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Food Science

Students gain advanced knowledge of the application of biological, chemical, physical and behavioral sciences to the processing, preservation, quality evaluation, public health aspects, and utilization of foods. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in food science with an emphasis in biochemistry/chemistry, microbiology/fermentation and sensory sciences.

Information

Program Address

Food Science and Technology
1204 RMI South Building
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: 
(530) 752-8035
Fax: 
(530) 752-0382

Program Type

Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Lead Dean: 
College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies
Major Code: 
GFSC

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

General: 
Dec 15, 2020
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Dec 15, 2020
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2021

Degrees Offered

M.S. Plan I
M.S. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B

Admission Requirements

Designated Emphases

People

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Graduate Group Chair
  • Food Science & Technology
  • 07/01/2018 to 06/30/2021
(530) 574-4893 | mmarco@ucdavis.edu

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: General
  • Ucanr: Anr Food Science & Technology
  • 09/01/2018 to 08/31/2021
(530) 752-6594 | eldicaprio@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Food Science & Technology
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2021
(530) 752-5447 | srdungan@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: Primary Contact
  • Food Science & Technology
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2021
(530) 752-1516 | mmarco@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Viticulture & Enology
  • 07/01/2014 to 08/31/2021
(530) 754-7821 | damills@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Food Science & Technology
  • 09/01/2018 to 08/31/2021
(530) 304-6618 | aemitchell@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: Admissions Only
  • Food Science & Technology
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2021
(530) 752-6208 | nnitin@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Food Science & Technology
  • 09/01/2018 to 08/31/2021
(530) 752-2109 | cwsimmons@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Ucanr: Anr Food Science & Technology
  • 09/01/2018 to 08/31/2022
(530) 752-5018 | scwang@ucdavis.edu

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

(530) 752-2772 | bwolf@ucdavis.edu

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

(530) 752-7484 | rlee@ucdavis.edu

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies