March 19, 2019

Great things are happening in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition, and we want you to be a part of it! 

Please join us for the FSCN Department Showcase, hosted by the Department's Advisory Council, on Monday, April 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the North Star Ballroom of the St. Paul Student Center. 

The day will include networking opportunities with faculty and students from the Department along with updates from the College and Department. Additionally, we will have Associate Professor Pam Ismail talk about her new Plant Protein Innovation Center housed in the department, and a look at the Hormel Institute and its work, including a talk from researcher Dr. DaQing Yang. 

To RSVP visit: https://z.umn.edu/showcase_rsvp

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

11:00 a.m. 
Advisory Council Meeting - Informational meeting for those interested in helping relaunch the group’s efforts (Room 202, St. Paul Student Center)

12:00 p.m.
Updates from Interim Department Head Gary Reineccius and CFANS Dean Brian Buhr
Lunch provided

1:30 p.m.
Special Topic - Associate Professor Pam Ismail’s look at the new Plant Protein Innovation Center

2:30 p.m.
Special Topic - Hormel Institute introduction from Advisory Council member Melissa Bonorden, followed by feature speaker Dr. DaQing Yang from the Institute: “Impact of calorie restriction and resveratrol on breast cancer and mammary tumorigenesis”

4:00 p.m.
Graduate student research poster showcase

5:30 p.m.
Networking with faculty, students and professionals. Cash bar and appetizers served

poster of day's schedule of events