The seminars always take place Wednesdays at NOON CST. 

  • February 9, 2022
    Xiaoyong Yang
    Professor, Yale University School of Medicine 
    "Brain-Fat Communication: A Tale of Two Tissues"



  • February 16, 2022 
    Alice Lichtenstein
    Stanley N. Gershoff Professor of Nutrition Science and Policy at the Friedman School, Director of the Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory and Senior Scientist at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University
    "Selected Controversies in the Field of Diet and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention"



  • February 23, 2022
    Lorraine Brennan 
    Professor of Human Nutrition, University College Dublin, Ireland
    "Metabolomics: A powerful tool in human nutrition research"



  • March 2, 2022

    Qingchun Tong
    Professor, Center for Metabolic and Degenerative Disease; Cullen Chair in Molecular Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
    (in-person - Arbor Suite, Nebraska East Campus at Noon)
    "A shared neural basis between type 1 and type 2 diabetes"



  • March 9, 2022
    Edward A. Ruiz-Narváez
    Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan
    "Links between low birth weight and risk of type 2 diabetes: results from the Black Women's Health Study"



  • March 23, 2022
    Johanna Lampe
    Professor and Associate Division Director in the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington
    "Biomarkers of Dietary Exposure: Impact of Gut Microbial Metabolism"



  • March 30, 2022
    Peter Crawford

    Professor of Medicine, Director Division of Molecular Medicine, University of Minnesota
    "Protective interorgan and intercellular metabolite shuttles in obesity"



  • April 27, 2022
    Alexis M. Stranahan

    Associate Professor, Dept. Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine & Dept. Cellular Biology & Anatomy, Augusta University
    "Lymphocyte trafficking via meningeal lymphatics regulates cognition in male and female mice with dietary obesity"