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BNORC Adipose and Metabolic Tissue Study Group Seminars: 2016-2017

Sponsored by Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center's Adipose Biology and Nutrient Metabolism Core

Boston University Medical Campus
Evans Biomedical Research Center
650 Albany Street, 7th Floor, Room 714
Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 AM unless otherwise noted

Coffee and light refreshments will be served.
Parking is available in the garage located at 710 Albany Street.

October 4, 2016

“Redox control of hepatic lipid metabolism” Markus Bachschmid, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

October 18, 2016

“Connecting histone methyltransferase to O-GlcNAc regulation in C. elegans” Alla Grishok, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine

November 1, 2016

“G-Protein Suppressor 2 regulates mitochondrial biogenesis via mitochondrial retrograde signaling and modulation of nuclear-encoded mitochondrial genes core promoter accessibility” M. Dafne Cardamone, Ph.D., Instructor of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine

November 15, 2016

“The putative fatty acid transporter CD36: what does it really do with fatty acids?” James Hamilton. Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Physiology & Biophysics, Boston University School of Medicine

November 29, 2016

“Origin and function of human thermogenic "beige" adipose tissue” Silvia Corvera, M.D., Professor, Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

December 13, 2016

“Mitochondrial stress responses, innate immunity and toxic genomes” Cole Haynes, Ph.D., Assoc. Professor, Dept of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School

February 14, 2017

“Tissue metabolomics reveal a dysregulated pathway that promotes type 2 diabetes” Steven E. Shoelson, MD, PhD., Section Head and Associate Research Director, Joslin Diabetes Center Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

March 7, 2017

“Adipose tissue remodeling and adaptation to environmental cues” Jean Lin, PhD and Nabil Rabhi, PhD, Postdocs, Farmer Lab, Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine

March 21, 2017

“Regulation of lipolysis by insulin in vitro and in vivo” Konstantin Kandror, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine

May 9, 2017

“Thermogenic fat metabolism in humans and mice” Yu-Hua Tseng, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School Investigator, Joslin Diabetes Center

May 30, 2017

“Glioblastoma malignancy requires the fatty acid-activating enzyme ACSVL3 – but why???” Paul A. Watkins, MD, PhD, Research Scientist, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine



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