Adipose Seminar – Benjamin Bikman

Dr. Benjamin Bikman, Associate Professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology at Brigham Young University, will present today at the next virtual Adipose Seminar. His talk, entitled “Insulin vs. Ketones: the Battle for Brown Fat” will take place virtually on Tuesday, January 11, at 10:00AM. Email kharp@bu.edu for Zoom information.

Next Obesity Journal Club Tuesday, November 16

The first Obesity Journal Club of this academic year will be held on Tuesday, November 16 from 12:00-1:00pm in-person in M&V 105 and remotely on Zoom (details below).  Presenter: Ana Maafs-Rodríguez; PhD Candidate, Nutrition Interventions, Communication and Behavior Change at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Article Title:  How Communicating Misleading Information Dilutes Public Understanding of Weight Loss Mechanisms Author/Journal: John […]

Adipose Seminar – Tony Hui

Dr. Sheng (Tony) Hui, Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular Medicine at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health,  will present at the next virtual Adipose Seminar. His talk, entitled “Quantitative flux analysis of energy metabolism” will take place virtually on Tuesday, October 26, at 10:00AM. Registration for this seminar is required. Please […]

Obesity Working Group – Fall Meeting

The Fall Obesity Working Group meeting will be on Monday, September 27 from 3:00-5:00pm via Zoom. Registration is required. Click here to register. “Nutrition Polices and School-Based Interventions to Improve Children’s Diets and Address Health Disparities” Juliana F. W. Cohen , Associate Professor, Merrimack College and Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition, HSPH (Special Seminar […]

Enrichment Offering – Conducting Focus Groups with Children Webinar

The vast majority of texts and literature on conducting focus groups are geared toward adults as participants.  Yet, there is an imperative to conduct qualitative research with children to inform all phases of interventions and programs that include them.  This webinar will cover the major issues to consider when conducting focus groups with children ages […]

Adipose Seminar – Alexander Bartelt

Dr. Alexander Bartelt, Principal Investigator at the Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention and Professor Christian Weber Chair at the Ludwig-Maximlians University in Munich, Germany, will present at the next virtual Adipose Seminar. His talk, entitled “Adipocyte proteostasis in cold acclimatization and obesity” will take place virtually on Tuesday, September 14, at 10:00AM. Registration for this seminar […]

Next Obesity Journal Club Tuesday, September 21

The first Obesity Journal Club of this academic year will be held on Tuesday, September 21st from 12:00-1:00pm in-person in M&V 105 and remotely on Zoom (details below).  Presenter: Anna Grossman, MS; Doctoral Candidate, Food and Nutrition Policy and Programs at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Article Title: Food addiction comorbid to mental disorders: A nationwide survey and register-based study. […]

2021 Diabetes Virtual Summer Camp

The 2021 Diabetes Virtual Summer Camp is a virtual research internship program that invites high school, college, graduate, and professional students worldwide interested in learning about biomedical research and academic medicine with a focus on diabetes research, education, and care. The program consists of 12 Zoom sessions that highlight current topics on diabetes research and […]