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Fall 2017 OSU Nutrition Program Seminar Series
Dr. Zobeida Cruz-Monserrate, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University.
Title: Understanding the Mechanisms of Obesity-Induced Pancreas Cancer
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
Dr. Ted Brasky, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University. Title: N-3 PUFA and Endometrial Cancer Risk
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
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
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
NO SEMINAR Autumn Break
Dr. Jeff Volek, Professor, Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University Title: Emerging Clinical Applications of Nutritional Ketosis
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
Dr. Jeff Firkins, Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University Title: Macronutrient Metabolism in Microbes
NO SEMINAR Veterans Day
Dr. Phil Karl, Nutrition Scientist, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick MA. Title: Military-relevant stressors, diet, and the gut microbiome
NO SEMINAR Happy Thanksgiving
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