Dr. Sarah Jennings receives the Merton Love Award for the most Outstanding Dissertation in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UC Davis. Sarah was recognized on June 10, 2021 and presented work from her dissertation “The role of chemical information in the breeding biology of Leach’s storm-petrels (Oceanodroma leucorhoa).”
Savor Lectures on Food and Wine. Prof. Ebeler and Dr. Harold McGee, author of “Nose Dive” and “On Food and Cooking” discuss the Science and Mystery of Smell. Hosted by the Robert Mondavi Institute and the UC Davis Library, February 10, 2021. https://savor.ucdavis.edu/science-and-mystery-smell
Prof. Ebeler presents Honorary Research Lecture. Title: Perspectives on Grape and Wine Flavor: Past, Present, and Future. 2019 American Society of Enology and Viticulture National Conference. June 17-20, 2019.
Thank you to all the students, staff, and colleagues who have collaborated and contributed to the research over the years!
Courtney Tanabe receives 2019 Best Student Oral Presentation Award. Title: Elemental Analysis of the Changes in Metal Profiles during Winemaking. 2019 American Society of Enology and Viticulture National Conference. June 17-20, 2019.
Cover article: Tanabe, C. K., H. Hopfer, G. Gilleland, A. Liba, S. E. Ebeler, J. Nelson. 2016. Total arsenic analysis in Californian wines with hydride generation-microwave plasma-atomic emission spectroscopy (HG-MP-AES). J. An. At. Spectrom. 31: 1223-1227. DOI: 10.1039/C6JA00051G
Featured on campus web page: Why do seabirds eat plastic?
Savoca, M. S., Wohlfeil, M. E., Ebeler, S. E., Nevitt, G. A. 2016. Marine plastic debris emits a keystone infochemical for olfactory foraging seabirds. Science Advances 2(11): e1600395. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1600395
Featured on campus web page: Local Microbes Can Predict Wine’s Chemical Profile, Study Finds
Bokulich, N., Collins, T., Masarweh, C., Allen, G., Heymann, H., Ebeler, S. E., Mills, D. A. 2016. Associations among wine grape microbiome, metabolome, and fermentation behavior suggest microbial contribution to regional wine characteristics. mBio, 7(3), mBio00631-16. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00631-16.
Featured on campus web page: Understanding ‘Noble Rot’ fungus
Blanco-Ulate, B., Amrine, K. C. H., Collins, T. S., Rivero, R. M., Vicente, A. R., Morales-Cruz, A., Doyle, C. L., Ye, Z., Allen, G., Heymann, H., Ebeler, S. E., Cantu, D. 2015. Developmental and metabolic plasticity of white-skinned grape berries in response to Botrytis cinereaduring noble rot. Plant Physiology169(4): 2422-2443.
Featured in Outlook College Magazine: Seeking solutions: New technologies keep CA&ES science on the cutting edge; Spring 2015
Featured on local PBS Stations: Better Safe than Sorry–A Focus on Food; March 2012