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Upcoming Speakers

September 4, 2014

Dr. Hao Zhu M.D.

Assistant Professor

Childrens Medical Center Research Institute at UTSW

"Defining the relationships between liver injury, regeneration, and cancer."


September 11, 2014.

Dr. Michael Lutter M.D. , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

“The cellular and molecular basis of eating disorders”


September 18, 2014

Rana Gupta, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor , Touchstone Diabetes Center UTSWMC

“Defining Preadipocytes and the Developmental Origins of Healthy Obesity”


September 25, 2014
Richard C. Wang, MD PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology
UT Southwestern Medical Center

"Transporter Phosphorylation Promotes Glucose Transport and Is Impaired in GLUT1 Deficiency Syndrome"


October 2, 2014


Director, Helmholtz Zentrum München German Research Center

Garching bei München, Germany


October 9, 2014---Open




October 16, 2014

Nada Abumrad, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine & Obesity Research
Washington University in St. Louis


October 23, 2014---Open



October 30, 2014

Xin-Liang Ma, MD
Professor of Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University


November 6, 2014----Open



November 13, 2014----Open



November 20, 2014

Zane Andrews Ph.D.

Lab Head Neural Control of Energy Homeostasis

Monash University


November 27, 2014

No Conference(Thanksgiving)


December 4, 2014

Andrea L Hevener, PhD
Associate Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism
University of California, Los Angeles


December 11, 2014

Richard Dimarchi, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry

Indiana University Bloomington


December 18, 2014

Mitchell Roitman, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

University of Illinois at Chicago


December 25, 2014

No Conference (Christmas break)


January 1, 2015

No Conference (New Years)


January 8, 2015----Open


January 15, 2015----Open


January 22, 2015----Open


January 29, 2015----Open


February 5, 2015

Laurie J. Goodyear, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Senior Investigator and Section Head
Section on Integrative Physiology and Metabolism


February 12, 2015 ----Open


February 19, 2015

Timothy H. Moran, Ph.D.

Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


February 26,2015----Open


March 5, 2015

No conference (Spring Break)


March 12, 2015----Open


March 19, 2015----Open


March 26, 2015

Peter Arvan, M.D., PhD

Division Chief, Metabolism Endocrinology & Diabetes
Director, Comprehensive Diabetes Center
University of Michigan


April 2, 2015----Open


April 9, 2015----Open


April 16, 2015

Roger J. Davis Ph.D. F.R.S.
Professor of Molecular & Cellular Biology
Univerity of Massachusetts Medical School


April 23, 2015

Vincent Poitout DVM, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine Scientific Director – CRCHUM

Univeristy of Montreal


April 30, 2015

Orian Shirihai, MD, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Gastroenterology

Boston University School of Medicine


May 7, 2015 ----Open


May 14, 2015----Open


May 21, 2015----Open


May 28, 2015----Open