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Full Circle: How Dr. Peggy Hsieh Supports the FSU CHHS

Family has always played a big role in the life of Dr. Yun-Hwa “Peggy” Hsieh. Whether her biological family or her beloved FSU community, she constantly credits the support and motivation she received from her family and friends as a source of inspiration for her career in food science. As a graduate of FSU’s nutrition […]

Doctoral Student Cesar Meza Receives NIH Predoctoral Fellowship

Cesar Meza is a doctoral student in the department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology. Recently, he received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Fellowship (F31), which is awarded to help doctoral students receive mentored research training while conducting research in the scientific health-related fields. The prestigious award is an honor for […]

Dr. Ravinder Nagpal awarded research grant from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

Dr. Ravinder Nagpal, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology, is awarded an early-career investigator grant by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Foundation’s to explore a potential link between infectious diseases and the causation of Alzheimer’s disease. The award will fund ($30,000) a one-year exploratory project to examine the implication […]

Nutrition and Food Science Ph.D. Candidate Wins Scholarship

Nutrition and Food Science Ph.D. candidate Alan Dawson received the Herbalife Nutrition Scholarship from the American Society for Nutrition, which is awarded to “a promising student seeking an advanced degree in nutrition or related field.” Dawson’s research focuses on investigating the relationship between gastrointestinal energy absorption efficiency and weight status in females. The Herbalife Nutrition […]

The FSU Nutritional Physiology Lab is Recruiting for High Altitude Study

The FSU Nutritional Physiology lab is recruiting individuals who are normal weight (BMI: 18.5-24.9kg/m2), aged 20-45, for a study to evaluate changes in resting metabolic rate, appetite, and heart rate variability following overnight exposure (8 h/night) to reduced environmental oxygen. In randomized order, participants will sleep one night in low oxygen conditions (~15% oxygen; equivalent to ~8500 feet elevation) and […]

The FSU Nutritional Physiology lab is recruiting females, aged 20-40, for a study exploring if differences in intestinal absorption influence weight status

The FSU Nutritional Physiology lab is recruiting females, aged 20-40, for a study exploring if differences in intestinal absorption influence weight status. If eligible, you will earn $500 for completing the study. Please complete the below survey to determine your eligibility: https://fsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8qW5KKz86D6kRo2

PhD Candidate Sandi Olson Appointed to Executive Committee for ASN Student Interest Group

Nutrition and Food Science Ph.D. Candidate Sandi Olson will serve a two year term as At-Large Delegate for the American Society for Nutrition Student Interest Group. The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Student Interest Group (SIG) focuses on the interests of student members in the Society. Students are informed of and encouraged to participate in […]

Food Science Graduate Students Won Awards at National Virtual Conferences

Four graduate students (Oluwatoyin Sangokunle, Chunya Tang, Yaqi Zhao, and Xingyi Jiang) from the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology (NIP) presented their research as the first author at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) FIRST Virtual Meeting (July 19-23, 2021). Another graduate student (Frank Velez) from NIP presented at the International Association for Food […]

Resistance Training in Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

Health and Human Sciences very own Mike Ormsbee and Bob Hickner have received NIH funding to examine the potential for resistance training in women struggling with obesity to aid in preventing Type 2 diabetes. Professors Ormsbee and Hickner will be collaborating with colleagues at the University of Arkansas and Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Louisiana. […]