NUSC Seminar Series

Spring 2023

Seminar Series will be held on Fridays from 11:15 am -12:15 pm. Refreshments will be served from 10:45 am. The seminar may be joined virtually via this Webex link. There are more options to join down below.

Date Speaker and Topic
Jan 27 Michiko Oyoshi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
“Maternal influences on offspring food allergy”
Feb 3rd Derek Aguiar, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, UConn “Deep statistical modelling of nanopore sequencing reveals latent non-B DNA structures”
Feb 10th Alexander Aksenov, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, UConn
“The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Molecular Galaxy”
Feb 17th Yanjiao Zhou, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, UConn Health
“Cyclic changes of the gut microbiome and innate immune responses
during intermittent fasting in multiple sclerosis”
Feb 24th Rebecca Heller, Ph.D., RD, Senior Manager, Field Medical at Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc. “Working in Field Medical: The World of Rare Genetic Diseases of Obesity”
Mar 3rd No seminar
March 10th Daniel Rosenberg, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, UConn Health
“Can we manipulate the gut microbiome for cancer prevention?”
Mar 17th No seminar: Spring break
Mar 24th Chaoyu Zhai, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Animal Science, UConn
“Multi-omic Approaches to Investigate and Predict Meat Quality”
March 31st Olivia Corvino, Graduate Student “The Role of Immune Cells on Energy Metabolism”
Apr 7th Chelsea Garcia, Graduate Student “Investigating the impact of dietary polar lipids on inflammatory diseases”
Apr 14th Yihang Feng, Graduate Student “Machine learning supported food VOC detection and analysis”
Apr 21st Honglin Zhu, Graduate Student “Applications of hydrogels in wastewater treatment to ensure food safety”
Apr 28th Hyungryun Jang’s Prospectus Defense (Title: TBD)

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