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The Fountain of Youth: Can calories and dietary fat change the rate of aging?

Dr. Jon Ramsey Faculty, Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis Dr. Ramsey has been exploring mechanisms that contribute to aging. In this presentation, he…

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Pathogenesis of RNA Viruses in High Risk Populations

Dr. Stacey Schultz-Cherry Member, Department of Infectious Diseases and Deputy Director, St Jude Children's Research Hospital Dr. Schultz-Cherry starts her presentation by explaining the…

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Does Size Matter? Reflections on Weight Based Stigma and Discrimination

Dr. Michelle Neyman Morris Faculty, Nutrition & Food Science Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Michelle Morris calls dieting “a national pastime,” and points out that the weight-loss…

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Developmental Exposure to DDT Impairs the Molecular and Physiological Control of Brown Adipose Energy Expenditure Leading to Insulin Resistance

Michele La Merrill, PhD, MPH Department of Environmental Toxicology, UC Davis Dr. Michele La Merrill has been studying the question: Could chemicals in the environment cause metabolic syndrome?…

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Feeding China's Little Emperors in the Age of Globalization

Dr. Chunyan Song Professor, Sociology Department, CSU, Chico Dr. Chunyan Song, faculty member in the CSU, Chico Sociology Department, shares findings from her ongoing study of child feeding…

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Diet-Genome Interactions: An Example of Multi-Scale Biology and Cross-Kingdom Regulation

Dr. Raymond L. Rodriguez Professor, UC, Davis The focus of Dr. Rodriguez’ presentation is the interaction between human genes and our dietary environment. He asserts that this interaction is…

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Health at Every Size & Mindful Eating at Any Age

Michelle Neyman Morris Ph.D, R.d., Department of Nutrition and Food Science, CSU, Chico Dr. Morris questions some of the negative assumptions regarding the effects of obesity, which she calls…

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Cool Cuisine: Feed Your Body, Mind and Planet

Laura Stec Author and Corporate Chef for Pescadero Foods, Inc. Foods best for the health of our people are also best for the health of our planet. True or false? Why does it matter? And why should…

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Fecal Matter Transplant as a Means of Restoring a Healthy Gut Flora

Peter Bangsund, MD Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Enloe Medical Center, Chico, CA Dr. Bangsund explains that clostidium difficile (aka C.diff) bacteria infections, which cause serious…

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