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

May 25, 2021
“The Role of tissue specific expression of acyl CoA synthetase in Diet-Induced Obesity”
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

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June 8, 2021
“Thermogenic pathways to combat obesity”
Matthew Lynes, Ph.D., Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Research Associate, Joslin Diabetes Center

Past Seminars 

October 13, 2020
Physiology and therapeutic potential of thermogenic fatYu-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

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

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
“Adipose tissue resident Tregs: friend or foe in obesity?” Louise D’Cruz, PhD., Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh

February 23, 2021
“The Obese Adipose Organ” Saverio Cinti, M.D., Professor of Anatomy, Director Center of Obesity, Marche Polytechnic University; Affiliated Professor at University of Copenhagen

March 9, 2021
“Macrophages as Adipose Tissue Ferrostats” Alyssa Hasty, Ph.D., Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics; Associate Dean for Faculty of the Basic Sciences, School of Medicine Vanderbilt University

March 23, 2021
“The Color of Fat: the multifaceted role of thermogenic fat in metabolism and diabetes”
Shingo Kajimura, Ph.D., Member of the Faculty of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

April 13, 2021
“Mechanisms of Inflammation in human obesity and type 2 diabetes”
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
“From molecular evolution to potential anti-obesity therapies: a tale of two ligands (C3a, TLQP-21) and one receptor (C3aR1)”
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
“ABCB10 exports mitochondrial biliverdin, driving metabolic maladaptation and NAFLD in obesity”
Marc Liesa-Roig, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Medicine, Endocrinology, Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, University of California Los Angeles

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