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Science Atlantic Nutrition and Foods Conference 2020

March 12-14, 2020 – University of Prince Edward Island

Thank you to our generous conference sponsors!

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Award

Oral Presentation


Kate Braddon

Mount Saint Vincent University
Supervisor: Shannan Grant
Evaluating Pre- and Post- Education Knowledge Scores from Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Interacting with an Online Low Glycemic Index Education Platform

Enhanced Poster

Tim Lamont

Acadia University
Supervisor: Matthew McSweeney
Surf’n Bake: Exploring the Sensory Characteristics of Seaweed Composite Bread

Enhanced Poster

Imene Hank

University of Prince Edwards Island
Supervisor: Sarah Finch
Assessing the Implementation of the New Canada’s Food Guide Recommendations in Childcare Settings

Graduate Research Award

Oral Presentation


Jelisa Gallant

Mount Saint Vincent Univsersity
Supervisor: Kyly Whitfield
Human milk total thiamine concentrations among rural Cambodian women on various thiamine supplementation regimes, 12 weeks postnatal

Enhanced Poster

Cindy Yu

Dalhousie University-AG
Supervisor: Vasantha Rupasinghe
Identification of superior apple genotypes for the management of type 2 diabetes

Enhanced Poster

Lauren Viana

St. Francis Xavier University
Supervisor:Marcia English
Characterizing the Impact of Soaking and Germination on the Aroma Profile and the Chemical Composition of Yellow-Eyed Bean Flour

Science Atlantic Communication Award

Oral Presentation


Julia Heckbert

University of Prince Edward Island
Supervisor: Jennifer Taylor
Food use, food security and food production and sales across growing seasons among rural Kenyan women

Travel Award


Kate Braddon

Mount Saint Vincent University
Supervisor: Shannan Grant


Chelsea Purdy

Mount Saint Vincent University

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