Graduate Seminars

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Date Seminar Title Speaker
Fri, January 19

Introduction to the Course


Developing a  Job Search Strategy


A sucessful graduate program

Dr. Elvira de Mejia
Professor
FSHN, UIUC

Mike Firmand
Assistant Director for Employer Outreach, UIUC

Dr. Nicki Engeseth
Professor, FSHN, UIUC

Fri, January 26

Intellectual property and commercialization

Brad Edwards
Senior Technology Manager
Office of Technology Management, UIUC

Fri, February 2 Leadership series:  Strategic planning workshop

Jeff Yacup
Assistant Director
Illinois Leadership® Center, UIUC

Fri, February 9 Leadership series: Communication workshop

Dr. Beth Hoag
Associate Director
Illinois Leadership® Center, UIUC

Fri, February 16

Applied plant protein research: my experience from FSHN to a Fortune 50 Food Company

Dina Fernandez
Protein Ingredients Specialist
Archer Daniel Midland Company

Fri, February 23, Recent advances in nonotechnology for food applications

Dr. Jozef L. Kokini
Scholle Endowed Chair in Food Processing
Department of Food Science, Purdue University

Fri, March 2 Bioisoprene production by genetically engineered yeast may overcome the limitations of conventional isoprene production Mustafa Yavez
FSHN master's student under the direction of Dr. Yong-Su Jin
Fri, March 9 Artificial foliage surfaces: A novel tool to study parameters linked to bacterial and viral contamination of fresh produce
Sindy Palma Salgado
FSHN PhD student under the direction of Dr. Hao Feng
 
Fri, March 16 Prevention of childhood obesity and food policies in Latin America: from research to practice

Dr. Rafael Pérez-Escamilla
Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health Director
Office of Public Health Practice Director, Global Health Concentration
Yale School of Public Health

Fri, March 30 Single and multi-channel convective drying platforms for optimization of food dehydration process   Luis Vargas
FSHN PhD student under the direction of Dr. Hao Feng
Fri, April 6 Improving bioavailability of sulforaphane from dietary broccoli
Yanling Wang
FSHN PhD student under the direction of Dr. Elizabeth Jeffery
 
Fri, April 13

Exploratory analysis of food-intake patterns in relation to symptoms of anxiety


April Winslow
FSHN PhD student under the direction of Dr. Nicki Engeseth
 
Fri, April 20 Rumminess: An Odor Percept

Courtney Beckett
FSHN master's student under the direction of Dr. Keith Cadwallader

Fri, April 27 Canceled

Canceled