2013 Seminars

Fall 2013


An investigation of perinatal polychlorinated biphenyl exposure on glucose homeostasis and body composition

Cetewayo Rashid, Nutritional Sciences Doctoral Student, University of Kentucky
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 12:00pm., Mr. Rashid is mentored by Kevin Pearson, Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Maternal high fat diets and offspring obesity

Kristen Platt, GCNS Doctoral Student, University of Kentucky 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. Ms.Platt is mentored by Kevin Pearson, Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

Placental function in maternal obesity-a possible role for fatty acids in modulating nutrient transport

Theresa Powell, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 4:00pm, Charles T. Wethington Bldg., Room 411, University of Kentucky

SMTC Seminar : Functionalized and Mixed Matrix Membranes for Water Applications

Prof. D. Bhattacharyya (DB), Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 10:00 am, MEWRI Meeting Room 1, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Coplanar PCB-induced inflammation and dietary interventions

Kathryn Eske, Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences, University of Kentucky 
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 10:30 a.m., NUR 115

From Basic to Applied Research: A broad, multidisciplinary approach to addressing public health risks associated with exposure to environmental pollutants

Brad Newsome, Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky 
Friday, September 9, 2013 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm., CP-137

Spring 2013


Uses and Misuses of Mathematical Modeling in Water and Environmental Management

Lindell Ormsbee, director of the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute at the University of Kentucky.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at noon, at the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection, Division of Waste Management at 300 Fair Oaks Drive, Conference Room 301D, Frankfort, Ky.

Clicking Polymers Together: Assembly of Complex, Controlled Polymer Structures from Efficient Chemistries

Christopher Bowman, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., 323 Manufacturing Building (RMB/CRMS)

Controlling the Stability of Colloidal Dispersions Using Charged Nanoparticles

John Walz, Dean of the College of Engineering, University of Kentucky 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., 323 Manufacturing Building (RMB/CRMS)

Nutrients, xenobiotics, and the aryl hydrocarbon receptor

Hollie Swanson, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Molecular and Biomedical Pharmacology, Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at 8:00 a.m., University Health Sciences 130

Protecting Noble Metal Naoparticles Inside a Carbon or Graphic Cage

Nitin Chopra, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from University of Alabama Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., 323 Manufacturing Building (RMB/CRMS)