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Department of Food Science and Nutrition

Spring 2011 Graduate Seminar

Seminar Coordinators: Zata Vickers (Food Science), Marla Reicks (Nutrition)

Seminars are held Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m., in FScN Room 23 unless otherwise noted.

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Seminar Schedule

February 8
Development of the 2010 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Report
Joanne Slavin, Ph.D., R.D.
Professor, Department of Food Science and Nutrition
University of Minnesota
Webcast


February 15
Maillard Reaction in Whole Grain Bread
Deshou Jiang
MS Food Science Student; Advisor: Dr. Devin Peterson
Webcast


February 22
No seminar this week.


March 1
Associations of away-from-home eating with dietary intake patterns and weight status differ by choice of restaurant
Nicole Larson, PhD
Research Associate, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health
University of Minnesota
Webcast


March 8
Digital photography to measure pasta consumption in elementary school children
Andrea Cornelius
MS Nutrition Student; Advisor: Dr. Len Marquart

Production and characterization of the lantibiotic produced by B. longum DJO10A
Xiulan Li
MS Food Science Student; Advisor: Dr. Dan O’Sullivan

Webcast

March 15
Spring Break – no seminar


March 22
Polysaccharide addition to low fat Cheddar cheese to improve texture
Ram Kumar
MS Food Science Student; Advisor: Dr. Tonya Schoenfuss

The effects of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor(BDNF) on high fat diet-induced potential neurodegeneration in the hypothalamus
Yuqiao Dai
MS Nutrition Student; Advisor: Dr. Chuanfeng Wang

Webcast

March 29
Time effect of dietary exposure to Cruciferous and Apiaceous vegetables on biotransformation enzymes
Noemia Strapazzon
MS Nutrition Student; Advisor: Dr. Sabrina Peterson

Understanding the molecular stress response of Bifidobacterium longum DJO10A to enhance its processing and storage stability without compromising its ability to persist in the intestine.
Wilfredo Dominguez
PhD Food Science Student; Advisor: Dan O'Sullivan

Webcast

April 5
A comparison of acute satiety and appetite responses for whole grain and mixed fiber treatments in human subjects
Hilary Stanton-Geddes
MS Nutrition Student; Advisor: Dr. Joanne Slavin

Webcast

April 12
Thermal kinetics of Salmonella at low water activity and the effects of sucrose
Matt Chick
MS Food Science Student; Advisor: Dr. Francisco Diez

Webcast (without audio)

April 19
Production of low sodium Cheddar cheese:  Improving flavor through the use of flavor enhancers, salt replacers and cheese
making procedures

Jeff Grummer
MS Food Science Student; Advisor: Dr. Tonya Schoenfuss

Webcast


April 26
How people's liking of some unfamiliar foreign snack foods could be affected by smiling face pictures
Na Hu
MS Food Science Student; Advisor: Dr. Zata Vickers

Metabolomic investigation of biomarkers of ethanol intoxication
Xiaolei Shi
MS Nutrition Student; Advisor: Dr. Chi Chen

Webcast

May 3
The effect of fiber on satiety and food intake: a systematic review
Michelle Diedrick
MS Nutrition Student; Advisor: Dr. Joanne Slavin

Webcast