Nutrition and Integrative Physiology

Two NFES PhD Candidates Elected as American Society for Nutrition Representatives

Nutrition and Food Science PhD candidates David Barney and Alan Dawson, were elected as Student Representatives for the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). David will serve as Student Representative for the Vitamins & Minerals Research Interest Section and Alan as Student Representative for the Energy & Macronutrient Metabolism Research Interest Section. According to ASN, research […]

Dr. Rao Received Two USDA Grants to Develop Food Safety Tests

 NFES Associate Professor Dr. Qinchun Rao recently received two USDA grants to fund the development of food safety tests. Both grants are funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Agriculture and Food Research Initiative. One $474,000 grant will be used to help develop a test to detect shellfish cross-contamination to protect those […]

NFES Assistant Professor Prashant Singh Awarded Grant for E. coli Research

Dr. Prashant Singh made headlines in FSU News this week when he was awarded funding for his E. coli research. The FSU Office of Commercialization awarded approximately $73,000 to faculty for the Fall 2020 GAP Commercialization Investment Program. The program is designed to help FSU researchers realize the commercial potential for their work. Dr. Singh […]

Exercise Physiology PhD Student Jake Martenson Claimed 1st Place at 3MT!

Jake Martenson tied for first place in this year’s Three Minute Thesis Competition. Jake was one of nine PhD Student finalists in the competition developed by The University of Queensland, Australia. Each student in the competition has three minutes to summarize their dissertation topic as best they can. The judges decide if the content was […]

Dr. Orlando Laitano Discusses Latest Paper; Acute Phase Response to Exertional Heat Stroke in Mice

The Physiological Society used Dr. Laitano’s recent study as one of their “EPicks” on their YouTube Channel this week. In the Video Dr. Laitano discusses his latest paper investigating the acute phase response to exertional heat stroke in mice.

Dr. Stephen Hennigar & PhD Candidate David Barney Received ACC-CRIA Award

David Barney and Dr. Stephen Hennigar received an award from the ACC-CRIA (Center for Research in Intercollegiate Athletics) to help publish their research on the Relationship between dietary intake, diet quality, and biomarkers of health and performance in ACC cross country runners. Of the 22 proposals submitted only 7 were awarded including David and Dr. Hennigar’s […]

NFES Master’s Student James Ippolito Named FSU Student Star

James Ippolito an M.S. thesis student in Nutrition & Food Science was recently chosen as one of FSU’s Student Stars. Student Stars are selected for achieving distinction in their academic area or following significant service to the university. All students are either nominated by their academic dean or through the Office of the Vice President […]

NFES Master’s Student Laxmi Sharma Received FAFP Fall Scholarship

One of CHS best and brightest received a scholarship from the Florida Association for Food Protection. Laxmi Sharma is a Master’s student enrolled in the Nutrition & Food Sciences MS/Thesis program and she is part of the Graduate Student Advisory Council. “On behalf of the Florida Association for Food Protection Board of Directors and all […]

Former FL Resident and CHS Friend Sota Making History in Minnesota

Sota had previously been training as a service dog in Florida with NFES (Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences) Professor Lynn Panton before answering her calling as the first Electronic Detection K9 for the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in Minnesota. As it turns out Sota had way too much energy for a service animal and was […]

CHS Fall 2020 Graduate Student Awards

Congratulations Award Winners! Welcome Smiles Davis The following CHS graduate students have received scholarships this fall.   Aaron Matthews – Recipient of Sandels Fund for Excellence Scholarship Aaron is an incoming Exercise Physiology PhD student, originally from Ajax, Canada. Prior to coming to FSU, Aaron worked as a Teaching/Graduate Assistant at California State University in […]