Invited Webinar Presentation on 10/27/2020: “Sweet Discoveries from Maple”

Since May due to COVID-19 restrictions for in-person educational programming, URI Cooperative Extension has been hosting weekly educational webinars on topics of interest to Rhode Islanders. Dr. Navindra Seeram has been invited to give an educational webinar presentation entitled “Sweet Discoveries from Maple” on October 27, 2020. This webinar will feature his group’s research on maple sap and syrup as well as parts of the maple tree that are being explored for cosmetic and nutraceutical applications.

Navindra Seeram. Ph.D., is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences at URI.  Navindra is one of the most highly cited scientist in his field and has published over 200 peer reviewed papers (see website: He is regularly quoted in the media and popular press about medicinal plant foods. His research group in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island is a global leader in maple health benefits research (see website: 

Join us on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 from 7 to 8 pm to learn more about maple research done by Dr. Seeram and his team as well as what you can use maple products for!