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Postdoctoral Associate Feature: Felix Jimenez Rondan, Nutritional Sciences


May 16, 2022

We are pleased to welcome Felix Jimenez Rondan, a postdoctoral associate working in the lab of Dr. Robert Cousins, to the Discover FSHN Series! Felix is dedicated to studying nutritional genomics and is currently researching the role of zinc ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition
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Alumni Feature: Carlin Dixon, Dietetics


May 9, 2022

We are so pleased to chat with Carlin Dixon, an accomplished alumna of the undergraduate dietetics program in the Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) Department at the University of Florida (UF). Carlin is dedicated to her two passions: ... READ MORE

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Tags: Ballet, Ballet Frontier, Carlin Dixon, Dance, Dietetic Internship, Dietetics, Dietetics Major, Dietetics-alumni-feature, Discover Fshn, Discover Fshn Series, Sports Nutrition
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Research Journeys Update: Mari Schroeder, Food Safety Trainings and Microbial Contamination


April 18, 2022

We are excited to welcome back Mari Schroeder to FSHN Research Journeys, our blog series that follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at The University of Florida. Mari is completing the second ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition
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Alternative Protein: Sustainable, Cell-Based Seafood Poised to Transform the Seafood Industry


April 11, 2022

Welcome back to FSHN Research Journeys, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at The University of Florida. Today's guest poster is Sharon Chuah, a first-year student working toward her ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition
Tags: 3D Printing, Alternative Protein, Cell-based Seafood, Dr. Razieh Farzad, FSHN Research Journeys, Research Journeys, Research-journeys-food-science-phd, Seafood Industry, Sharon Chuah, Sustainable Seafood, What Do Food Scientists Do
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Day in the Life: Clarissa Aurelia, Undergraduate Student in Food Science


April 6, 2022

Welcome to our new series Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN): Day in the Life! This series is part of our innovative UF/FSHN Careers Advancement Project (CAP), which aims to capture what it's really like to earn degrees in food science, ... READ MORE

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Tags: Clarissa Aurelia, Day In The Life, Dr. Charles Sims, Food Science, Miracle Berry, UF/FSHN CAP, UF/FSHN CAP Day In The Life, UF/FSHN Careers Advancement Project, Undergraduate Food Science Major
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For the Greater Gourd: Growing Calabaza in Florida to Fuel the Fall Season


April 4, 2022

Hello, and welcome back to FSHN Research Journeys, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at The University of Florida. Today's guest poster is Skylar Moreno, a first-year master's degree ... READ MORE

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Tags: Calabaza, Calabaza Cultivars, Dr. Andrew MacIntosh, Dr. Charles Sims, FSHN, FSHN Research Journeys, Pumpkin, Research Journeys, Research-journeys-food-science, Research-journeys-food-science-ms, Skylar Moreno, Tropical Pumpkin, UF Blueberry Breeding Program
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Supporting the Florida Citrus Industry: Developing Debittering Technologies to Combat Citrus Greening in Hamlin Oranges


March 28, 2022

We are pleased to welcome you back to FSHN Research Journeys, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at UF. Today's guest poster is Taylor Washington, a first-year master's degree student ... READ MORE

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Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Citrus, Citrus Greening Disease, Debittering, Dr. Liwei Gu, Food Science, Food Science Alumni, Food Science Graduate Degree, Food Science Graduate Student, Food-science-research, FSHN Research Journeys, Graduate Research, Hamlin Cultivar, Huanglongbing, Oranges, Research Journeys, Research-journeys-food-science, Research-journeys-food-science-ms, Taylor Washington
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Faculty Feature: Diana Taft, Nutritional Sciences


March 23, 2022

A special hello to Dr. Diana Taft, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida! Dr. Taft's research focuses on the infant microbiome and resistome. In this article, ... READ MORE

Category: Food Science & Human Nutrition
Tags: Discover Fshn, Discover Fshn Series, Dr. Diana Taft, Immunology, Infant Microbiome, Infant Resistome, Microbiome, Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Nutritional Sciences, Nutritional-sciences-research, Preterm Infant Gut Microbiome, Research, Resistome, What Does A Nutritional Scientist Do
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Understanding Iron Metabolism in the Kidney: Developing Novel Therapeutic Interventions for Iron Overload


March 21, 2022

Welcome to FSHN Research Journeys, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at UF. Today's guest poster is Tamanna Afrin Prami, a first-year doctoral degree student in nutritional sciences. She ... READ MORE

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Tags: Beta-thalassemia, DMT1, Dr. Mitchell Knutson, FSHN Research Journeys, Hereditary Hemochromatosis, Iron-overload, Non-transferrin-bound Iron Transporters, NTBI, Nutritional Sciences, Nutritional Sciences Degree, Nutritional Sciences Graduate, Nutritional Sciences Graduate Student, Nutritional Sciences Program, PhD Nutritional Sciences, Research Journeys, Research-journeys-nutritional-sciences-phd, Tamanna Afrin Prami, ZIP14, ZIP8

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