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. 28, 2019 The VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL (VITAL): VITAL Evidence for Effects of Vitamin D on Bone Health and Falls Meryl LaBoff, M.D.
BWH Distinguished Chair in Skeletal Health and Osteoporosis
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director, Skeletal Health and Osteoporosis Center
Director, Bone Density Unit
Chief, Calcium and Bone Section
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 Metabolic benefits of dietary protein restriction James Mitchell, Ph.D. Professor of Genetics and Complex Diseases, Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Nov. 25, 2019 HNRCA Awards
Dec. 2, 2019 HNRCA Student Research Award Presentations Recipients/speakers to be announced
Simon Ye, Ph.D. candidate, Cardiovascular Nutrition Lab Examination of Diet Quality and Statin Treatment on Jejunum Transcriptome in the Ossabaw Miniature Pig
Jen Kelly, Ph.D. candidate, Vitamin K Laboratory Kenny Westerman, Ph.D., post-doctoral fellow, Mass. General HospitalEpigenome-Wide Association Study Reveals a Molecular Signature of Response to Phylloquinone Supplementation
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