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Dr. Catherine J. Andersen

Assistant Professor of Biology
candersen@fairfield.edu
o: Bannow Science Center Rm 217
p: x2266

 

Awards

2017  National Lipid Association Sanofi Regeneron Young Investigator Award 

2013  Hamilton D. Eaton Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research, University of Connecticut, Department of Nutritional Sciences

2012  Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award, University of Connecticut Graduate School

2012  Scientific Presentation Award, University of Connecticut, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Graduate Research Forum

2012  Travel Award, University of Connecticut Graduate School

2009-2011  USDA National Needs Predoctoral Fellowship Award

Grants

2018-2020  United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA): Egg effects in the immunomodulatory properties of HDL. Role in Project: Project Director

2017-2018  National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities (NCBHAC) Evidence-Based Practice Grant: Fueling student health at Fairfield University: Targeting institutional nutrition and exercise resources.  Role in project: Project Director

2016-2019  National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (NSF-MRI) Grant: Acquisition of a MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometer at Fairfield University. Role in Project: Co-Principal Investigator 

2016  The Science Institute of the College of Arts and Sciences, Fairfield University:  Academic Enrichment of Biology Studies through Scientific Conference Participation. Role in project: Project Director

2015  Faculty Research Grant, Fairfield University: Exploring the relationship between lipoprotein metabolism and leukemia cell survival. Role in project: Project Director  

2015  The Science Institute of the College of Arts and Sciences, Fairfield University: Exploring the relationship between lipoprotein metabolism and leukemia cell survival. Role in project: Project Director 

2014-2015  Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (CICATS) Seed Grant in Obesity Research: Predictors of Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery: Baseline Status and Post-Surgical Alterations in Oral Sensory Phenotype and Food Preference. Role in Project: Co-Investigator

2012-2013  United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) Predoctoral Fellowship Award: Effects of egg consumption on HDL composition, macrophage reverse cholesterol transport, and mononuclear cell inflammation. Role in project: Project Director

 

 

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