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2021 Research Showcase: Long Presentation Winners

  On Friday February 26th Human Sciences hosted the annual research showcase at Broad Auditorium in the Claude Pepper Center. We had nine presenters representing our Family & Child Sciences and Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences departments for the “Long Presentation” portion of the day. The event program and highlights can be seen here on our website. Congratulations to our […]

2021 CHS Research Showcase: Short Presentation Winners

  On Friday February 26th Human Sciences hosted the annual research showcase at Broad Auditorium in the Claude Pepper Center. We had nine presenters during the “short presentations” and topics ranged far and wide from our two departments, Family & Child Sciences and Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences. The event program and highlights can be seen […]

Two NFES PhD Candidates Elected as American Society for Nutrition Representatives

Nutrition and Food Science PhD candidates David Barney and Alan Dawson, were elected as Student Representatives for the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). David will serve as Student Representative for the Vitamins & Minerals Research Interest Section and Alan as Student Representative for the Energy & Macronutrient Metabolism Research Interest Section. According to ASN, research […]

Dr. Rao Received Two USDA Grants to Develop Food Safety Tests

 NFES Associate Professor Dr. Qinchun Rao recently received two USDA grants to fund the development of food safety tests. Both grants are funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Agriculture and Food Research Initiative. One $474,000 grant will be used to help develop a test to detect shellfish cross-contamination to protect those […]

Dr. Joe Grzywacz is Collaborating on the UN Commission for Social Development

Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies Dr. Joe Grzywacz will be among of a panel of experts working with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Family and the 59th session of the Commission for Social Development. The priority theme will be “Socially just transition towards sustainable development: the role of […]

Dr. Gregory Harris Received 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award

The Division of Student Affairs and the Center for Leadership and Social Change established the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award in 1986 to honor a faculty member, administrator or staff member for their outstanding service in keeping with the principles and ideals of Dr. King. This year our very own Professor and […]

NFES Assistant Professor Prashant Singh Awarded Grant for E. coli Research

Dr. Prashant Singh made headlines in FSU News this week when he was awarded funding for his E. coli research. The FSU Office of Commercialization awarded approximately $73,000 to faculty for the Fall 2020 GAP Commercialization Investment Program. The program is designed to help FSU researchers realize the commercial potential for their work. Dr. Singh […]

Exercise Physiology PhD Student Jake Martenson Claimed 1st Place at 3MT!

Jake Martenson tied for first place in this year’s Three Minute Thesis Competition. Jake was one of nine PhD Student finalists in the competition developed by The University of Queensland, Australia. Each student in the competition has three minutes to summarize their dissertation topic as best they can. The judges decide if the content was […]

Dr. Orlando Laitano Discusses Latest Paper; Acute Phase Response to Exertional Heat Stroke in Mice

The Physiological Society used Dr. Laitano’s recent study as one of their “EPicks” on their YouTube Channel this week. In the Video Dr. Laitano discusses his latest paper investigating the acute phase response to exertional heat stroke in mice.

MFT PhD Candidate Tom Su Named JMFT 2019 Apprentice Reviewer of the Year

MFT PhD student, Tom Su, was selected as our flagship journal’s, the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy (JMFT), apprentice reviewer of the year. The Journal of Marital & Family Therapy (JMFT) is a quarterly publication by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and is one of the  most influential family therapy journals in the […]