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Research News

Nick's paper titled "Metabolic fingerprinting unveils quinoa oil as a source of bioactive phytochemicals" has been accepted in Food Chemistry! This is a collaborative project with Dr. Girish Ganjyal at Washington State University; additional research work has been done in the last few months, so stay tuned!
Papers Acceptance
Check out the latest issue of Futures, the AgBioResearch' magazine, which has a terrific article about our lab and research program! Link:
Dr. Medina was co-chair of two scientific sessions at the 2018 Conference of Food Engineering (CoFE) Meeting in Minneapolis. She also presented two research works entitled "Quinoa oil: a good source of bioactive phytochemicals" and "Assessment of oxidative stability of home-cooked meat products in US using a processomic approach", the latter derived from Lisa's work on COPs and risk assessment.
Josh paper "Early mechanical leaf removal in Merlot (Vitis vinifera L.) enhances fruit technological maturity and alters the flavonoid metabolomic profile" has been accepted in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry! This is the first manuscript resulting from a synergistic collaboration between our and Dr. Sabbatini Lab at Dept. of Horticulture.
Papers Acceptance
Nick Chen, recently graduated from the Chemical Engineering program, is now studying grad school at the Dept. of Biomedical Engineering at UC Berkeley!! Good luck Nick!!