The winners of the 2014 INP Poster Session are:
Perla Reyes-Fernandez: Duadenal Ca absorption increases to compensate for the loss of vitamin D receptor (VDR) from the large intestine and kidney of mice.
Xuanzhu Zhou: Effect of 1,25 dihydroxyvitamin D regulation on glutamine metabolism in MCF10 breast epithelial cell.
Yumi Jang: Lipodomic analysis reveals that gamma-tocotrienol exerts anticancer effects by inhibition of dihydroceramide desaturase and activation of sphingomyelin hydrolysis.
Winnie Zheng was a Finalist in the American Society of Nutrition Graduate Student Research Award, Experimental Biology 2013.
Jing Zhou was a Finalist for the Clinical Emerging Leader Award, Medical Nutrition Council, Experimental Biology 2013
Jing is a student abstract award winner in the Energy and Macronutrient Metabolism Research Interst Section, Experimental Biology 2013
Mary Brauchla received the 2013 Committee for the Education of Teaching Assistants (CETA) Teaching Award Robin Tucker-Falconer received a Certificate of Excellence for Best Interdisciplinary Graduate Program Presentation in Ingestive Behavior at the Purdue Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, Spring 2013 session Jing Zhou received the Certificate of Excellence for Best Interdisciplinary Graduate Program Presentation in Nutrition at the Purdue Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, Spring 2013 session Theresa D'Aquila received 2nd place at the 2013 College of Health and Human Sciences Chronic Disease Research Poster Session
The winners of the 2013 INP Poster Session are:
Joshua B. Jones: Effect of variety of peanut acceptability, study compliance, and health outcomes over a 12-week peanut consumption study.
Katherene Osei-Boadi Anguah: Effects of pulse physical form and digestive enzyme availability on postprandial glucose and appetite responses.
Wei Zheng: 1,25 dihydroxyvitamin D regulation of energy metabolism in MCF10 human breast epithelial cells.
Theresa D'Aquila received 2nd place at the 2013 Sigma Xi Graduate Student Research Awards Competition Poster Session Theresa D'Aquila received the Best Poster Award at the 2012 Purdue University Obesity and Cancer Discovery Group Poster Competition Clara Park received 2nd place and Wei Zheng got 3rd place in the ASN Vitamin and Mineral RIS poster competition at EB. Rebecca Replogle received 2nd place in the Nutrient Gene Interaction Research Interest Section poster competition at EB. Rebecca Replogle won the 2012 ASN Student Interest Group Travel Award. INP student, Winnie Zheng, is the recipient of an Office of Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs' Poster Competition Award. Christine Keller won the 2012 Nutrition Science Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award.
The winners of the 2012 INP Poster Session are:
Minghua Tang: Assessment of protein requirement in octogenarian women using the indicator amino acid oxidation (IAAO) technique.
Rebecca A. Replogle: Identification of genetic loci controlling intestinal calcium absorption using BXD recombinant inbred mice fed high or low dietary calcium.
Winnie Zheng, PhD student, highlighted by the Office of Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs. Emily Hohman, PhD student, is the recipient of the 2011 International Bone & Mineral Society Sun Valley Workshop Alice L. Jee Young Investigator Award. Her advisor is Dr. Connie Weaver. Clara Park, PhD student, is the recipient of a 2011 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research President's Poster Competition Award. Her advisor is Dr. Connie Weaver. Wei (Winnie) Zheng, PhD student, is the recipient of the 2011 American Society for Nutrition Mars, Inc. Predoctoral Fellowship for her proposal project entitled 1-alpha, 25 dihydroxyvitamin D regulation of energy metabolism in mammary carcinogenesis. Her advisor is Dr. Dorothy Teegarden.
Eileen Weinheimer, PhD student, is the recipient of the 2011 American Society for Nutrition Cargill Predoctoral Fellowship. This award recognizes the excellence of her project entitled, Influences of whey protein on body composition, dietary compensation, and indices of metabolic syndrome in overweight and obese middle-aged adults. Her advisor is Professor Wayne Campbell.
The winners of the 2011 INP Poster Session were:
Marsha DeSmet: The effect of vitamin D receptor activities on beta-catenin-regulated transcripts in mice with colonic inactivation of both APC alleles.
Emily Hohman: Vitamin D2-rich yeast is bioavailable and is equally effective at improving bone properties as vitamin D3 in rats.
Yan Li: An in vivo search for the targets of vitamin D signaling in prostate cancer prevention.
Aki Uchida: Differential rols of Acyl-CoA: diacylglycerol acyltransferase 1 (DGAT1) and DGAT2 in dietary fat absorption.
INP Graduate, April Stull, Does Well! April Stull, PhD, RD, an INP Graduate, received the 2010 Postdoctoral Professional Development & Enrichment Award. >> More
F&N graduate student Eileen Weinheimer is one of three students selected as trainees for a new National Institute on Aging program. More
John Apolzan received the 2009 Norma Compton Outstanding Student Award. His faculty advisor is Wayne Campbell.
Mary-Jon Ludy, graduate student, received the Foods and Nutrition Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award for 2009.
The winner of the 2009 INP Poster Session competition is Heather White, "Regulation of Pyruvate Carboxylase Promoters by Environmental and Nutritional Cues."