Past Speakers

Upcoming Speakers!


September 3, 2015
David P. Cistola, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice President for Research & Innovation
University of North Texas Health Science Center
Fort Worth, TX


September 10, 2015

Joel Elmquist D.V.M., Ph.D.

Divison of Hypothalamic Research

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas, Tx


September 24, 2015

Ezra Burstein, M.D.

Associate Professor

Molecular Biology

UTSW Medical Center Dallas

"DNA Metabolism and innate immunity – insights from a rare human disease"


October 1, 2015

Makato Fukuda

Assistant Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US

"Causes and Consequences of Leptin Resistance in Obesity"


October 15, 2015

Tamas L. Horvath, DVM, PhD

Professor and Chair of the Section of Comparative Medicine and Professor of Neurobiology and Ob/Gyn at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

Yale University

"AgRP Neurons: From Reproduction and Feeding to Aging and Schizophrenia"


October 22, 2015

Minmin Luo, Ph.D.

Investigator, NIBS, Beijing, China

“Reward processing by the dorsal raphe “


October 29, 2015



November 5, 2015



November 12, 2015

Martin G. Myers, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

University of Michigan Health Systems

"Mechanisms of Leptin Action"


November 19, 2015

Seung Kim
Department of Developmental Biology and Medicine
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Stanford University School of Medicine

"The legacy of our hungry ancestry: the hormone Neuromedin U is a decretin and an anti-incretin "