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FS 2: AOCS Governing Board Town Hall Monday, May 6 | 7:15–7:45 a.m. | Room 100
Want to know more about AOCS? Join us for an informal get-together with AOCS Governing Board members to learn about our strategic initiatives. In addition to conducting rou-tine business of the Society, President Len Sidisky will share his perspective on this past year.
FS 3: Career Management & Networking Techniques: A guide to strategic partnership with recruiters Monday, May 6 | 8–9 a.m. | Room 221
Upon completion of this session, you will have the skills to proactively manage your career through effective networking, self-promotion, and resume writing. In addition, you will gain knowledge in the areas of effective interview preparation, social media best practices, and strategic partnering with an executive recruiter — both for your own career and for building your technical teams. 60-minute breakout sessions at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. will provide time to speak with a seasoned Executive Recruiter in a small group format. This is your opportunity to ask questions, engage one-on-one and gain specific insight into the career management process. We will provide an “open book” to the entire recruiting process.
FS 4: The OLEUM project advancements for a global strategy to guarantee olive oil quality and fight fraud Monday, May 6 | 7:55–10 a.m. | Room 222
Session is sponsored in part by Pompeian
FS 5: Healthy Oils at the Heart of Personalized Medicine Monday, May 6 | 10:20 a.m.–12:25 p.m. | Room 221 Organizer: Patricia Kearney, PMK Associates, Inc., USA.
New capabilities in epigenetics, nutrigenomics and a growing understanding of the human microbiome are paving the way for increased consumer demand for personalized nutrition. This session will explore new research that is showing the benefits of unsaturated fats in various dietary patterns and how specific fatty acids are providing different benefits to different individuals.
FS 6: Ingredient Transparency Monday, May 6 | 10:20 a.m.–12:25 p.m. | Room 220
Transparency is one of the current key issues surrounding new material development for formulated products, and complex due to the necessary balance of companies protecting their intellectual property and the consumers’ right to know about what they are using as part of their daily routines.
FS 7: AOCS Technical Services Available to Serve You Monday, May 6 | 10:20 a.m.–12:25 p.m. | Room 222
AOCS has a long history of providing services to our members and the fats, oils, proteins and surfactants industries. This session presents details on what the AOCS Technical Department has to offer.
FS 8: Sterols Symposium, featuring the Schroepfer Medal Award Lecture Monday, May 6 | 1:55–5:25 p.m. | Room
2:00 p.m. Chemical Biology of Phylaspecific Steroidal Antimetabolites Functioning as Suicide Inhibitors. W. David Nes*, Texas Tech University, USA (Schroepfer Medal Award Winner)
2:25 Coffee meet and greet
Herbert J. Dutton Award Luigi Mondello, University of Messina, Italy Lecture: ANA Luncheon | Monday, May 6 | 12:30 p.m. | Room 240
4:05 Fast GC and GC×GC Approaches to Detailed Fatty Acid Fingerprinting in Natural Fats and Oils. Luigi Mondello*, University of Messina, Italy (Herbert J. Dutton Award Winner)
Biotechnology Student Award Ashwin Sancheti, University of Akron, USA Lecture: BIO 1.2a/PRO 1a | Monday, May 6 | 3 p.m. | Room 104
3:00 Kinetic Modelling of Enzymatic Saccharification of Soy Molasses. Ashwin Sancheti* (Biotechnology Division Student Award Winner) and Lu-Kwang Ju, University of Akron, USA
Edible Applications Technology Student Award Bingjing Zheng, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, USA Poster: EAT-P | Monday, May 6 | 5:30–6:30 p.m. | Hall 1
Health and Nutrition New Investigator Research Award John J. Miklavcic, Chapman University, USA Lecture: H&N 1 | Monday, May 6 | 2 p.m. | Room 221
H&N 1: Lipids and Inflammation
2:00 Increase in Plasma Ganglioside Content is Associated with Improved Quality of Life in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. John J. Miklavcic*1 (Health and Nutrition Division New Investigator Research Award Winner), Glen Shoemaker2, Kareena L. Schnabl3, Alan BR Thomson4, Vera Mazurak2, and M Tom Clandinin5, 1Chapman University, USA; 2University of Alberta, Canada; 3Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta, Canada; 4Gastroenterology, Western University, Canada; 5Centre for Health and Nutrition, University of Alberta, Canada
Industrial Oil Products Student Award Meghan E. Lamm, University of South Carolina, USA Lecture: BIO 1.1/IOP 1 | Monday, May 6 | 2 p.m. | Room 102
Hans Kaunitz Award Sarah A. Willett, University of Georgia, USA Lecture: EAT 1 | Monday, May 6 | 3 p.m. | Room 222
3:00 Physicochemical Properties of Yellow Cake Produced with Menhaden Oil or Structured Lipid Organogels. Sarah A. Willett* (Hans Kaunitz Award Winner) and Casimir C. Akoh, University of Georgia, USA
Ralph H. Potts Memorial Fellowship Meghan E. Lamm, University of South Carolina, USA Lecture: BIO 1.1/IOP 1 | Monday, May 6 | 2 p.m. | Room 102
2:00 Plant Oil Derived Emulsion Copolymers with Predictable Properties. Meghan E. Lamm*(Ralph H. Potts Memorial Fellowship Award Winner; Industrial Oil Products Division Student Award Winner), Ping Li, and Chuanbing Tang, University of South Carolina, USA
Lipid Chemistry and Nutrition Award Marnie Newell, University of Alberta, Canada Lecture: PHO 1 | Monday, May 6 | 4:05 p.m. | Room 106 4:05 Achieving a Tumor Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) Content of 5% from Different Doses and Sources of DHA Improved Chemotherapy Efficacy in Mice Bearing Patient Derived Breast Cancer Xenografts. Marnie Newell*(Lipid Chemistry and Nutrition Award Winner), Vera Mazurak, Lynne M. Postovit, and Catherine J. Field, University of Alberta, Canada
Honored Student Award Anabella S. Giacomozzi, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina Poster: EAT-P | Monday, May 6 | 5:30–6:30 p.m. | Hall 1
Thomas H. Smouse Memorial Fellowship Zipei Zhang, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, USA Lecture: EAT 1.1/H&N 1.1 | Monday, May 6 | 4:05 p.m. | Room 223
Phospholipid Division Best Paper Award
New Phenophospholipids Equipped with Multi-functionalities: Regiospecific Synthesis and Characterization (Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 523(2018):169–178). Sampson Anankanbil, Bianca Pérez, Chiranjib Banerjee and Zheng Guo
Lecture: PHO Dinner | Monday, May 6 | 7 p.m. | Room 232
BIO 1: Biocatalysis I — Oleochemicals and Novel Bioprocesses
Rm 101 2:00 Developing Foods to Address Health Concerns throughout the Lifespan. Kaori Nakajima*, The Nisshin OilliO Group, Ltd., Japan (AOCS Corporate Achievement Award Winner)
EAT 1.1/H&N 1.1: Structural Determinates of the Metabolic Response for Lipids
Rm 223 4:05 Encapsulation, Protection and Controlled Release of Nutraceuticals using Biopolymer Microgel. Zipei Zhang* (Thomas H. Smouse Memorial Fellowship Award Winner) and D. Julian J. McClements, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Dedicated poster viewing 5:30–6:30 p.m. | Hall 1
Edible Application Technology
Health and Nutrition
Industrial Oil Products
Lipid Oxidation and Quality
Protein and Co-Products
Surfactants and Detergents