You can find up to date details on the event page for all the talks in this series
Spring 2023; January 18 – May, Wednesdays from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST.
Presented over Zoom. Registration is free!
You can register for any or all of the events from the same link here.
Hosting Organizations: MSE and the University of Maine Institute of Medicine.
Seminar 1 of the ‘Gut microbiome, nutrition, and food security’ theme
Theme organized by Sue Ishaq
“Broccoli Sprout Bioactives and Gut Microbiota: A Dietary Approach for Prevention and Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease”
Dr. Yanyan Li, PhD
January 18, 2023; Wednesday,11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST. This event has passed, view the recording.
Dr. Li is an Assistant Professor at the University of Maine. She received her PhD degree in Nutrition and Food Science from Ohio State University. She has been dedicating herself to studying the mechanisms of diet-derived bioactives in protecting against disease process and harnessing the gained knowledge to develop dietary approaches for disease prevention and management for more than a decade. Since 2016, she has been focusing on the interactions between dietary components, in particular glucosinolates from cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and broccoli sprouts, and gut microbiota, aiming to develop a combined approach for inflammatory bowel disease. Her current research projects are funded by NIH/NIDDK, USDA/NIFA AFRI Foundational Program, and nutrition research programs of private foundations.
Added by Sue: For the past few years, Yanyan and her colleagues have also included the Ishaq Lab, and has led to a rewarding and productive collaboration which has resulted in several recent and forthcoming publications, funding awards, and students trained.
Upcoming Seminars of the ‘Gut microbiome, nutrition, and food security’ theme
“Exploring Health Determinants, Gut Microbiome, and Health Outcomes in Immigrants”
Dr. Dany Fanfan, Ph.D., MSN, RN.
January 25, 2023; Wednesday,11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST. Register for the Zoom link here.
“Personalized nutrition and the human gut microbiome”
Dr. Sean Gibbons, PhD
February 1, 2023; Wednesday,11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST. Register for the Zoom link here.
Panel discussion on Gut microbiome, nutrition, and food security
February 8, 2023; Wednesday,11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST. Register for the Zoom link here.
This week, we’ll be bringing all of our Theme 1 speakers back to engage in a panel discussion together on the gut microbiome. Panel will be hosted by Sue Ishaq.
Please note, this session will only be featured live in real-time and will not be recorded.
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