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Full Schedule

Full Schedule

  • Thursday, June 10, 2021
  • 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM EDT
    Bootcamp / Live Fitness Class
  • 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
    Dialogues in Nutrition: Understanding and Using National Dietary Data

    Chair: Alanna J. Moshfegh, MS, RD – USDA, ARS, BHNRC, Food Surveys Research Group

    Speaker: Donna Rhodes, MS, RD – USDA, ARS, BHNRC, Food Surveys Research Group

    Speaker: Suzanne Morton, MPH, MBA – American Society for Nutrition

    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 – 11:15 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

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Assessing the Safety of Bioactives that Affect the Infant Immune System (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Richard J. Deckelbaum, MD, CM, FRCP(C) – Columbia University

    Chair: John Wallingford, PhD – Nutrispectives, LLC

    Speaker: Steven A. Abrams, MD – Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin

    Speaker: Peter Van Dael, PhD, MBA – DSM

    Speaker: Catherine J. Field, PhD, RD – University of Alberta

    Speaker: Talal A. Chatila, MD – Harvard University

    Speaker: Ronald Kleinman, MD – MassGeneral Hospital for Children

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Balancing Planetary and Human Health: The Crucial Role of Biodiversity (Sponsored Satellite Program)

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

    Chair: Emeran A. Mayer, MD – UCLA

    Speaker: Fabrice DeClerck, PhD – Bioversity International and the EAT Foundation

    Speaker: Heribert Hirt, PhD – King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

    Speaker: Joël Doré, PhD – Université de Paris-Saclay, INRAE, AgroParisTech

    Food Science and Systems

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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
    ASN Community Activities and GEM Forums
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Community and Public Health Nutrition GEM Forum - Navigating Weight Loss in a Post Pandemic Era – What is the Evidence?

    Chair: Alyce D. Fly, PhD – Ball State University

    Speaker: Carolyn Gunther, PhD, RND, LD – The Ohio State University

    Speaker: Valter Longo, PhD – University of Southern California

    Speaker: Jeff S. Volek, PhD, RD – Ohio State University

    Speaker: Carolyn Dunn, PhD, RDN, LDN – North Carolina State University

    Speaker: Arthur H. OWORA, PhD, MPH – Indiana University

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

    Global and Public Health 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

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Nutrition Translation GEM Forum - Fermented Foods Health Benefits and Regulations

    Chair: Christopher J. Cifelli, PhD – National Dairy Council

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

    Speaker: Carol D'lima, PhD – Food and Drug Administration

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

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Nutritional Epidemiology GEM Forum - Hot Topics: (1) The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and (2) Introduction of Ongoing Cohorts

    Chair: Xiang Gao, PhD – Pennsylvania State University

    Chair: Victor W. Zhong, PhD – Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine

    Speaker: Regan L. Bailey, Ph.D. – Purdue University

    Speaker: Trudy Voortman, PhD – Division of Human Nutrition and Health, Wageningen University and Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC Rotterdam

    Speaker: Diane C. Mitchell, MS, RD – The Pennsylvania State University

    Speaker: Yun Li, Ph.D – North China University of Science and Technology

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Creating Work-Life Balance as an Early Career Academic, Organized by the ASN Early Career Nutrition Interest Group

    Chair: Nadine Mikati, PhD, RDN, LDN – Nova Southeastern University

    Chair: Katherine N. Balantekin, PhD, RD – University at Buffalo

    Speaker: Kristen K. Hicks-Roof, PhD, RDN, LDN, CLC, FAND – University of North Florida

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

    Speaker: Lexi L. MacMillan Uribe, PhD, RDN – Cornell University

    Speaker: Joseph Kindler, PhD – University of Georgia

    Career/Professional Development

  • 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM EDT
    Early Career Nutrition (ECN) Interest Group Social Hour Networking Event

    Chair: Lexi L. MacMillan Uribe, PhD, RDN – Cornell University

    Chair: Jill Joyce, PhD, RD – Oklahoma State University

    Chair: Liliana Aguayo-Markes, PhD, MPH – Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health