Seminar Series

Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar

Date: 
Mon, 2015-04-27 16:00
Location: 
133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building, UMass Amherst

The Department of Nutrition will present a seminar by graduate student Emily Harrington titled "School Food Environment Changes to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Adolescents."

All are welcome to attend.

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Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar

Date: 
Wed, 2015-04-22 16:00
Location: 
133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building, UMass Amherst

The Department of Nutrition will present two seminars. Graduate student Nikki Floyd will present a seminar titled "Fat Fixation, Candy Craving: Does Food Addiction Exist and Does it Matter?", and Eliza Mellion will present a seminar titled "Plant-Based Diets and Cardiovascular Disease".

All are welcome to attend.

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Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar

Date: 
Mon, 2015-04-13 16:00
Location: 
133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building, UMass Amherst

The Department of Nutrition will present two seminars. Graduate student Nozi Maziya will present a seminar titled "B Vitamins and Depression in HIV", and Liz Gambo will present a seminar titled "Effect of Caffeine on Exercise".

All are welcome to attend.

Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar

Date: 
Mon, 2015-03-23 16:00
Location: 
133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building, UMass Amherst

The Department of Nutrition will present a seminar by Bi-Sek Hsiao titled "Contribution of Wild Edible Plants to Nutrition and Food Security."

All are welcome to attend.

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Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar

Date: 
Mon, 2015-03-09 16:00
Location: 
133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building, UMass Amherst

The Department of Nutrition will present two seminars. Graduate student Alagu Kadappan will present a seminar titled "Cruciferous Vegetables and their Health Effects?", and Seok-Yeong Yu will present a seminar titled "Effect of Short Chain FFA on Obesity".

All are welcome to attend.

Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar

Date: 
Mon, 2015-03-02 16:00
Location: 
UMass Amherst, 133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building

The Department of Nutrition will present a seminar by doctoral candidate Sharmin Hossain titled "Chocolate and the Brain: Does Cocoa Consumption Influence Cognitive Performance?"

All are welcome to attend.

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SPHHS-ENVIRON Seminar and Panel Discussion: The Complexity of Alcohol Use

Date: 
Wed, 2014-10-29 15:00 to 17:00
Location: 
Integrated Learning Center, Room 240

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences presents the ENVIRON Seminar & Panel Discussion on "The Complexity of Alcohol Use: The Role of Science, Government, and the Community" on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in the Integrated Learning Center, Room 240.

The Seminar features keynote speaker Ralph Hingson, Sc.D., M.P.H, Director, Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), who will discuss "Preventing Alcohol-Related Injuries." Following the keynote lecture, Kenneth Mundt, Ph.D., M.S., Health Sciences Global Practice Area Leader and Director of Applied Epidemiology for ENVIRON, will deliver a short talk on "Alcohol and Chronic Disease Risk: An Epidemiological Paradox."

Joining the speakers for a panel discussion will be representatives from the university, the community, and the student body. The panel group invites questions from the audience in this open forum Q&A panel format.

Reception to follow. Free and open to the public.

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Department of Nutrition Seminar

Date: 
Tue, 2014-10-14 13:00 to 14:00
Location: 
Machmer W2

The UMass Amherst Department of Nutrition presents a special seminar on "Edible Insects for the Prevention and Treatment of Undernutrition in Young Children" presented by Frank Franklin, M.D., M.P.H., PH.D., Professor Emeritus of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and faculty member in the online MPH in Nutrition program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Nutrition Graduate Seminar Series

Date: 
Mon, 2014-12-01 16:00 to 16:50
Location: 
Chenoweth Room 329

Presenter and title TBD.

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Nutrition Graduate Seminar Series

Date: 
Mon, 2014-11-24 16:00 to 16:50
Location: 
Chenoweth Room 329

Jinchao Li presents "Using Mouse Genetic Models to Study Obesity-associated Inflammation and Colon Cancer Risk."

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