Monday Seminar Series

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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.

Registration is required.

HNRCA Monday Seminar Series: Fall 2023

All sessions will be held via Zoom at noon. 

September 11
Amy Millen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Nutritional Epidemiologist
Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health,
School of Public Health and Health Professions at the University at Buffalo
Title: Investigations into the gut microbiome and age-related macular degeneration

September 18
Alexis Wood, Ph.D.
Nutrition Scientist
Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine
Title: Using Metabolomic Data to Develop Personalized Nutrition Approaches

October 2
Holly Brown-Borg, Ph.D.
University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Title: Somatotropic signaling in aging, health and disease

October 16
Josiemer Mattei, M.D., Ph.D.
Donald and Sue Pritzker Associate Professor of Nutrition at the Department of Nutrition
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Title: TBD                                                                                  

October 23
Esther Aarts, Ph.D.
Professor, Donders Centre for Neuroscience – Neurobiology
Principal Investigator, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
Radboud University
Title: Nutrition & cognitive neuroimaging: understanding the gut-immune-brain axis in aging

October 30
Julie Hess, Ph.D.
Research Nutritionist
Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
Title: Healthy dietary patterns throughout the life cycle – the intersection of nutrition, convenience, and culture  

November 6
Andrea Baccarelli, M.D. Ph.D.
Leon Hess Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Health Sciences
olumbia University
Title: Omics, big data, and environmental determinants of aging

November 13
Ana Maria Cuervo M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Co-director of the Institute for Aging Research
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Title: Selective autophagy as a gerotherapeutic target

November 27
Linda Larson-Prior, Ph.D.
Professor, Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences, Biomedical Informatics, Neurology, Psychiatry and Pediatrics
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center
Title: The Role of Sleep in Cognitive Function Across the Lifespan

December 4
Yvonne Nolan, Ph.D.
Professor in Neuroscience at the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience
University College Cork
Title: Age and exercise shaping brain plasticity and behaviour: Does the gut microbiome play a role

December 11
Brian Bennett, Ph.D.
Senior Researcher
Western Human Nutrition Research Center
Title: TBD