In our weekly seminars, nutrition experts share their insight with students, faculty, staff, and alumni. These seminars supplement traditional coursework and provide a medium for introducing attendees to the latest data and practices in fundamental research, clinical and community nutrition. The seminars take place on Wednesdays from 11:30am - 12:20pm in the locations indicated below. Our seminars are open to students and faculty from outside of Nutritional Sciences, so please feel free to join us each week.

Date Speaker Topic Location Host
January 18, 2023 Dr. Erin Giles "Lifestyle Interventions to Break the Obesity-Breast Cancer Link: Insights from Preclinical Models"

Dawson 312 Claire de La Serre
January 25, 2023 Dr. Ryan Weiss "Genome-wide Approaches for Investigating the Regulation of Complex Carbohydrates" Dawson 312 Lilian Sattler
February 1, 2023 Dr. Kaitlyn Casulli "Engineering a Safer Georgia Food Supply through Integrated Extension and Research" Dawson 312 Carla Schwan
February 8, 2023 No seminar - Obesity Initiative Symposium Week
February 15, 2023 Dr. Ginnefer Cox "More Than a Triangle Test: Utilizing Sensory Evaluation Methodology for Nutritiona Research within Community-Based Systems" Dawson 312 Claire de La Serre
February 22, 2023 Dr. Frank Duca "Impact of the Gut Microbiota and Metabolites on Metabolic Homeostasis" Dawson 312 Claire de La Serre
March 1, 2023 Josephine Shieh - NUTR PhD Candidate Dissertation - "Development of a Virtual Cooking Class for Parents on Integrating SAM (Science, Art, Math) to Promote Vegetables to Preschool Children Enrolled in Georgia Head Start" Zoom Caree Cotwright
March 8, 2023 No seminar - Spring Break
March 15, 2023 Darci Bell - NUTR PhD Candidate Dissertation - "Feasibility and Uptake of Implementing an Online, Self-Paced Nutrition Education Program for Low-Income Populations" Dawson 312 Jung Sun Lee
March 22, 2023 Dr. Connie Rogers "Metabolic Disease: The Inflammation Link and the Role of Nutrition and Physical Activity in Potential Mitigation" Dawson 312 Claire de La Serre
March 29, 2023 Dr. Jennifer Temple "Behavioral Economics of Eating: The Role of Food Insecurity, Economic Scarcity, and other Social Determinants of Health" Dawson 312 Emily Noble
April 5, 2023 Dr. Kaitlin Proctor "Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (AFRID): Research and Clinical Activities in the Children's Multidisciplinary Feeding Program" Dawson 312 Joe Kindler
April 12, 2023 Dr. Karolina Skibicka "Gut Feelings About Anxiety: Gut-Brain Communication in Anxiety-Like Behavior Control" Dawson 312 Claire de La Serre
April 19, 2023 Betsy Cogan - NUTR PhD Candidate Dissertation - "The Effect of Pecan Consumption on Vascular Function and Health" Dawson 312 Jamie Cooper
April 26, 2023 TBD TBD TBD TBD
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