January 2018

January 9 Kathy Fange Liu, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
"Contol of Cellular Energy Metabolism by Human Enzyme-Mediated RNA Modifications"
January 16 Patrick Seale, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
"Regulation of Bronw and Beige Fat Fate"
January 23 Ruth Loos, Ph.D., Mount Sinai Hospital
"The Genetics of Obesity: From Genes to Biology to Clinical Practice"
January 30 Rotonya Carr, M.D.., University of Pennsylvania
"Lipid Droplets and Bioactive Lipids in Alcoholic Liver Disease"

February 2018

February 6 David J. Mangelsdorf, Ph.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center
"The Diverse Metabolic Actions of FGF21"
February 13 John Nicholas Betley, Ph.D, University of Pennsylvania
"Nutritive, Post-Ingestive Signals are the Primary Regulators of Hunger Circuits"
February 20 Joshua D. Rabinowitz, M.D., Ph.D., Princeton University
"Metabolism Revisted"
February 27 Gary J. Schwartz, Ph.D. Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Student Invited Speaker
"Feel the Burn: Feeding, Nutrient Sensing and Thermogenesis"

March 2018

March 6 Paul S. MacLean, Ph.D., University of Colorado
"Countering the Biological Drive to Regain Weight with Exercise "
March 13 Spring Symposium & Kroc Lecture - Michael P. Czech, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
"Adipose Signaling Circuits Controlling Thermogenesis" - Rubenstein Auditorium
March 20 Jiandie Lin, Ph.D, University of Michigan
"Endocrine Checkpoint for NASH Progression"
March 27 Anthony Ferrante, Jr., M.D, Ph.D., Columbia University
"Leptin-Independent Weight Regulation"

April 2018

April 3 Kimberly K. Trout, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
"Effects of Increased Dietary Protein in Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)"
April 10 John P. Thyfault, Ph.D, University of Kansas
"Adipose Tissue Leukocyte Activation and Metabolic Disease"
April 17 Grant D. Barish, M.D., Northwestern University
"Transcriptional Repressor Control of Healthful Obesity"
April 19 11th Annual J. Levi Hammond Lecture - Daniel J. Drucker, M.D. - Mount Sinai Hospital
"Mechanisms of Incretin Action - Where and How?" Rubenstein Auditorium
April 24 Matthew E. Carter, Ph.D., Williams College
"Interplay between Appetite-Inducing and Appetite-Suppressing Neuronal Popluations"

May 2018

May 1 Diva D. De Leon-Crutchlow, M.D., M.S.C.E.., University of Pennsylvania
"Novel Mechanisms of Disease in Hyperinsulinism"


Past Seminar Series Schedules

2017 Fall Seminar Schedule

2017 Spring Seminar Schedule

2016 Fall Seminar Schedule

2016 Spring Seminar Schedule

2015 Fall Seminar Schedule

2015 Spring Seminar Schedule