Seminar Speakers for Fall 2017

Please note the TIME and LOCATION of each seminar.

Refreshments will be served one half hour prior to each seminar.

Date, Time & Location Speaker / Institution Topic Host
Sept. 13, 2017
2:30-3:30pm
IFNH 205
61 Dudley Rd.
Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Ph.D., R.D., FAND
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
"HomeStyles: From Idea to RCT and Beyond" Joshua W. Miller, Ph.D.
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
Sept. 27, 2017
2:30-3:30pm
IFNH 205
61 Dudley Rd.
Zoltan Arany, M.D., Ph.D., Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania "Branched Chain Amino Acids in Insulin Resistance" Tracy G. Anthony, Ph.D.
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
Oct. 11, 2017
2:30-3:30pm
IFNH 205
61 Dudley Rd.
Blake Rasmussen, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair, Dept. of Nutrition & Metabolism, Univ. of Texas Medical Branch
"Amino Acid Sensing in Human Muscle: Role of Physical Activity" Tracy G. Anthony, Ph.D.
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
Oct. 18, 2017
2:15-3:15pm
IFNH 101
61 Dudley Rd.
Mark Gregory Robson, Ph.D., MPH., DrPH
Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor, Professor of Plant Biology, Rutgers
"Wow, are you fat! - Mark's Personal Weight Loss Journey" Sue A. Shapses, Ph.D., R.D.
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
Nov. 8, 2017
9am-3:30pm
IFNH 101
61 Dudley Rd.
One Nutrition One Health Symposium Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
Nov. 29, 2017
2:30-3:30pm
IFNH 205
61 Dudley Rd..
Sonia Najjar, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Research & Innovation, Heritage College of Medicine, Ohio University.
"A Novel Mechanism Linking Insulin Resistance to Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease" Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
Dec. 14, 2017
11:00am-Noon
IFNH 205
61 Dudley Rd
Ethan Schoolman, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Human Ecology, Rutgers "Why Buy Local Food? Investigating Whether Contemporary Local Food Systems Are Achieving Environmental and Social Goals" Nurgul Fitzgerald, Ph.D.
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers
Dec. 20, 2017
2:30-3:30pm
IFNH 205
61 Dudley Rd.
Diana E. Roopchand, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Food Science, Rutgers "Botanical Therapeutics and Metabolic Disease"  




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