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Full Schedule

  • Monday, June 7, 2021
  • 12:00 PM – 1:55 PM EDT
    Opening Session and Presidential Symposium: Discovering Metabolic Effects of Micronutrient Deficiencies and Interventions

    Chair: Lindsay H. Allen, PhD – Western Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture

    Speaker: David Wishart, PhD – University of Alberta

    Speaker: Michael Fenech, PhD – Genome Health Foundation

    Speaker: Sun-Eun Lee, PhD – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

    Discussant: Keith P. West, Jr., DrPH, MPH, RD – Center for Human Nutrition, Dept of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Immunocompetence, Nutrition & COVID-19

    Chair: Dallas R. Donohoe, PhD – The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Speaker: Jean-Laurent Casanova, MD, PhD – The Rockefeller University

    Speaker: Carmen Piernas-Sanchez, PhD, MSc – University of Oxford

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    The Future of Nutrition Data. Welcome to the Great Disruption (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Adam Drewnowski, PhD – University of Washington

    Speaker: David Heber, MD, PhD – UCLA Center for Human Nutrition

    Speaker: Britt M. Burton-Freeman, PhD – Illinois Institute of Technology

    Speaker: Donald K. Layman, PhD – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Speaker: Peter Frazier, PhD – Cornell University

    Speaker: Matthew Lange, PhD – IC-FOODS

    Speaker: Shavawn Forester, PhD RDN – Nutrient Institute

    Speaker: Paul Magelli, MS – WISEcode

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

    Global and Public Health Nutrition

  • Tuesday, June 8, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    W.O. Atwater Lecture - Atwater Factors at the Biology-Behavior Interface

    Speaker: Richard Mattes, MPH, PhD, R.D. – Purdue University

    Chair: Chavonda Jacobs-Young, PhD – US Department of Agriculture Research, Education and Economics Mission

    Moderator: Pamela Starke-Reed, PhD – Agricultural Research Service, USDA

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Nutrition, Immunosenescence and Infectious Disease: An Overview of the Scientific Evidence on Micronutrients and Bioactives (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Philip C. Calder, PhD – University of Southampton

    Speaker: Renee Korczak, PhD, RDN, CSSD – GSK Consumer Healthcare

    Speaker: Simin N. Meydani, D.V.M., PhD – Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University

    Speaker: Heather Zwickey, PhD – National University of Natural Medicine

    Speaker: Charles B. Stephensen, PhD – USDA

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Nutritional Microbiology GEM Forum

    Chair: Hannah D. Holscher, PhD, RD – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Moderator: Sarah S. Comstock, PhD – Michigan State University

    Speaker: Elizabeth Johnson, PhD – Cornell University

    Speaker: Sharon M. Donovan, PhD, RD – University of Illinois

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021
  • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Should Isoflavones Be Considered Endocrine Disruptors? A Critical Review of the Literature (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: John W. Erdman, Jr., PhD – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Speaker: Martin Ronis, PhD – Louisiana State University

    Speaker: Alison M. Duncan, PhD, RD, FDC – University of Guelph

    Speaker: Ian Rowland, PhD – University of Reading

    Speaker: Mark Messina, PhD, MS – Loma Linda University

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    George Bray Outstanding Scientific Achievements Award in Obesity Research Lectureship - My Lifetime Journey Through Obesity Research

    Chair: George Bray, MD – Pennington Biomedical Research Center

    Chair: Leanne M. Redman, PhD – Pennington Biomedical Research Center

    Speaker: Eric Ravussin, PhD – Pennington Biomedical Research Center

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Optimizing NAD Status: A Call to Action for Nutrition Research (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Mona Rosene, MS, RD – ChromaDex Corp

    Speaker: J. Bruce German, PhD – UC Davis

    Speaker: Eija Pirinen, PhD – University of Helsinki

    Speaker: David L. Katz, MD, MPH – Diet ID, Inc

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    AIN-93G/M: Is it Time to Revisit the Formulation?

    Chair: Jesse F. Gregory, III, PhD – University of Florida

    Chair: Robert E. Ward, PhD – Utah State University

    Speaker: Marta L. Fiorotto, Ph.D. – USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine

    Speaker: David Klurfeld, PhD – USDA/ARS

    Speaker: Michael Pellizzon, PhD – Research Diets, Inc.

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
    Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Sung Nim Han, PhD, RD – Seoul National University

    Speaker: Dong-Mi Shin, PhD – Seoul National University

    Speaker: Hakdong Shin, PhD – Sejong University

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

  • Thursday, June 10, 2021
  • 8:15 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Food Biome to Human Biome: Beyond Nutrients (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Oliver Chen, PhD – Biofortis Research, Merieux NutriSciences

    Chair: Hannah D. Holscher, PhD, RD – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Speaker: Paul D. Cotter, PhD – Teagasc

    Speaker: Danilo Ercolini, PhD – University of Naples

    Speaker: Maria L. Marco, PhD – University of California Davis, Department of Food Science & Technology

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Insights on Micronutrients, Immunity and Vaccination (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Adrian F. Gombart, PhD – Oregon State University

    Chair: Sonia Hartunian-Sowa, PhD – DSM Nutritional Products, NA

    Speaker: Martin Hewison, PhD – Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research - University of Birmingham

    Speaker: Philip C. Calder, PhD – University of Southampton

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Role of Habitual Diet in Shaping the Human Gut Microbiome

    Speaker: Danxia Yu, PhD – Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Speaker: Karine Clément, MD, PhD – University Pierre and Marie Curie

    Speaker: Abigail J. Johnson, PhD, RDN – University of Minnesota, School of Public Health

    Moderator: Sylvia Ley, PhD, RD – Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators (SPMs) and Their Role in Actively Resolve Inflammation: Physiological Mechanisms and Immune-Nutrition Solutions for the Increasing Challenge of Inflammatory Health Conditions (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Saame R. Shaikh, PhD – UNC Chapel Hill

    Speaker: Xavier de la Rosa, PhD – CETRI

    Speaker: Hildur Arnardottir, PhD – Karolinska Instutet

    Speaker: Julio Boza Puerta, PhD – Azur Global Nutrition

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    NIH’s All of Us Research Program: What Nutrition Researchers Need to Know

    Chair: Drew Sayer, PhD – University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Speaker: Joshua C. Denny, MD, MS – National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program

    Speaker: Holly Nicastro, PhD, MPH – NIH Office of Nutrition Research

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Energy and Macronutrient Metabolism GEM Forum - Hot Topic: A Journey from Fasting to Feeding: Jump on the Kinetics Train

    Chair: Lee M. Margolis, PhD – U.S. Army Research Institute of Envrionmental Medicine

    Speaker: Elizabeth J. Parks, PhD – University of Missouri

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Diet and Cancer GEM Forum

    Chair: Abby D. Benninghoff, PhD – Utah State University

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition