NGN Seminar Series Spring 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.

March 19, 2014 – Columbine Room

Dr. Robert Murphy
University Distinguished Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center

Talk Title: "Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: Biosynthesis and Metabolism in Human Health and Disease as Revealed by Mass Spectrometr"


April 2, 2014 – Sunflower Room

Dr. Donato Romagnolo
Department of Nutritional Sciences and University of Arizona Cancer Center
University of Arizona

Talk Title: "You AhR What You Ate: Linking Diet with Cancer Risk"


January 22, 2014 – Columbine Room

Prof. Amy Struthers
Associate Professor
Department of Advertising and Public Relations
University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Talk Title: "Science and Health Communication: The Application of Advertising Methods to Science and Public Health Outreach"


February 5, 2014 – Cottonwood Room

Dr. Juan Cui
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Talk Title: "From Biomarker Discovery to Molecular Mechanism Study: a bioinformatics approach to gastric cancer research!!"


February 19, 2014 – Columbine Room

Dr. Soonkyu Chung
Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences
University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Talk Title: "Establishment and Characterization of in Vitro Model of Human Beige Adipocytes via Adenoviral Delivery of BMP7"


March 5, 2014 – Columbine Room

Dr. Cindy Davis
Director of Grants and Extramural Activities
Office of Dietary Supplements
National Institutes of Health

Talk Title: "Diet, Supplements and the Microbiome: The Cancer Connection"