Thursday, November 11, 2021

Member Moments - thank you for renewing your AOCS membership!

Renewal season means news and updates from members on job transitions, graduations and retirements. 

Below are just a few highlights that members have shared with staff, but there are so many more. If you would like your new job, promotion, or any other professional highlight to be featured on the AOCS blog and inform|connect, please complete this form. We will share the news quarterly with the AOCS family!

Reed Nicholson

Reed graduated from the University of Guelph, Canada, in July and started a job at Motif FoodWorks, Massachusetts, USA, soon after. While his job title is Analytical Lab Scientist, he is in fact the resident Lipids Expert. His job will mainly consist of evaluating potential lipid technologies in plant-based foods. Nice work, Reed! 

Maria Scharfe

Maria defended her PhD in food science and technology from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany, in October 2021. In November, she began a new position at Formo, Berlin, Germany, as a food scientist. Congratulations to Maria. 

Andrew Gravelle

Andrew completed his PhD in food science in May 2021 from the University Guelph. He then joined in the Department of Food Science & Technology at the University of California, Davis as assistant professor in July 2021. Although living in California, Andrew continues to be active with the Canadian Section of AOCS (check out the Section’s upcoming online meeting).

Hefei Zhao

Hefei completed his PhD in food science and technology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) in May 2021. He is now a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of California, Davis. Hefei recently published a paper from his PhD work at UNL about machine learning and oil chemistry in Food Chemistry. Nice work, Hefei!

Marnie Newell

Marnie defended her PhD in nutrition and metabolism at the University of Alberta, Canada, in March 2021. She recently accepted a job with Johnson & Johnson as a medical science liaison. She will be working with their oncology team in genitourinary cancers. Congratulations, Marnie!

I apologize in advance for missing your recent news, but it is not too late! 

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