

March 1, 12:00-1:00 pm
David Threadgill, Texas A&M
"Precision Nutrition: Lessons from Heterogeneous Mouse Models

April 5, 12:00-1:00 pm
Nichole Klatt, University of Minnesota