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Meetings are held Friday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. in IFNH room 205

Date Speaker Title
September 22, 2023
Kenichi Sakamoto (Buettner Lab) The role of sympathetic nervous system in obesity-induced insulin resistance and metabolic disorder
January 26, 2024 Geordan Stukey (Carman Lab) Phosphatidate phosphatase Pah1 contains a novel RP domain that regulates its phosphorylation and function in yeast lipid synthesis

Alexandra Logerfo (Verzi Lab)

Understanding altered nutrient absorption and processing in intestine specific SMAD1/5 double knockout mice
February 23, 2024
Kalhara Menikdiwela (Storch Lab) Novel role of intestinal fatty acid binding proteins in systemic energy homeostasis
  Zakiyah Henry (Guo Lab) Effects of ursodeoxycholic acid on NASH development in mice with hepatic FXR deficiency
March 15, 2024
James Bergstrom

The lipogenice enzyme acetoacetyl-coenzyme A synthetase and ketone body utilization for de novo lipid synthesis

  Brandon McGuire (Shapses Lab) Vitamin D deficiency, and an update on the time restricted eating trial on bone
April 26, 2024

Huyen Le (Watford Lab)

Effects of adipocyte-specific glutamine synthetase ablation on milk lipid composition
  Catherine Rojas (Roepke Lab) Interactions of maternal obesity and maternal OPFR exposure on offspring gene expression, metabolism, and avoidance behaviors
May 24, 2024
Elisabetta Madonna (Quadro Lab) Understanding the molecular basis of postnatal heart growth defects in mice lacking β-carotene 9',10'-oxygenase (BCO2)
  Matt Selby (Sampath Lab) Acute Effects of Loss of Intestinal Desaturase Activity
June 14, 2024 Brian Zalma (Anthony Lab) Mechanisms of asparaginase-induced hepatic steatosis in obese mice