Colloquium 2018 Presentations

Spring Colloquium 2018 Presentations

If you are a corporate partner and have not received a password, please email Development and Corporate Relations Specialist Alyssa Wofford using your company e-mail system to request one.

Morning Session
When DNA Gets Loopy – Danielle Reed, PhD, Associate Director and Member, Monell
Inherited Variation in Plants: The Impact of Somatic Selection and Epigenetics – Eric Richards, PhD, Professor, Vice President for Research, Boyce Thompson Institute
Diet, Microbiome, and Gut Health – Gary Wu, MD, Professor of Medicine, Ferdinana G. Weisbrod Chair in Gastroenterology, Co-Director, PennCHOP Microbiome Program, University of Pennsylvania
Taste: Under the Influence – Paul Breslin, PhD, Member, Monell
Stress and Taste Regeneration – Hong Wang, PhD, Associate Member, Monell
Diabetes and Impaired Regeneration of the Olfactory Epithelium – Akihito Kuboki, MD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Monell

Afternoon Session
Effects of Stress on Neurodegeneration – Aaron Haeusler, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Pleasure or Pain? Genetic and Environmental Influences on the Hedonics of Oral Pungency and Spicy Foods – Pamela Dalton, PhD, MPH, Member, Monell
Smell: At the Intersection of Genes and Environment – Joel Mainland, PhD, Associate Member, Monell
Gene and Environment Interactions Revealed in Olfactory Neurons for Neuropsychiatric Patients – Chang-Gyu Hahn, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Hospital
Does Stress Alter the Chemical Communication of Danger? – Stephanie Gervasi, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Monell
A Look Ahead: Implications and Opportunities – Nancy Rawson, PhD, Vice President, Associate Director, and Associate Member, Monell


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Nancy Rawson, PhD
Vice President and Associate Director