Something to Chew On

By Kansas State University

Our lives are frequently and significantly affected by food. Because we must eat to survive, many human cultures have developed with food at their very core. The goal of this podcast is to explore the complexity and nuance of the global food system, celebrate the progress we have made, and debate the best ways for humans to proceed forward into the future.

  1. 1.
    Focus on Nutrition, Behavior and Lifestyle with Dr. Sara Rosenkranz, associate professor in food, nutrition, dietetics and health.
  2. 2.
    The Power of Passion: The next generation of researchers with Dr. Valentina Trinetta, assistant professor in animal science and industry
  3. 3.
    Tackling the dynamics of food-energy-water systems with Dr. Vaishali Sharda, assistant professor of biological and agricultural engineering
  4. 4.
    A Futurists Thoughts on Food with Jack Bobo, CEO of Futurity
  5. 5.
    Global Food System Seed Grant Scholar Spotlight: Yanting Tina Shen
  6. 6.
    Advancements in Measuring Techniques: our ability to understand microorganism interaction with Dr. Ryan Hansen, assistant professor of chemical engineering
  7. 7.
    Soil Chemistry: What’s In It For Us? – food science from the ground up, with Dr. Ganga Hettiarachchi, professor in the Department of Agronomy at Kansas State University
  8. 8.
    Food Production and Environmental Challenges in the Rain Forests of South America - with Dr. Marcellus Caldas, Assistant Provost, International Collaboration and Educational Programs, Office of International Programs
  1. 9.
    At the Intersection of Industry and Academia – Food safety, interdisciplinary research and technology integration, with Dr. Randall Phebus, professor in animal science and industry at Kansas State University
  2. 10.
    Perspectives On Food Chemistry - the importance of understanding the fundamental and applied science of food, with Dr. Gordon Smith, professor in grain science and industry, head and IGP Institute Director
  3. 11.
    Human Dynamics Within Systems - the sociological application in globalization, development, migration and environment, with Dr. Matthew Sanderson professor of sociology, anthropology, and social work
  4. 12.
    Preparation and Management of Challenging Situations - The bottle neck effects of the widely defined and critical supply chain, with Dr. Dustin Pendell, professor in agricultural economics and Dr. Jessica Heier Stamm, associate professor in industrial and
  5. 13.
    Demand for Humanitarian Response – How to apply industrial engineering toolbox to solve problems related to the humanitarian response, with Dr. Jessica Heier Stamm, associate professor in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering
  6. 14.
    Modeling a pandemic - How the analysis of big data joined with biological and social scientific research helps in understanding a pandemic spread, with Dr. Caterina Scoglio, professor in electrical and computer engineering
  7. 15.
    Welcome to the New Normal –what are viruses and how do they impact the animal and human world with Dr. Megan Niederwerder, Assistant Professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine here at K-State
  8. 16.
    The Three-Legged Stool of Sustainability – the intricacy of teaching and producing healthy food with Dr. Jeremy Cowan, assistant professor of sustainable food production systems at Kansas State University
  9. 17.
    Bringing diversity and change to the way we look at food systems. A discussion with Dr. Jeanette Thurston, Director, K-State Food Science Institute.
  10. 18.
    Agricultural history in the U.S. Southern Great Plains. One story on “who wins.” with Dr. Bonnie Lynn-Sherow
  11. 19.
    Where Soil Health Meets Global Food System Challenges - a discussion with Dr. Charles Rice
  12. 20.
    The Future of Food: Food Systems, Podcasts and Farewells - with Dr. Jay Weeks
  13. 21.
    Food as Art and Experience with Linda Duke
  14. 22.
    Rethinking Current Approaches to Food Security with Dr. Jim Stack – Food Systems/Plant Pathology
  15. 23.
    A Fresh Look at Science Education with Dr. Jeremy Marshall – Undergraduate Research
  16. 24.
    Diet, Impulsivity, and Obesity: Does What We Eat, Influence How We Behave? – Dr. Kim Kirkpatrick – Psychological Sciences
  17. 25.
    Improving Family Nutrition at Home and Abroad with Dr. Sandy Procter – Maternal and Child Nutrition
  18. 26.
    Cover Crops and Agricultural Fertilizers: The complexities of crop nutrient management with Dr. Nathan Nelson – Soil Fertility
  19. 27.
    Making a Tastier Tomato with Dr. Harry Klee - Plant Breeding and Molecular Biology
  20. 28.
    Research in the Developing World with Dr. Jessie Vipham - Food Safety
  21. 29.
    Insect Innovations: Solutions for Africa and the World with Dr. Segenet Kelemu – Insect Physiology & Ecology
  22. 30.
    Working on Water with Dr. Melanie Derby - Engineering
  23. 31.
    Tales of a Food Explorer with Dan Stone
  24. 32.
    Food Security and GMO Labeling with Dr. Jon Herington - Philosophy
  25. 33.
    Global Food Security and Crop Diseases with Dr. Marty Draper - Plant Pathology
  26. 34.
    Introducing our Hosts and What Global Food Systems Are All About

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