Recent News

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... More

Alice Meng Received BNORC Travel Award

Alice Meng has received a travel award to attend the Keystone Symposia on Neuronal Control of Appetite in March 2022.  Alice is a graduate student in the Tufts University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and is mentored by Dr. Maribel Rios.  

Raziel Rojas-Rodriguez Receives BNORC Travel Award

Raziel Rojas-Rodriguez, PhD at Tufts University / Tufts Medical Center has received a BNORC travel award to attend the Keystone Symposia: Adipose Tissue and Metabolic Health in February 2022.  Dr. Rojas-Rodriguez is a 2nd year postdoctoral fellow co-mentored by Dr. Andrew Greenberg (Tufts University) and Dr. Patrick Catalano at Tufts... More

Rachel Essner Receives BNORC Travel Award

Rachel Essner, a fourth year Ph.D. candidate in the Program in Neuroscience at Harvard University has received a BNORC travel award to attend the Keystone Symposia on Neuronal Control of Appetite in March 2022.  Rachel is completing her dissertation research in Dr. Mark Andermann's lab at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical... More

Next Obesity Journal Club POSTPONED

  POSTPONED - new date TBA Zoom Only (no-person option) Presenter: Salima F. Taylor MS; PhD Candidate, Food and Nutrition Policy and Programs at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy (she series). Article Title:  Association between gestational PFAS exposure and Children's adiposity in a diverse population Author/Journal: Michael S. Bloom et al. More

New Center Member – Olivia Weinstein

Ms. Olivia Weinstein, Culinary Nutrition Director of the Teaching Kitchen at Boston Medical Center (BMC) has joined BNORC as an associate member. The Teaching Kitchen at BMC aims to provide patients with medically and culturally appropriate food from their Preventive Food Pantry, fresh produce from their Roof Top Farm and... More

Adipose Seminar – Andrea Galmozzi

Dr. Andrea Galmozzi, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health,  will present at the next virtual Adipose Seminar. His talk, entitled “Exploring Adipocyte Physiology Using Chemoproteomics Methods” will take place virtually on Tuesday, December 14, at 10:00AM. Registration for... More

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... More