Monday Seminar Series
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.
HNRCA Monday Seminar Series: Fall 2023
All sessions will be held via Zoom at noon.
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
Alexis Wood, Ph.D.
Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine
Title: Using Metabolomic Data to Develop Personalized Nutrition Approaches
Holly Brown-Borg, Ph.D.
University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Title: Somatotropic signaling in aging, health and disease
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
Esther Aarts, Ph.D.
Professor, Donders Centre for Neuroscience – Neurobiology
Principal Investigator, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
Title: Nutrition & cognitive neuroimaging: understanding the gut-immune-brain axis in aging
Julie Hess, Ph.D.
Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center
Title: Healthy dietary patterns throughout the life cycle – the intersection of nutrition, convenience, and culture
Andrea Baccarelli, M.D. Ph.D.
Leon Hess Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Title: Omics, big data, and environmental determinants of aging
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
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
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
Brian Bennett, Ph.D.
Western Human Nutrition Research Center