Education And Outreach - Community Outreach - Presentations

Seminars and Meetings

Part of the Center's community outreach and information dissemination program, Center members present the results of their research and education activities to local and national and international audiences. Below is a partial list of some of the presentations made by Center members and the director.

Presentations by the Center Director, Raymond Rodriguez.

2010

  • November 12, 2010. Food for Health: Connecting Genetic Diversity and Epigenetics to Improve Nutrition and Cancer Prevention. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • September 29, 2010, Diet-Genome Interactions as a Nutridynamical System: Nutritional Genomics at the Edge of Chaos. Meeting of the Council for Responsible Nutrition, Austin Texas.
  • September 23, 2010. Nutritional Epigenomics: What your grandmother didn't tell you about nutrition. National WIC Associate Biennial Conference 2010. Town and Country Hotel, San Diego CA. (Presentation PDF)
  • September 13, 2010, Diet-Genome Interactions as a Nutridynamical System: Nutritional Genomics at the Edge of Chaos. Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference (ABIC) Saskatoon Saskatewan Canada.
  • July 2, 2010. Diet-Genome Interactions as a Nutridynamical System: Nutritional Genomics at the Edge of Chaos. Griffith University, Brisbane Australia.
  • June 3, 2010. Diet-Genome Interactions as a Nutridynamical System: Nutrition Science at the Edge of Chaos. Annual Conference of the Korea Nutrition Society, Seoul Korea.

2009

  • December 14, 2009. Diet-Informed Epigenetic Regulation of Chemopreventive Genes by the Chromatin Binding Soy Peptide, Lunasin. Nara Institute of Science and Technology, International Day Symposium, Nara Japan.
  • Nov. 13, 2009. Diet-informed Epigenetic Modulation: Reprogramming the Epigenome to Express Chemopreventive Genes. UC Davis/Cal Poly Pomona, Nutritional Genomics Symposium, Pomona CA.
  • Nov. 2, 2009. Nutritional Epigenomics: Can Gene Function be Reprogrammed with Diet? International Society for Nutrition and Functional Foods. San Francisco, CA.
  • Oct. 8, 2009. Diet-informed Epigenetic Modulation: Reprogramming the Epigenome to Express Chemopreventive Genes. Center for Health Disparities and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda CA.
  • August 5, 2009. Personalized Diets and Genetic Testing: Is it time to rethink nutritional genomics? 8th International Conference on Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis.
  • June 7, 2009. Personalized Diets and Genetic Testing: Is it time to rethink nutritional genomics? 2009 International Food Technology Meeting and Food Expo. Anaheim CA.
  • March 10, 2009. Nutritional Genomics: Linking Food, Genomics, and Human Health to promote Global Health and Wellness. California Conference of Local Health Department Nutritionists. Asilomar Conference Facility, Pacific Grove CA.
  • February 10, 2009. Nutrition, Genes and You: It doesn't get more personal than this. Chancellor's Club Fireside Chat. Buehler Alumni Center, University of California, Davis.
  • February 4, 2009. Biotechnology: The application and commercialization of biological information for societal benefits. Biology Undergraduate Scholars Program (BUSP) University of California, Davis.
  • January 27, 2009. Diet-informed Epigenetic Modulation of Chemopreventive genes: A model for naturally occurring Peptidomimetics of Human Tumor Suppressors (poster). Keystone Symposium on Emerging Tumor Suppressors. January 25-30, 2009, Taos New Mexico.

