INP and Botanicals Seminars Archive

NameDepartment/UniversityTopic
Spring 2017
Anne-Marie Torregrossa Department of Psychology, University of Buffalo A Role for Salivary Proteins in Taste and Feeding
Ellen Schur University of Washington That Looks Good! Brain Regulation of Appetite in Humans
Joseph Bass Northwestern University Genome-wide Basis for the Circadian Regulation of Beta Cell Function
Kevin C. Maki Midwest Biomedical Research & Illinois Institute of Technology, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Chicago, IL Replacement of Refined Starches and Added Sugars with Egg Protein and Unsaturated Fat Improves the Cardiometabolic Profile of Adults with Elevated Triglycerides
Josie Broussard Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado - Boulder Pathways linking insufficient sleep to obesity and diabetes risk
Rob Pazdro Department of Foods and Nutrition, University of Georgia Understanding the Glutathione Redox System: A Systems Genetic Approach
Stuart Phillips Canada Research Chair, McMaster University Dietary Protein Beyond the RDA: Myths, Realities, and Challenges
Colby Martin Pennington Biomedical, Louisiana State University Measurement of food intake and dietary adherence: New solutions to an old problem
Keith West Department of International Health, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Micronutrient Deficiencies We Rarely See: Frontiers in Revealing and Preventing Hidden Hunger
Man-sau Wong Bone protective photochemical from herbal source
Fall 2016
Nana Gletsu Miller Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University Dietary Approaches to Combat Obesity-Related Disease
Noel T. Mueller Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research,
John Hopkins, Baltimore, MD
Microbes at Birth and Childhood Obesity: Do Offspring Reap What Mothers Sow?
Zeynep Madak Erdogan Food Sciences and Human Nutrition Department, 
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Systems biology of gene and metabolic regulation by estrogen receptors and kinasis in breast cancer
Heather Leidy Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University Is there a 'Breakfast of Champions' for appetite control, weight management, and Health Outcomes?
Cordelia Running Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University Oral sensations and secretions as both tools and factors in nutritional research
Daniel Rosenberg University of Connecticut Health Center Nutrition at the center of the storm: Modifying colon cancer risk by dietary interventions
Sharon Donovan University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL Non-invasive methods for assessing nutritional regulation of neonatal gut gene expression and host-microbe interactions
Herman Potzer Hunter College, City University of New York Energetics, Diet, and Activity in Living Hunter-Gatherers: Sorting Paleo-fact from Paleo-fantasy
Dan Raiten National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH   Climate, Health and Improved Nutrition - Making Connections to Meet a Global Challenge
Lynda F. Bonewald Indiana Center for Musculoskeletalhealth, Indiana University School of Medicine The Osteocyte:  A Multifunctional, Mechanosensory Bone Cell
Christopher D. Morrison Neurosignaling Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center Molecular Detectors Linking Dietary Protein to Behavior and Metabolism
Nathan LeBrasseur Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging, Mayo Clinic Diet, Exercise, and the Biology of Aging
Spring 2016
Manju B. Reddy Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition, Iowa State University Methodologies for Identifying New Iron Compounds to Improve Bioavailability
Richard Mattes Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University Sugar: Darned if you do; darned if you don't; darned if there's a reason why
Rajavel Elango University of British Columbia
Dennis M. Bier Baylor College of Medicine Future of Dietary Guidance - Conception to Chronic Disease Prevention
Maret G. Traber Oregon State University The vitamin E metabolite, α-CEHC, as a marker of vitamin E status, example in humans with metabolic syndrome
Nanjoo Suh Department of Chemical Biology, The State University of New Jersey Breast Cancer Prevention with natural Tocopherol Mixtures
Fall 2015
Connie M. Weaver Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University Approaches to Studying Bioactives: Berries and Bone Project
Ji-Xin Cheng Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry, Purdue University Shedding Light on Cellular Machinery Using Molecular Fingerprint
Gregory Lesinski Department of Internal Medicine, Divisions of Medical Oncology and Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Ohio State University Immune Modulations for Cancer and Inflammation with Dietary Soy
T.Y. Chang Department of Biochemistry, Giesel School of Medicine at Dartmouth ACAT1/SOAT1 as a potential therapeutic target to treat neurodegenerative diseases
Robert Noland Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA Targeting peroxisomes in skeletal muscle to combat lipid-iniduced insulin resistance
Stephen B. Kritchevsky Wake Forest School of Medicine Weight Loss in Obese Older Adults: Good or Bad?
