Each Monday at 12 noon 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.
The Fall 2020 lecture series will focus on research from investigators representing the Tufts University community focused on nutrition and aging. All lectures will be presented using the Zoom platform. Registration is required. Click here to register for each event.
Fall 2020 Monday Seminars:
Sept. 21 Molecular signatures of longevity Paola Sebastiani, Ph.D.
Director of the Center for Quantitative Methods and Data Science, Institute for Clinical
Research and Health policy Studies Director of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Center (BERD), Tufts CTSI Fellow of Data Intensive Studies Center (DISC) Watch recording
Sept. 28 YOM KIPPUR
Oct. 5 Statistics in nutrition research Kathryn Barger, Ph.D.
Biostatistics and Data Management Unit
HNRCA Watch recording
Oct. 19 Astrocytes in the aging brain Chris Dulla, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Tufts University School of Medicine
Oct. 26 Nutrition and Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Paul Jacques, D.Sc.
Lead Scientist, Senior Scientist
Nutritional Epidemiology Team
Nov. 2 Application of human neural stem cells for nutrient testing Tong Zheng, Ph.D.
Neuroscience and Aging Team
Nov. 9 Role of omega-3 fatty acids in chronic inflammation-related diseases Stefania Lamon-Fava, M.D., Ph.D. Scientist I
Cardiovascular Nutrition Team
Nov. 16 More than a gut feeling: modulation of Drosophila lifespan with Parabacteriodes distasonis Mitch McVey, Ph.D.
Department of Biology
School of Arts & Sciences
Nov. 23 Protein, acid base balance in the diet, and the potential effect on sketletal muscle in older adults Lisa Ceglia, M.D.
Scientist II, Bone Metabolism team, HNRCA
Director, Metabolic Bone Diseases Clinic, Tufts Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine