Colloquium (Seminar) Series

Fall 2017 schedule:

Seminars are on Mondays from 4:00 - 5:00PM in 005 HHD Building unless specified.

August 21

First Day of Class

August 28

David Proctor, PhD, FACSM, Professor of Kinesiology, Physiology, and Medicine; Director, Cardiovascular Aging and Exercise Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University

“Dietary Nitrate Supplementation: An Ancient Vascular Medicine Rediscovered”

September 4

No Colloquium, Labor Day, No Classes

September 11

Alexander Hristov, Professor of Dairy Nutrition, Department of Animal Science, The Pennsylvania State University

“Methane Emissions from Livestock Operations”

September 18

Darrell Cockburn, PhD Assistant Professor of Food Science, The Pennsylvania State University

“Resistant Starch and the Gut Microbiome: An Important Interface for Human Nutrition

September 25

Shannon Kelleher, PhD, Associate Professor, Departments of Cellular & Molecular Physiology, Pharmacology, Surgery and Nutritional Sciences, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine

“Chasing zincosomes: Novel roles in maternal and infant health”

October 2

Susan M. Krebs-Smith, PhD, MPH, Chief, Risk Factor Assessment Branch; Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program, Division of 005 Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD

“Methods to Improve Dietary Assessment and Guidance”

October 9

Vivek Kapur, BVSc, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Department of Animal Science and Associate Director, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University

“TB and bTB: Finding solutions to truly wicked problems”

October 16

Alberto Ascherio, MD, DrPH, Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition; Professor of Medicine, Harvard School of Public Health; Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

“Vitamin D and multiple sclerosis”

October 23

Renate Winkels, PhD, Assistant Professor, College of Medicine, Penn State Cancer Institute

“Body Composition in Cancer Progression and Survival”

October 30

Jairam Vanamela, PhD, Associate professor, Department of Food Science; Faculty, The Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute; Faculty, Center for Molecular Immunology and Infection Diseases, The Pennsylvania State University

Lavanya Reddivari, PhD, Assistant Professor/Research Associate, Department of Plant Science, The Pennsylvania State University

“Purple Potato Bioatives and Microbiota in Gut Health”

November 6

Chris D’Adamo, PhD, Assistant Professor, Family & Community Medicine; Assistant Director of Medical Education; Director of Research, Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Maryland

Kathleen Keller, PhD, Mark T. Greenberg Early Career Professor for Children’s Health and Development; Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences and Department of Food Science, The Pennsylvania State University

“Use of Herbs and Spices to Increase Vegetable Intake in urban and Rural High School Students”

November 13

Susan Johnson, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics/Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Denver, Anshutz Medical Campus

“To Be Determined”

November 20

Thanksgiving Holiday – No Classes

November 27

David Baer, PhD, Supervisory Research Physiologist, Food Components and Health laboratory, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, MD

“The Ins and Outs of the Energy Values of Foods”

December 4

Speaker To Be Determined

December 11

Final Exams