Below is a list of FDN seminars that have occurred in the past year. The order of archived seminars is listed by date, with the most recent event at the top.

2017

Date Speaker Topic Location Host
November 15, 2017 TBD FDN Seminar- Graduate Student Presentation 310 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
November 8, 2017 TBD FDN Seminar- Graduate Student Presentation 310 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
November 1, 2017 Jin-Ran Chen FDN Seminar- Jin Ran Chen, Ph.D. 310 Dawson Hall Richard Lewis
October 25, 2017 Kristine Polley FDN Seminar: Tart cherries’ potent antioxidant benefits 310 Dawson Hall Jamie Cooper
October 18, 2017 Jason Zastre FDN Seminar: Role of Hypoxia inducible factor -1alpha in Vitamin B1 deficiency associated Neurodegen 310 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
October 11, 2017 Amy Miskimon Goss FDN Seminar: Diet quality and healthy aging: effects of micronutrient manipulation on health 310 Dawson Hall Emma Laing
October 4, 2017 Carolina Cawthon FDN Seminar: Food addiction 310 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
September 27, 2017 Lawrence Reagan FDN Seminar:Diabetes and Obesity as Chronic Metabolic Stressors 310 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
September 20, 2017 Mary Cogswell FDN Seminar:  “Sodium Reduction Monitoring and Applied Research” 310 Dawson Hall Elisabeth Sattler
September 13, 2017 Benoit Chassaing FDN Seminar: Dr. Benoit Chassaing 310 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
September 6, 2017 Benjamin Chapman FDN Seminar: Our battle with Gwyneth Paltrow: risk perceptions and behaviors of shoppers, home chefs 310 Dawson Hall Judy Harrison
August 30, 2017 Jennifer Orlet Fischer FDN Seminar: Snacking among young children: essential or excessive? 310 Dawson Hall Leann Birch
August 23, 2017 Billy Hammond FDN Seminar: Influence of dietary carotenoids on the central nervous system 310 Dawson Hall Lynn Bailey
June 7, 2017 Haley Bradley FDN Thesis Defense: Haley Bradley 216 Dawson Hall Caree Cotwright
May 3, 2017 Kelli Dunagan FDN Thesis Defense: Kelli Dunagan Elisabeth Sattler
May 3, 2017 Staci Belcher FDN Thesis Defense: Staci Belcher 216 Dawson Hall Richard Lewis
April 26, 2017 --- No Seminar - Experimental Biology Conference
April 19, 2017 Marina Tandoh FDN Seminar: Marina Tandoh 116 Dawson Hall Alex Anderson
April 10, 2017 Hannah Urban FDN Proposal Defense: Hannah Urban 264 Dawson Hall Mary Ann Johnson
