Science on tap

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10/13/2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Riggs Beer Company
Address: 1901 S High Cross Rd, Urbana, Illinois, USA

Science on Tap!

A new discussion series for the community led by graduate students in the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology. Hosted by the MCB Graduate Student Association and held at Riggs Beer Company.
The public is welcome to attend to lean more about what some of the graduate students and the University of Illinois are working on.

Anna Waller

PhD student in Food Science and Human Nutrition

will be speaking on

Nutrition Smartphone Technologies and Micronutrient Deficiencies: the case of Mexico

This presentation will focus on understanding undernutrition and how novel nutrition smartphone technologies can be applied to address micronutrient deficiencies in countrywide nutrition programs, using Mexico as a case study. We will then discuss a novel iron smartphone sensor developed at the University of Illinois in collaboration with the Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro. Hope you’ll join us!

This event is open to the public.