|Dietetic interns gain insight into future of telehealth|
During the summer and fall months, nine individuals involved in Iowa State University’s Dietetic Internship had a unique opportunity to gain insight into the future of telehealth.
|Houses in new residence hall named after FSHN representatives|
In keeping with the tradition of naming residence hall houses after individuals who have made an impact on Iowa State University (ISU), two of the 14 houses in the new Geoffroy residence hall have been named for women with ties to food science and human nutrition. One of the houses, Day House, located on the […]
|Culinary Science Club founder blazes trail|
Sarah Brekke did more than choose her adventure at Iowa State — she blazed a new trail. While taking part in the Food Science Club, she decided that students in the culinary food science major needed a club, too. “Erica Beirman said she would serve as adviser if I wanted to put in the work […]
|New biomarker predicts Alzheimer’s Disease and link to diabetes|
An enzyme found in the fluid around the brain and spine is giving researchers a snapshot of what happens inside the minds of Alzheimer’s patients and how that relates to cognitive decline. Iowa State University researchers say higher levels of the enzyme, autotaxin, significantly predict memory impairment and Type 2 diabetes. Just a one-point difference […]
|Gross-Wen Technologies receives $225,000 angel investment|
The Iowa State University StartUp Factory recently announced Gross-Wen Technologies Inc. (GWT) has secured $225,000 in additional financing from strategic angel investor Dave Furbush, founder and vice president of Midwest Project Partners, Inc., an Aureon Company.
|Wine industry leader to retire from Iowa State|
As the fall 2016 semester comes to a close, one food science and human nutrition professor is preparing for the next chapter in his life. Dr. Murlidhar “Murli” Dharmadhikari, adjunct assistant professor and director of the Midwest Grape and Wine Industry Institute, will retire in January 2017.
|ISU students selected as finalists in major baking competition|
A team of three graduate students will be heading to Chicago in February to showcase their proposal for a new bakery food product. Kangzi Ren, Joshua Nazareth and Monica Primacella, all graduate students in food science and human nutrition at Iowa State University (ISU), were named finalists earlier this week in the American Society of […]
|Stephanie Clark named Virginia M. Gladney Professor|
Stephanie Clark, a professor in food science and human nutrition, has been named the Virginia M. Gladney Professor in Food Science and Human Nutrition. Clark is internationally recognized as a dairy food expert and serves as an associate director of the Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center. The center provides research funding for projects to promote […]
|Roderuck Faculty Fellowship to Support Global Nutrition Research|
Wendy White has big plans for how she’ll use the extra support she’ll receive as the newest holder of the Charlotte E. Roderuck faculty fellowship at Iowa State University. White, an associate professor in food science and human nutrition, researches methods to improve the nutritional value of vegetables such as carrots, corn, and tomatoes.
|Keener Combines Science with Practice to Bring Increased Value to Bio-based Economy|
Rubber from Russian dandelions? Kevin Keener knows it’s possible. It’s just a matter of economics. “It just depends on where you are in the world what the renewable resource is,” he said. “If something grows there, whether it’s dandelions or cactus, there’s technology innovation where we can take that plant and look at it as […]