Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center

Cores

The Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center’s research, resources, enrichment program and infrastructure are organized into five Cores, unified around key topics in nutrition and obesity research.

BNORC is a consortium of senior investigators, early career investigators and trainees from academic institutions and medical centers in Boston and the greater New England area.

About Us

Themes

BNORC is organized to address cross-cutting themes that represent key gaps in understanding the relationship between nutrition and health, and the pathogenesis of obesity and its associated metabolic diseases.

BNORC News and Announcements

Dr. Frankie Heyward Receives BNORC Pilot & Feasibility Award

Dr. Frankie Heyward, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Evan Rosen Lab in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has received a Pilot and Feasibility award for his project entitled “Determining the Direct Transcriptional Targets of IRF3 in AgRP Neurons”.  This project seeks to optimize and ultimately harness CUT&RUN, a low-input alternative to ChIP-seq, […]

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Upcoming Events

Biochemistry Seminar Series: Joshua Levitz, Ph.D. - “Non-canonical mechanisms of GPCR regulation.”

Day: Monday May 23rd Time: 12:00pm
ADIPOSE AND METABOLIC TISSUE GROUP SEMINAR SERIES

Adipose and Metabolic Tissue Group Seminar Series - Bradford Lowell

Day: Tuesday May 24th Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Zoom
ADIPOSE AND METABOLIC TISSUE GROUP SEMINAR SERIES

Adipose and Metabolic Tissue Group Seminar Series: Luca Scorrano

Day: Tuesday Jun 28th Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Zoom
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