Jason Youn graduates!

Jason Youn graduates!

June 17, 2024

Congrats to Jason’s completion of his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science! We hope Dr. Youn’s new journey as a Machine Learning Scientist at TikTok will be full of success!

New article in Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

May 29, 2024

A new publication from Prof. Ilias Tagkopoulos and collaborators about Discovery of potent glycosidases enables quantification of smoke-derived phenolic glycosides through enzymatic hydrolysis. Abstract: When grapes are exposed to wildfire smoke, certain smoke-related volatile phenols (VPs) can be absorbed into the fruit, where they can be then converted into volatile-phenol (VP) glycosides through glycosylation. These […]

New article in Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

March 29, 2024

A new publication from Cheng-En Tan, Prof. Ilias Tagkopoulos, and collaborators about Volatile organic compound-based predictive modeling of smoke taint in wine. Abstract: Smoke taint in wine has become a critical issue in the wine industry due to its significant negative impact on wine quality. Data-driven approaches including univariate analysis and predictive modeling are applied to […]

New article in AI Magazine

March 7, 2024

A new publication from Prof. Ilias Tagkopoulos and collaborators about The AIFS Institute: Building a better food system through AI. Abstract: Our food system is complex, multifaceted, and in need of an upgrade. Population growth, climate change, and socioeconomic disparities are some of the challenges that create a systemic threat to its sustainability and capacity to […]

New article in Journal of Autoimmunity

February 1, 2024

A new publication from Trevor Chan, Prof. Ilias Tagkopoulos, and collaborators about IL-23 induces CLEC5A+ IL-17A+ neutrophils and elicit skin inflammation associated with psoriatic arthritis. Abstract: IL-23-activation of IL-17 producing T cells is involved in many rheumatic diseases. Herein, we investigate the role of IL-23 in the activation of myeloid cell subsets that contribute to skin inflammation in mice and […]