Seminars and Events

The Enrichment Program is an essential component of the NORC. The activities of our Program are specifically designed to foster the exchange of knowledge and ideas among faculty members, trainees, research staff, and the community at large. These activities span basic science, translational science, and nutrition and obesity relevant community engagement and policy.

Upcoming Seminars

Time-Varying Model for Longitudinal Data Measures with Error: Applications for Analyzing Physical Activity and Sleep
Victor Kipnis, PhD
Monday, April 11, 2016
11:00 AM
2308 McGavran-Greenberg

Energy Balance and Beyond: The Power and Limits of Dietary Data
Walter Willett, MD, DrPH
Harvard School of Public Health
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
10:00 AM
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Auditorium (0001 Michael Hooker Research Center)

Upcoming Events

Short Course – Nutrigenetics, Nutrigenomics and Precision Nutrition
The UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center and the UNC Nutrition Research Institute will present a short course on Nutrigenetics, Nutrigenomics and Precision Nutrition. This short course is designed for graduate students, health professionals and nutrition scientists from academia and industry. The workshop-style course will provide the fundamental concepts of nutrigenetics, nutrigenomics and personalized nutrition through cutting edge presentations and hands-on experiences. This workshop will be held May 22-26, 2016 at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis, NC.

Types of registration:

  • General – $675.00
  • Graduate Student – $300.00
  • Postdoctoral Fellow – $400.00

Registration fees are all-inclusive and includes shared housing, shuttle bus transportation, and meals. To register for this workshop, please complete the online registration form. Registration ends May 1, 2016.

For more information about this workshop, please email us, visit us online, or call us (704) 250-5000.

Contact Us

Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, PhD
Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor, Nutrition and Medicine
Chair, Nutrition
245 Rosenau Hall
CB# 7461
(919) 966-7218

  • Director, Enrichment Program

Michelle Collins, MPA
Managing Director
2115 Michael Hooker Research Center
CB# 7461
(919) 966-3474

  • Contact for general questions regarding the Enrichment Program

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