The Division of Nutritional Sciences Seminar (NS6190) takes place on Mondays at 4:00 in 100 Savage Hall (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
January 27, 2020

Federico E. Rey, PhD; Associate Professor of Bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. "Exploring the causes and consequences of gut microbiome variation"

February 3, 2020 TBD
February 10, 2020

Robert A. Waterland, PhD; Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular & Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine. "Early nutrition, developmental epigenetics, and human disease"

February 17, 2020

The Pritchard Lecture Series in Human Nutrition with guest speaker David, Eide, PhD; Professor and Department Chair in Nutritional Sciences in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  "Meeting your quota: The cellular economy of zinc"

February 24, 2020 NO SEMINAR - February break
March 2, 2020

Vimal Selvaraj, PhD; Associate Professor of Integrative Physiology in Cornell Animal Science at Cornell University

Title: TBD

March 9, 2020

Hosted by the Nutrition Graduate Student Organization (NGSO)

Nancy F. Krebs, MD, MS; Professor of Pediatrics; Head, Section of Nutrition; Associate Vice Chair, Academic Affairs, Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine

Title: TBD

March 16, 2020

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

Title: TBD

March 23, 2020 TBD
March 30, 2020 No Seminar - Spring Break


April 6, 2020 TBD
April 13, 2020 TBD


April 20, 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"

April 27, 2020 TBA
May 4, 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

Title: TBD