Research Acknowledgement

It is extremely important that our grant is cited in all publications resulting from the use of NORC services. Our productivity and effectiveness as a Center is measured in part by the citation of the grant in published work. Please use the following acknowledgement in your publications:

This work utilized Core Services supported by grant DK089503 of NIH to the University of Michigan.

Enrichment: Seminars & Clubs

In order to encourage discussion among the nutrition and obesity research community at the University, multiple seminar series and clubs are supported by the NORC.

“Food for Thought” Seminar Series
This series of monthly invited lectures presents current nutrition and obesity research ranging from basic molecular biology to clinical and epidemiological applications. The University of Michigan has a unique resource, the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive, comprised of thousands of books, manuscripts, graphics, catalogues, advertisements, menus, and other ephemera related to American food, nutrition and cooking from the 16th to 20th centuries. Jan Longone, Culinary Curator, provided insightful introductions to many of the lectures drawing on relevant information from historical documents in this collection.
“Physical Activity and Nutrition” Seminar Series
Co-sponsored by the Schools of Kinesiology and Public Health, these monthly lectures provided a forum for interaction and discussion between students, researchers, and faculty regarding how activity and nutrition contribute to health and well-being.
Obesity Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Club
A truly interdisciplinary collection of students, researchers, and faculty participate in these monthly lectures and discussions. The club provides a forum for the presentation and dialogue about the medical and public health relevance of current research in obesity, diabetes and other metabolic diseases.
Systems Biology Journal Club
This club provides a forum of discussion between researchers in the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, the Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics and the Michigan Nutrition Obesity Research Center. Bi-monthly meetings during academic semesters allows ample time doctoral students supported by the Michigan Systems and Integrative Biology Training Grant to present their own research ideas and to lead discussions of recently published, novel research findings.