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Summer 2012 Travel Awards

Congratulations to the 10 recipients of the summer 2012 Graduate Student Travel Awards!

These awards were for graduate students currently advised by an FIC faculty 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 the summer and fall of 2012.

  1. Jennifer Ahn- Jarvis
    Abstract Title: A phase II evaluation of isoflavone pharmacokinetics and excretion after consumption of soy and soy-almond bread in men with asymptomatic prostate cancer
    Food Science and Technology;  Traveling to the American Institute for Cancer Research 2012 Research Conference in Washington, DC
    Advisor: Yael Vodovotz

  2. Basavaraj Binjawadagi
    Abstract Title: Nanoparticale-based inactivated adjuvanted porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus vaccine elicits superior cross-protective immunity in pigs
    Comparative and Veterinary Medicine; Traveling to the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases in Chicago, IL
    Advisor: Renukaradhya Gourapura

  3. Greg Bricker
    Abstract Title: Thermally processing broccoli sprouts impacts the metabolism of bioactive isothiocyanates in mice
    Food Science and Technology; Traveling to the American Institute for Cancer Research 2012 Research Conference in Washington, DC
    Advisor: Steven Schwartz

  4. Jeff Galley
    Abstract Title: Stressor induced reduction in murine-associated Lactobacillus reuteri results in increased colonic inflammation when challenged with Citrobacter rodentium
    Oral Biology; Traveling to the American Society of Microbiology Conference on Beneficial Microbes in San Antonio, TX
    Advisor: Michael Bailey

  5. Kara Kliewer
    Abstract Title: Evidence for thermogenesis and elevated fatty acid oxidation in the depletion of fat mass in cancer-induced cachexia
    OSUN; Traveling to the Society on Sarcopenia, Cachexi, and Wasting Disorders’ Scientific Conference- Cancer Cachexia: Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Approaches in Boston, MA
    Advisor: Martha Belury

  6. Sherry Liu
    Abstract Title: Nutrition practices and policies in CACFP and non-CACFP child care settings
    Public Health; Traveling to the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo in San Francisco, CA
    Advisor: Phyllis Pirie

  7. KayLoni Olson
    Abstract Title: Physical quality of life and BMI among older adults in behavioral weight management
    Clinical Psychology; Traveling to The Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, CA
    Advisor: Charles Emery

  8. Anil Persad
    Abstract Title: Survival of Escherichia coli O157 and Salmonella species deposited by livestock and wildlife in fields where vegetables are cultivated
    Comparative and Veterinary Medicine; Traveling to the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases in Chicago, IL
    Advisor: Jeff LeJeune

  9. Kristen Rhoda
    Abstract Title: Dietary goals & cancer prevention: Is anyone listening?
    OSUN; Traveling to the American Institute for Cancer Research 2012 Research Conference in Washington, DC
    Advisor: Steven Clinton

  10. Lei Wan
    Abstract Title: Tomato carotenoids and testosterone modulate the expression of microRNA in the normal and pre-malignant mouse prostate
    OSUN; Traveling to the American Institute for Cancer Research 2012 Research Conference in Washington, DC
    Advisor: Steven Clinton