Daniel Nomura University of California-Berkley Mapping Metabolic Drivers of Disease using Chemoproteomic and Metabolomics Platforms
Rima Rozen McGill University Genes and Folate Intake: Impact at both ends of the dietary spectrum
Yu-Hua Tseng Harvard Medical School and Joslin Diabetes Center New insights into metabolic regulation and human brown fat
Elsa Janle Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University Botanicals, Bioavailability, and Tissue Distribution
John E. Hayes Sensory Evaluation Center, The Pennsylvania State University No Accounting for taste...or is there?  Linking variation oral sensation for food choice
Spring 2015
Andrew D. Mesecar Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue Center for Cancer Research, Purdue University Natural and dietary-derived chemopreventive agents that modulate Keap1 and NRF2
Yuan-Xiang Pan Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Early Life Nutrition - Developmental Consequences and Mechanisms of Regulation
Andrew S. Greenberg Obesity and Metabolism Laboratory, JM-USDA Human Nutrition Research Center, Tufts University School of Medicine Insights into the Role of Perilipin2 and Acyl CoA Synthetase 5 in Tissue and Systemic Metabolism
Barbara Millen Department of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine (through 2009)
Millennium Prevention, Inc.
Nutrition for Health in America: The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Committee Report
Jeffrey B. Blumberg Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University Flavonoids: From Farm to Food to Pharmacokinetics to Function
Johanna W. Lampe Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Bioactives, the Gut Microbiome, and Cancer
Ekhard Ziegler, MD Fomon Infant Nutrition Unit, University of Iowa Premature Infant Nutrition: Work in Progress
Silvia D. Stan Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University Targeting Mechanisms Relevant to Pancreatic Cancer Prevention with Dietary Agents
Fall 2014
Rafael de Cabo National Institute on Aging Seniors, Laboratory of Experimental Gerontology Dietary Interventions for Healthy Aging
Margarita Teran-Garcia Department of Food Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Genes and Environment: Protection or Risk for Childhood Obesity
Juan Andrade Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Technologies for improvement of nutrition in low-income countries
Susanne Talcott Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Texas A&M University Mango polyphenolics-absoption and prevention of chronic disease
Shihuan Kuang Department of Animal Science, Purdue University A "browned" new pathway to fight obesity and type 2 diabetes
Robert Parker College of Human Ecology, Cornell University Cytochrome P450s in Vitamin E Metabolism Status
Thomas Gettys Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University Mechanisms linking sensing of dietary methionine to tissue-specific remodeling of metabolism
Jung Eun Kim Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University Cardiovascular Protective Effects of Carotenoids and Increasing Bioavailability of Carotenoids
Mary Jane de Souza Kinesiology and Physiology, Pennsylvania State University Is Bone Loss Reversible Following Prolonged Energy Deficiency?
Sharin Kirkpatrick School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo Advances in Dietary Assessment: Controversies, Methods, and Applications
Joe Prohaska Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota Medical School Impact of Neonatal Copper Limitation on Brain Biochemistry
Qing Jiang Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University Natural forms of Vitamin E and their long-chain metabolics
Dan Sellen Nutritional Sciences and Public Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health New Tools to Support Ancient Needs: Health Innovations and Cell Phone Support for Infant Feeding
Spring 2014

Alison Kohan

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Cincinnati Apolipoproteins in the A-I/C-III/A-IV gene cluster have opposing and distinct roles in dietary triglyceride metabolism
Doug Padden-Jones Department of Nutrition and Metabolism, The University of Texas Medical Branch Protein, sarcopenia and healthy aging
Nana Gletsu Miller Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University Research in Bariatric Surgery: Impact on Nutrition and Metabolic Health
Matthew Hayes Department of Psychiatry,
Graduate Group Affiliations Penn State University
Amylin Signaling in the Mesolimbic Reward System Controls Food Intake
Charles Santerre Department of Nutrition Science,
Purdue University
Sorting Through the Benefits and Risks of Seafood: Research to Translation
Dean P Jones Emory University School of Medicine Oxidative Stress and Metabolic Disease
Robert Stanley Parker Division of Nutritional Sciences and Department of Food Science, Cornell University Nutritional Biochemistry of Vitamins E and K
Liping Zhao Director for Laboratory of Molecular Microbiol Ecology and Ecogenomics,
Director for Laboratory of Molecular Microbial Ecology and Ecogenomics School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology Shanghai Jiao Tong University Director for Laboratory of Nutritional Systems Biology Shanghai Center for Systems Biomedicine Director for SJTU-Perfect (China) Joint Center for Microbiota and Health
Can we follow Koch's postulates for hunting down human obesity bugs in gut microbiota?
