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FSU program helps faculty bring research to market

Research to improve the detection of Salmonella and to speed up the development of new medicines received funding from a Florida State University program that supports faculty moving their work from the lab to the marketplace. FSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research awarded faculty members $70,000 through the Spring 2023 GAP Commercialization Investment Program. “Translating […]

Prashant Singh named FAFP’s 2023 Laboratorian of the Year

The Florida Association for Food Protection recently named Assistant Professor Prashant Singh the 2023 Laboratorian of the Year. The award recognizes outstanding commitment in utilizing and developing innovative and practical lab techniques to support food safety. It has been awarded since 2006 to industry representatives, researchers, and others. Singh, a food safety microbiologist, is the […]

FSU hosts inaugural White Coat Ceremony for dietetic internship students

Graduate students in Florida State University’s Dietetic Internship and Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway received white coats at the program’s inaugural White Coat Ceremony to mark their entry into the field of dietetics, the beginning of clinical rotations, and direct care of clients and patients. Family, friends, faculty, staff, alumni and preceptors gathered in the FSU […]

Doctoral student Leila Khalili receives Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship

Neil Charness, Ph.D., director of the Institute for Successful Longevity, announced that Leila Khalili, nutrition and food science doctoral student, has been awarded the 2023 Institute for Successful Longevity’s Esther & Del Grosser Scholarship. The scholarship provides $1,000 in support of student research. The scholarship supports Khalili and her future research on mechanisms involved in […]

Doctoral candidate Xiangyu “Jacob” Zheng receives research award from American Physiological Society

Exercise physiology doctoral candidate Xiangyu “Jacob” Zheng received a research recognition award at the recent American Physiology Summit, which took place April 20-23 in Long Beach, California. The Cardiovascular Section Research Recognition Award was presented on behalf of the American Physiological Society for Zheng’s abstract titled, “High-Salt Diet Augments Systolic Blood Pressure and Induces Arterial […]

FSU researchers examine role of crucial hormone and exercise with $1.8 million NIH grant

The human circulatory system is a marvel that stretches out over more than 60,000 miles within an adult body. Keeping it functioning properly is a crucial part of maintaining good health, especially as people age and the circulatory system weakens. Among the ingredients that go into keeping it healthy is a hormone called adiponectin. A […]

Michelle Parvatiyar awarded McKnight Junior Faculty Fellowship

The Florida Education Fund has awarded McKnight Junior Faculty Fellowships to two Florida State University professors as part of their initiative to encourage exceptional teaching and research by faculty historically underrepresented in academia. Michelle Parvatiyar, an assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology in the College of Health and Human Sciences, and […]

CHHS researchers develop quick, cost-effective shrimp authenticity test

Diners with discerning tastes may be keen to order an entrée featuring shrimp harvested from the waters of the Atlantic. Or perhaps they prefer a Pacific crustacean. But restaurant-goers beware: As the most consumed and highest imported seafood in the U.S., shrimp are vulnerable to food fraud, species substitution and mislabeling. To help combat the […]

Students and faculty receive awards at 2023 SEACSM conference

Students, alumni and faculty from the Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology attended the annual conference for the Southeastern chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (SEACSM) in Greenville, South Carolina, and came away with numerous awards and honors. Professor Lynn Panton was the recipient of the 2023 Henry J. Montoye Scholar Award. The Scholar Award was instituted to […]

CHHS announces 2023 Research Showcase winners

On Friday, March 3, graduate students from the departments of Human Development & Family Science and Nutrition & Integrative Physiology participated in the 2023 Research Showcase hosted by the CHHS Department of Research and Graduate Studies. The event spotlighted exciting research taking place at the College of Health and Human Sciences. More than 20 graduate […]