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.

January 16, 2018

“Pharmacological Inhibition of Adipose Tissue Lipolytic Activity Reduces Liver Fat In Absence of Body Weight Change”

Cecile Vernochet, PhD, Senior Principal Scientist, Pfizer

January 30, 2018

“Extracellular Matrix Control of Adipocyte Progenitor Differentiation and Fibrosis”

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

February 6, 2018

Please note time change – 9:00 – 10:00 AM

“Seeing is Believing-Applications for micro CT scanning”

Alexandra De Lille, Ph.D., Director of In Vivo Imaging Applications, PerkinElmer, Inc.

February 13, 2018

“The Bone Marrow Adipocyte: Where, What and Why”

Clifford J. Rosen, MD, Senior Scientist and Director, Center for Clinical & Translational Research, Maine Medical Center Research Institute

March 6, 2018

“Basic progress towards the clinical goal of pancreatic beta cell regeneration”

Laura Alonso, MD, Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Director, Beta Cell Biological Studies, UMass Memorial Medical Center

March 13, 2018

CANCELLED “Role of Adipose Lipolysis in Thermoregulation and Metabolic Health”

Liqing Yu, PhD, Professor, Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine, Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

March 20, 2018

“A bioenergetic approach to elucidate the role of TORC1 signaling in the metabolic adaptation of pancreatic ß-cells to excess glucose”

Lucia Rameh, PhD, Research Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Endocrinology, Boston University School of Medicine

March 27, 2018

“A proteolytic pathway for insulin actions in fat and muscle”

Jonathan Bogan, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and Cell Biology, Yale School of Medicine