NGN Seminar Series Fall 2014

Wednesdays at 12:00 – Noon
Nebraska East Union

Join us for a brown bag lunch with dessert and beverages provided. 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.

November 5, 2014 – Sycamore Room

Dr. Steve Caplan
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Talk Title: "Molecular Mechanisms of Endocytic Recycling"

Website: http://www.unmc.edu/biochemistry/caplan.htm

November 19, 2014 – Columbine Room

Dr. Allen Levine
Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Minnesota

Talk Title: "Why can't we stop eating?"

Website: http://fscn.cfans.umn.edu/people/Faculty/AlphabeticalList/allenlevine/index.htm

September 10, 2014 – Goldenrod Room

Dr. Weiqun (George) Wang
Department of Human Nutrition
Kansas State University

Talk Title: "Mechanisms of Cancer Prevention by Weight Loss via Dietary Calorie Restriction and/or Exercise"

Website: http://www.he.k-state.edu/hn/people/faculty/wang/

September 24, 2014 – Goldenrod Room

Dr. Terrence Donohue
University of Nebraska Medical Center and Omaha VAMC
Department of VA Research & Internal Medicine

Talk Title: "Influence of Alcohol on Hepatic Autophagy and Proteostasis"

Website: http://www.unmc.edu/intmed/gi/bio.cfm?MyID=218&section=Gastroenterology-Hepatology

October 8, 2014 – Goldenrod Room

Dr. Paras K. Mishra
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Talk Title: "Regulating the Regulators of Autophagy in Diabetic Heart"

Website: http://www.unmc.edu/physiology/mishra.htm

October 22, 2014 – Sycamore Room

Dr. Bing Wang
Department of Food Science and Technology
University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Talk Title: "Application of Risk Assessment in Dietary Recommendation and Regulation"

Website: http://foodsci.unl.edu/wang