ILSI North America 2019 Mid-Year Science Program

ILSI North America 2019 Mid-Year Science Program
Arlington, VA, USA
June 25, 2019


The ILSI North America Mid-Year Meeting combines presentations on topics of current interest with reports on progress within the organization’s new and ongoing programs. The 2019 Mid-Year Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 25 June 2019.

This year's program features top speakers addressing emerging science on food intake and waste, new approaches to risk assessment, hot topics in Listeria research, transparent research practices, and the impact of deep and prolonged space travels on human physiology and health and and sustainable food and water supply.


Scientific Presentations:

View the draft agenda.

Films from the Future: Technology and Morality in the Sciences
Andrew Maynard, PhD, Arizona State University

Methods, Technologies & Requirements for Developing a Safe, Nutritious & Palatable Food System in Space
Grace Douglas, PhD, NASA

Nutritional Requirements & Nutrient Metabolism in Zero Gravity
Scott Smith, PhD, NASA

Considerations for Food Production and Life Support in Space
Michael Dixon, PhD, University of Guelph

Relationship Between Food Waste, Diet Quality & Environmental Sustainability
Zach Conrad, PhD, USDA

Hot Topics in Listeria Research
Chuck Czuprynski, PhD, UW Food Research Institute

Dietary Effects on Host Metabolism and Health: Role of the Gut Microbiota?
Kelly Swanson, PhD, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

New Frameworks & Surrogate Approaches to Risk Assessment
Thomas Hartung, MD, Johns Hopkins

Benefits of More Transparent Research Practices and Bias Reduction Tools
David Mellor, PhD, Center for Open Science

Update on ILSI North America Assembly on Scientific Integrity
Rickey Yada, PhD, University of British Columbia

Networking and poster reception to follow.