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Seminar Series

Fall 2014

Seminar Series will be held in Room 219 in Roy E. Jones Building, 3624 Horsebarn Hill Road Extension, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

  • Sept 11

    Ana (Gaby) Murillo Sols
    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

    Dr. 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 Status 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 Practice UConn School of Pharmacy
    “Evaluating the Cardiovascular Efficacy & Safety of Neutraceuticals”

  • Nov 6

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

  • Nov 13

    No Seminar

  • 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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