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College of Human Sciences

Optimizing Human Performance

Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences

Seminar Series

Wednesdays Broad Auditorium

Claude Pepper Center
636 West Call St. (map)
Tallahassee, FL 32306

Seminar Schedule

Date Time Speaker Affiliation Title
9/4 4P Abby Tice, M.S. Doctoral Student (Steiner Lab); Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences; Florida State University The Effects of Obesity, Chronic Stress, and Exercise on Pancreatic Health
9/11 4P Leqi Cui, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow; Plant Sciences; North Dakota State University Natural and Healthy Foods: Challenges in Bioactive Lipids and Plant Proteins
9/18 3:30P Eric Ravussin, Ph.D. Boyd Professor; Pennington Biomedical Research Center Caloric Restriction: From CALERIE to Time-Restricted Feeding
9/25 4P Ravinder Nagpal, Ph.D. Research Fellow; Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Wake Forest School of Medicine The Gut Microbiome in the Triangle of Diet, Health and Metabolic Diseases
10/2 4P James McClung, Ph.D. Division Chief; Military Nutrition Division; U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine Military Training and the Inflammatory Response: Effects on Mineral Homeostasis
10/9 4:30P Brian Piccolo, Ph.D. Assistant Professor; Arkansas Children’s Research Hospital “Chicken or the Egg? Does Diet or Host Metabolic Health Alter the Ecology of the Gut Microbiota?”
10/16 4:30P Dominick Lemas, Ph.D. Assistant Professor; Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics; University of Florida Infant Nutrition and Breastfeeding in the Era of Precision Health
10/23 4:30P Bruce Hamaker, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Food Science; Purdue University A path towards designing carbohydrate-based foods for improved health
10/30 4:30P Martin Frank, Ph.D. Former Executive Director of the American Physiological Society “From Bench to…. Opportunities for PhDs”
11/6 4:30P Kirsten Dunlap, M.S. Doctoral Student (Gordon Lab); Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences; Florida State University Comparative Plasma Proteomics in Muscle Atrophy Induced by Cancer Cachexia and Hindlimb Unloading
11/13 4:30P Samuel Cheuvront, Ph.D., R.D. Sports Science Synergy, LLC “Role of Functional Amino Acids in Treating Disease”
11/20 4:30P Karen Corbin, Ph.D., R.D. Investigator; Translational Research Institute for Metabolism & Diabetes The Intersection of Nutrition, Metabolism and the Gut Microbiome
12/4 4:30P Justin LaFavor, Ph.D. Assistant Professor; Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences; Florida State University TBA
Date Speaker Affiliation
1/16 Isela Valera, Ph.D.
Research Assistant
Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences; Florida State University
1/23 Hyerim Park, M.S.
Ph.D. Student
Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences; Florida State University
1/30 Michelle Cardell, Ph.D., R.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics, College of Medicine; University of Florida
2/6 Sakthivel Sadayappan, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Health and Disease; Director of Heart Branch of the UC Heart, Lung and Vascular Institute; University of Cincinnati
2/13 Karyn Esser, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics, College of Medicine; Associate Program Director, Institute of Myology, University of Florida
2/20 Mike Rossetti, M.S.
Ph.D. Student
Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences; Florida State University
2/27 Rob Tomko, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine; Florida State University
3/6 Jacob Caldwell, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine; Florida State University
3/13 Lacy Alexander, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Kinesiology, Penn State University
3/20 Spring Break
3/27 Victor Faundez, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Cell Biology, Emory University
4/3 Jose Pinto, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine; Florida State University
4/10 Michelle Parvatiyar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences; Florida State University
4/17 Paul Coen, Ph.D.
Investigator
Florida Hospital, Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes
4/24 Kimberly O’Brien, Ph.D.
Professor
College of Human Ecology, Division of Nutritional Sciences; Cornell University

Questions?

Dr. Stephen Hennigar
  shennigar@fsu.edu

Dr. Bradley Gordon
  bsgordon@fsu.edu

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