National Public Health Week: Building Bridges to Better Health

During the first full week of April each year, APHA brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation. APHA creates new NPHW materials each year that can be used during... Read more »

Food Insecurity and its Impact on Child Growth and Nutrition

Dr. Colin Orr,  assistant professor of general pediatrics at the UNC School of Medicine, will give a presentation titled “Food Insecurity and its Impact on Child Growth and Nutrition.” Registration is required.

Dietary n3-PUFAs Modulate the Pulmonary Response to Environmental Exposures

Kymberly Gowdy, MS, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, will present “Dietary n3-PUFAs Modulate the Pulmonary Response to Environmental Exposures” Co-sponsored by the UNC NORC and the UNC Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility Friday, Feb. 25 @ 2 p.m.... Read more »

NORC Student Research Competition

The UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center invites submission of abstracts from undergraduate and graduate students currently working in the lab or research group of a current UNC NORC member. Four prizes will be awarded. The best undergraduate student poster will receive a $250 prize, and the best undergraduate student oral presentation will receive a $250... Read more »

UNC NORC Pilot and Feasibility Program Symposium

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Auditorium (0001 Michael Hooker Research Center) Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) Pilot and Feasibility (P&F) Program will hold an in-person symposium on Monday, April 18 from 1 – 3 p.m. in the Blue Cross & Blue Shield Auditorium of the Michael Hooker Research Center. The symposium will feature a keynote from Dr. Stephen D. Hursting, Co-Director of the UNC... Read more »

NGx: a short course on Nutrigenetics, Nutrigenomics and Precision Health

Designed for graduate students, health professionals and nutrition scientists from academia, agencies, and industry This course delivers fundamental NGx concepts and addresses barriers that impede translation of research results from laboratories to people by bringing together researchers and practitioners in NGx concepts ranging from cell biology to dietetics. Learn more and register. Presented by: UNC... Read more »

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Nutrition Sciences Symposium: Diet and Chronic Unresolved Inflammation: Implications for Obesity-Associated Complications

133 Rosenau Hall (Joan Heckler Gillings Auditorium) Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

You are invited to the Third Annual Interdisciplinary Nutrition Sciences Symposium, to be held in person on July 21-22 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Registration and travel awards are available for early-stage investigators and trainees. All are welcome to attend. Presenters: Charles Serhan, PhD, Simon Gelman Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical... Read more »

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Nutrition Sciences Symposium: Diet and Chronic Unresolved Inflammation: Implications for Obesity-Associated Complications

133 Rosenau Hall (Joan Heckler Gillings Auditorium) Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

You are invited to the Third Annual Interdisciplinary Nutrition Sciences Symposium, to be held in person on July 21-22 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Registration and travel awards are available for early-stage investigators and trainees. All are welcome to attend. Presenters: Charles Serhan, PhD, Simon Gelman Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical... Read more »

Body Composition in Research and Clinical Settings: From Assessment to Targeted Nutrition Interventions

Virtual Seminar with Carla Prado, PhD, “Body Composition in Research and Clinical Settings: From Assessment to Targeted Nutrition Interventions” Professor / Campus Alberta Innovates Program (CAIP) Chair in Nutrition, Food and Health Director, Human Nutrition Research Unit Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science – Division of Human Nutrition University of Alberta Learn more and... Read more »

Aging, Exercise and Evolution in Human Energetics

2301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall McGavran-Greenberg Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

In this in-person seminar, Dr. Herman Pontzer will give a seminar on “Aging, Exercise and Evolution in Human Energetics.” Dr. Pontzer is an associate professor of evolutionary anthropology and global health at Duke University. Registration required.

Emerging Scientific Priorities at the NIEHS

133 Rosenau Hall (Joan Heckler Gillings Auditorium) Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

In-Person Seminar with Rick Woychik, PhD, “Emerging Scientific Priorities at the NIEHS” Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) All are welcome Register here.

UNC NORC Student Research Symposium

Armfield Atrium, Michael Hooker Research Center Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The 2nd Annual UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) Student Research Symposium will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET in the atrium of the Michael Hooker Research Center. Four prizes of $250 each will be awarded in the following categories: best undergraduate student poster, best undergraduate student... Read more »

Interdisciplinary Nutrition Sciences Symposium

William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Interdisciplinary Nutrition Sciences Symposium (INSS) is an annual translational nutrition science conference. This conference will build on the dialogue that began in their first three symposia to develop best practices for translational nutrition science and to generate ideas for proposals and collaborative projects, which will lead public health, therapeutic and clinical efforts to reduce obesity and its... Read more »