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

Parking is available in the garage located at 710 Albany Street.
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Adipose Seminar Series 2019-2020


September 10, 2019

The Adipocyte Functions as an Immune Cell”
Willa Hsueh, MD
, Professor of Medicine, Director of Diabetes and Metabolism Research Center, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Wexner Medical Center, The Ohio State University


September 24, 2019

“Adult Stem Cells : it’s role in obesity as a therapeutic tool and as a bio-marker.”
Saby Sen, MD
, FRCP (Edin.,UK), FACP, FACE, FAHA, Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine (Division of Endocrinology) And Associate Professor Anatomy and Cell Biology, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences


October 8, 2019

“Assessing the regulation and function of adipose nerves.”
Kristy Townsend, Ph.D.
, Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, Neurobiology & Energy Balance Lab, School of Biology and Ecology; & Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering (GSBSE), University of Maine


October 22, 2019

“Applying Bioenergetics to Metabolic Disease Research”
P. Darrell Neufer, Ph.D.
, Director, East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute, Professor, Departments of Physiology and Kinesiology


November 5, 2019

“Peroxisomal Lipid Metabolism and the Control of Energy Homeostasis.”
Irfan Lodhi, Ph.D.
, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, Diabetes Research Center


November 19, 2019

“Nutrient Sensors as ConducTORs of Metabolism in Adipocytes”
David Guertin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School


December 3, 2019

Jennifer Schlezinger, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health


December 17, 2019

Dean P. Jones, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry, Director, Clinical Biomarkers Lab, Emory University


January 28, 2020

Kelsey Fisher-Wellman, Ph.D., East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology


February 11, 2020

Gerald Denis, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of Hematology & Medical Oncology, Boston University School of Medicine


February 25, 2020

Bryan Bergman, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus


March 10, 2020

Paul Cohen, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Head, Laboratory of Molecular
Metabolism, The Rockefeller University


March 24, 2020

Yu-Hua Tseng, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Investigator, Section on Integrative Physiology & Metabolism, Joslin Diabetes Center


April 7, 2020

Marcello Panagia, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Body Imaging & Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine


April 21, 2020

Andrea Hevener, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension, University of California, Los Angeles


May 5, 2020

Aaron Cypess, M.D., Ph.D., M.M.Sc., Acting Section Chief, Translational Physiology Section, Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Obesity Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


May 5, 2020

Progress Update from Drs. Kathryn Fantasia and Joseph Orofino, NIDDK T32 Metabolism, Endocrinology and Obesity Fellows


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