2019 Presentation Title – Dietary Raspberry Induces Browning of White Adipose Tissue via AMPK
Dr. Meijun Zhu is an Associate Professor in the School of Food Science at Washington State University. She earned her BS and MS in Biochemistry at China Agricultural University, and her PhD in Food Microbiology from Iowa State University. She worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Animal Physiology at University of Wyoming for three years. She joined WSU as an Assistant Professor in 2012 and was promoted to an Associate Professor in 2015. Her research focuses on molecular nutrition, particularly on impacts of food bioactive compounds on gut microbiota, intestinal epithelial health and metabolic disorders. She has published more than 190 peer-reviewed papers with H-index at 45. Her program has been well funded by USDA, NIH and commodity groups.