Spring 2017 schedule

Seminars are held on Mondays from 3-4 p.m. in the Fralin Auditorium.

Date Activity / Speaker
1/23 Introduction & semester orientation
1/30 Jessica Black, American Heart Association
School Nutrition: Progress, Politics, and Possibilities
2/6 Article discussion
2/13 Bridget Gaglio, PCORI
PCORI: Highlighting opportunities in comparative effectiveness research
2/27 Joe McClung, East Carolina University Department of Physiology / Brody School of Medicine
Improbable Restitution:  Using genetics to develop therapeutics for peripheral vascular disease
3/6 Spring Break
3/13 Article discussion
3/20 Janet Rankin, VT HNFE
Reflections on a 35 year journey at Virginia Tech: obesity and sports nutrition to active transportation
3/27 Open / TBD
4/3 Article discussion
4/10 Bret Goodpaster, Translational Research Institute For Metabolism and Diabetes
Effects of aging, obesity, and exercise on skeletal muscle mitochondria
4/17 Article discussion
4/24 Sheryl Ball, Virginia Tech Department of Economics
Nudging risky decision making
5/1 Eva Chin, Cytokinetics
Progress in the discovery and development of novel treatments for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis