Interdepartmental Nutrition Program (INP) and Fuqua Graduate Student Seminar Series

Fall 2022

All Seminars are Fridays, 10:30 am, Horticulture Building (HORT) 117 (unless otherwise noted)

Interdepartmental Nutrition Program Seminar

The Interdepartmental Nutrition Program (INP) is structured to offer excellent educational opportunities to qualified graduate students through an integrated approach involving faculty from a variety of departments at Purdue University and other institutions.  This seminar series is supported by funds from Interdepartmental Nutrition Program affiliated departments.

Fuqua Graduate Student Seminar

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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Fall 2022 Seminars 

September 2- Virtual

Sex-Dependent Role of Nicotinamide Riboside, an NAD Precursor, in Obesity-Related Metabolic Diseases
Ji-Young Lee, Ph.D., FAHA, FACN
Professor, Department Head, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut

September 9

TBA
Carolyn Gunther, Ph.D., RDN, LD
Associate Professor, Department of Human Sciences, The Ohio State University

September 16- Virtual

TBA
Dariush Mozaffarian, Ph.D.
Jean Mayer Professor of Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Professor of Medicine, Tufts School of Medicine and Division of Cardiology, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University

September 23* TBA
Monica Ramakrishnan
Graduate Student, Interdepartmental Nutrition Program, Purdue University
September 30*

TBA
Luotau Lin
Graduate Student, Interdepartmental Nutrition Program, Purdue University

October 7- Avanelle Kirksey Lecture Reducing Breastfeeding Ethnic/Racial Inequities in the USA: Three Decades of Mixed Methods Research
Rafael Perez-Escamilla, PhD
Professor, Director of Office of Public Health Practice, Director of Global Health Concentration, Director of Maternal Child Health Promotion program, Department of Public Health, Yale University
October 14*

TBA
Cassi Uffelman
Graduate Student, Interdepartmental Nutrition Program, Purdue University

October 21

Nutrition, Microbial Metabolites, and Cancer Disparities
Patty Wolf, Ph.D., RDN
Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University

October 28

TBA
Temitope Erinosho, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Indiana University

November 4

TBA
Julie Plasencia, Ph.D, RDN, LD
Assistant Professor, DPD Director, Dietetics and Human Nutrition, University of Kentucky

November 11*

TBA
Yue Qin
Graduate Student, Interdepartmental Nutrition Program, Purdue University

November 18- Virtual

TBA
Angela Odoms-Young, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University

November 25 Thanksgiving Break
December 2* TBA
Vinicius Valicente
Graduate Student, Interdepartmental Nutrition Program, Purdue University
December 9 TBA
Anita Panjwani, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University


*Fuqua Graduate Seminar

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