2008

  • November 7, 2008. Nutritional Genomics and the Diet-Genome Paradox: Implications for Global Health and Wellness. 3rd Nutritional Genomics Conference, Department of Radiology, Michigan State University.
  • November 5, 2008. Nutritional Genomics and the Diet-Genome Paradox: Implications for Global Health and Wellness. 2rd International Congress on Food and Nutrition, University of Navarra, Pamplona Spain.
  • October 16, 2008. Nutritional Genomics: Navigating the path from phytochemical to functional food. 2nd Trilateral Conference - UC Davis National Chung Hsing University and Academia Sinica, UC Davis Genome Center.
  • May 9, 2008. Nutritional Genomics: It's more than a test. It a philosophy, it's a fact, it's the future. 2008 Hawaii Dietetic Association Conference. Japanese Cultural Center, Honolulu Hawaii.
  • March 1, 2008. Nutritional Genomics: It's more than a test. It a philosophy, it's a fact, it's the future. Santa Clara Dietetics Association, San Jose CA.
  • January 29, 2008. Nutritional Genomics: Boondoggle or the next frontier in promoting health through personalized nutrition? UC San Francisco Medical Center, Nutrition Services and Dietetics Internship Program, San Francisco CA.
  • January 23, 2008. Genomic Transduction and the Diet-Genome Paradox: Implications for Nutritional Genomics and Foods for Health. USDA-ARS Distinguished Lecture Series. USDA Beltsville Center, Beltsville MD.

2007

  • November 28, 2007. Genomic Transduction and the Diet-Genome Paradox: Implications for Nutritional Genomics and Foods for Health. 22nd International Symposium on Biotechnology and Biocatalysis, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan.
  • November 2, 2007. Nutritional Genomics and the Diet-Genome Paradox: Addressing the Hard Questions. 2rd Nutritional Genomics Conference, Department of Radiology, Michigan State University.
  • October 23, 2007. Nutritional Genomics: Linking Food, Genomics and Human Health to Promote Global Health and Wellness. Osaka University, San Francisco Office. San Francisco, CA.
  • September 18, 2007. Nutritional Genomics: Boondoggle or Latest Trend in Personalized Nutrition. Diablo Valley Dietetic Association, Walnut Creek, CA.
  • September 14, 2007. Genomic Transduction: Resolving the Diet-Gene Paradox. MARC/MBRS Program. Biology Department, Cal State University-Northridge, Northridge CA.
  • July 8, 2007, Linking Food, Genomics and Human Health to Promote Global Health and Wellness. American Society for Plant Biology Annual Meeting, Chicago IL.
  • June 14, 2007, Nutritional Genomics: Boondoggle or Latest Trend in Personalized Nutrition. Lillian Fontaine Smith Conference for Nutrition Educators. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.
  • April 20, 2007. Nutrition, Genes and You: It doesn't get more personal than this. California Dietetics Association Annual Meeting, Oakland CA.
  • April 18, 2007. Genomic Transduction: Implications for nutritional genomics and the diet x gene paradox. The Malcolm Trout Visiting Scholars Program, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI.

2006

  • November 7, 2006. Nutritional Genomics: Genetics and Epigenetic Implications for Nutrition and Health. Osaka University, San Francisco Office. San Francisco CA.
  • September 19, 2006. Nutritional Genomics: Genetics and Epigenetic Implications for Nutrition and Health. Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo sponsored by the American Dietetics Association, Honolulu Hawaii.
  • June 25, 2006. Human Genomics and Health Disparities. 4th Annual Workshop on Health Disparities, MD Anderson Medical Center, Houston Texas.
  • May 17, 2006. "Nutritional Genomics: Genomic and Epigenetic Implications for Foods for Health." CIFAR Conference XXII. Culinary Institute of America (CIA), St. Helena, CA.
  • February 16, 2006. Epigenetic Modifications of Histone H4 and Its Implications for Reducing Cancer Risk Using Dietary Intervention. Cal State Fullerton Biotechnology Seminar Program. Fullerton CA.
  • January 23, 2006. Epigenetic Modifications of Histone H4 and Its Implications for Reducing Cancer Risk Using Dietary Intervention. UC Davis Plant Reproductive Biology Seminar Program. UC Davis.
  • January 12, 2006. Nutritional Genomics: Linking Metabolite to Genotype. 2006 BIO Pacific Rim Conference. Honolulu Hawaii.

