Field of Nutrition Seminars

Mondays at 4:00 PM - 100 Savage Hall
(unless otherwise noted)

January 27 Bethany Cummings, DVM, PhD
Department of Biomedical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell

Host: Charles McCormick
"Mechanisms involved in the effect of bariatric surgery to improve glucose metabolism: role of GLP-1 and bile acids"
February 3 Rick Weiss, President and Founder
Viocare Technologies

Host: Patrick Stover
"Recent advances in nutrition assessment technology"
February 10 Charlotte Peterson, PhD
College of Health Sciences
University of Kentucky

Host: Anna Thalaker-Mercer
"Satellite cells in skeletal muscle homeostasis and growth"
February 17 February Break - No Seminar
February 24 Steve McGarvey, PhD, MPH
Director of the International Health
Institute and Professor of Epidemiology and
Anthropology, Brown University

Host: Julia Finkelstein
"Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Nutrition Transition: Obesity and Health in Modernizing Samoans"
March 3 Angela Douglas, PhD
Depts. of Entomology and Molecular Biology and Genetics
Cornell University

Host: Zhenglong Gu
"Nutrition of the Multi-Organismal Animal"
March 10 Linda Adair, PhD
Professor of Nutrition
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Host: Joann McDermid
"The Breast-feeding, Anti-Retrovirals, and Nutrition Study in Malawi: Implications for Maternal and Child Health"
March 14

Penny Kris-Etherton, PhD, RD
Distinguished Professor of Nutrition
Department of Nutritional Sciences
The Pennsylvania State University

Host: NGSO, Yuan Ru, Annie Lin
March 17 Paul M. Hwang, MD, PhD
Laboratory of Cardiovascular and Cancer Genetics

Host: Zhenglong Gu
"Mechanistic insights and in vivo studies of mitochondrial regulation by p53"
March 24 Amanda Zongrone, DNS
Cornell University

Host: Rebecca Stoltzfus
"Implementation research on a large-scale infant and young child feeding (IYCF) behavior change intervention in Bangladesh"
March 31 Spring Break - No Seminar
April 7
April 14 Jessica Bliss, DNS
Cornell University

Host: Carol Devine
"Emergency cash transfer programs, stigma, and access to health services: Factors in the prevention and treatment of acute malnutrition in children"
April 21 Julia Felice, DNS
Cornell University

Host: Kathy Rasmussen
"Navigating a New Infant Feeding Landscape: The Why, How, and So What of using pumps and bottles to feed breast milk"
April 28 Ron Kopito, PhD
Professor of Biology
Stanford School of Medicine

Host: Ling Qi
"Triage in the ER: Managing protein quality control decisions in the early secretory pathway"
May 5 Paul Fox, PhD
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute

Host: Shu-Bing Qian
"Nutrient signaling, translation, and obesity"