January 25, 2022

This week, UCLA announced the launch of a new institute devoted to food research, teaching, and policy: the UCLA Rothman Family Institute for Food Studies.

Amy Rowat, associate professor of integrative biology and physiology, and also the inaugural Marcie H. Rothman Presidential Chair in Food Studies, will be leading many of the new institute’s activities. In addition to directing research aimed at producing nutritious, delicious, and sustainably produced beef (imagine juicy burgers and tender steaks) Rowat will also be expanding her popular science and food course, and developing the institute’s chef-in-residence program. You can read more about the new institute and Professor Rowat, here.