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Seminar Series

Spring 2014

All seminars will be held at 10:00am in room 219 of the RE Jones building unless otherwise noted.

  • Jan 23–31

    Presentations of candidates for faculty positions. Details on each presentation will be announced when it is scheduled.

  • Feb 7

    Dr. Yeonhwa Park
    Associate Professor, Department of Food Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
    “Mechanisms of Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) in Adipocytes and Muscles”

  • Feb 14

    No seminar

  • Feb 21

    No seminar

  • Feb 28

    Casey Wegner
    Master’s Thesis Defense
    “Nicotinamide Riboside's Impact on Lipid Metabolism in Apolipoprotein E Deficient Mice”

  • Mar 7

    Dr. Tania B. Huedo-Medina
    Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Allied Health Sciences and Statistics, UConn
    “From Meta-Analysis to Knowledge: A High Quality Level of Scientific Evidence”

  • Mar 14

    Dr. Paulo H. Verardi
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pathobiology & Vet Science, UConn
    “SMARTer Vaccines: New-Generation Vaccinia Virus Vaccine Vectors”

  • Mar 28

    Dr. Leslie Snyder
    Professor, Department of Communication, UConn
    (Seminar topic will be updated later)

  • Apr 4

    Dr. Ryan Temel
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
    "The importance of using nonhuman primates to assess HDL- modulating therapies."

  • Apr 11

    Tyler Benn
    Master’s Thesis Defense
    “Role of blackcurrant polyphenols in the prevention of obesity- associated inflammation and dyslipidemia”

  • Apr 18

    No seminar

  • Apr 25

    No seminar

  • May 2

    Dr. Naima Moustaid-Moussa
    Professor, Department of Nutrition, Hospitality & Retailing, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
    “The adipocyte renin angiotensin system: An inflammatory system liking obesity to insulin resistance”


Please contact Dr. Ock Chun with questions regarding NUSC Seminars

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Spring 2014 Seminar Series
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