In our weekly seminars, nutrition experts share their insight with students, faculty, staff, and alumni. These seminars supplement traditional coursework and provide a medium for introducing attendees to the latest data and practices in fundamental research, clinical and community nutrition. The seminars take place on Wednesdays from 11:30am - 12:20pm in the locations indicated below. Our seminars are open to students and faculty from outside of Nutritional Sciences, so please feel free to join us each week.

Date Speaker Topic Location Host
August 16, 2023 Dr. Sina Gallo, Dr. Joe Kindler, Dr. Hea Jin Park Faculty Research Showcase Dawson 310 Dr. Emily Noble
August 23, 2023 Dr. Dee Warmath - UGA Department of Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer Economics "Consumer Decision Making" Dawson 312 Dr. Emily Noble
August 30, 2023 Dr. Katherine Ehrlich - UGA Department of Psychology Behavioral and Brain Sciences Program "How Does the Social World Shape Health Across the Lifespan?" Dawson 312 Dr. Emily Noble
September 6, 2023 Dr. Ruth Harris - Center for Neuroinflammation and Cardiometabolic Disease, Georgia State University "The Integrated Central Control of Food Intake by Leptin" Dawson 312 Dr. Emily Noble
September 13, 2023 Dr. Ariel Salas - Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Heersink School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham "Body Composition of Preterm Infants: Focusing on Quality of Growth" Dawson 312 Dr. Sina Gallo
September 20, 2023 Dr. Sheba Mohankumar - UGA Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine "Impact of Prenatal Stress on Offspring Obesity: Lessons Learned from the DIO/DR Rat Model" Dawson 312 Dr. Emily Noble
September 27, 2023 Dr. Emily Noble - UGA Department of Nutritional Sciences "Melanin concentrating hormone and food intake control" Dawson 312 Dr. Emily Noble
October 4, 2023 Dr. Esther van der Knaap - UGA Department of Horticulture, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences "Decoding the volatile aroma of tomato fruits" Dawson 312 Dr. Emily Noble
October 11, 2023 Katherine Ingerson - PhD Candidate, UGA Department of Nutritional Sciences Dissertation - "Factors that Shape Student Perception and Food Choice in College Dining Halls" Dawson 312 Dr. Ginnefer Cox
October 18, 2023 Chisom Okoli - PhD Candidate, UGA Department of Nutritional Sciences Dissertation - "Development of an eLearning Program to Improve Healthy Beverage Consumption Among Black Families" Dawson 312 Dr. Caree Cotwright
October 25, 2023 Dr. Nikolay Filipov - UGA Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine TBD Dawson 312 Dr. Emily Noble
November 1, 2023

Second Annual Lynn Bailey Lectureship Special Guest
Dr. Alice Lichtenstein - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University

"Nutrition Information/Misinformation; Untangling the Mess" Georgia Center Masters Hall Dr. Connie Rogers
November 8, 2023 Dr. Karl Lechtreck - UGA Department of Cellular Biology, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences TBD Dawson 312 Dr. Emily Noble
November 15, 2023 Dr. Muzi Na - Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Health and Human Development, Penn State University TBD Dawson 312 Dr. Connie Rogers
November 22, 2023 No seminar - Thanksgiving Break
November 29, 2023 Student poster presentations
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