The Monday Seminar Series is presented every Monday at noon during the academic year in the auditorium at 711 Washington Street, Boston, 02111.
Each week a prominent scientist presents their latest research focused on nutrition and aging. The Monday Seminar series, open to the public, is designed to bring together faculty and students from the Tufts Health Sciences campus with others in the greater Boston biomedical research community, including scientists, clinical researchers and nutrition practitioners.
Sept. 9, 2019 Tribute to Dr. Irwin Rosenberg Irwin Rosenberg, M.D. Senior Scientist, Neuroscience and Aging Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University Professor, Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University Professor, Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Tufts University School of Medicine
Sept. 16, 2019 Dietary micronutrients enhance neuronal connectivity and brain function Thomas Biederer, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Tufts University School of Medicine
Sept. 23, 2019 Food for thought: 25 years from the lab to the clinic Barbara Shukitt-Hale, Ph.D. Research Psychologist, Agricultural Research Service, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
Oct. 21, 2019 TBD
Oct. 28, 2019 TBD
Nov. 4, 2019 Nutritional cognitive neuroscience Aron Keith Barbey, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology, Director of the Center for Brain Plasticity, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nov. 18, 2019 TBD
Dec. 2, 2019 HNRCA Student Research Awards Recipients/speakers to be announced
Dec. 9, 2019 Loss of muscle strength as precursor to dismobility: a reconsideration of the sarcopenia construct Thomas Travison, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Director, Biostatistics and Data Sciences and Co-Director, Interventional Studies in Aging Center, Marcus Institutes for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife