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Flavors of Chemistry: Flavor Creation

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09/25/2021

Sean LaFond, Director of Flavor for Verofolia, discusses the psychophysical underpinnings of complex flavor perception and how to leverage them to build flavors from their molecular components.

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We are pleased to announce that our 7th Annual Flavors of Chemistry will be occurring on Saturday September 25th at the UC Davis Conference Center Ballroom, as well as streamed online. You’ll receive the Zoom link in the conformation email after you register.

We will be following UC Davis safety protocols in regards to COVID-19. As the event gets closer, we’ll keep this space updated on any changes.

Tentative Schedule:

2-2:30 pm Networking and coffee

2:30-3 pm Welcome

3-4 pm Presentation: Complex Flavor Creation: Eliciting Emotion with Chemicals

The food we eat, the beverages we drink, and the environment we live in are filled with a vast array of volatile chemical compounds. Despite the chemical complexity in the world around us, we are capable of perceiving complex mixtures as single percepts: a strawberry tastes like strawberry; an egg tastes like an egg; a bourbon whiskey tastes like bourbon whiskey. Join me for a discussion about the psychophysical underpinnings of complex flavor perception and how to leverage them to build flavors from their molecular components.

Biography
Sean LaFond is the Director of Flavor for Verofolia, located in Healdsburg, CA, as well as a scientific consultant for Edible Odyssey in Davis, CA. During the past fifteen years, Dr. LaFond has worked on numerous projects in the food industry and academia. His research interests encompass the creation of complex flavors and the sensory methods to evaluate them. He holds a MS in Food Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he studied lipid oxidation in frying oils, and a PhD in Food Science from the University of California at Davis where he studied the sensory perception of flavor blending.

Event Details

Date: 09/25/2021

Start time: 14:00

End time: 16:00

Venue: UC Davis Conference Center

Address: 550 Alumni Ln, Davis, CA, 95616

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