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Health and Nutrition Division Poster Competition 

Created to stimulate additional interest in the submission of quality poster presentations at the AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo.


All poster abstracts submitted and selected for the Health and Nutrition Division Poster session are eligible for the competition.

Application Procedure

 Please submit a poster presentation through AOCS Annual Meeting website.


  • Certificate for recipient(s)
  • Cash prize:
    • $300 (1st place overall)
    • $300 (1st place student), $200 (2nd place student), and $100 (3rd place student)

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2015 Recipients

Best Overall
Chi Chen, University of Minnesota, USA
Effects of Green Algae Feeding on Mouse Lipidome.

Student Posters
1st place
Yoo Kim, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Conjugated Linoleic Acid Increases Voluntary Activity and Muscle Mass via Mitochondrial Biogenesis in Adult Onset Inactivity-induced Obese Mice.

2nd place
Juan Henao, University of Waterloo, Canada
Comprehensive Lipidomics of Plasma, Erythrocyte, and Whole Blood of Humans with Low, Intermediate, and High n-3 PUFA Status.

3rd place
Sunday A. Malomo, University of Manitoba, Canada
Inhibition of in vitro Acetylchgolinesterase Activity by Hemp Seed Protein Hydrolysates.