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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

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Protein in a Changing Environment

    Chair: Daniel Raiten – Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

    Chair: John Finley, PhD Animal Nutrition – USDA ARS

    Speaker: Naglaa H. El-Abbadi, PhD, MPH – Tufts University

    Speaker: Johnpaul Kagulire, MS – Tuskegee University

    Speaker: Clayton Nevins – University of Florida

    Speaker: Natalie Lounsbury – University of New Hampshire

    Panelist: Dave Gustafson, PhD – Agriculture & Food Systems Institute

    Panelist: Klaus Kraemer, PhD – Sight and Life Foundation

    Panelist: Kevin Miller, PhD – General Mills

    Panelist: Sylvia Rowe – SR Strategy, Chair of the NASEM’s Food and Nutrition Board Food Forum

    Food Science and Systems

  • 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

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Time for an Update - Nutrients in the DRI Waiting Room (Sponsored Satellite Program)

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

    Speaker: Maret G. Traber, PhD – Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University

    Speaker: William S. Harris, PhD – Fatty Acid Research Institute

    Speaker: Rebecca Costello, PhD – Center for Magnesium Education and Research (CMER)

    Clinical and Translational 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

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Malnutrition and Food Security in the Context of COVID-19

    Chair: Reina Engle-Stone, PhD – University of California, Davis

    Chair: Homero Martinez, MD, PhD – Nutrition International

    Speaker: William H. Dietz, MD, PhD – Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness, George Washington University

    Speaker: Roni Neff, PhD, MS – Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Dept of Environmental Health & Engineering, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

    Speaker: Susan Keino, PhD – Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya

    Speaker: Lynnette M. Neufeld, PhD – Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

    Global and Public Health Nutrition

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Maternal and Paternal Nutrition (From Research to Practice)

    Chair: Roschelle Heuberger, PhD, RD – Central Michigan University

    Chair: Ann Anderson-Berry, MD, PhD – University of Nebraska Medical Center

    Speaker: Lewis P. Rubin, MD – Georgetown University Medical Center

    Speaker: Leslie Myatt, PhD, FRCOG – Oregon Health & Science University

    From Research to Practice

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Early Life Nutrition (From Research to Practice)

    Chair: Cora M. Best, PhD, MHS, RDN – University of Washington School of Medicine

    Chair: Christy Tangney, Ph.D. – Rush Medical College

    Speaker: Carol L. Cheatham, PhD – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Speaker: Ruchi S. Gupta, MD MPH – Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

    From Research to Practice

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Multidimensional Approaches to Malnutrition, Nutrition and Health

    Chair: Martha S. Field, PhD – Cornell University

    Chair: Anna Thalacker-Mercer, PhD – University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Speaker: Martin w. Bloem, MD, PhD – Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

    Speaker: Saurabh Mehta, MBBS, ScD – Cornell University

    Speaker: Elizabeth L. Prado, PhD – Institute for Global Nutrition, University of California, Davis

    Speaker: Rebecca A. Seguin-Fowler, PhD, RDN, LD, CSCS – Texas A&M, AgriLife Research

    Speaker: John Hoddinott, PhD – Cornell University

    Global and Public Health Nutrition

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    The Field of Precision Nutrition: Hype or Hope?

    Chair: Kevin C. Klatt, PhD, RD – Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine

    Speaker: Kevin D. Hall, PhD – National Institutes of Health

    Speaker: Christopher D. Gardner, PhD – Stanford Prevention Research Center

    Speaker: Deirdre K. Tobias, ScD – Brigham and Women's Hospital Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine; Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021
  • 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

  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    Gilbert A. Leveille Lecture - Precision Nutrition: Lessons from the Study of Choline (From Research to Practice)

    Chair: Elizabeth J. Mayer-Davis, PhD, RD – UNC-Chapel Hill

    Speaker: Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    From Research to Practice

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Using Innovative Technologies for Nutrition and Dietary Assessment in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

    Chair: Winnie Bell, MPH, MS – Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

    Chair: Marieke Vossenaar, PhD – Center for Dietary Assessment, FHI 360

    Speaker: Jennifer Coates, PhD – Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

    Speaker: Mourad Moursi, PhD – Intake - Center for Dietary Assessment, FHI Solutions

    Speaker: Aulo Gelli, PhD – International Food Policy Research Institute

    Speaker: Markus Pohl – Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e. V.

    Global and Public Health 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

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    The Global Nutrition Transition: Precision Nutrition and Hidden Hunger (Sponsored Satellite Program)

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

    Speaker: Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD – UCLA Center for Human Nutrition

    Speaker: Jose M. Ordovas, PhD – Tufts University

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 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

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Diversity in Nutrition Research at NIH: Research and Professional Development Opportunities

    Chair: Sonia Vega-López, PhD – Arizona State University

    Moderator: Lisa M. Troy, PhD – University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Speaker: Charlotte Pratt, PhD, MS, RD – NIH/NHLBI

    Speaker: Jill Reedy, PhD, MPH, RDN – National Cancer Institute

    Speaker: Mary Evans, PhD – National Institutes of Health

    Speaker: Alison A. Brown, MS, PhD, RDN – NIH/NHLBI

    Panelist: Padma Maruvada, Ph.D – National Institute of Diabetes, and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

    Career/Professional Development

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Healthy Debate: What Role(s) Does Exercise Play in Weight Management and Energy Balance? (From Research to Practice)

    Chair: John W. Apolzan, PhD, FTOS – Pennington Biomedical Research Center

    Chair: Nancy R. Rodriguez, PhD – University of Connecticut

    Speaker: Herman Pontzer, PhD – Duke University

    Speaker: Robert Ross, PhD – Queen’s University, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

    From Research to Practice

  • Thursday, June 10, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM EDT
    E.V. McCollum International Lectureships in Nutrition - How and Why Did Food Insecurity of Households and Individuals Become So Important?

    Speaker: Edward A. Frongillo, Jr., MS, PhD – University of South Carolina

    Chair: Christine E. Blake, R.D., Ph.D. – University of South Carolina

    Chair: Purnima Menon, PhD – International Food Policy Research Institute

    Global and Public Health Nutrition

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Current Issues in Adult Nutrition (From Research to Practice)

    Chair: David S. Seres, MD, ScM, PNS, FASPEN – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

    Chair: Roschelle Heuberger, PhD, RD – Central Michigan University

    Speaker: Paul E. Wischmeyer, MD – Duke University

    Speaker: Christos Mantzoros, MD, DSc – Harvard Medical School

    From Research to Practice

  • 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

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Current Issues: COVID-19 and Infant Feeding

    Chair: Lars Bode, PhD – UC San Diego

    Chair: Veronique Demers-Mathieu, PhD – Medolac Laboratories, A Public Benefit Corporation

    Speaker: Diane L. Spatz, PhD – University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

    Speaker: Lars Bode, PhD – UC San Diego

    Speaker: Johannes B. (Hans) van Goudoever, MD, PhD – Emma Children's Hospital, Amsterdam University Medical Centers (Amsterdam UMC)

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

    Global and Public Health Nutrition

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Nutrition and the Brain (From Research to Practice)

    Chair: Roschelle Heuberger, PhD, RD – Central Michigan University

    Chair: Christy Tangney, Ph.D. – Rush Medical College

    Speaker: Hussein Yassine, MD – Keck School of Medicine of USC

    Speaker: Mary Yannakoulia, PhD, RD – Harokopio University

    From Research to Practice