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Seminar Series

Spring 2018

Seminar Series will be held on Thursdays at 11am in Room 219 in Roy E. Jones Building, 3624 Horsebarn Hill Road Extension, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

  • Jan 18

    NO SEMINAR

  • Jan 25

    Rahul Kanadia, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physiology and Neurobiology, UConn “Minor splicing in development and disease”

  • Feb 1

    Courtney Millar, Ph.D. Student, Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, UConn. “Oral Health and its Role in Heart Disease”

  • Feb 8

    Xiaohui Zhou, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, UConn. “Beta‐lactam sensor: a potential target to reduce beta‐lactam resistance in a foodborne pathogen”

  • Feb 15

    Kay Kimball Gruder, Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Services and Programs, UConn Center for Career Development. “The Art & Science of Answering Tough Interview Questions”

  • Feb 22

    Qiaobin Hu, Ph.D. student, Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, UConn. “Polymeric nanoparticles for oral delivery of insulin overcoming multiple barriers in gastrointestinal tract”

  • Mar 1

    Romo‐Palafox Maria, Ph.D., Post‐Doc., Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, UConn. “Parental perceptions on feeding their young children”

  • Mar 8

    Yuri Kim, Ph.D., Professor, Ewha University, South Korea. “Nutrition and Cancer stemness: Effect and Mechanism”

  • Mar 15

    NO SEMINAR

  • Mar 22

    Yoojin Lee, Ph.D. student, Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, UConn. “The role of miRNAs in macrophage polarization and metabotypes”

  • Mar 29

    Hang Xiao, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Food Science, UMass Amherst “Engineered Nanoparticles in Food: Pros and Cons”

  • Apr 5

    Mingyong Zhou, Ph.D. student, Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, UConn. “Application of hen egg components as delivery systems for bioactives”

  • Apr 12

    Jessica Rouge, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, UConn. “Hybrid Peptide Crosslinked Nanocapsules as Dual Drug and DNA Delivery Vehicles”

  • Apr 19

    Minkyung Bae, Ph.D. Student, Dept. of Nutritional Sciences, UConn. Dissertation Defense: “The anti‐fibrogenic effect of astaxanthin in hepatic stellate cells”

  • Apr 26

    Melissa Santos, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UConn School of Medicine “Using Research to Improve Clinical Outcomes in a Pediatric Obesity Center”

For more information or to arrange a meeting with a speaker, please contact Dr. Yangchao Luo (yangchao.luo@uconn.edu)

 

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Spring 2018 Seminar Series
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