NUSC Seminar Series

Fall 2021

Seminar Series will be held on Fridays from 11 am -12 noon, virtually (WebEx) where indicated:

Date Speaker and Topic
September 3 GA orientation/welcome
September 10 GEU presentation only for graduate student
September 17 Dr. Maria-Luz Fernandez

Title: “Omega-3 fatty acids and Fatty Acid Desaturase Genetic Variants in Minority Populations”

September 24 Dr. Quancai Sun (WebEx)

Title: “Obesity and its associated diseases prevention: the opposite influence of food contaminants and food bioactives”

Host: Dr. Yangchao Luo

October 1 Kaitlin Graham-Handley (WebEx)

Title: “Faculty Travel Card Information Session”

October 8 Dr. Li Na (WebEx)

Title: “The permeability of non-permeable drug nanoparticles”

Host: Dr. Yangchao Luo

October 15 Dr. Floyd Chilton 

Title: “Lipid networks and enzymes that play a central role in the COVID-19 Mortality”

Host: Dr. Maria-Luz Fernandez

October 22 Dr. Caree Cotwright (WebEx)

Title: “Health Equity is a Family Affair: Engaging Black Families in Healthy Beverage Consumption”

Host: Dr. Loneke T. Blackman Carr

October 29 Dr. Paul A. Dawson (WebEx)

Title: “There and Back Again: Molecular Mechanisms of Enterohepatic Cycling and Signaling”

Host: Dr. Ji-Young Lee

November 5 Dr. Anson Ma 

Title: “3D Printing Food and Pharmaceutical Tablets for Personalized Nutrition and Precision Medicine Applications”

Host: Dr. Yangchao Luo

November 12 Dr. Theodore Rasmussen (WebEx)

Title: “Regulation of cellular identity and epigenetics by noncoding RNA”

Host: Ji-Young Lee

November 19 Dr. Patrick Murphy

Title: “Post-script Additions: Alternative Splicing and the Role of Post-transcriptional Regulation in Endothelial Inflammation”

Host: Ji-Young Lee

November 26 Thanksgiving Recess/No seminar
December 3 Bai Qu 

Title: “Nanocomposites and their applications in food packaging”

Advisor: Dr. Yangchao Luo