Postponed: Food Science Graduate Research Day

Date and Time


Arboretum Auditorium

University of Guelph


This inaugural Food Science Graduate Research Day will provide the opportunity to Food Science graduate students to highlight their academic achievements and communicate their cutting-edge research to fellow academics and the Canadian Food Sector.

MSc and PhD Food Science graduate students will present their research in the areas of

  • Food Safety/Microbiology
  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Processing



Morning -

 8:00  Light Breakfast and Registration
 8:30  Welcome
 8:45  Keynote lecture by Dr. Julie Goddard (Cornell University)
 9:30  Graduate Student Poster Pitches Competition
10:00 Break and Poster Session
10:30 Graduate Student Oral Presentation Competition – MSc division
11:45  Buffet Lunch and Networking

Poster Session

Afternoon -

1:00  Keynote lecture by Dr. Rotimi Aluko (University of Manitoba)
1:45  Graduate Student Oral Presentation Competition – PhD division
3:00  Break and Poster Session
3:30  Department Update by Department Chair
3:45  Keynote lecture by Dr. Linda Harris (University of California, Davis)
4:30  Student Awards Ceremony
4:45  Closing Remarks and Adjourn


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