College of Agricultural Sciences news

College of Agricultural Sciences edition
Monday, November 30, 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Penn State researcher to explore how vitamin D affects COVID-19
-- Penn State food scientist gets grant to study novel metal food can coatings
-- Sophomore puts her education into action to promote sustainability, conservation

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STORIES:

Penn State researcher to explore how vitamin D affects COVID-19
Funding from the National Institutes of Health will enable Margherita Cantorna, distinguished professor of molecular immunology and nutrition in the College of Agricultural Sciences, to study whether vitamin D supplementation could help people ward off or reduce symptoms caused by COVID-19.

https://news.psu.edu/link/7zKVxBZ7
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Penn State food scientist gets grant to study novel metal food can coatings
Gregory Ziegler, professor of food science in the College of Agricultural Sciences, recently received a grant of about $470,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture to conduct a three-year study of alternative coatings for metal food cans.

https://news.psu.edu/link/nrG8f3XG
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Sophomore puts her education into action to promote sustainability, conservation
Isabella Briseño, an environmental resource management major, already has built an impressive resume for a future career in environmental policy.

https://news.psu.edu/link/Nqd1LzFp

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Coronavirus updates
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