Adipose and Metabolic Tissue Study Group Seminar Series

Sponsored by the Adipose Tissue Biology and Nutrient Metabolism (ABM) Core and Enrichment Program of the Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center.

Adipose Seminar Series 2021-2022

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February 8, 2022
Laurie Goodyear, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Section Head and Senior Investigator, Joslin Diabetes Center
Registration is required. Click here to register.

February 22, 2022
“Engineering perfusable human adipose-on-a-chip systems”
Joe Tien, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
Location: BUSM, 72 E Concord St, Evans Building, Wilkins Board Room
Registration will be required to join the seminar virtually.

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March 8, 2022
“What Keeps Us Warm: Regulation of Adipose Thermogenesis Through Cold Responsive Progenitors”
Farnaz Shamsi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Pathobiology, New York University

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April 12, 2022
“Metabolic insights from single-cell studies in human”
Niels Jessen, M.D., Ph.D., Head of Research, Professor in Clinical Pharmacology, Aarhus University

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May 10, 2022
Christina Camell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, University of Minnesote

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June 14, 2022
Douglas Mashek, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, Department of Medicine & Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Minnesota

June 28, 2022
Luca Scorrano, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of Biochemistry, Department of Biology and Veneto Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Padua, Italy


PAST SEMINARS

September 14, 2021
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“Adipocyte proteostasis in cold acclimatization and obesity”
Alexander Bartelt, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention (Chair: Prof. Dr. med. Christian Weber), Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany

September 28, 2021
“Old and new adipocyte signaling pathways that modulate systemic metabolic function”
Jacqueline Stephens, Ph.D., Claude B. Pennington, Jr. Endowed Chair in Biomedical Research, Professor, Adipocyte Biology, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University
Location: BUSM, 72 E Concord St, Evans Building, Wilkins Board Room

October 12, 2021
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“Expanding the parts list of thermogenic regulation”
Lawrence Kazak, Ph.D., Canada Research Chair in Adipocyte Biology, Assistant Professor, Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre, Department of Biochemistry, McGill University

October 26, 2021
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“Quantitative flux analysis of energy metabolism”
Sheng (Tony) Hui, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Metabolism, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

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November 9, 2021
“Inter-organ crosstalk by bile acids and lipoproteins in cardiometabolic disease”
Rebecca Haeusler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Location: Remote via Zoom.

November 23, 2021
“Cellular diversity in brown and beige adipose tissues”
Kosaku Shinoda, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine (Endocrinology) and Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Location: BUSM, 72 E Concord St, Evans Building, Wilkins Board Room

December 14, 2021
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“Exploring Adipocyte Physiology Using Chemoproteomics Methods”
Andrea Galmozzi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

January 11, 2022
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“Insulin vs. Ketones: the Battle for Brown Fat”
Benjamin T. Bikman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Brigham Young University

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January 25, 2022
“SnoRNAs and Metabolic Regulation”
Jean E. Schaffer, M.D., Senior Investigator and Associate Research Director, Joslin Diabetes Center, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


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