About the IBRC
The Center integrates sophisticated analyses of the physiological, nutritional, developmental, genetic, sensory, socio-economic, and experiential determinants of food and fluid intake with the rigorous assessment of appetitive and consummatory behaviors in human and nonhuman animal models.
The Ingestive Behavior Research Center (IBRC) was organized at Purdue University to promote and coordinate interdisciplinary collaborations among laboratories that investigate the environmental and biological controls of food and fluid intake.
Symposium on Eating Patterns, Diet Quality and Energy Balance
IBRC hosted their 5th biennial international symposium at the Purdue University campus on September 24-26, 2013. Twenty-one renowned speakers presented on “Eating Patterns, Diet Quality and Energy Balance.” The proceedings will be published in a special issue of the journal Physiology & Behavior in Fall 2014.
The students and faculty members of the IBRC participate in many common activities, including seminars, symposia, journal clubs, and a core curriculum for graduate training. The emphasis on interdisciplinary graduate education and the availability of shared, state-of-the-art, facilities and resources set the stage for a wide variety of individual and collaborative research endeavors that are aimed at advancing understanding of the controls of ingestive behavior.
Undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral training are available.
IBRC News and Future EventsStay tuned for our visiting scholars coming to IBRC.
About the IBRC
The Ingestive Behavior Research Center at Purdue University is unique in providing an interdisciplinary research and training environment that promotes excellence in the analysis of ingestive behavior and its disorders.
Individual and population-based health practices will be optimized by advancing understanding of the controls of ingestive behavior.
IBRC Executive Committee
- Dr. Richard Mattes, Ph.D., Director
- Dr. Wayne Campbell, Ph.D.
- Dr. Mario Ferruzzi, Ph.D.
- Dr. Kimberly Kinzig, Ph.D.
- Dr. Megan McCrory, Ph.D.
- 23SepDetailsIBRC Seminar
September 23 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM BRNG 202
- 30SepDetailsIBRC Journal Club
September 30 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Stone Hall Rm B2
- 7OctDetailsIBRC Seminar
October 7 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM BRNG 202
Stone Hall, Room 220
700 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2059
(765) 494-5735 phone
(765) 494-0674 fax