Seminars

Food Science Seminar is a graduate-level course that allows current food science students to present and discuss their current research projects. Seminars are held on Mondays from 3:05 to 3:55 p.m., via Zoom.

If you are interested in attending the seminar, please contact the instructor, Dr. Phil Crandall at crandal@uark.edu 

Instructor: Phil Crandall, Ph.D 
Email: crandal@uark.edu  

Spring 2021 Seminar Schedule:

Date

Speaker

25-Jan

Title: Sustainable Healthy Diet: The dynamics of food processing, nutrition and environmental trade-offs

Guest Speaker: Miezah Kwofie
Miezah is a newly hired prof in Engineering and 10% in food science.  He’s experienced in conducting multi-national projects

1-Feb

Title: Bringing the complex microbial ecology of foods into a clear view: can this approach reduce wastage of foods

Guest Speaker: Greg Siragusa

8-Feb

Title: Poverty to Riches—How I successfully transitioned from graduate school to begin my career

Speaker: Jeff Clark, PhD

Dr. Clark Jeff is a technical sales rep for a very large medical / industry supplier

15-Feb

Title: R&D Roles from Idea to Commercialization

Speaker: Sara Stribling

22-Feb

No class—Spring Break

1-Mar

Title: How rice diversification in Haiti could effectively meet their unique demands

Speaker: Matt Richardson

8-Mar

Title: Exploring the processing and physicochemical properties of rice dried with a novel energy-efficient microwave-assisted single-pass drying technology

Speaker: Rebecca Bruce

15-Mar

Title: Electrification of the Kitchen; On the Energy Efficiency of Cooking Appliances and Meal Preparation

Speaker: Asok Hozen

22-Mar

Title: Investigating Quality Attributes and Wine Production Methods of Arkansas-Grown Grapes

Speaker: Amanda Fleming

29-Mar

Title: Efficacy of radiofrequency and antimicrobial gases to improve the safety of low moisture foods

Speaker: Surabhi Wason

5-Apr

Title: Effects of amino acid availability on initiation translation during muscle protein synthesis in aging skeletal muscle 

Speaker: Mary Komp

12-Apr

Title: Variations in consumer rejection thresholds of water samples including mixed-berries flavors

Speaker: Kathryn  McCollough

19-Apr

Title: Time Restricted Feeding

Speaker: Rebecca Bowie

26-Apr

Title: Thermal Inactivation of Salmonella spp. from Powdered Milk Products

Speaker: Erika Kadas

3-May

Title: The Interactions between Human Norovirus Surrogates and Indigenous Bacteria from Lettuce Leaves

Speaker: Wenjun Deng