Department of Food Science and Technology (90%)
Department of Viticulture and Enology (10%)
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-8749
Full Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology, UC Davis, 2012-present.
Full Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis, 2008-present.
Associate Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis, 2004-2008
Assistant Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis, 1998-2004
Distribution of time: 60% Research 40% Teaching.
1995 Doctor of Philosophy - Microbiology University of Minnesota:
1992 Masters in Science-Biochemistry University of Minnesota
1985 Bachelor of Science-Biochemistry University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Intestinal Microbiology, Prebiotics, Probiotics, Food Microbiology, Microbial Genomics, Metagenomics, Microbial Ecology, Genetics of Lactic Acid Bacteria,
Fellow, American Association of Microbiology (2015-present)
Peter J. Shields Endowed Chair of Dairy Food Science (2012-present)
Lecturer, Waksman Foundation for Microbiology, American Society for Microbiology (2003-2005)