OSUN Research Seminar takes place Fall Semester on Friday's from 11:30 - 12:30 in 215 Schoenbaum Hall.  A zoom link is available however in person is encouraged (Link | Meeting ID: 916 0874 5002 | Password: 476869)


Autumn 2023

August 25
Course Orientation

Sept. 1
Ellen Evans, PhD - ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre Food & Drink Research Unit / Uned Ymchwil Bwyd a Diod Canolfan Diwydiant Bwyd ZERO2FIVE, Cardiff Metropolitan University / Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd
Title: TBD (Speaker via Zoom)

Sept. 8
Dan Li, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology, National University of Singapore; Associate Director, Research Centre on Sustainable Urban Farming (SUrF) at National University of Singapore
 Microbial safety of urban agriculture systems in Singapore (Speaker via zoom)

Sept. 15
Tracy Smith, PhD, RD, LD - National Clinical Liaison, Enterprise Accounts, Abbott Nutrition
 Developing Leadership Skills in Business: What Every Nutrition Professional Should Know

Sept. 22
Stephen Kaler, MD, MPH - Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine; Center for Gene Therapy Nationwide Children’s Hospital/Abigail Wexner Research Institute
Inherited disorders of copper transport: clinical, biochemical, and molecular aspects

Sept. 29
Ryan Dilger, PhD - Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The pig - a biomedical model for studying the influence of early-life nutrition on brain development

Oct. 6
Martha Belury, PhD, RD - Professor and Chair, Food Science and Technology, OSU
Title: TDB

Oct. 13
Fall Break   - No Seminar

Oct. 20
Kristy Townsend, PhD - Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, Director, Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS)
Is neural plasticity in the brain's appetite center important for preventing obesity?

Oct. 27
Jyrki Virtanen, PhD - Associate professor of nutrition and public health University of Eastern Finland, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition
Nutrition research and education at the University of Eastern Finland (Speaker via zoom)

Nov. 2
Rebecca Youngs, MS, RD, LD - Registered, Clinical, and Metabolic Dietitian, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Fit for Life Physical Therapy Performance Dietitian, Ohio Premier Soccer Club
Title: TBD

Nov. 10
Veteran's Day - No Seminar

Nov. 17
Ruth M. Barrientos, PhD - Associate Professor, Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Chronic Brain Injury Program, Ohio State University College of Medicine
Determinants and mechanisms of Western diet-induced memory deficits in the aging brain.

Nov. 24
Indigenous Peoples' Day - No Seminar

Dec. 1
Rui Zheng, PhD Candidate -
OSU Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Nutrition
Lipid regulation of intestinal barrier function in pigs.