Conference Presentations

  1. Heath H., Rosario R., McMichael L., Fanter R., Brito A., Alarcon N., Quintana-Diaz A., Schaffner A., Jelalian E., Wing R., Phelan S., La Frano, M.R. Metabolomics profiling in plasma distinguish metabolic alterations across pregnancy in women with gestational diabetes: A case-control time-course analysis. Metabolomics Association of North America Conference, Virtual Conference, October 2021.

  2. Johnson C., Brown S., Phelps C., Kaliwile C., Sheftel J., Fanter R., Brito A., Tanumihardjo S., La Frano, M.R. Metabolomics Identifies Serum Metabolites Different in Zambian Women with Adequate versus Deficient Total Liver Vitamin A Reserves Despite Adequate Serum Retinol Levels. Nutrition 2021 Virtual Conference, June 2021.

  3. Dillard K., Lacanienta R., Manjarin R., Coffin M., Herandez G.V., Smith V.A., Sprayberry K.A., Edwards M.S., Abo-Ismail M., Fanter R.K., Glanz H., Immoos C., Santiago-Rodriguez T.M., Blank J., La Frano M.R., Burrin D., Maj M. Inclusion of Olive or Coconut Oil in a High-Fructose High-Fat Diet Increases Liver Injury in A Pig Model of Pediatric NAFLD. CAFES Spring Student Research Symposium 2021. May 2021.

  4. Heath H., Smith M.K., Fanter R., Brito A., Alarcon N., Quintana-Diaz A., Schaffner A., Jelalian E., Wing R., Phelan S., La Frano, M.R. Effectiveness of Pre-pregnancy Lifestyle Intervention for Preventing Recurrent Gestational Diabetes via improvements in Metabolic Markers of Health. CAFES Spring Student Research Symposium 2021. May 2021.

  5. Johnson C., Phelps C., Brown S., Kaliwile C., Sheftel J., Fanter R., Brito A., Tanumihardjo S., La Frano, M.R. Metabolomics Identifies Serum Metabolites Different in Zambian Women with Adequate versus Deficient Total Liver Vitamin A Reserves Despite Adequate Serum Retinol Levels. CAFES Spring Student Research Symposium 2021. May 2021.

  6. McNairn M., Dillard K., Heath H., Pantaleon M., Fanter R., Brito A., Pilolla K., Amin S., La Frano, M.R. Investigation of an Alternative Collection Method for Food Intake Biomarkers Discriminates a High Fat-High Protein Meat-Based Diet from a High Carbohydrate Vegan Diet. Nutrition 2020 Conference, May 2020, Seattle, WA (Changed to virtual conference in June 2020).

  7. Rosario R., Engle-Stone R., Haskell M.J., Brito A., Agrawal K., Fanter R., Newman J.W., La Frano M.R. Reduced Plasma Lipid Mediators are Directly Associated with Low Vitamin A Status in Women from Western Samar, Philippines. Nutrition 2020 Conference, May 2020, Seattle, WA (Changed to virtual conference in June 2020).

  8. Johnson C., Harbottle B., Hernandez G., Smith V., Coffin M., Noland T., Dillard K., Glanz H., Fanter R., Burrin D., La Frano M.R., Maj M., Manjarin R. Comparison of High Fructose Corn Syrup versus Sucrose Consumption on Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Juvenile Iberian Pigs. Nutrition 2020 Conference, May 2020, Seattle, WA (Changed to virtual conference in June 2020).

  9. Dillard K., Coffin M., Hernandez G., Smith V., Johnson C., Immoos C., Blank J., Glanz H., Fanter R., Burrin D., La Frano M.R., Maj M., Manjarin R. Differential Effects of Fatty Acid Saturation and Chain Length on NASH in Juvenile Iberian Pigs. Nutrition 2020 Conference, May 2020, Seattle, WA (Changed to virtual conference in June 2020).

