Tifton Campus Upcoming Events

UGA Center for Food Safety Webinar Series       Challenges & Opportunities of Nanopore & Smart Sensing in The “New Era of Smarter Food Safety” Guest speaker: Dr. Boce Zhang, Assistant Professor of Food Microbiology at the University of Florida Date: Wednesday, Feb 28 Time: 1:30 p.m. ET Zoom:  https://zoom.us/j/92519907093?pwd=OCtiWWV5SXZ4S04vWmIzSnVWcXdxdz09  Hosted by Dr. Xiangyu Deng, Associate Professor About Boce Zhang: Dr. Boce Zhang is an Assistant Professor of food microbiology, at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Food Science and Human Nutrition Department. Dr. Zhang received his B.S. in Chemistry from Tsinghua University in 2008 and a Ph.D. in Nutrition and Food Science from the University of Maryland in 2012. Before joining UF, he was an ORISE fellow at the USDA and then an Assistant Professor of biomedical and nutritional sciences at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Dr. Zhang's research interests focus on food safety and food microbiology. His research integrates multi-omics, machine learning, nanotechnology, and biointerface science to study the mechanisms of pathogen persistence. His lab also harnesses interdisciplinary platforms to develop new surveillance toolkits and intervention strategies to mitigate microbial food safety risks.    
Feb 28
1:30PM - 2:30PM Challenges & Opportunities of Nanopore & Smart Sensing in The “New Era of Smarter Food Safety” https://zoom.us/j/92337556448
Wednesday, February 28 3:00pm - 3:30pm Topic: Blueberry Natalia Espinoza, PhD Research Proposal SeminarAdvisor, Z. Rubio Ames. presenting from Tifton campus ________________________________________ 3:30pm - 4:00pm Topic: Blackberry Ramsey Corn, MS Research Proposal SeminarAdvisor, A. Deltsidis. presenting from Tifton campus
Feb 28
3:00PM - 3:30PM PhD Research Proposal Seminar, N. Espinoza. Topic: Blueberry Miller Plant Science, ATHENS, GA
Wednesday, February 28 3:00pm - 3:30pm Topic: Blueberry Natalia Espinoza, PhD Research Proposal SeminarAdvisor, Z. Rubio Ames. presenting from Tifton campus ________________________________________ 3:30pm - 4:00pm Topic: Blackberry Ramsey Corn, MS Research Proposal SeminarAdvisor, A. Deltsidis. presenting from Tifton campus
Feb 28
3:30PM - 4:00PM MS Research Proposal Seminar, R. Corn. Topic: Blackberry Horticulture Building, TIFTON, GA
 Association County Commissioners of Georgia Private event.
Feb 29
02/29 7:00AM - 03/01 5:00PM ACCG Training Event
Private event.
Feb 29
02/29 8:00AM - 03/01 5:00PM MDCANI - Georgia’s Multi-Disciplinary Child Abuse and Neglect Institute
This International HACCP Alliance accredited course will discuss produce safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, and how to develop food safety programs based on the core principles of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP). The course will be offered February 29th-March 1st, 2024, at the Tift County Extension Office.
Feb 29
02/29 8:30AM - 03/01 5:00PM Packinghouse HACCP Tift County Extension Office, Tifton, GA
Private event.
Feb 29
9:00AM - 2:00PM RJ Reynolds Grower Meeting
Locations: Athens CAGT 128, Tifton NESPAL 125 and Griffin SLC 102 Join via Zoom
Feb 29
4:00PM - 5:00PM Seminar: From Roots to Resilience: Plant Breeding for Nematode Resistance by Kelly Goode
Join us to learn more about the factors that affect the quality of your forage and enjoy a delicious meal! Exact location will be determined but it will be in the Madison County area. Cost is $10 and registration closes at 5pm on February 27, 2024.
Mar 01
12:00PM - 1:00PM Lunch & Learn: Factors That Affect Forage Quality
Wednesday, March 6 3:00pm - 3:30pm Topic: Peach Caitlin McCann, MS Research Proposal SeminarAdvisor, D. Chavez. presenting from Griffin campus
Mar 06
3:00PM - 3:30PM MS Research Proposal Seminars, C. McCann-Peach Miller Plant Science, ATHENS, GA