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Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center

BBDOC

BARNSTABLE BROWN OBESITY AND DIABETES RESEARCH DAY


Seminars

Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center

Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series
Fall 2013
NS 771 Graduate Seminar in Nutritional Sciences
Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 PM, Room 411 Charles T. Wethington Bldg.
Seminar Coordinator: Dr. Kevin Pearson 


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Date

Speaker (Seminar Host)

Seminar Title

August 28

Kevin Pearson, PhD
Assistant Professor
Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences
University of Kentucky

Course Introduction for registered students only

September 4

Yuguang Shi, PhD
Professor
Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Penn State University

(Shuxia Wang, PhD)

In search of mitochondrial aging clock for metabolic diseases: a unified theory

September 11

Simon Fisher, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Endocrinology, Metabolism & Lipid Research Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine

(Philip Kern, MD)

Preventing the morbidity and mortality of hypoglycemia

September 18

Maja Redzic
GCNS Doctoral Student
University of Kentucky

(Travis Thomas, PhD)

Vitamin D status and muscle function in the elderly

September 25

Tianfei Hou
GCNS Doctoral Student
University of Kentucky

(Zhenheng Guo, PhD)

Long-term dark phase restricted feeding recovered db/db mice blood pressure circadium rhythm

October 2

Theresa Powell, PhD
Associate Professor
Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

(Kevin Pearson, PhD)

Placental function in maternal obesity - a possible role for fatty acids in modulation nutrient transport

October 9

Kristen Platt
GCNS Doctoral Student
University of Kentucky

(Kevin Pearson, PhD)

Maternal high fat diets and offspring obesity

October 16

Gang Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Molecular & Biomedical Pharmacology
University of Kentucky

(Kevin Pearson, PhD)

Inhibition of autophagy by IL-6 contributes to arsenic-induced cell transformation

October 23

Sean Thatcher, PhD
Assistant Professor
Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences
University of Kentucky

(Kevin Pearson, PhD)

The ACE2/ang-(1-7)/MasR pathway and its therapeutic potential in cardiovascular disease

October 30

Krista Casazza, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor
Nutritional Sciences
University of Alabama, Birmingham

(Kevin Pearson, PhD)

Optimizing bone health in childhood

November 6

Clarissa Craft, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Cell Biology & Physiology
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis

(Greg Graf, PhD)

An extracellular matrix approach to treating diabetes and obesity

November 13

Robin Shoemaker
GCNS Doctoral Student
University of Kentucky

(Lisa Cassis, PhD)

ACE2 deficiency augments the development of type 2 diabetes in obese mice

November 20

Barry Levin, MD
Professor and Interim Chair
Neurology & Neurosciences
Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School and E. Orange VA Medical Center

(Linda Dwoskin, PhD)

Metabolic sensing and the regulation of energy and glucose homeostasis

November 27

THANKSGIVING BREAK


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December 4

Kate Creasy
GCNS Doctoral Student
University of Kentucky

(Brett Spear, PhD)

Zhx2 regulates lipid metabolism and contributes to CVD risk

December 11

Joel Thompson
GCNS Doctoral Student
University of Kentucky

(Lisa Tannock, MD)

Serum amyloid A acts through TGF-beta to increase atherosclerosis

December 13

LAST DAY OF CLASSES


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