REMINDER: CCARM “Food for Thought” Seminar Series: Dr. Jeffrey Wigle – TODAY at 11:00 am (Central Standard Time-CST)


On behalf of Dr. Thomas Netticadan, CCARM Team Leader, please post the attached poster, forward to everyone in your departments, and forward to anyone else that may be interested, 

Dr. Jeffrey Wigle, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba, and Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences (ICS), St. Boniface Albrechtsen Research Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba CANADA will be giving an in-person seminar on Friday, May 26, 2023, from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Central Standard Time-CST) 

His seminar is entitled, “Investigations into cardiometabolic diseases: The roles of bioactives and adipokines” 

Everyone is invited to attend.

FoodForThought – May262023 2023 – Wigle_online

Use the link below to join the Zoom Meeting

If link above does not work, go into Zoom website, click Join:

Meeting ID:  860 4196 4509

Passcode:  014578

Julie Schoffner

Administrative Assistant
Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM)
St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre
& University of Manitoba
Room R2019 – 351 Taché  Avenue
Winnipeg, MB  R2H 2A6  CANADA

Tel: 204.235.3455     Fax: 204.237.4018

Thesis Defense – Human Nutrition- PhD – Kelsey Morgan Cochrane


UBC – Faculty of Land and Food Systems Announces The Oral Examination for the Degree of

Doctor of Philosophy
(Human Nutrition)

Kelsey Morgan Cochrane

“ A Comparison of (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic Acid vs Folic Acid and the Effects on Maternal Folate Status and Human Milk Folate Profile: Evidence from a Randomized Clinical Trial”

12:30 PM on Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Room 200 of the Graduate Student Centre (6371 Crescent Road).


Chair: Dr. M. Tanner

Supervisory Committee:
Dr. C. Karakochuk – Supervisor
Dr. J. Hutcheon – Committee member

Dr. A. Devlin – Committee member

Dr. R. Elango – Committee member

Defense Committee Composition
Dr. C. Karakochuk – Supervisor

Dr. A. Devlin – Committee member
Dr. J. Singer – University Examiner

Dr. D. Kitts – University Examiner

Dr. D. O’Conner – External Examiner

GradUpdate – Staying on Track in Grad School Series, Literature Reviews: Mapping the Scholarly Conversation, 14-Day Writing Challenge, CTLT Spring Institute, Graduate Writing Consultant Positions, and more.



In this issue, Staying on Track in Grad School Series, Literature Reviews: Mapping the Scholarly Conversation, 14-Day Writing Challenge, CTLT Spring Institute, Graduate Writing Consultant Positions, and more.

Registration open

Staying on Track in Grad School Series:

Organizational Habits and Keys to Consistency
Online | Wednesday, May 31 | 1 – 2:30 pm Register

Waiting for Motivation? Do this Instead!
Online | Wednesday, Jun 7 | 1 – 2:30 pm Register

The Practice of Realignment, or, Getting Unstuck
Online | Wednesday, Jun 14 | 1 – 2:30 pm Register

Seats available

Imposter Phenomenon
Online | Wednesday, May 24 | 12 – 1:30 pm Register

Getting the Most Out of your Academic Experience: Designing your Grad School/ Career Strategy
Join this interactive session to hone your individual road map for your graduate program, building in time & strategies for attaining your professional goals
Online | Thursday, Jun 1 | 3 – 4:30 pm (+ optional 30 min Q&A, work time) Register

Events and Opportunities

A selection of upcoming events are highlighted below.  Visit and for our full events calendar.


Land-based Decolonization: Embodying Reciprocity and Responsibility
The Department of Educational Studies’ 2023 Buttedahl Memorial Lecture
In-person | Thursday, May 25 | 3 – 4:30 pm Register

Using Mendeley for Citation Management
Online | Monday, May 29 | 4:30 – 6 pm Register

Tools, Screening Criteria, and Appraisal
Systematic & Scoping Reviews Workshop Series
Hybrid | Wednesday, May 31 | 12 – 1 pm Register

Collaborative Cohort Projects, Summer 2023
Arts Amplifier Applied Research Projects | $1800 | 70 hours
Learn more and apply by Wednesday, May 31, 9 am
Info Sessions:
UBC Research Commons | Tuesday, May 23 | 11 am
Women Transforming Cities | Wednesday, May 24 | 1 pm


Employer Info Session: HCL Technologies Canada
In-person site visit for applicants to open positions
Tuesday, May 30 | 9 am – 12 pm | Learn more and apply

Graduate Writing Consultation Positions
$22.67/hr | 10 hrs/week | Sept – Apr
Rolling interviews already started. Apply now to secure your interview.


Introduction to Oxygen XML editor
In-person | Tuesday, May 30 | 10 am – 12 pm Register


Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop
In-person | July 2, 8 & 9 | 8 am – 5 pm
Apply by June 28 | See all upcoming sessions.

CTLT Spring Institute
In-person and Online | May 29 – June 1 | Various days and times
See all events and register.

Defining Your Research Question & SoTL Methods
Part of a series of workshops to prepare applicants of the Teaching As Research (TAR) program to implement an educational research project in their discipline regardless of previous experience.
Online | Wednesday, May 31 | 10 am – 12 pm Register.
The TAR Awards are open to graduate students & postdocs, with graduate students needing to be in their second year of study. The award is $3000. Learn more and apply by June 20


Literature Reviews: Mapping the Scholarly Conversation
In-person and Online | Wednesday, May 31 | 10 – 11:30 Register

14-Day Writing Challenge
Online | National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity event
June 5 – 18 | Register for the site through UBC’s subscription
Register for the challenge by May 31