  10. McMichael L., Johnson C., Fanter R., Brito A., Alarcon N., Quintana-Diaz A., Schaffner A., Jelalian E., Wing R., Phelan S., La Frano, M.R. Identification of Potential Biomarkers for Early Prediction of Gestational Diabetes. Nutrition 2020 Conference, May 2020, Seattle, WA (Changed to virtual conference in June 2020).

  11. McNairn M., Pantaleon M., Amin S., Sagaral J., Le A., Pilolla K., Fanter R., La Frano, M.R. Investigation of Food Intake Biomarkers for Validating Dietary Questionnaires. Cal Poly Summer Undergraduate Research Program Symposium. August 2019, San Luis Obispo, CA.

  12. McMichael L., McNairn M., Rosario R., Fanter R., Alarcon N., Quintana-Diaz A., Jelalian E., Wing R., Phelan S., La Frano, M.R. Assessment of Biomarkers for Prediction of Gestational Diabetes Occurrence. Cal Poly Summer Undergraduate Research Program Symposium. August 2019, San Luis Obispo, CA.

  13. Clifton S., Mace S., Zeltser N., Onat H., Trahan M., Nawar I., Mayer I, Hernandez G., Smith V., La Frano M.R., Manjarin R., Maj M. NAFLD is Associated with Memory Impairment and Changes in Metabolomic Profile in Brain Cortex of the Juvenile Iberian Pigs. Cal Poly Summer Undergraduate Research Program Symposium. August 2019, San Luis Obispo, CA.

  14.  La Frano M.R., Hernandez G., Smith V., Rice P., Columbus D., Sprayberry K., VanderKelen J., Peterson D., Fanter R., Kitts C., Burrin D., Maj M., Manjarin R. Metabolomic characterization of a novel large animal model of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Nutrition 2019 Conference, June 2019, Baltimore, MD.

  15. Hernandez G., Smith V., Temple M., Columbus D., Sprayberry K., Peterson D., Fanter R., Kitts C., La Frano M.R., Burrin D., Manjarin R., Maj M.. A Diet-Induced Pediatric Model of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Using Neonatal Iberian pigs. Nutrition 2019 Conference, June 2019, Baltimore, MD.

  16. Smith V., Hernandez G., Rice P., Columbus D., Sprayberry K., VanderKelen J., Peterson D., Fanter R., Kitts C., La Frano M., Burrin D., Maj M., Manjarin R. Western Diet-Induced Dysbiosis is Associated with Intestinal Hyperplasia and Dysregulation of FXR-FGF9 Gene Expression in Juvenile Iberian Pigs. Nutrition 2019 Conference, June 2019, Baltimore, MD.

  17. Ramos M., Lamb A., Fanter R., Alarcon N., Quintana-Diaz A., Phelan S., La Frano, M.R. First Trimester Metabolites Predict Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Diagnosis: A Case:Control Study. Nutrition 2019 Conference, June 2019, Baltimore, MD.

  18. Johnson C., Wilhelmson B., Gannon B., Fanter R., Pedersen T.L., Tanumihardjo S., Newman J.W., La Frano, M.R. Metabolomics Investigation of Vitamin A Deficiency in a Rodent Model. Nutrition 2019 Conference, June 2019, Baltimore, MD.

  19. La Frano M.R., Amin S, Fanter R. Utilization of metabolomics to teach undergraduate students nutritional metabolism. Nutrition 2019 Conference, June 2019, Baltimore, MD.

  20. Coffin M., Zeltser N., Nawar I., Hernandez G., Smith V., La Frano M.R., Manjarin R., Maj M. Assessment of Neurodegeneration in a Pig Model of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. CSM Spring Student Research Conference 2019. May 2019.

  21. Melynk M., Noland T., Smith V., Hernandez G., VanderKelen J., Kitts C., Glanz H., La Frano M.R., Manjarin R., Maj M. Western Diet-Induced Dysbiosis is Associated with Intestinal Hyperplasia in Juvenile Iberian Pigs. CSM Spring Student Research Conference 2019. May 2019.

