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18 Nov 2011    

Su to present special Nutrigenomics Seminar, November 28, 11:30 a.m.

Qiaozhu Su from the University of Toronto, Canada, a faculty candidate in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, will present a seminar entitled "Mitochondrial stress and ER stress in nutrient-surplus induced hepatic insulin resistance" at 11:30 a.m.

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18 Nov 2011    

Cahoon to present Nutrigenomics Seminar Series, November 30

On November 30, at noon in the East Union, the Nebraska Gateway for Nutrigenomics Seminar Series will continue with a presentation entitled “Unraveling Vitamin E Biosynthesis for Enhanced Antioxidant Content of Crop Plants” given by Edgar Cahoon, professor with the UNL Plant Science Initiative and the Department of Biochemistry.  His research focuses on basic and applied research on plant lipid metabolism.

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17 Nov 2011    

CEHS-based rural research center finds evidence supporting Getting Ready intervention

The National Center for Research on Rural Education, housed in CEHS, recently studied a relationship-focused intervention on the parent-infant relationship in rural Early Head Start.

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17 Nov 2011    

CYFS postdoc, Ryoo, earns UNL 2011 Outstanding Postdoc Award

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln recently presented the 2011 Outstanding Postdoc Award to Ji Hoon Ryoo, a postdoctoral research associate with the CYFS-housed National Center for Research on Rural Education (R2Ed).

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16 Nov 2011    

Fulbright panel discussion and luncheon, Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

A CEHS Fulbright awardees panel discussion and luncheon will be held Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the East Campus Union.

Four CEHS faculty members will discuss their experiences in four different countries over the past four years:

• John Creswell, South Africa and Thailand
• Mike Epstein, Finland
• Del Harnisch, Georgia
• Wendy Weiss, India

Tips on how others might apply successfully for a Fulbright will also be provided.

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14 Nov 2011    

Chumney kicks off 2011-2012 research methodology series

The CEHS-housed Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools will commence its 2011-2012 Research Methodology Series with a presentation from CYFS Statistics and Measurement Consultant Frances Chumney.

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14 Nov 2011    

Special Nutrigenomics Seminar, November 16, 11:30 a.m.

Dr. Brandon Davies from the University of California, Los Angeles, a faculty candidate in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, will present a seminar entitled “The Critical Role of GPIHBP1 in Triglyceride Metabolism” at 11:30 on Wednesday, November 16, in the Nebraska East Union, Columbine Room.  Dr. Davies’ research explores the role of endothelial cells in triglyceride metabolism, with an emphasis on trans-endothelial transport and the mechanisms by which endothelial cell-specific gene expression is established and maintained in the microvasculature.

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14 Nov 2011    

Bennur awarded 2011 Sara Douglas Fellowship

TCD's Dr. Shubha Bennur is the recipient of the 2011 Sara Douglas Fellowship given by the International Textile & Apparel Association. This fellowship is named in memory of Sara Douglas, professor at the University of Illinois. Dr. Douglas’ research and teaching interests dealt with international trade in textile and apparel. The fellowship is intended to support a project that will develop international linkages and collaborative cross-cultural research and/or teaching in textiles and apparel. Dr.

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08 Nov 2011    

Rasmussen 2011 CEHS Distinguished Alumnus

Jessie Kerry Rasmussen is the new president of the Buffett Early Childhood Fund, where she manages a $20 million annual portfolio for the purpose of promoting high quality birth to five experiences for children at risk in the United States. Her entire professional career has focused on improving outcomes for children, families and adults, especially vulnerable populations such as people with disabilities and families of low income.

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08 Nov 2011    

Nutrition and Health Sciences sponsors nutrigenomics talk Nov. 9

Henry Thompson, director of the Cancer Prevention Laboratory at Colorado State University, will discuss "Defining the Human Health Benefits of Dry Edible Beans" in a noon, Nov. 9 lecture in the East Union's Garden Room. The lecture is free and open to the public.

His current research investigates the human health benefits of staple food crops, primarily dry beans, potato, wheat and rice. He has played a lead role in defining the field of biomedical agriculture and in establishing the "Crops for Health" program at Colorado State.

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