ISU has hired Dr. Aude Watrelot as an Assistant Professor in Enology. Dr. Watrelot will begin her new position in August of 2019. Dr. Watrelot holds a PhD in Food Biochemistry from Avignon France, a MS degree in Biology and Health from University Nantes, France and a BS degree in Plant Physiology and Biotechnology from University of Tours, France. She has conducted research as a post-doctoral fellow with Dr. Waterhouse at UC-Davis and Dr. Kennedy at CSU-Fresno. Both are leaders in the enology field. These projects related to tannins in red wine and astringency perceptions.