  22. Wilhelmson B., Gallo W., Hernandez G., Smith V., Rice P., Columbus D., Sprayberry K., VanderKelen J., Peterson D., Fanter R., Kitts C., Burrin D., Maj M., Manjarin R., La Frano M.R. Metabolomic characterization of a novel large animal model of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. CAFES Spring Student Research Symposium 2019. May 2019.

  23. Lamb A., Ramos M., Ray C., Corry M., Fanter R., Alarcon N., Quintana-Diaz A., Phelan S., La Frano, M.R. First Trimester Metabolites Predict Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Diagnosis: A Case:Control Study. CAFES Spring Student Research Symposium 2019. May 2019.

  24. Johnson C., Wilhelmson B., Gannon B., Fanter R., Pedersen T.L., Tanumihardjo S., Newman J.W., La Frano, M.R. Metabolomics Investigation of Vitamin A Deficiency in a Rodent Model. CAFES Spring Student Research Symposium 2019. May 2019.

  25. Kafeero I., Alvarez R., Lopez V., Bosviel R., La Frano, M.R., Newman J.W., Fiehn O., Zhang L., Wilson S. Long Term Hypoxia Reduces Antioxidant Levels and Causes a Glycolytic Shift in Neonatal Sheep Pulmonary arteries. Experimental Biology Conference. April 2019. Orlando, FL.

  26. Lopez V., La Frano, M.R., Bosviel R., Hillman T.C., Newman J.W., Thorpe R., Fiehn O., Zhang L., Wilson S.M. Long Term Hypoxia Reduces Levels of Oxylipins in Pulmonary Arteries and Venous Plasma of Fetal Sheep. Experimental Biology Conference. April 2019. Orlando, FL.Gardiner K., Stewart R., Wilhelmson B., Fanter R., La Frano M.R. Development of Mass Spectrometry-based Metabolomics and Aminomics Methods for Mammals and Yeast. Cal Poly Summer Undergraduate Research Program Symposium. August 2018, San Luis Obispo, CA.

  27. Wilhelmson B., Gardiner K., Stewart R., Fanter R., Gannon B., Tanumihardjo S.A., Newman J.W., La Frano M.R. Metabolomics Investigation of Vitamin A Deficiency in a Rodent Model. Cal Poly Summer Undergraduate Research Program Symposium. August 2018, San Luis Obispo, CA.

  28. Lopez V., La Frano M.R., Bosviel R., Newman J.W., Thorpe R., Fiehn O., Zhang L., Wilson S.M. High Altitude Hypoxia Impacts Omega-3 Fatty Acid Metabolites in Plasma of Fetal and Newborn Sheep. Experimental Biology Conference, April 2018, San Diego, CA.

  29. Bakke D., Katundu K., Viscarra J.A., Crocker D.P., Ortiz R.M., Newman J.W., Pilolla K.P., La Frano M.R. Lipid Mediator Response to Fasting and Insulin Infusion in a Large Mammal Model of Fasting- Induced Insulin Resistance. CAFES Spring Student Research Symposium 2018. May 2018.

  30. Bakke D., Pilolla, K.P., Katundu K., Viscarra J.A., Crocker D.P., Ortiz R.M., Newman J.W., La Frano M.R. Lipid Mediator Response to Fasting and Insulin Infusion in a Large Mammal Model of Fasting- Induced Insulin Resistance. CSU Student Research Competition. March 2018, San Luis Obispo, CA.

  31. Rosario R., Engle-Stone R., Haskell M.J., Agrawal K., Newman J.W., La Frano M.R. Utilization of Targeted Metabolomics to Investigate the Impact of Vitamin A Supplementation of Women in Western Samar, Philippines. Cal Poly Summer Undergraduate Research Program Symposium. August 2017, San Luis Obispo, CA.

  32. Bakke D., Katundu K., Viscarra J.A., Crocker D.P., Ortiz R.M., Newman J.W., La Frano M.R. Lipid Mediator Response to Fasting and Insulin Infusion in a Large Mammal Model of Fasting- Induced Insulin Resistance. Cal Poly Summer Undergraduate Research Program Symposium. August 2017, San Luis Obispo, CA.