Texas Tech University

Obesity Research Institute Seminar Series

Fall 2019

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September 9

Jennifer Hewitt, PhD Candidate Chemical Engineering 
Development and Applications of C. elegans as a model organism to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

September 16

Dr. Latha Ramalingam, Research Assistant Professor, NS
Maternal Obesity and Offspring Health

September 23

Dr. Shannon Galyean, Assistant Professor, NS
New Treatments for Vitamin Insufficiency among Bariatric Surgery Patients

September 30

Dr. Marianne Evola, Director of Responsible Research, Office of Research & Innovation
How to take negative feedback

October 7

Dr. Oak Hee Park, Research Assistant Professor, COHS and NS
Community outreach and engagement

October 14

Dr. Grant Tinsley, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology & Sports Management
Human Body Composition: Methodological Considerations and Alterations via Nutrition and Exercise Programs

October 21

Dr. Machado, Vinicius, Assistant Professor, Veterinary Sciences
Past and future research on strategies to reduce the need of antimicrobial drugs for the treatment of metritis in dairy cows

October 28

Student presentations
Kalhara & Shasika – Gene Therapy

November 4

No Classes- ObesityWeek Conference

November 11

Student presentations
Mahsa & Afrina – Caloric and time-restricted eating

November 18

Student presentations
Tariful & Bimba – Placental microbiome

November 25

Students presentations
Rasha, Upasana & Abu – Stem Cell Therapy

December 2

Student presentations
Yasaman, Eduardo & Chelsi – Processed Foods and metabolic diseases