NEP 2021 Graduation Celebration!

April 23, 2021

Congratulations to the class of 2021!

Mary Moore

Congratulations to NEP Graduate Student Award Winners

April 15, 2021

Mary Moore won the Graduate School Donald K Anderson Award. This award celebrates the significant impact of graduate student's scholarship on the field of study and exemplifies an extraordinary intellectual accomplishment. Mary also won the HES Distinguished Graduate Research Award. Tom Jurrissen won the Graduate School The Donald K. Anderson Award. This award celebrates the…

Clayton Ivie

Student Awards

March 17, 2021

Congratulations to our award winning NEP students: Eric Lis Undergraduate Student Outstanding Poster Award at Cardiovascular Research Day Clayton Ivie Undergraduate Student Barbara A Horowitz and John M. Horowitz Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract Award for his upcoming presentation at EB 2021 Brian Shariffi PhD Student Cardiovascular Section Research Recognition Award & Martin Frank Diversity Travel Award…

NEP Virtual Meet and Greet for Graduate Students

Feb. 5, 2021

Join us on Feb. 12th from 9-10:30 am for an opportunity to virtually meet and interact with faculty and other graduate students in the department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. Tour our facilities virtually. Contact Ben Sauro for more information. Zoom Link

S.T.A.R. Student Training for Advancing Research

NEP Students Accomplish Great Feats in the Face of Great Challenges

Dec. 14, 2020

As Mizzou pivoted to new forms of learning and engagement in Fall of 2020, the Office of Undergraduate Research designed and delivered a robust set of online workshops to provide students a means to create community and enhance their skills, in preparation for a time when they would return to mentored research and creative scholarship.…

Mary Moore

NEP Students Place at 37th Annual RCAF

Dec. 2, 2020

The Graduate Professional Council (GPC) announced its 37th Annual Research & Creative Activities Forum (RCAF), which took place on November 13 & 14, 2020. This event offered an  invaluable opportunity for students to showcase their academic projects in front of an audience of their professors, mentors, research colleagues, and visiting faculty from other institutions in…

Breanne Baker

NEP Student Awards at Health Sciences Research Day

Nov. 16, 2020

More than 200 research projects were virtually displayed during the 2020 Health Sciences Research Day. The annual event showcased research from MU undergraduate, medical and nursing students, as well as pre- and post-doctoral trainees. The event featured a range of health research, including immunology, nutrition and exercise physiology, diabetes, ophthalmology, orthopaedics and health psychology. Students…

Maggie Fitzgerald Receives STAR Recognition

Oct. 27, 2020

Maggie Fitzgerald, NEP undergraduate student, has earned her Student Training for Advancing Research (STAR) recognition from the MU Office of Undergraduate Research. After having attended five professional development workshops (and she is planning to do more!), Maggie will be recognized by having her name listed in the Fall Forum booklet and receipt of a small…

Advising office door

Advising Changes in NEP

Aug. 14, 2020

The NEP Advising Office has gone through a few changes this summer. We have a new advisor and new home. Katie Barthel joined our team in May. She will be working on recruiting for the department, meeting with prospective students and advising some of the new Human Performance students. The Advising Office has moved to…

NEP Graduation Send-Off

May 15, 2020

NEP faculty and staff would like to congratulate our class of 2020 graduates!

Rory Cunningham

Rory Cunningham Receives Mizzou 18 Award

March 6, 2020

Congratulations to NEP graduate student, Rory Cunningham for being chosen as a Mizzou 18 award receipient. In the spirit of service, first modeled by the University's founding families in 1839, the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board presents the Mizzou 18 Award. This award is dedicated to honoring 18 University of Missouri graduate and professional students…

Dain Jacobs

Dain Jacob, NEP Graduate Student Receives Award

March 4, 2020

NEP Graduate Student Dain Jacobs is a recipient of the 2020 Caroline tum Suden/Frances Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award. This award is for $500, plus reimbursement to attend the Experimental Biology (EB) meeting. This year the Women in Physiology Committee received 150 applications to review. The Committee had a difficult time selecting only 53 awardees from…

Zach Grunewald receiving award

NEP Graduate Students Receive Poster Awards

Feb. 28, 2020

NEP graduate students Dain Jacobs and Zach Grunewald were selected as two of the top poster winners among 40+ other presenters at the American Physiological Society’s CV Day on Feb. 25th. Both Dain and Zach were acknowledged with "Certificates of Excellence" and received a $100 monetary award. In total, only six awards were given out.Congratulations…

Zachary Grunewald

Congratulations Zachary Grunewald, PhD Student at NEP

Jan. 27, 2020

Zachary Grunewald, PhD student at NEP, was selected as a finalist by the American Physiological Society-Cardiovascular Section Awards Committee for the 2020 APS-Cardiovascular Section Outstanding Graduate Student Trainee Awards. Zachary's abstract entitled "TRAF3IP2 ablation protects against obesity-associated glycemic dysregulation, elevated blood pressure, and endothelial dysfunction," was amongst the most highly rated applications within a number…

Alisha Perry accepting award

MU School of Medicine Health Sciences Research Day 2019

Nov. 27, 2019

Three students working in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology research labs received research awards at this year’s MU School of Medicine Health Sciences Research Day. More than 200 research projects were presented during Health Sciences Research Day highlighting research from MU undergraduate, medical, and nursing students, as well and pre-doctoral and post-doctoral trainees. School of Medicine…

MU award receipients

Students Recognized at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Nov. 19, 2019

Mizzou was well represented at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) hosted in Anaheim, California. Twenty-three of the Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) scholars participated, with 19 presenting their research. Once again, Mizzou had a 100% abstract acceptance rate. For the ninth year in a row, at least one IMSD Scholar…