Food Innovation Center

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2015 Travel Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2015 Graduate Student Travel Awards!

These awards were for graduate students currently advised by a full FIC member who have worked on research projects consistent with the FIC mission. The awards were designed to help students travel to professional meetings and conferences of national or international significance in 2015.

  1. Mark Anthony Arceno
    Abstract title: Counting Calories, Counting Culture: Considerations for Diversity and Food-Based Dietary Guidelines
    Anthropology; Traveling to the American Association of Physical Anthropologists Annual Meeting 2015.
    Advisor: Jeffrey Cohen

  2. Morgan Cichon
    Abstract title: From the Exposome to the Metabolome: Profiling Tomato Juices and Their Effects on the Blood Metabolome
    Food Science; Traveling to the Metabolomics Society Meeting 2015.
    Advisor: Steven Schwartz

  3. Megan Ferriby
    Abstract title: Marriage and Weight Loss Surgery: A Narrative Review of Patient and Spousal Outcomes
    Human Development and Family Sciences; Traveling to the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2015 Meeting.
    Advisor: Keeley Pratt

  4. Tyler Gorham
    Abstract title: Drinking water quality in rural Far North, Cameroon: Analysis of contamination sources, hygiene behaviors, and health outcomes
    Public Health, Enivronmental Health Sciences; Traveling to the 3rd International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface
    Advisor: Jiyoung Lee

  5. Junnan Gu
    Food Science; Traveling to The John Milner Nutrition and CancerPrevention Research Practicum.
    Advisor: Yael Vodovotz

  6. Emily Hill
    Abstract title: Growing Hope: A comprehensive garden-based health and nutrition education program for cancer survivors
    Medical Dietetics; Traveling to the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo.
    Advisor: Colleen Spees

  7. Jia-Yu Ke
    Abstract title: Comparison of the citrus flavonoid naringenin and metformin for effects onbreast cancer in obese ovariectomized mice
    Nutritional Sciences; Traveling to the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2015.
    Advisor: Martha Belury

  8. Alexa Lans
    Abstract title: Development of a confection matrix for the delivery of galacto-oligosaccharides and black raspberry phytochemicals
    Food Science; Traveling to the Berry Health Benefits Symposium 2015
    Advisor: Yael Vodovotz

  9. KayLoni Olson
    Abstract title: Food availability, distress, sleep, and eating self-efficacy among overweight/obese indviduals attempting weight loss
    Clinical Psychology; Traveling to the 36th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine
    Advisor: Charles Emery

  10. Matthew Teegarden
    Abstract title: Using untargeted metabolomics for profiling phytochemical changes in black raspberriesdue to thermal processing
    Food Science; Traveling to the Berry Health Benefits Symposium 2015
    Advisor: Steven Schwartz