25th Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture and Dinner

April 18, 2013
4:30 pm-8:30 pm

Clarion Hotel in Northampton
1 Atwood Drive
Northampton, MA 01060
United States
Eileen Giard

The Department of Nutrition will host the 25th Annual Virginia A. Beal lecture at 4:30 p.m. on April 18 at the Clarion Hotel in Northampton. The topic of the lecture will be "Nutrition Innovations in Cancer Prevention: Epigenetics and the Microbiome."

Program Agenda

4:30 - Registration and Refreshments
5:15 - Introduction and Awards
5:30 - Folic Acid, Birth Defects and Colon Cancer: Is There an Epigenetic Explanation? (Patrick Stover, PhD, Professor and Director, Division of Nutritional Science, Cornell University)
6:30 - Dinner
7:30 - Diet, Supplement, and the Microbiome: The Cancer Connection (Cindy Davis, PhD, Director of Grants and Extramural Activities, Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health)

For more information on the Virginia A. Beal Lecture series, contact Eileen Giard at egiard@nutrition.umass.edu.