Colloquium (Seminar) Series

Spring 2017 schedule:

Seminars are on Mondays from 4:00 - 5:00PM in 160 Willard unless specified.

January 9

No Colloquium

January 16

MLK Day - NO CLASSES

January 23

No Colloquium

January 30

Gregory Shearer, PhD, Associate Professor, Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University

“The Role of Fatty Acids in Lipid Signaling”

February 6

Connie Weaver, Distinguished Professor and Director of Women’s Global Health Institute, Purdue University, Nutrition Science

“Probiotic Fiber, Gut Microbiome, and Bone Health”

February 13

Christina Economos, Director, Child Obesity 180, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

“Multi-Level Strategies to Prevent Childhood Overweight and Obesity: A Systems Approach”

Co-Sponsored with the Childhood Obesity Prevention Trainging Grant

February 20

Robin Taylor Wilson, Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences, Division of Epidemiology and Director of the Doctor of Public Health Program, Penn State College of Medicine

"TBA"

February 27

RUTH PIKE LECTURE

Matthew R. Hayes, PhD, Assistant Professor of Nutritional Neuroscience in Psychiatry, Translational Neuroscience Program, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

"Metabolic Neuropeptides Modulate Energy Balance, Motivation and Reward"

March 5

SPRING BREAK - NO CLASSES

March 13

Shannon Kelleher, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Cellular & Molecular Physiology, Pharmacology, Surgery and Nutritional Sciences, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine

"Is breastfeeding always best?? The delicate balance between nutrition, genetics and mammary epithelial cell function"

March 20

Leanne Redman, PhD, Associate Professor, and Director of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Women’s Health Lab, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University

"Variation in Vitamin D Biomarkers: What is the Contribution of Genetic and Environmental Factors?"

Co-Sponsored with the Childhood Obesity Prevention Trainging Grant

March 27

Gustavo Nader, Associate Professor of Kinesiology, The Pennsylvania State University

"TBA"

April 3

Shana Adise, Doctoral Student, Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University

"TBA"

April 10

Matt Cady, MS, Doctoral Student, Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University

"TBA"

April 17

Experimental Biology Practice Talks

April 24

Experimental Biology April 22-26, 2017 in Chicago, IL