This Week in The Catalyst Newsletter
  1. 2020 Catalyst Spring Symposium- Next Friday!
  2. Learn to Analyze Your Data in R - Working With Loops and Map Functions
  3. 2020 PHHI Seminar Series - Next Tuesday
  4. Appetite for Life - "Folate in Human Health and Diseases"
  5. Research Participants Needed - Taste and Tolerance on an Oral Nutrition Supplement
Catalyst Spring Symposium- Looking at the big picture: the application of “-omics” techniques in health and disease
What: Hear new research, network with colleagues, enjoy lunch, and support the research of students and post-doctoral fellows. Featuring two scientific sessions with 6 speakers, free lunch, snacks and coffee, and poster presentations.

When: Friday, March 20th from 10:00am-4:40pm
Where: Kannapolis City Hall ( 401 Laureate Way, Kannapolis NC 28081)
Why: View the latest research in talks, panels, and posters; gain experience by presenting your research; participate in a poster competition; network with researchers from universities and companies from across the Carolinas.

Registration is now closed. Please contact Catalyst with any questions. 


For more information and the schedule for the day, visit us at our website!
Learn to Analyze Your Data in R
- Loops and Map Functions
Who: Everyone on campus! 
: Learn how to use R in your data analysis! The webinar this month will focus on using vectors in R, as well as exploring options for getting help while using R.

When: Wednesday March 25th, 3:30-5:00pm
: NRI room 1331
What to do: Register to attend here! Please bring your own laptop. We will have charging stations.

If you can not attend the workshop but still want the information, then please contact Catalyst for alternative arrangements.
2020 PHHI Seminar Series 

What: Spotlight on PHHI graduate student research featuring 3-minute micro-presentations
When: Tuesday, March 17th, 10:30-11:30 am
Where: RCCC-NCRC Room 115
What to do: Show up!

March Appetite for Life 
Who: Jaspreet Sharma, PhD, postdoctoral research associate
  "Folate in Human Health and Diseases"

When: Friday, March 20th at 6pm
Where: NRI Room 1331
What to do: Register here!
Research Participants Needed - Taste and Tolerance on an Oral Nutrition Supplement

Who: The Standard Process Nutrition Innovation Center 

What: A research study investigating the taste and tolerance of an Oral Nutrition Supplement. Participants will eat 2 to 6 wafers for 10 consecutive days, answer two questionnaires, and complete daily GI questionnaires and food frequency logs. 


Where: Nutrition Innovation Center - 150 N. Research Campus Dr, Ste 1110, Kannapolis, NC 28081

Who: 18-75 year old males or females who are generally healthy, with no chronic conditions
What to do: For more information email or call (262) 456-3961.

Participants will recieve compensation!
Ongoing Campus Activities and Events
Campus running group:
  • A group of people from the NCRC who run together
  • Interested? Contact Julie Stegall at 704-706-5613 or
Volleyball group:
  • Informal volleyball games at the Kannapolis YMCA
  • Interested? Contact Hamed Bostan at 704-340-8773 or

Check out the Catalyst Calendar to stay updated about upcoming campus events!

As always, tell your friends about Catalyst, and have them e-mail us if they are interested in being on our mailing list.

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