NutriNews Issue 7 2017 - Page 23

Awards and Recognitions: Canadian Nutrition Society January 14 2017 Toronto, Canada Dr. David Jenkins Robert H. Herman Memorial Award Neil Yang SIG Travel Award A special mention to Dr. Young-In Kim for a captivating Epigenetics and Cancer talk at the conference! Experimental Biology April 21—April 27 2017 Chicago, United States of America The 2017 CNS-SCN Thematic Conference was held on January 14, 2017 at Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel. The conference’s welcome word was given by Dr. David Ma (the Conference Chair), and Dr. Sara Robbins (the CNS President). Keynote speakers included Dr. Richard Fedorak, Interim Dean of Medicine, from the University of Alberta, who presented the talk “Why is the gut so important for health?”. Several Department of Nutritional Sciences attended as student representatives and poster presenters. EB offers the opportunity to enhance your experience and broaden your understanding of cross-disciplined research. Three cross-disciplined themes for 2017 are Professional Development, Education and Pu blic Engagement. r e n c e Our students represented the Department at the EB conference with oral and poster competitions. Recognition goes to all our students for their successful presentations! Faculty members, including Dr. Mary L’Abbé, Dr. Debbie O’Connor, Dr. David Jenkins, Dr. Harvey Anderson and Dr. Young-In Kim. Issue 3 | Nutrition of Everything | 17