2005

  • July 26, 2005. Nutritional Genomics: What nutritionists need to know. Society for Nutrition Education 38th Annual Conference, Orlando FL.
  • June 14, 2005. Soy Peptide Up-Regulates Chemopreventive Genes in Human Cells - A Case Study for Nutritional Genomics. USDA Western Regional Research Center, Albany CA.
  • May 16, 2005. Nutritional Genomics: Linking Metabolite to Genotype. Melbourne Microarray Technology Consortium. La Trobe University, Melbourne Australia.
  • May 10, 2005. Nutritional Genomics: Linking Agriculture, Food and Human Health. Genome and Civilization. UC Biotechnology Program and Italian Embassy, UC Davis, Davis CA.
  • March 25, 2005. Nutritional Genomics: Systems Biology and Sources of Phenotypic Variation. Assessing the Health Effects of Bioactive Compounds in Food. National Institute of Cancer. Bethesda MD.
  • February 16, 2005. Nutritional Genomics: Linking Genotype to Metabolite. Metabolomics Conference, UC Davis Multidisciplinary Research Unit and MasterFoods Inc. UC Davis.
  • January 19, 2005. Soy peptide up-regulates tumor suppressor and other chemopreventive genes in human cells. 2005 International Symposium for the NAIST 21st Century COE Program. Nara Institute of Science & Technology, Nara Japan.
  • Staggers, Barbara. Casey Journalism Center on Children and Families Resources Listing under Academic and Research Experts, January 2005.
  • Staggers, Barbara. Opening Health Clinic, in high health care disparities location with 30 collaborating community agencies, February 2005.
  • Staggers, Barbara. Opening of Youth Uprising; Community Youth Development Center in high Health Care Disparities Region with 80 collaborating Community Agencies, March 2005.
  • Staggers, Barbara. University Medal, University of California Berkeley, 2004 Peter E. Haas Sr. Public Service Award for work that brings change to society, April 2005.
  • Camozzi, M, Rioux, M, Trotter, A, Vang, E, Masai, L, Kim, H, Kirkpatrick, K, Martin, A., Olivares, A, Wakimoto, P, Block, G. Student-driven undergraduate research opportunities in community-based research in public health. FASEB. San Diego, CA. 4 April 2005.
  • Masai, L, Vang, E, Trotter, A, Camozzi, M, Kim, H, Kirkpatrick, K, Rioux, M, Martin, A, Wakimoto, P, Block, G. Health and Nutrition Concerns of a Cambodian and Cambodian American population. FASEB. San Diego, CA. 4  April 2005.
  • Wakimoto, P, Block G, Mandel, S, Medina, N. Development and reproducibility study of brief dietary assessment tools for Latinos. FASEB. San Diego, CA 4 April 2005.
  • Trotter, A, Camozzi, M, Vang, E, Masai,L, Kim, H, Kirkpatrick, K, Rioux, M, Martin, A, Hill, B, Wakimoto, P, Block, G. Collaborations as a means of efficiently creating specialized nutrition and health education programs. FASEB. San Diego, CA.  4 April 2005
  • Vang, E, Masai, L., Trotter, A, Kim, H, Kirkpatrick, K, Camozzi, M, Rioux, M, Martin, A, Olivares, A, Wakimoto, P, Block, G. Culturally appropriate nutrition education for the California Hmong population FASEB. San Diego, CA 4 April 2005
  • Staggers, Barbara. Coordinator, National Adolescent Health Conference. Topic: Cultural Competence in Adolescent Health Care: Raising The Bar in Adolescent Healthcare. Community based strategies to deal with issues of adolescents of color to eliminate health disparities. 19 - 21 May 2005
  • Staggers, Barbara. University California Berkeley, School Of Public Health, Alumna SpotlightSpring 2005 issue.
  • Wakimoto, P, presented at a regional "Nutrition and Health Update" sponsored by the University of California Cooperative Extension, Shasta County and Butte County. The event was held in Redding, Cal. and the presentation was entitled Minority Health Disparities: Perceptions vs. Reality. Approximately 75 health educators, teachers, nurses and nutrition educators were in attendance. 2 October 2005

2004

  • Martin, A, Wakimoto, P, Olivares, A, Wei, N. Development of Culturally Appropriate Nutrition Education Materials for the California Latino Population. 37th Annual Society for Nutrition Education Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT. July 19, 2004.