April 10, 2017 Emily Selph FDN Proposal Defense: Emily Selph 264 Dawson Hall Mary Ann Johnson
April 10, 2017 Emily Rollins FDN Proposal Defense: Emily Rollins 264 Dawson Hall Mary Ann Johnson
April 10, 2017 Sepideh Kaviani FDN Proposal Defense: Sepideh Kaviani 264 Dawson Hall Mary Ann Johnson
April 10, 2017 Kristine Polley FDN Proposal Defense: Kristine Polley 264 Dawson Hall Mary Ann Johnson
April 7, 2017 Jordan Merideth FDN Proposal Defense: Jordan Merideth 116 Dawson Hall Mary Ann Johnson
April 7, 2017 Fabiola Jimenez FDN Proposal Defense: Fabiola Jimenez 116 Dawson Hall Mary Ann Johnson
April 7, 2017 Jenissa Gordon FDN Proposal Defense: Jenissa Gordon 116 Dawson Hall Mary Ann Johnson
April 7, 2017 Taylor Newman FDN Proposal Defense: Taylor Newman 116 Dawson Hall Mary Ann Johnson
April 7, 2017 Nicholas Slagel FDN Proposal Defense: Nicholas Slagel 116 Dawson Hall Mary Ann Johnson
April 5, 2017 Judy Harrison FDN Seminar: UGA Extension Food Safety program 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
March 29, 2017 Karen Corbin FDN Seminar: Role of the microbiome in energy balance 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
March 24, 2017 Annette Washington FDN Thesis Defense: Annette Washington Elisabeth Sattler
March 22, 2017 Alicia Smith FDN Seminar: Epigenetic programming by intrauterine environment 116 Dawson Hall Hea Jin Park
March 16, 2017 Nicki Motoyasu FDN Thesis Defense: Nicki Motoyasu 216 Dawson Hall Alex Anderson
March 15, 2017 Geoffrey Preidis FDN Seminar: Gastrointestinal and Liver Complications of Early-Life Undernutrition 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
March 13, 2017 Dorothy Dupree FDN Thesis Defense: Dorothy Dupree 216 Dawson Hall Elizabeth Andress
March 1, 2017 Sarah Stotz FDN Dissertation Defense: Sarah Stotz 116 Dawson Hall Jung Sun Lee
February 22, 2017 Joe Kindler FDN Dissertation Defense: Joe Kindler 116 Dawson Hall Richard Lewis
February 15, 2017 Josh Maxell FDN Seminar: Effects of pediatric cardiac progenitor cells 306 Dawson Hall Robert Pazdro
February 8, 2017 Catherine Gordon FDN Seminar: Skeletal complications of eating disorders 306 Dawson Hall Richard Lewis
February 1, 2017 --- No Seminar
January 25, 2017 Laurie Reitsema FDN Seminar: Diet and skeletal plasticity 116 Dawson Hall Richard Lewis
January 18, 2017 Dexi Liu FDN Seminar: Obesity, metabolic disease and gene transfer 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre

