Adipose and Metabolic Tissue Study Group Seminar Series

Sponsored by Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center Adipose Biology and Nutrient Metabolism Core
Support by Alpco.


Virtual Adipose Seminar Series 2020-2021

December 8, 2020

“A Bottom Up View of Thermogenic Fat”
Paul Cohen, M.D., Ph.D., Albert Resnick, M.D. Assistant Professor, Head, Laboratory of Molecular Metabolism, The Rockefeller University

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December 22, 2020

“The role of obesity-driven changes in the extracellular matrix in breast cancer metastasis”
Madeleine J. Oudin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University

January 26, 2021
Louise D’Cruz, PhD., Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh

February 23, 2021
Saverio Cinti, M.D., Professor of Anatomy, Director Center of Obesity, Marche Polytechnic University; Affiliated Professor at University of Copenhagen

March 9, 2021
Alyssa Hasty, Ph.D., Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Associate Dean for Faculty of the Basic Sciences, School of Medicine Vanderbilt University
Research Health Scientist, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System
US Department of Veterans Affairs Faculty Head, Murray House, Vanderbilt University

April 13, 2021
Barbara Nikolajcyzk, Ph.D., Associate Director for Translational Research in Diabetes, Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center, Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

April 27, 2021
Alessandro Bartolomucci Ph.D., Associate Professor, Ancel Keys Biomedical Scholar in Physiology and Metabolism, Director, Physiology Core, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of Minnesota

May 11, 2021
Marc Liesa-Roig, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Medicine, Endocrinology, Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, University of California Los Angeles

May 25, 2021
Andrew Greenberg, M.D., Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Professor of Nutrition and Metabolism, Tufts University School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Director of the Obesity and Metabolism Team, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging
Co-Director and PI, Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center

Past Seminars 

October 13, 2020

Physiology and therapeutic potential of thermogenic fat
Yu-Hua Tseng, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Senior Investigator, Section on Integrative Physiology & Metabolism, Joslin Diabetes Center

October 27, 2020

“Human Brown, Beige, and White Adipose Tissue and their Responses to β3-AR Activation”
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

November 10, 2020

“Nutrient Sensing, mTORC2 and Brown Fat”
David Guertin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

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