Spring 2011 IDOM / DERC Research Seminar Series

Spring 2011 Schedule (pdf version)


01/11 Stephen F. Previs, Ph.D., Merck Research Laboratories

Title: “Diet-Mediated Disruption of Lipid Synthesizing Pathways”

01/18 Sheila Collins, Ph.D., Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Title: “Coordinated Signaling Pathways Control Fat Cell Metabolism and Thermogenesis”

01/25 Tracy L. Bale, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Title: “Epigenetic and Transgenerational Programming Effects of Maternal Obesity: More Reasons to Blame Mom”

02/01 Evan Dale Abel, M.D., Ph.D., University of Utah

Title: "Insulin Signaling and Cardiovascular Pathophysiology"

02/08 Teresa M. Reyes, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Title: “High Fat Diet and Epigenetic Regulation of CNS Gene Expression”

02/15 Gregory S. Barsh M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University (Student Invited Speaker)

Title: ““Discovering new roles for acyl-CoA synthesis in atherosclerosis and diabetes”

02/22 Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, M.D., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Title: “Emerging Role of Extranuclear Estrogen Receptors in Pancreatic Islet Protection”

03/01 Brett A. Kaufman, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania 

Title: “Mitochondrial Oxidative Stress and Altered mtDNA Metabolism in Diabetes”

03/08 Ali Naji, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Title: “Can We Preserve ß Cells?”

03/16 2011 Spring Symposium and Kroc Lecture
  Douglas C. Wallace, Ph.D., The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  Title: “Energyomics-Energenomics: A Mitochondrial Etiology of Metabolic and Degenerative Diseases, Cancer, and Aging”
03/22 Gary F. Lewis, F.R.C.P.C, M.D., University of Toronto

Title: “Intestinal Lipoprotein Overproduction is a Newly Appreciated Feature of Insulin Resistance”

03/29 Bassil M. Kublaoui, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
  Title: “Oxytocin and Sim1 in the Hypothalamic Regulation of Feeding”
04/05 Peter Arvan, M.D., Ph.D., University of Michigan
Title: "Next Generation Sequencing and the Study of Diabetes"
04/12 Eleftheria Maratos-Flier, M.D., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Title: “FGF21: A Novel Metabolic Regulator with Therapeutic Potential”
04/26 Raghavendra G. Mirmira, M.D., Ph.D., Indiana University
Title: “Diabetes: An Islet Inflammed”
05/03 Daniel Rader, M.D., University of Pennsylvania
  Title: “New Pathways in Lipoprotein Metabolism”
05/10 Hammond Lecture: David D. Moore, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine
  “Nuclear Receptors vs. Diabetes – McGarry Was Right”






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