2017 Spring Seminar Schedule


January 10 - “Gut Peptide Satiety Signaling”
Timothy H. Moran, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

January 17 - “New Insights into Thyroid Hormone Signaling”
Anthony N. Hollenberg, M.D., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

January 24 - “Clocks, Metabolism and Aging”
Amita Sehgal, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

January 31 - “Metabolic Stress Signaling by JNK”
Roger J. Davis, Ph.D., F.R.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School


February 7- “Adaptive Thermogenesis and the Impact on Lipid Metabolism”
Claudio J. Villanueva, Ph.D., University of Utah School of Medicine

February 14 - “Constructing Neural Architecture for Metabolic Regulation”
Richard B. Simerly, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

February 21 “The Colors of Fat: Brown, Beige, and White”
Shingo Kajimura, Ph.D., University of California San Francisco

February 28 - “Chronic Short Sleep: Fueling Metabolic Embers of Alzheimer's Disease”
Sigrid C. Veasey, M.D., University of Pennsylvania


March 7 - “Hunger-Driven Motivational State Competition”
Michael Krashes, Ph.D.,NIDDK, National Institutes of Health

March 14 - 2017 Spring Symposium & Kroc Lecture - “CRISPR Approaches to Diabetes and Inflammation”
Michael P. Czech, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

March 21 - “Regulating the Pancreatic Islet”
Lori Sussel, Ph.D., University of Colorado Denver

March 28 - “Behavioral Phenotypes for Childhood Obesity: Lessons from Ingestive Behavior Research”
Tanja Kral, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania


April 4 - “Non Invasive Detection of Tissue Damage”
Yuval Dor, Ph.D., The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School

April 18 - “Epigenomic Analysis of Human Islets – Can it Guide us to New Therapeutic Approaches to Diabetes?”
Klaus H. Kaestner, Ph.D., M.S.
, University of Pennsylvania

April 28 - Hammond Lecture 1:00 pm - JMEC Law Auditorium
“Melanocortin Signaling: From Pharmacology to Pharmacotherapy”
Roger D. Cone, Ph.D., University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute


May 2 - “Delineating Gut-Brain Neural Signals that Separately Encode Appetition and Satiation”
Guillaume de Lartigue, Ph.D.
, Yale School of Medicine & John B. Pierce Laboratory

Past Seminar Series Schedules

2016 Fall Seminar Schedule

2016 Spring Seminar Schedule

2015 Fall Seminar Schedule

2015 Spring Seminar Schedule