Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center
BNORC Adipose and Metabolic Study Group Seminars: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
January 7, 2014
Silvia Corvera, M.D., Professor, Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
"Adipose tissue angiogenesis in development and metabolic disease"
January 28, 2014
Brian Finck, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor in Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine
“Standing on the shoulders of giants to gain a better view of lipid and carbohydrate metabolism”
February 11, 2014
Judith Storch, Ph.D., Professor II, Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Department of Nutritional Sciences
Structural & Functional Studies of Fatty Acid-Binding Proteins: from Membranes to Mice
February 25, 2014
David E. Cohen, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Hepatology, Division of Gastroenterology Brigham and Women's Hospital Director, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology Robert H. Ebert Professor of Medicine and Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School
“START Domain-Mediated Metabolic Regulation Reveals New Targets in Diabetes, Obesity and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease”
March 18, 2014
Bradford B. Lowell, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
"The Wiring Diagram for Hunger: Using Neuron-Specific Tools to Discover its Basis"
April 1, 2014 - TBN
April 15, 2014
Tarjei S. Mikkelsen PhD, Group Leader, Broad Technology Labs
"Single cell RNA-seq analysis of human adipose-derived cells"
April 29, 2014 – No seminar – EB Meeting, San Diego, CA
May 6, 2014
Paul Pilch, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine
“Adiporedoxin, master regulator of adipokine secretion?”
May 13, 2014
Joseph Bass, MD, PhD, Chief Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Charles F. Kettering Professorship of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
"The Circadian Landscape of Metabolism"
May 20, 2014
Douglas G. Mashek, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Food Science & Nutrition, University of Minnesota
“Liver, lipid droplets and lipolysis; linking liver metabolism to metabolic disease etiology”
June 3, 2014
Valentina Perissi, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine
“Ubiquitin-dependent regulation of PPARץ transcriptional activity in adipocytes”
June 10, 2014 - TBN
June 13-17, 2014 – No seminar - American Diabetes Association 74th Scientific Sessions (2014)
For additional information about this seminar series, please contact Andrew.Greenberg@tufts.edu.