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Each Monday at 11:30 AM Eastern Time, a prominent research scientist throughout the country working on topics related to aging and nutrition presents their latest research through the HNRCA Monday Seminar Series.  The lecture series is specifically designed to bring researchers, faculty, and students together for learning and lively discussion. Still, the lectures are open to members of the public interested in learning about current research topics taking place in aging and nutrition.

Watch recordings of past HNRCA Monday Seminars here.


HNRCA Monday Seminar Series: Fall 2021

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Date: October 4; 11:30 AM
Speaker: Susan Roberts, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Energy and Metabolism team, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University
TitleHow do energy requirements change during aging, and implications for eating a healthy diet?

Date: October 11
No Lecture: Indigenous Peoples Day

Date: October 18; 11:30 AM
Speaker: Luigi Ferrucci, M.D., Ph.D.
Scientific Director, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health
TitleChange in protein composition of muscle tissue with aging: a story of mitochondria and splicing

Date: October 25; 11:30 AM
Speaker: TBD
Title: TBD

Date: November 1; 11:30 AM
Speaker: Xiang-Dong Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Scientist and Lead, Nutrition and Cancer Biology Team, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University
Title: Biological Activity of Carotenoid Beta-cryptoxanthin: Its Implications in Cancer Prevention

Date: November 8; 11:30 AM
Speaker: Ben Miller, Ph.D.
Aging and Metabolism Research Program, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) and Oklahoma Nathan Shock Center
TitleUsing stable isotopes to understand proteostatic maintenance in health and disease

Date: November 15; 11:30 AM
Speaker: Cyrus Cooper, Ph.D.
Director of the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Vice Dean, Professor of Rheumatology, University of Southampton
Title: TBD

Date: November 22
No Lecture: Thanksgiving week

Date: November 29; 11:30 AM
Speaker: Sara Espinoza, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, San Antonio Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC), Section Chief for Research - Medicine, Barshop Institute, University of Texas Health at San Antonio
Title: TBD

Date: December 6; 11:30 AM
Speaker: Anne B Newman, M.D., M.P.H.
Department Chair, Epidemiology, Katherine M. Detre Endowed Chair, Population Health Sciences, Director, Center for Aging and Population Health, Distinguished Professor, Epidemiology, Professor, Medicine, and Clinical and Translational Science, Clinical Director, Aging Institute of UPMC and Pitt
Title: TBD

Date: December 13; 11:30 AM
Speaker: Nathan LeBrasseur, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Senior Associate Consultant, Robert & Arlene Kogod Center on Aging, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Department of Physiology & Biomedical Engineering, Mayo Clinic
Title: TBD