2016

Date Speaker Topic Location Host
November 30, 2016 FDN Graduate Students FDN Seminar: Graduate student presentations 310 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
November 16, 2016 FDN Graduate Students FDN Seminar: Graduate student presentations 310 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
November 9, 2016 FDN Graduate Students FDN Seminar: Graduate student presentations 310 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
November 2, 2016 Francisco Diez-Gonzalez FDN Seminar: Foodborne pathogens and food contamination 310 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
November 2, 2016 Courtney Still Dissertation Defense: Childhood obesity and home environment 312 Dawson Hall Rebecca Mullis
October 26, 2016 Joseph Kindler FDN Seminar: Bariatric Surgery Skeletal Fracture 310 Dawson Hall Richard Lewis
October 19, 2016 Marc Bellemare FACS Week: FDN Seminar: Food contamination and food safety 310 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
October 12, 2016 Norman Pollock FDN Seminar: Vitamin K, dyslipidemia, and diabetes risk 310 Dawson Hall Richard Lewis
October 5, 2016 Alan Spector FDN Seminar: Palatability, food selection and gastric bypass 310 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
September 28, 2016 Casimir Akoh FDN Seminar: Structured lipids & infant formula applications 310 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
September 21, 2016 Sarah Stotz FDN Seminar: Qualitative methods in nutrition research 310 Dawson Hall Jung Sun Lee
September 14, 2016 Serena Fuller FDN Seminar: Research to inform community nutrition programs 310 Dawson Hall Carla Moore
August 31, 2016 Patrick O'Connor FDN Seminar: Low doses of caffeine on mental energy 310 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
August 17, 2016 N/A FDN Grad Student Welcome Potluck 312 Dawson Hall Annette Washington
May 20, 2016 Markita Lewis Thesis Defense: Meal patterns of low-income adults, SNAP-Ed 312 Dawson Hall Jung Sun Lee
May 16, 2016 Kate Keirsey Thesis Defense: Blueberries and oxidative stress in rats 379 Dawson Hall Joan Fischer
May 11, 2016 Katie Norris Thesis Defense: Genetic background and diet 312 Dawson Hall Robert Pazdro
May 2, 2016 Jennifer Fleming Thesis Defense: Response to folic acid dose during pregnancy 202 Dawson Hall Hea Jin Park
April 27, 2016 Nicholas Magnan FDN Seminar: Reducing aflatoxin contamination in groundnuts 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
April 25, 2016 Nicole Motoyasu Proposal Defense: Infant feeding mode on maternal weight 264 Dawson Hall Dorothy Hausman
April 25, 2016 Haley Bradley Proposal Defense: Beverage policy compliance in Georgia 264 Dawson Hall Dorothy Hausman
April 25, 2016 Staci Belcher Proposal Defense: Adenovirus-36 on bone and body composition 264 Dawson Hall Dorothy Hausman
April 25, 2016 Lauren Coheley Proposal Defense: Egg and musculoskeletal development 264 Dawson Hall Dorothy Hausman
April 22, 2016 Andrea Lobene Thesis Defense: Zinc and insulin secretion in children 202 Dawson Hall Richard Lewis
April 18, 2016 Marina Tandoh Proposal Defense: Nutrition and parasitic infections 264 Dawson Hall Dorothy Hausman
April 18, 2016 Carolina Cawthon Proposal Defense: Obesity, microbiota on gut-brain signaling 264 Dawson Hall Dorothy Hausman
April 13, 2016 Anna Chu FDN Seminar: Zinc homeostasis in health and chronic diseases 116 Dawson Hall Arthur Grider
April 11, 2016 Annette Washington Proposal Defense: HEELS program for cancer survivors 264 Dawson Hall Dorothy Hausman
April 11, 2016 Kelli Dunagan Proposal Defense: Dietary characteristics of readmissions 264 Dawson Hall Dorothy Hausman
April 11, 2016 Dorothy Dupree Proposal Defense: Treatment for a reduction of E. coli 264 Dawson Hall Dorothy Hausman
April 6, 2016 ----- No Seminar - Experimental Biology Conference
March 30, 2016 Marie Caudill FDN Seminar: Choline in prenatal development and pregnancy 116 Dawson Hall Lynn Bailey
March 28, 2016 Kellyn Shollenberger Thesis Defense: Student responses to grad course in obesity 112 Hudson Hall Mary Ann Johnson
March 23, 2016 SunHye Lee FDN Seminar: Time-restricted feeding and metabolic disease 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
March 22, 2016 Claudette Bailey Thesis Defense: Obesity in SNAP-ED participants in GA 216 Dawson Hall Jung Sun Lee
March 16, 2016 Chih-Hao Lee FDN Seminar: Chih-Hao Lee 116 Dawson Hall Chad Paton
February 24, 2016 Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn FDN Seminar: Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
February 17, 2016 Will de Lartigue FDN Seminar: A gut feeling for treating obesity 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
February 10, 2016 Ellen Evans FDN Seminar: High protein and exercise program in women 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
February 3, 2016 Ali Berg FDN Seminar: Dietary Guidelines Consistencies/Controversies 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
January 20, 2016 Philip Holmes FDN Seminar: Philip Holmes 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
January 13, 2016 Liz Kramer FDN Seminar: Sustainable Food System Initiative 116 Dawson Hall Diane Hartzell

