Research Roundtables

The Foods for Health Annual Meeting will include four Research Roundtables focusing on areas that we have identified as of high interest in our affiliate community.  Our primary goal with the Research Roundtables is to gain a better understanding of the progress, needs, and interest in each of these topics areas.  Each session is facilitated by a faculty expert on the topic. Come prepared to discuss your interests, needs, and ideas for collaboration.


Research Roundtable Topic Faculty Facilitator
Data analytics and artificial intelligence in food & nutrition research Xia Ning
Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics, Computer Science and Engineering
Crop improvement for human health Jessica Cooperstone
Assistant Professor, Horticulture & Crop Science, Food Science & Technology
Metabolomics Vicki Wysocki
Ohio Eminent Scholar
Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Director, Campus Chemical Instrument Center
Associate Faculty Director, Foods for Health
Food choice and eating behavior Devin Peterson and Chris Simons
Faculty, Food Science & Technology
Faculty Director, Foods for Health
Director, Flavor Research Education Center (FREC)