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Deadline Description

2018 Request for Innovators: IIFH FoodShot Fellowship

DUE JUNE 30, 2018 – or until filled

  • $70K fellowship: 1 year salary, travel, tuition, and research expenses (supported by the Innovation Institute for Food & Health, IIFH)
  • Full year: Late summer 2018 to Late summer 2019 (flexible start date)
  • Eligibility: UC Davis post-doctoral fellows, or PhD students in their last 1-2 years of study
  • Engagement with FoodShot: The first 6 months the fellow will work with FoodShot Global evaluating startups in the food system to identify investible ventures by the FoodShot Global partners. Kickoff with a 1 month New York residency ($7.5K travel and accommodation allowance provided), followed by regular virtual and in-person meetings for the following 5 months upon return to Davis.
  • Development Opportunity: Using the knowledge gained in the first portion of the program, fellows will have 6 months to conduct critical studies to de-risk a potential technology or product they want to develop.


  • Led by renowned food/ag/health innovator Victor Friedberg, Chairman & Founder: one of Forbes’ Top 25 influencers in 2016, and a member of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Innovation and Technology
  • Run by food system veteran Sara Eckhouse, Executive Director: Senior Advisor to former Secretary Tom Vilsack at the U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Supported by a multi-stakeholder partnership, including:
    – Rabobank
    – Armonia
    – Generation Investment Management
    – The Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture
    – Walton Family Foundation
    – Acre Ventures

More information:


Postdoctoral Scholar position at the University of Düsseldorf/ PlaCeBioTec/ CEPLAS:

Mechanism of O-acetylation of hemicelluloses

PlaceBioTec and the Cluster of Excellence on Plant Science at the University of Düsseldorf invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar available this summer. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in plant biochemistry and/or molecular biology. The position is funded for up to three years.

The position encompasses the elucidation of the biochemical mechanism of O-acetylation of plant cell wall polysaccharides through biochemical and genetic means. Experience in plant mutant screening, plant genetics, and molecular biology is required. Previous experience in heterologous expression of enzymes and/or analytical chemistry of carbohydrates is of advantage.

Applicants should submit a single pdf-file containing a letter of motivation, a resume with a publication list, a summary of research experience, and names and phone numbers of three references. The application should be sent via e-mail to Prof. Dr. Markus Pauly (


Planetary Health Student Ambassadors

The UC Global Health Institute Planetary Health Center of Expertise is currently recruiting for undergraduate and graduate level Planetary Health Student Ambassadors from all UC campuses! This new program will introduce selected ambassadors to core concepts in Planetary Health and how they apply to real world problems; provide experience and understanding in multi-sectoral solutions for sustainable development; develop ambassadors’ leadership, research, and advocacy skills; and enable ambassadors’ engagement with key faculty, researchers, and leaders in Planetary Health to further their understanding of Planetary Health and strengthen their professional networks.

For more info about the program and eligibility requirements, and to access the online application form, please visit:  A copy of the program flyer is also attached.  The deadline for applications is July 16, 2018 and the program will kick off as students come back for fall terms.