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Undergraduate Student Feature: Lily Tucciarone, Dietetics

Lily Tucciarone Undergraduate Dietetics | Food Science and Human Nutrition UF/IFAS

The latest superstar student in our Discover FSHN series is Lily Tucciarone, an undergraduate dietetics major in her senior year in the FSHN department at UF. Lily grew up in Cocoa, FL, and she is… Read More

Staff Feature: Herschel Johnson, Student Services Manager

A very warm welcome to Herschel Johnson, FSHN’s Manager of Student Services and advisor extraordinaire! Herschel grew up in Gainesville, attending P.K. Yonge School and spending his free time riding his bike around the UF… Read More

Alumni Feature: Becca Solch, Nutritional Sciences, Postdoctoral Research

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We are pleased to welcome our first alumni guest on the FSHN blog! Becca Solch graduated from the University of Florida with a Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences under the mentorship of Dr. Bobbi Langkamp-Henken. She… Read More

Faculty Feature: Dr. Juan Andrade Laborde, Global Nutrition

Please give a warm welcome to Dr. Juan Andrade Laborde, Associate Professor of Global Nutrition in the Food Science and Human Nutrition department at UF and an exciting addition to our Discover FSHN Series. He… Read More

Undergraduate Student Feature: Jennifer Jordan, Food Science

We’re excited to welcome Jennifer Jordan to the Discover FSHN Series! Jennifer Jordan is an undergraduate food science major from Tampa, FL in her last semester at UF. Read on to learn about how she… Read More

Staff Profile: Sharyn Passeretti, Lab Specialist

Say hello to Sharyn Passeretti, lab specialist and food science extraordinaire! Sharyn is the Lab Manager for the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department and is involved in every aspect of running the departmental food… Read More

Undergraduate Student Profile: Jackie Shannon, Nutritional Sciences

Nutritional Sciences Undergraduate Student | Food Science and Human Nutrition UF/IFAS

Please join me in welcoming Jackie Shannon, a fourth-year undergraduate student from Palm City, Florida! She is a nutritional sciences major in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department who is looking forward to her… Read More

Faculty Profile: Dr. Zhiyong Cheng, Nutritional Sciences

Cell imaging under electron microscope | Food Science and Human Nutrition UF/IFAS

A big welcome to Dr. Zhiyong Cheng, an FSHN professor in Nutritional Sciences who specializes in metabolic disease and nutritional epigenomics. He received his Ph.D. in Analytical Biochemistry from Peking University and conducted postdoctoral research… Read More

Graduate Student Profile: Alexa Hosey, Dietetics

Dietetics Graduate Student | Food Science and Human Nutrition UF/IFAS

During this difficult time, we in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department are committed to supporting our exceptional students, faculty, and staff. We wish to share with you the story of an outstanding FSHN… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. The personal health and… Read More