Each Monday at 12 noon ET, a prominent research scientist working on topics related to aging and nutrition presents their latest research through the HNRCA Monday Seminar Series. The virtual lecture series is designed to bring researchers, faculty, and students together for learning and lively discussion. The lectures are open to members of the public interested in learning about current research topics taking place related to aging and nutrition. Registration is required.
Watch recordings of past HNRCA Monday Seminars on our YouTube channel here.
Date: January 31; 12 noon Speaker: Sarah Booth, Ph.D.
Director and Senior Scientist, HNRCA at Tufts University Role of vitamins D and K in risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
Date: February 7; 12 noon Speaker: Judith Campisi, Ph.D.
Professor, The Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Adjunct Professor of Gerontology, University of Southern California Title: TBA
Date: February 14; 12 noon Speaker: Anthony Molina, Ph.D.
Vice Chief of Research, Division of Division of Geriatrics, Gerontology, and Palliative Care
Department of Medicine
University of California at San Diego Mitochondrial bioenergetics and healthy aging
Date: February 28; 12 noon Speaker: Johan Auwerx, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Laboratory of Integrative Systems Physiology, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Cross-species genetics to map new players in mitochondria and aging
Date: March 7; 12 noon Speaker: Jordan Smoller, M.D., Sc.D.
MGH Trustees Endowed Chair in Psychiatric Neuroscience
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Director, Center for Precision Psychiatry, MGH Precision Medicine: A view from psychiatry and an overview of the All of Us Research Program
Date: March 14; 12 noon Speaker: Bess Dawson-Hughes, M.D.
Senior Scientist, HNRCA at Tufts University Vitamin D and falls & fractures
Date: March 28; 12 noon Speaker: Mario Feruzzi, Ph.D.
Center Director, Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center
Chief, Section of Developmental Nutrition
Department of Pediatrics
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Title: TBA
Date: April 4; 12 noon Speaker: Catherine Field, Ph.D. R.D.
Professor of Nutrition, CRC Chair in Human Nutrition and Metabolism
Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada Lipids and their effect on immune development in the first year of life
Date: April 11; 12 noon Speaker: Holly Van Remmen, Ph.D.
Program Chair, Aging & Metabolism Research Program
G.T. Blankenship Chair in Aging Research
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
VA Senior Research Career Scientist Sarcopenia: Discovering mechanisms and interventions
Date: April 25; 12 noon Speaker: Regan Bailey, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University Title: TBA
Date: May 2; 12 noon Speaker:Stefan Gravenstein, M.D., MPH
David S. Greer Professor of Geriatric Medicine
Director, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care
Brown Schools of Medicine and Public Health Covid and older adults