INP and Fuqua Graduate Seminar Series

Spring 2019 – Fridays, 10:30 - 11:20am, BRNG 2280 (unless otherwise noted)

The Fuqua Graduate Student Seminar Series in Nutrition Science is named in memory of the life and career of Dr. Mary Fuqua. Dr. Fuqua served as a faculty member in Nutrition Science (formerly the Department of Foods and Nutrition) at Purdue University from 1963 to 1987. During her tenure, she held positions as Department Head, Associate Dean of Home Economics Extension, and Associate Dean of (the former) School of Consumer and Family Sciences. Naming this seminar series in memory of Dr. Fuqua is fitting as she was passionate about giving high-quality presentations and teaching this important skill to her students and colleagues.

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2019 Seminars

January 11

Nutritional Interventions and Tendon Health
Chad Carroll, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Health & Kinesiology, Purdue University

January 18

International Nutrition: An Economist’s Perspective
Gerald Shively, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University

January 25

Fiber is Not Just One Thing: How Fiber Physical and Chemical Structure Governs Microbiome Fermentation
Stephen Lindemann, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University

February 1

Healthy Eating Index: Communication Beyond Our Peers
Tusarebecca Pannucci, Ph.D.
Lead Nutritionist, Nutrition and Economic Analysis at USDA, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

February 8 

Assessing the Antiquity of Tool-Assisted Hominin Butchery
Erik Otárola-Castillo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology Purdue University

February 15

Understanding Disease Through the Lens of the Microbiome
Patrick Schloss, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Michigan

February 22

Mild Cognitive Impairment and Nutrition in Korean Old Adults
Yoonjung Yang, Ph.D.
Department of Foods and Nutrition, Dongduk Women’s University, Seoul, Korea

March 1

Vitamin E Forms and Metabolites for Cancer Chemoprevention

Qing Jiang, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University

March 8

Regulation of Lipid Metabolism by Protein Arginine Methylation
Shihuan Kuang, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Animal Science, Purdue University

March 22

Intestinal Triglyceride Metabolism: Storage and Secretion
Kimberly Buhman, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University

March 29

Xenometabolomics: The Next Frontier in Gut Microbiome Research
Sean Adams, Ph.D.
Director, Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center

*April 5

Potassium and Blood Pressure: A Balancing Act
Michael Stone
Graduate Student, Purdue University

April 12

Regulation of Metabolism by Fiber and Fiber-Derived Products, the Neural Connection
Kolapo Ajuwon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, Purdue University

April 19

Why Diets Fail: The Myth of Willpower and Strategies for Being Healthy Even If You Don’t Have Any
Traci Mann, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota

*April 26

Intestinal Phosphorus Absorption in Healthy Adults and in Patients with Moderate Chronic Kidney Disease
Lizzi Stremke
Graduate Student, Purdue University

*Fuqua Graduate Seminar

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