Adipose and Metabolic Tissue Study Group Seminars

Sponsored by Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center’s Adipose Biology and Nutrient Metabolism Core

Boston University Medical Campus
Evans Biomedical Research Center
650 Albany Street, 7th Floor, Room 714
Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 AM unless otherwise noted

Coffee and light refreshments will be served.
Parking is available in the garage located at 710 Albany Street.


Download Adipose Schedule 2018-2019


September 11, 2018

“Cell organization and lipid metabolism”

Rosalind Coleman, MD, Professor, Departments of Nutrition and Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina


September 18, 2018

“Bioenergetic regulation in endurance exercise-trained muscle”

Chih-Hao Lee, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics and Complex Diseases, Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


October 2, 2018

“Digging deep: mesenchymal cells in tissue repair”

Valerie Horsley, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Associate Professor of Dermatology, Yale University
(Host: Matt Layne)


October 30, 2018

“The Color of Fat: Brown, Beige, White and More”

Singo Kajimura, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Cell and Tissue Biology, University of California San Francisco
(Host: Steve Farmer)


November 13, 2018

“The PI3K-mTOR network: signal integration and metabolic regulation”

Brendan Manning, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics and Complex Diseases and Director of the PhD Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health, Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
(Host: Paul Pilch)


November 27, 2018

“Evolving concepts of depot-specific adipose biology”

Susan K. Fried, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Institute (DOMI) and Director, Translational Adipose Biology and Obesity, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
(Host: Valentina Perissi)


December 11, 2018 – seminar location K103N

“New Paradigms to Regulate Fat Metabolism and Treat type 2 Diabetes”

Vishwajeet Puri, Ph.D., Associate Professor, HCOM, Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University
(Host: Valentina Perissi)