May 5, 2017

Postdoctoral fellow Zheting Bi and graduate student Lei Wang took home top spots in the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Poster Competition, held as part of ASN's Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2017.

Zheting won the first place postdoctoral fellow award in the aging and chronic disease RIS. Her research was entitled “Identification of p-cresol sulfate and secondary bile salts in human urine as sensitive biomarkers of fecal microbiota transplantation in R-CDI patients.”

Lei finished in third place in the graduate student competition of the dietary bioactive components RIS. His research was titled “Identification of activation of tryptophan-NAD+ pathway as a central metabolic response to chemical stress from feeding thermally-oxidized soybean oil in mouse through metabolomics-based biochemical analysis.”