Food Innovation Center

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News Archive

Family Predisposition to Cancer Inspires Spees to Research Nutritional Solutions

FIC Faculty Member Colleen Spees was recently featured on newswise.com discussing her personal and career journey toward researching nutritional and dietary interventions to cancer. Read more


FIC Members Collaborate to Tackle Safety Issues with Leafy Greens

Gonul Kaletunc, Sudhir Sastry, and Ahmed Yousef, three Food Innovation Center members, are collaborating to find a solution for safety issues in green vegetables. Read more


FIC member Grotewold to lead new Center for Applied Plant Sciences

The Food Innovation Center would like to congratulate Erich Grotewold for his leadership in the launch of the new Center for Applied Plant Sciences. Read more


Food Policy Faculty Position (open rank)

The Ohio State University John Glenn School of Public Affairs Columbus, OH Open search for tenured faculty position to begin autumn 2012. Read more


Center members Clinton and Vodovotz highlighted on NBC News

NBC Nightly News recently featured Food Innovation Center Associate Director Steve Clinton and Professor Yael Vodovotz in a segment about disease-fighting foods. Read more


Grewal Study Highlighted in Wall Street Journal

In the July 20, 2011, issue of Cities, Food Innovation Center member Parwinder Grewal addresses the question "Can Cities Become Self-Reliant in Food?" Read more


Three Center Members Part of Multi-State $25 Million Food Safety Grant

Food Innovation Center Members Jianrong Li, Linda Saif, and Richard Linton are three of just four Ohio State University scientists to share a $25 million grant to study virus-related foodborne illness. Read more


Associate Director Clinton Assists in Designing the First Cancer Fighting House

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Between eating right, exercising and avoiding things like tobacco and too much alcohol - it’s no secret that how you live can impact your risk of getting cancer. But.. Read more


FIC Announces 2011 Seed Grant Recipients

The Food Innovation Center is proud to announce and congratulate the cross-college teams selected for Seed Grant Awards for 2011 - 2012. Nearly $225,000 was awarded in total seed grant funds to the.. Read more


Center Member Belury and Team Discover that Omega-3 Reduces Anxiety and Inflammation in Students

Martha Belury, Food Innovation Center member, was a co-author in a study which evaluated the impact of an increase in fish oil in healthy students. Read more