Seminars and Events

The UNC Nutrition Research Institute and the UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center presents

2014 Appetite for Life Seminar Series

April 1 – Uric Acid: A New Look at an Old Risk Factor for Gout and Cardio-renal Disease
Dr. Saroja Voruganti, NRI researcher and assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition, UNC-Chapel Hill.
 
April 8 – This is Your Brain on Sugar!
Dr. Kyle S. Burger, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition, UNC-Chapel Hill.

April 22 – Berries and the Brain: Partners in Life and Longevity
Dr. Carol Cheatham, NRI researcher and assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Kelly Sheppard, PhD candidate, Department of Psychology.

Each seminar is at 7 pm in the event room of the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Building, 150 Research Campus Drive in Kannnapolis. The seminars are free, but please register to attend by e-mailing the NRI. 

 

The UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center’s Diet, Physical Activity and Body Composition Core presents

Sedentary Behavior and Health: Unraveling the Relation with Better Measurements

Presented by Chuck Matthews, PhD
National Cancer Institute
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Nutritional Epidemiology Branch

Monday, March 3 2014
1:00 pm
133 Rosenau
Gillings School of Public Health

For more information about this seminar, please contact Meg Mangan.

 

Thurston Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center Speaker Series presents

Using Accelerometry to Monitor Physical Activity and Daily Movement Patterns: Research and Public Health Applications
 
Derek Hales, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Nutrition
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
 
Wednesday, March 12 2014
9:30am   
Thurston Library (Room 3302)
Thurston Arthritis Research Center