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Seminar Series

Fall 2014

Seminar Series will be held on Thursdays at 11:00am in Room 219 in Roy E. Jones Building, 3624 Horsebarn Hill Road Extension, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

  • Sept 11

    Gabriela Murillo
    Graduate Student
    “Metabolic Remodeling of White Adipose Tissue”

  • Sept 18

    Molika Chea
    Graduate Student
    "Does use of the Nutrition Facts Label Influence Food Choice and Health Status?"

  • Sept 25

    Dr. Kim M. Gans
    Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, UConn
    “Fresh to You: An Innovative Public-Private Partnership to Increase Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: History, Lessons Learned and Next Steps”

  • Oct 2

    Christopher Perkins
    Laboratory Director, Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering, UConn
    "The Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering: Current Analytical Chemistry and Toxicology Research”

  • Oct 9

    Xi Zheng
    Graduate Student
    “How Does Protein Play a Role on Food Intake and Preference?”

  • Oct 16

    No Seminar

  • Oct 23

    Dr. Ben Campbell
    Assistant Professor and Extension Economist, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UConn
    “What Captures Consumer Attention: Eye Tracking Technology and Valuing Labeling”

  • Oct 30

    Dr. William L. Baker
    Assistant Professor of Pharmacy UConn School of Pharmacy
    “Evaluating the Cardiovascular Efficacy & Safety of Neutraceuticals”

  • Nov 6

    No Seminar

  • Nov 13

    Dr. Chwan-Li (Leslie) Shen
    Professor of Pathology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    “Tea and Bone Health: Translational Nutrition Approach”

  • Nov 20

    Bethany McAvoy
    Graduate Student
    "Dietary Modulators of Paraoxonase Family Activity"

  • Dec 4

    Sang Gil Lee
    Doctoral Thesis Defense
    “Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Properties of Berries: Effect of Anthocyanin Composition”

Schedule Subject to Change. Call 860-486-3633 for information or, if you would like to arrange to meet with any speaker, please email

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Fall 2014 Seminar Series
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