Seminars 2013-2014

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Below are the seminar listings for the 2013-2014 Academic Year (Fall 2013 and Spring 2014).

Spring 2014

Josh Jorgenson4/23/14

Josh Jorgenson, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Davis
Iron, inflammation, and oxidative stress in postpartum women
Seminar Video

 

Dr. Rebecca Stoltzfus4/30/14

Dr. Rebecca Stoltzfus

Professor, Cornell University
Elucidating the causes of stunting:  poor diet, environmental enteropathy, and mycotoxins
Seminar Video

 

Dr. Robert Black5/7/14

Dr. Robert Black

Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Fetal growth restriction: nutritional determinants, consequences in childhood and interventions
Seminar Video

 

Dr. Alida Melse-Boonstra5/14/14

Dr. Alida Melse-Boonstra

Assistant Professor, Wageningen University
Biofortified cassava: a viable option to combat vitamin A deficiency? Trials in Kenya and Nigeria
Seminar Video

 

Dr. Marilyn Townsend5/28/14

Dr. Marilyn Townsend

Nutrition Education Specialist, University of California, Davis
Efficacy of obesity risk assessment tools for preschool children
Seminar Video

 

2013 - 2014 Seminars not Recorded

Fall 2013

10/2/2013
Kathryn Dewey, Lindsay Allen, Christine Stewart, PICN Faculty
Overview of PICN and faculty research overviews

10/9/2013
Kenneth Brown, Lucia Kaiser, Stephen Vosti, PICN Faculty
Faculty research overviews

10/16/2013
Sonja Hess, Sandra Huffman, Charles Stephensen, Betty Burri, PICN Faculty
Faculty research overviews

10/23/2013
Dr. Christine Stewart, PICN Faculty
Discussion of the Lancet Nutrition Series 2013

10/30/2013
Dr. Bineti Vitta, Postdoctoral Researcher, PICN
"Results from the Alive & Thrive Small Grants Research Program" 

11/6/2013
Dr. Per Ashorn, Professor of International Health
University of Tampere, Finland
"Birth outcomes from the iLiNS-DYAD-Malawi trial"

11/13/2013
Dr. Stephen Vosti, Associate Adjunct Professor
Dept of Agricultural and Resource Economics
"Demand for LNS: What have we learned?"

11/20/2013
Dr. Kathryn G. Dewey, Director, PICN
"Birth outcomes from the iLiNS-DYAD-Ghana trial and the RangDin Nutrition Study in Bangladesh" 

11/27/2013
Dr. Souheila Abbeddou, Postdoctoral Scholar, PICN
"Evaluation of the optimal amount of zinc to include in LNS for young children. The iLiNS-ZINC study in Burkina Faso"

12/4/2013
Dr. Bo Lönnerdal, PICN Faculty
"Iron nutrition of infants – what is too little and what is too much?"

Spring 2014

4/2/14
Dr. Kevin Laugero, Scientist and Assistant Adjunct Professor, Western Human Nutrition Research Center
A habit of comfort food and loss of dietary flexibility:  how early does this develop and who’s vulnerable? 


4/9/14
Dr. Jay Belsky, Professor, Dept. Human Ecology, University of California, Davis 
Childhood adversity, sexual maturation and health

4/16/14
Dr. Lindsay Allen, Center Director and Research Professor, Western Human Nutrition Research Center
How the Federal Government works to improve dietary quality.