2015

Date Speaker Topic Location Host
December 2, 2015 Dr. Tia Rains, The Egg Nutrition Center FDN Seminar: Eggs: Cracking Dogma with Sound Science 312 Dawson Hall Richard Lewis
November 18, 2015 FDN Graduate Students FDN Seminar: Popular Nutrition for Sports Performance 312 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
November 11, 2015 FDN Graduate Students FDN Seminar: Clinical Diets Gone Fad 312 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
November 4, 2015 FDN Graduate Students FDN Seminar: Weight Loss and Fad Diets 312 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
November 4, 2015 FDN Dissertation Defense: Kristen Johnson FDN Seminar: Psychological constructs, diet and weight loss Mary Ann Johnson
October 28, 2015 Dr. Christopher Bland, UGA Pharmacy FDN Seminar: Drug Dosing in Obesity 312 Dawson Hall Elisabeth Sattler
October 14, 2015 L. Randolph Carter, UGA HR training and development FDN Seminar: Diversity, Culture and the Classroom 312 Dawson Hall Barbara Grossman
October 7, 2015 Dr. Michelle Van Dellen, UGA Psychology FDN Seminar: Nutrition, Health Messages affect Consumption 312 Dawson Hall Diane Hartzell
September 30, 2015 Dr. Julie Menella, Monell Chemical Series Center FDN Seminar: The Flavor World of Childhood 312 Dawson Hall Leann Birch
September 23, 2015 Dr. Chen Zhen, UGA Agricultural and Applied Economics FDN Seminar: Food Prices and Access on Diet Quality 312 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
September 16, 2015 Dr. Katie Hill-Gallant, Purdue University FDN Seminar: Calcium and Phosphorus in Kidney-Bone Disease 312 Dawson Hall Robert Pazdro
September 9, 2015 Dr. Jennifer Gay, UGA Health Promotion and Behavior FDN Seminar: Preventing diabetes one step at a time 312 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
September 2, 2015 Dr. Barbara Rolls, Penn State University (Hosted by the UGA Obesity Initiative and the Department of Foods and Nutrition) FDN Seminar: Eating Behavior and Weight Management 312 Dawson Hall Diane Hartzell
August 26, 2015 Dr. Brenna VanFrank, CDC Division of Nutrition, Obesity, and Physical Activity FDN Seminar: Challenge of obesity from clinic to community 312 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
August 19, 2015 FDN faculty and graduate students FDN Graduate Student Orientation Luncheon 216 Dawson Hall Andrea Lobene
June 5, 2015 Victoria Andersen, Master's Degree Candidate FDN Thesis Defense: Folic Acid Supplementation In Pregnancy 216 Dawson Hall Lynn Bailey
June 3, 2015 Gisselle Rosa, Master's Degree Candidate FDN Thesis Defense: Folic Acid Supplementation In Pregnancy 206 Dawson Hall Lynn Bailey
May 12, 2015 Alison Berg, Doctoral Candidate FDN Thesis Defense: Weight Loss Intervention in Older Women 216 Dawson Hall Mary Ann Johnson
May 6, 2015 Rachel Laudel, Master's Degree Candidate FDN Thesis Defense: Diabetes Management in Caregivers 130 Barrow Hall Jung Sun Lee
April 30, 2015 Courtney Spillane, Master's Degree Candidate FDN Thesis Defense: Online Approach to Obesity Prevention 312 Dawson Hall Joan Fischer
April 22, 2015 Dr. Gary Hausman, UGA Animal Science FDN Seminar: Response of adipocytes to mechanical stressors 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
April 15, 2015 Gisselle Rosa and Sara Pritschet FDN Seminar: Gisselle Rosa and Sara Pritschet 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
April 1, 2015 Dr. Patricia Thomas Professor and Knight Chair in Health and Medical Journalism FDN Seminar: How journalists cover research 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre

2014

Date Speaker Topic Location Host
December 3, 2014 Andrea Lobene and Kellyn Shollenberger FDN Seminar: Artificial Sweeteners Compared to Fructose 372 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre
April 2, 2014 Dr. Megan A. McCrory, Purdue University FDN Seminar: Do Eating Patterns Matter for Obesity and Chronic Disease? 116 Dawson Hall Alex Anderson
February 12, 2014 Dr. Judy Harrison, UGA Foods and Nutrition FDN Seminar: Food Safety Practices on Small Farms and Farmers Markets 116 Dawson Hall Claire de La Serre