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Weekly Seminars in DNS

The Division of Nutritional Sciences Seminar (NS6190) takes place on Mondays at 4:00 (unless otherwise indicated). No registration is required. The Division invites seminar speakers based on criteria that include:

  • presentation of cutting-edge research

  • coverage of topics across the Field of Nutrition and concentrations (Molecular, Human, International, Community Nutrition)

  • internal sources such as faculty presentations, NIH training grant trainees, thesis presentations by PhD candidates

Fall 2020 SCHEDULE
August 31, 2020

Vimal Selvaraj, PhD; Associate Professor of Integrative Physiology at the Department of Animal Science at Cornell University.

Title: TBD

September 7, 2020 No Seminar
September 14, 2020

Varykina Thackray, PhD, Associate Professor in Residence, Reproductive Medicine, Health Sciences at the University of California San Diego

Title: TBD

September 21, 2020

Ömer Yilmaz, PhD; Eisen and Chang Career Development Professor, Associate Professor of Biology, David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT. "Dietary control of stem cells in physiology and disease"

September 28, 2020 Uriyoán Colón-Ramos, Sc.D., M.P.A.; Associate Professor of Nutrition & Global Health, Department of Global Health (primary), Department of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences, Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University
October 5, 2020  

October 12, 2020


October 19, 2020

co-sponsored with the Program in International Nutrition

Hanqi Luo, PhD; Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Nutrition and Institute for Global Nutrition at the University of California, Davis.

A new statistical method for estimating usual intakes of nearly-daily consumed foods and nutrients through use of only one 24-hour dietary recall”

October 26, 2020

Jessica Fanzo, PhD, Associate Professor, Global Food & Agricultural Policy & Ethics in the Berman School of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University

November 2, 2020

Eric Skaar, PhD, MPH, Director, Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation; Director, Division of Molecular Pathogenesis; Ernest W. Goodpasture Chair in Pathology; Vice Chair for Basic Research, Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology; Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University


November 9, 2020  
November 16, 2020  
November 23, 2020  
November 30, 2020  
December 7, 2020  

The NS7030 Seminar in Nutritional Sciences takes place on Tuesdays at 12:20. No registration is required to attend this event.

In this class seminar, DNS graduate students read and learn how to critically analyze and interpret original articles published in a wide variety of journals. Students learn how to make professional presentations to a broad audience and how to critique the presentations given by others.

Visit our Graduate Studies page for more information on graduate studies in DNS.

Fall 2020 SCHEDULE
September 8, 2020 Camille Jones
September 15, 2020 Yuwen Xiu presents "Increased serine synthesis provides an advantage for tumors arising in tissues where serine levels are limiting", Sullivan, Mattaini, et al
September 22, 2020 Wing Zhong
September 29, 2020 Dorothy Kim
October 6, 2020 Kendra Tiani
October 13, 2020  
October 20, 2020

Yuuki Nakayachi

October 27, 2020

Min-Ting Lee presents "Microbiota Regulate Intestinal Absorption and Metabolism of Fatty Acids in the Zebrafish”, Semova, Carten, et al

November 3, 2020 Wing Zhong
November 10, 2020 Cristy Güitrón Leal
November 23, 2020 Jocelyn Boiteau
November 30, 2020 Wanhui Kang
December 1, 2020 Elizabeth Centento Tablante
December 8, 2020 Felicia Setiono

The Seminar in International Nutrition takes place on Thursdays at 12:20 (unless otherwise noted). No registration is required to attend this event.

Take a moment to learn more about the Program in International Nutrition or contact us at intl_nutrition@cornell.edu with any questions or suggestions.

FALL 2020 SCHEDULE coming soon

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