Diabetes and Metabolism Graduate Student Interest Group
Past Invited Speaker List
February 15, 2011
Gred Barsh, MD, PhD
Professor, Stanford University
"Genetics of Color Variation: Model Systems and Model Organisms in a Post Genome World
Co-sponsored by the School of Veterinary Medicine.
November 2, 2010
Streamson Chua, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
“Leptin Independent Mechanisms that Control Body Fat Content”
April 27, 2010
January 12, 2010
Director of the Program in Developmental Biology
Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology
Endowed Chair in Molecular Diabetes Research
September 15, 2008
Ron Evans, Ph.D. The Salk Institute.
Title: “PPARs: Running Around Obesity”
Philipp E Scherer, Ph.D. UT Southwestern Medical School.
Title: “Pathophysiology of Adipose Tissue and beta Cells in Obesity and Diabetes”
January 15, 2008
Morris White, Ph.D.
Department of Medicine, Endrocrine Division, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston
"Insulin and IRS2 Signaling in the Coordination of Lifespan and Hoemostasis"
May 1, 2007
Daniel P. Kelly, M.D.
Scientific Director, Professor Cardiovascular Pathobiology
Sanford-Burnham at Lake Nona
February 6, 2007
Seung K. Kim, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Developmental Biology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Stanford University School of Medicine
February 21, 2006
Steven E. Shoelson, MD, PhD
Section Head, Cellular & Molecular Physiology, Joslin Diabetes Center
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Graduate students are welcome and encouraged to participate in the Academic Enrichment Program. Guest lecturers are invited by the graduate students of the Lazar, Ahima, Stoffers, Kaestner, Birnbaum and Wolf Labs.
The following students are current members:
- Devin Dersh
- Matt Emmett
- Jarrett Remsberg
- Sonia Step
- Fenfen Wang
- Cynthia Khoo
- Corey Cannon
- Reina Aoki
- Yang Jiao
- Vasu Kamerwaran
- Julia Kieckhaefer
- Rinho Kim
- Dolim Lee
- Sebastian Rieck
- Gabe Walton
- David Frederick
- Matt Harms
- Megan Kissig
- Amber Alhadeff
- Brianne Jeffrey
- Ting-chin David Shen
If you are interested in joining the graduate student group contact Lisa Henry.
Click here to submit your suggestions for future speakers.