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.




September 26, 2017

“From bone marrow to adipose tissue: neutrophils’ role in obesity-related inflammation”

Dr. Zhen Y. Jiang, Associate Professor, Departments of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics and Medicine, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine


October 17, 2017

“Measuring the mitochondrial metabolic rhythms of insulin secretion with mass isotopomers: So What.”

Richard Kibbey, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Yale School of Medicine


November 21, 2017

“Extracellular Matrix Control of Adipocyte Progenitor Differentiation and Fibrosis”

Matthew Layne, PhD, Associate Professor, Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine


December 5, 2017

“Genetic Dissection of Neuron Metabolism”

Dong Kong, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience, Tufts University School of Medicine