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
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
Thurston Library (Room 3302)
Thurston Arthritis Research Center