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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

Timothy J. Bartness, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology

Georgia State University

“Bidirectional Communication Between the Brain and Adipose Tissue”


October 2, 2014


Director, Helmholtz Zentrum München German Research Center

Garching bei München, Germany


October 16, 2014

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


October 30, 2014



November 20, 2014

Zane Andrews Ph.D.

Lab Head Neural Control of Energy Homeostasis

Monash University


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


March 5, 2015

"No conference"


March 26, 2015

Peter Arvan, M.D., PhD

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


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