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CNRC Postdoc Seminar

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Fall 2020 Postdoc Seminar Schedule

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All trainees are required to present their research  twice a year at the Tuesday CNRC Postdoc Research in Progress Seminar. Two presentations per Tuesday research meeting are given. Fellows’ seminars are 20-minute presentations with 10 minutes for question and answers. Some lectures are also given periodically on scientific topics relevant to the training of postdoctoral fellows in nutrition from leading experts in the field who are faculty in the CNRC.

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2020-2021 Faculty Didactic Lectures

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Faculty lectures are given on the second Tuesday of each month on scientific topics relevant to the training of postdoctoral fellows in nutrition from leading experts in the field who are faculty in the CNRC. 

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Teresa Davis, Ph.D.

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Professor of Pediatrics-Nutrition, Director of CNRC Postdoc Program. “CNRC Program Overview and Cultivating a Fruitful Mentor/Mentee Partnership.” Sept. 1, 2020

B. Lee Lignon, Ph.D.

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Editor, Department of Pediatrics Administration. “Protecting Your Writing Experience: Setting and Maintaining Boundaries.”  Sept. 8, 2020.

Geoffrey Preidis, M.D., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics – Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition. “The Role of the Intestinal Microbiome in Pediatric Nutrition.” Oct. 13, 2020

Dennis M. Bier, M.D.

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Professor and Section Chief of Nutrition-Pediatrics, Director of the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center. "Publishing your Research in Peer-Reviewed Journals." Nov. 10, 2020

Jennette Palcic Moreno, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics – Nutrition. “How Circadian and Circannual Rhythms Might Affect Children’s Energy Balance.” Dec. 8, 2020

Teresa Davis, Ph.D.

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Professor of Pediatrics-Nutrition, Director of CNRC Postdoc Program. “The Process and Evidence Behind the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Infants and Toddlers.” Jan. 12, 2021.

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Tomeka Johnson

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Senior Manager, Training, Organizational Development. “Team Management: Understanding Your Style and Providing Feedback.” Feb. 9, 2021.

Makoto Fukuda, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics-Nutrition. “How the Gut-Derived Hormone GIP Mediates Effects of Overnutrition on the Brain.” March 9, 2021.

Anna Kiappes

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Manager, Social Media, Public Affairs-Web Management. “How to Use Social Media to Advance Your Research Program.” April 13, 2021.

Salma Musaad, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics-Nutrition. “Planning Powerful Studies-The Why and How of Power Analyses for Your Studies.” May 11, 2021.

Evelin Young, Ph.D.

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Program Manager-Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. “Strategies for Managing Conflict between Postdoc Trainees and Mentors.” June 8, 2021.

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Past Postdoctoral Seminar Schedules

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Monthly Journal Clubs

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CNRC postdocs, faculty, and staff participate in the monthly Journal Club program to review recent research findings. Four different thematic Journal Clubs are offered: Translational Metabolism and Digestive Diseases; Interdisciplinary Genetics; Neuroregulation of Metabolism, and Behavioral Basis of Energy Balance.