The final requirement in earning a PhD is the completion and defense of the doctoral dissertation, which involves the PhD candidate giving a presentation. Dates, times, locations and speaker information for dissertation seminars will be posted here as that information becomes available.

If you are a PhD candidate in the Division of Nutritional Sciences and would like to learn more about thesis deadlines, requirements, scheduling and taking your exam and submitting your thesis/dissertation, please visit the Graduate School's page Thesis & Dissertation. Please let the DNSHelpdesk know when you have scheduled your exam so we may help you reserve a lecture room and help you advertise your talk.

Upcoming dissertation talks will be listed on this page as information becomes available.

Summer Schedule 2020

July 10 at 2:00pm Yifei Gu Committee chair: Shu-Bing Qian, Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences. Please join Yifei's talk via Zoom
July 21 at 9:00am Kathryn Merckel Committee chair: Prabhu Pingali, Director of the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition and Joint Professor in the Division of Nutritional Sciences Please join Kathryn's talk via Zoom
August 5 at 2:30pm Laura Galley Committee chair: Marla Lujan, Associate Professor in the Division of Nutritional Sciences Please join Laura's talk via Zoom