DNS Field Seminars
DATE SPEAKER TITLE
January 29, 2018 Dr. Ricardo Azziz, Chief Officer of Academic Health & Hospital Affairs, State University of New York (SUNY) System Administration The polycystic ovary syndrome in the wild
February 5, 2018 Xingen Lei, PhD, Professor, Animal Science, College of Agriculture & Life Science, Cornell University Can microalgae make eggs and chicken replace fish?
February 12, 2018 Bethany Cummings, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University Mechanistic drivers of the cardiometabolitic benefits of bariatric surgery
February 19, 2018 No Seminar / February Break  
February 26,  2018 Martha Stipanuk, PhD Professor in the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University Cysteine Dioxygenase: from mouse to molecule to mouse
March 5, 2018 Patrick Seale, PhD, Associate Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Transcriptional and metabolic control of brown fat cell differentiation
March 12, 2018 Anthony McCall, MD Courtesy Professor in the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell Hypoglycemia and glucagon counter-regulation
March 19, 2018 TBD TBD
March 26, 2018 Joseph McFadden, PhD Assistant Professor in Animal Science at Cornell The sphingolipid ceramide in humans and cattle: a maternal and pathological mediator of insulin antagonism?
April 2, 2018 No Seminar / Spring Break  
April 9, 2018 Charles Burant, MD, PhD, Professor of Internal Medicine & Nutritional Sciences, Robert C. & Veronica Atkins Professor of Metabolism; Director, A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute, University of Michigan TBD
April 16, 2018 Andrew Gewirtz, PhD, Professor, Center for Inflammation Immunity & Infection, Georgia State University Gut microbiota, diet, chronic inflammation, and metabolic syndrome

April 23, 2018

Cindy Davis, PhD, Director of Grants & Extramural Activities, Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Diet, Microbiota, and Health: Past, Present and Future
April 30, 2018 Mark Roberson, PhD, Professor of Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine A novel look at bile acids as regulators of the neuroendocrine reproductive axis
May 7, 2018 Yves Bosclair, PhD, Professor, Department of Animal Science at Cornell University TBD
Seminars in Nutritional Sciences
DATE SPEAKER TITLE
January 30, 2018 Erica Shu "Metabolic recycling of ammonia via glutamate dehydrogenase supports breast cancer biomass", Spinelli et al
February 6, 2018 No Seminar  
February 13, 2018 Charlotte Bahnfleth "INSIGHT responsive parenting intervention is associated with healthier patterns of dietary exposures in infants", Hohman et al
February 20, 2018 No Seminar / Winter Break  
February 27, 2018 Ruoyu Zhang "High-fiber diet and acetate supplementation change the gut microbiota and prevent the development of hypertension and heart failure in hypertensive mice", Marques et al
March 6, 2018 Brandon Gheller "Ascorbate regulates haematopoietic stem cell function and leukaemogenesis", Agathocleous et al
March 13, 2018 Heather Larkin "High does multiple micronutrient supplementation improves villous morphology in environmental enteropathy without HIV enteropathy: results from a double-blind randomised placebo controlled trial in Zambian adults", J. Louis-Auguste
March 20, 2018 Wing Zhong "How strongly does appetite counter weight loss? Quantification of the feedback control of human energy intake", Polidori et al
March 27, 2018 Navika Gangrade "Effects of choice of architecture and chef-enhanced meals on the selection and consumption of healthier school foods", Cohen et al
April 3, 2018 No Seminar / Spring Break  
April 10, 2018 No Seminar  
April 17, 2018 Christal Greenlaw "Eat smart, live strong intervention increases fruit and vegetable consumption among ow-income older adults", Hersey et al
April 24, 2018 Erin Green "Understanding the food preferences of people of low socioeconomic status", Bauman
May 1, 2018 Gargi Wable  
May 8, 2018 No Seminar  
Seminars in International Nutrition
DATE SPEAKER TITLE
February 8, 2018 Nicole Hassoun, PhD Visiting scholar Cornell University & Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Binghamton University Global Health Impact: extending access to essential medicines
February 15, 2018 The Joyce Lindower Wolitzer '76 & Steven Wolitzer endowed seminar in nutrition with guest speaker Catherine Bertini, Rockefeller Foundation Fellow. Reception immediately following the seminar in the Savage Hall lobby. Maximizing research findings by connecting research to policy change
February 22, 2018 Isabelle Michaud-Letourneau, Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health, University of Montreal. Co-speaker David Pelletier, Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University Evaluation of advocacy on the international code of marketing of breast-milk substitutes in 9 countries
March 1, 2018 No Seminar  
March 8, 2018 Jyoti M. Mathad, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Weill Cornell Medicine, Center for Global Health TBD
March 15, 2018 Karen Peterson, D.Sc, Professor & Chair, Nutritional Sciences; Professor, Global Public Health; Director, Momentum Center, University of Michigan

co-sponsored by NGSO

TBA

March 22, 2018 Elaine Yu, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University The gut microbiome among patients with active tuberculosis disease
March 29, 2018 Emily Bielecki, Doctoral Candidate, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University dissertation seminar; title TBD
April 5, 2018 No Seminar; Spring Break  
April 12, 2018 TBA  
April 19, 2018 Lauren Blum, PhD Medical anthropologist and international researcher In-depth assessment of snacking behavior in unmarried adolescent girls living in urban centers of Java, Indonesia
April 26, 2018 Rachel Bezzner-Kerr, PhD Associate Professor, Developmental Sociology at Cornell Agroecology, gender, and nutrition
     
     
     

Questions or suggestions? Contact: Dr. Kate Dickin, Division of Nutritional Sciences kld12@cornell.edu

Other Seminars of Interest
DATE SPEAKER TITLE
January 9, 2018 at 1:30 in 224 Weill Hall

Kaixiong Ye, PhD postdoctoral research associate, Cornell University

Biological Statistics & Computational Biology special seminar:

"Genetic adaptation to diet during human evolution and the future of personalized nutrition"

 

February 15, 2018

The Joyce Lindower Wolitzer '76 and Steven Wolitzer endowed seminar in nutrition with guest speaker Catherine Bertini, Rockefeller Foundation Fellow

Seminar will be held in 100 Savage Hall at 12:20

Reception immediately following the seminar in the Savage Hall lobby

hosted by CornellNutrition's student group the HealthNutS.

Maximizing research findings by connecting research to policy change