Students

Student

Gwen Chodur

  • GGNB Student
Major Professor: Francene Steinberg - Research Interests: Nutrigenomic interactions between diet and disease pathophysiology

Caitlin French

  • GGNB Student
Major Professor: Carolyn Slupsky - Research Interests: Interactions in host and microbial metabolism, maternal/ early child nutrition, cognitive development and nutrition behavior.

Riley Hughes

  • GGNB Student
Major Professor: Nancy Keim - Research Interests: Personalized nutrition and the gut microbiome.

Alice Martinic

  • GGNB Student
Major Professor: Carolyn Slupsky  - Research Interests:  I am interested in personalized health, particularly the interaction of the gut microbiota and diet. I am especially interested in cholesterol and bile acids.

Andrew Matchado

  • GGNB Student
Major Professor: Christine Stewart - Research Interests: Nutrition and non-communicable disease in low income setting.

Tagreed Mazi

  • GGNB Student
Major Professor: Valentina Medici - Research Interests: Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, and the cross talk between bone and energy metabolism.

Shannon McClorry

  • GGNB Student
Major Professor: Carolyn Slupsky - Research Interests: The effects of iron status in infant development.

Lyndsey Ruiz

  • GGNB Student
Major Professor: Rachel Scherr - Research Interests: Nutrition education, adolescent nutrition, nutrition knowledge, peer relationships, cross-age teaching, youth development.

Desiree Sigala

  • GGNB Student
Major Professor:  Peter Havel  - Research Interests: The affects of sugar consumption on lipid metabolism in young adults. 

Ashley Tovar

  • GGNB Student
Major Professor: Gretchen Casazza - Research Interests: Endocrine, metabolic, and performance alterations occurring in athletes experiencing low energy availability.

Ziwei Wang

  • GGNB Student
Major Professor: Patricia I. Oteiza - Research Interests: The effects of of (-)-epicatechin on mitigating high-fat diet-induced intestinal permeability and endotoxemia