Dairy Innovation Hub seminar reminder: Joseph Pierre on links between milk components and human health – May 18

Reminder: This Wednesday, May 18, The Dairy Innovation Hub will host its second in-person seminar series featuring new Hub faculty.

The goal is to showcase current work, introduce potential collaborators (from across CALS and our partner universities), and foster discussion around common research interests. Don’t miss our last seminar of the academic year!

Joseph Pierre
Assistant professor, nutritional sciences
Wednesday, May 18 at 11:00 a.m.
MSABD Room 1111

Pierre is an assistant professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, focusing on the links between milk components and human health, leading to new dairy products for individuals across the human life cycle consistent with “personalized nutrition”. Prior to joining UW, Pierre was an assistant professor affiliated with the Divisions of Neonatology and Pediatric Obesity in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee, College of Medicine.

This seminar will include an overview of Pierre’s current work and time to discuss future projects and opportunities for collaboration. Coffee and snacks are provided!


About the seminar series: Dairy Innovation Hub faculty seminars are hosted the third Wednesday of the month in MSABD Room 1111, during the academic year. This is an in-person event, but a virtual join option is available by request, contact Maria Woldt at

In addition to more than 100 project awards at UW-Madison, UW-Platteville, and UW-River Falls, 14 new faculty have been hired, including five in CALS with more to follow.

The Dairy Innovation Hub, which launched in 2019, is a $7.8 million per year investment by the State of Wisconsin to build a world-class talent pool and enable bold discoveries to ensure that Wisconsin’s dairy community is at the global forefront in producing nutritious dairy products in an economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable manner. More at