Seminar

Fall 2017 OSU Nutrition Program Seminar Series 
Seminars are on Fridays 11.30 AM – 12.30 PM  in Ag Admin 246  and 122 Gerlaugh Hall.  For inquiries, contact Dr. Shelia Jacobi (Jacobi.1@osu.edu) or Dr. Tonya Orchard (orchard.6@osu.edu).

August 25
Dr. Sheila Jacobi, Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences and Dr. Tonya Orchard, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University
Title: Class introduction

September 1    
Dr. Zobeida Cruz-Monserrate, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University.
Title: Understanding the Mechanisms of Obesity-Induced Pancreas Cancer

September 8
Dr. Kristin Stanford, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, The Ohio State University.        
Title: An Exercise-Induced Increase in Milk 3'-Sialyllactose Promotes Offspring Metabolic Health

September 15
Dr. Ted Brasky, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University.
Title: N-3 PUFA and Endometrial Cancer Risk

September 22
Dr. Carolyn Gunther, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University.         
Title: Identifying the Behavioral and Environmental Factors Influencing Risk for Childhood Obesity in Economically Disadvantaged, Racial Minority Children

September 29
Dr. Kelly Sheppard, Postdoctoral Researcher, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus OH. 
Title: Understanding Optimal Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acid Intake to Support Cognitive Development

October 6
Dr. Kola Ajuwon, Associate Professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
Title: Dietary Fiber and Short-Chain Fatty Acids as Tools for Altering Metabolism in Porcine Tissues

October 13
NO SEMINAR     Autumn Break

October 20       
Dr. Jeff Volek, Professor, Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University
Title:  Emerging Clinical Applications of Nutritional Ketosis

October 27
Laura Hopkins, PhD Candidate, The OSU Interdisciplinary Ph.D in Nutrition Program (OSUN), The Ohio State University.
Title:  Examining the Potential Protective Effect of Structured Programming on Child Weight during the Summer Months through Intervention and Observational Research

November 3
Dr. Jeff Firkins, Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University
Title:  Macronutrient Metabolism in Microbes

November 10
NO SEMINAR     Veterans Day

November 17
Dr. Phil Karl, Nutrition Scientist, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick MA.
Title:  Military-relevant stressors, diet, and the gut microbiome

November 24
NO SEMINAR     Happy Thanksgiving

December 1
Dr. Earl Harrison, Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Human Nutrition, Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University.
Title:  Apocarotenoids: Emerging Insights Into Their Metabolism & Function