NGN Seminar Series Fall 2013

Wednesdays at 12:00 – Noon
Nebraska East Union

All seminars are held in the Nebraska East Union unless otherwise noted.  If room assignments change, that information can be found on the meeting schedule posted in the Union the day of the seminar.

September 4 – Columbine Room

Dr. Kusum Kharbanda
Associate Professor
Research Services, Veterans Affairs Nebraska – Western Iowa Health Care System
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Talk Title: "Promotion of Methylation Reactions by Betaine: A Therapeutic Approach in the Treatment of Alcoholic Liver Injury"


September 18 – Columbine Room

Dr. John Davis
Professor and Director of Research and Development
Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
UNMC/VA Medical Center

Talk Title: "Ovarian Lipid Droplets: Strategic Centers Controlling Steroidogenesis"


October 2 – Sunflower Room

Dr. Alicia Carriquiry
Distinguished Professor
Dept. of Statistics
Iowa State University

Talk Title: "Statistical Issues in Dietary Assessment and Nutrition Epidemiology"


October 16 – Columbine Room

Dr. Amanda Ramer-Tait
Assistant Professor
Food Science and Technology
University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Talk Title: "Efficacy of Botanical Supplements in Experimental Animal Models of Inflammatory Bowel Disease"


October 30 – Columbine Room

Dr. Henry Thompson
Professor and Director Cancer Prevention Laboratory
Colorado State University

Talk Title: "The Importance of Common Bean in Human Health: Building the Case for Increased Emphasis in Dietary Guidance"


November 13 – Columbine Room

Dr. Edward N. Harris
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Biochemistry
University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Talk Title: "Early Events in Fatty Liver Disease"


December 4 – Sunflower Room

Dr. D. Dee Harrison-Findik
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine/GI Section
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Talk Title: "The regulation of Hepcidin and Iron Metabolism in Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease"