OSU Nutrition Program Seminar Series

Fall 2017 OSU Nutrition Program Seminar Series

Seminars are on Fridays 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM in Ag Admin 246 and 122 Gerlaugh Hall. For inquiries, contact Dr. Shelia Jacobi (Jacobi.1@osu.edu) or Dr. Tonya Orchard (orchard.6@osu.edu).

Fall 2017 OSU Nutrition Program Seminar Series

Seminars are on Fridays 11.30 AM – 12.30 PM in Ag Admin 246 and 122 Gerlaugh Hall. For inquiries, contact Dr. Shelia Jacobi (Jacobi.1@osu.edu) or Dr. Tonya Orchard (orchard.6@osu.edu).

September 1

Dr. Zobeida Cruz-Monserrate, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University.

Title: Understanding the Mechanisms of Obesity-Induced Pancreas Cancer

September 8

Dr. Kristin Stanford, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, The Ohio State University.

Title: An Exercise-Induced Increase in Milk 3'-Sialyllactose Promotes Offspring Metabolic Health

September 15

Dr. Ted Brasky, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University. Title: N-3 PUFA and Endometrial Cancer Risk

September 22

Dr. Carolyn Gunther, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University. Title: Identifying the Behavioral and Environmental Factors Influencing Risk for Childhood Obesity in Economically Disadvantaged, Racial Minority Children

September 29

Dr. Kelly Sheppard, Postdoctoral Researcher, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus OH. Title: Understanding Optimal Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acid Intake to Support Cognitive Development

October 6

Dr. Kola Ajuwon, Associate Professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Title: Dietary Fiber and Short-Chain Fatty Acids as Tools for Altering Metabolism in Porcine Tissues

October 13

NO SEMINAR Autumn Break

October 20

Dr. Jeff Volek, Professor, Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University Title: Emerging Clinical Applications of Nutritional Ketosis

October 27

Laura Hopkins, PhD Candidate, The OSU Interdisciplinary Ph.D in Nutrition Program (OSUN), The Ohio State University.

Title: Examining the Potential Protective Effect of Structured Programming on Child Weight during the Summer Months through Intervention and Observational Research

November 3

Dr. Jeff Firkins, Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Title: Macronutrient Metabolism in Microbes

November 10

NO SEMINAR Veterans Day

November 17

Dr. Phil Karl, Nutrition Scientist, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick MA. Title: Military-relevant stressors, diet, and the gut microbiome

November 24

NO SEMINAR Happy Thanksgiving

December 1

Dr. Earl Harrison, Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Human Nutrition, Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University.

Title: Apocarotenoids: Emerging Insights Into Their Metabolism & Function