Henry Kahn Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Introduction to the Sagittal Abdominal Diameter -- Why be SAD?
Patrick Tso The role of apolipoprotein AIV in glucose homeostasis
Rosalind Gibson   Kirksey Lecture - Dietary-induced zinc deficiency in low-income countries: challenges and solutions
Name Department Topic
Fall 2013
Scott D. Cramer Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora How Vitamin and Stem Cells Led to the Identification of a Lethal Prostate Cancer Variant
Erin Glynn Sarah Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Mechanisms of Improved Insulin Sensitivity by Weight Loss and Exercise
Bernard P. Halloran Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco Dried Plum: An Emerging Therapy for Osteoporosis?
Marc T. Hamilton Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana The Inactivity Physiology Paradigm: The Dawn of a New Era of Healthy Lifestyle Solutions for All People
Joseph A. Houmard Department of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina Severe Obesity: Is There a Metabolic Program and Does Exercise Help?
Joshua D. Lambert Department of Food Science, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park Cancer Preventive Activity of Green Tea Polyphenols: Role for Oxidative Stress and Mitochondrial
Denise M. Ney Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison Phenylketonuria, Glycomacropeptide and Bone Health
Hei Sook Sul Department of Nutritional Science and Toxicology, University of California, Berkeley Transcriptional Regulation of Lipogenesis
Stephen C. Woods Director of the Obesity Research Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Ohio Assessing the Intake of Dietary Fat and Other Macronutrients
Fall 2012-Spring 2013
Cheryl Anderson Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego Sodium and blood pressure
Caroline M. Apovian Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts Obesity 2013: Current treatment and vision for the future
Stephen P. Coburn Department of Chemistry, Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana Compartmental modeling of vitamin B-6 absorption in rat intestine
Elvira de Mejia Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinios at Urbana Lunasin, a dietary RGD peptide, in the prevention of chronic disease
James C. Fleet Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University Making the most of my sabbatical leave...New tools and new research directions
Michael H. Green Department of Nutritional Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park Insights into vitamin A metabolism revealed by mathematical modeling - A long-term perspective
Craig Hadley Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia The social and mental health consequences of food insecurity
Emily Ho School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis Diet, epigenetics and prostate cancer prevention
Kee-Hong Kim Department of Food Science, Purdue University Leaving resveratrol's shadow: Role of piceatannol in adipose tissue
Stephen D. Hursting Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Texas at Austin and Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis, UT-MD Anderson Cancer Center Obesity, metabolism and cancer: Mechanistic insights from transdisciplinary studies
Kimberly Kinzig Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University Ketogenic diets: Impact on energy balance, cognition, and the brain
Sibylle Kranz Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University Child nutrition: A challenge for researchers, parents, and caretakers of children
Nancy F. Krebs Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora Complementary feeding strategies for breastfed infants: What's the evidence that it matters?
Phlip S. Lowe Department of Chemistry, Purdue University Use of folate tags for imaging and therapy of women's diseases
Megan McCrory Department of Nutrition Science and Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University Do eating patterns influence energy intake?
Collin R. Payne Department of Marketing, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces Marketing sustainable health interventions in grocery stores
Cynthia M. Smas Department of Biochemistry and Cancer Biology, University of Toledo College of Medicine, Ohio RIFL, A new player in lipid metabolism
Gary Stoner Division of Hematology and Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Strategies for cancer prevention using whole food formulations
Sze Yen Tan Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University  Incorporating nuts as a whole-food approach to modulate human metabolism and dietary intake
Thomas R. Ziegler Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia High-dose vitamin D in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Tbilisi, Georgia: Clinical outcomes and plasma metabolomic profiling

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