Jordan Oshiro (Native Hawaiian)

Doctoral Student

Field of Study

Nutrition Science


Kailua, O'ahu, Hawai'i


2012 - B.S., Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI

Research Focus

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of Selenoprotein S (SEPS1) in metabolic disease

Major Advisor

Dr. Kee-Hong Kim, Food Science

Professional Organization Memberships:

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), Purdue Chapter

American Society for Nutrition (ASN) 

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

Native American Student Association (NASA), Purdue University

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

Honors, Grants, Awards and Activities:

2013 - Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Scholarship 

2013 - Purdue University Doctoral Fellowship







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