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Networking2023 Annual Meeting

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Upcoming Events

  • 9/13/23 @ 11:30 a.m.
    Dr. J. Josh Lawrence, Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, TTUHSC, School of Medicine, Lubbock TX
    "Lipophilic vitamin sufficiency in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease"
    TTUHSC in room 220 Academic Classroom Building (ACB).

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  • 11/1/23 @ 11:30 a.m.
    Dr. Paule Valery Joseph, Chief, Tenure-Track Investigator, Section of Sensory Science and Metabolism (SenSMet), Division of Intramural Clinical and Biological Research (DICBR), National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, MD
    "Chemosensation, Diet, & Chronic Disorders (Obesity and Alcohol Use Disorder)"
    TTU in room 111 Human Sciences Building. 
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  • 11/8/23 @ 11:30 a.m.
    Dr.Gail A. Cornwall, Professor, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, TTUHSC, School of Medicine, Lubbock TX
    "Biological Roles of Amyloid in the Reproductive Tract and Brain"
    TTUHSC in room 240 Academic Classroom Building (ACB)
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News & Announcements

Congratulation to our esteemed ORI Director, Dr. Naima Moustaid-Moussa

  • Selected to join as the new vice president-elect for the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Board of Directors, 2023.   Read more: https://bit.ly/3qEOFf6  
  • For joining the Office of Research & Innovation(OR&I) as Associate Vice President for Research while continuing her appointment in Nutritional Sciences.

Congratulations to our very own ORI Associate Director Jannette M.Dufour, Ph.D., for becoming the Chair of the Department of Cell Biology & Biochemistry at TTUHSC!

Are you an undergraduate student looking for a paid internship? Learn more about our new USDA REEU Nutrition BEST program: how to participate, what it is, and our goals here!

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