The seminars always take place Wednesdays at NOON CST. 

  • February 3, 2021
    Judith Eisen - Professor, Department of Biology - University of Oregon
    "Developmental interactions between the microbiome and the nervous system"




  • February 24, 2021 - 12:30PM
    Franck Mauvais-Jarvis - Director of the Diabetes Discovery Research & Sex-Based Medicine Laboratory and Director of the Tulane Diabetes Research Program, Professor Department of Medicine and Pharmacology - Tulane University
    "Emerging role of testosterone in insulin secretion: Implications for obesity and type 2 diabetes"




  • March 3, 2021
    Padma Maruvada - NIH, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, Director of the Nutrient Metabolism program and director of the Clinical Obesity and Nutrition program 
    "NIH’s Nutrition Strategic Plan & Research Priorities and Funding Opportunities in Nutrition Research at NIDDK"



  • March 10, 2021
    Huabo Su - Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Augusta University, Georgia, USA.
    "Neddylation, a small protein modification with a huge impact on the heart"




  • March 17, 2021
    Judith Weber - Associate Dean for Research, Professor College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; Director Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention 
    "The Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention: Understanding the Origins and the Behavioral and Environmental Contributors of Pediatric Obesity"




  • March 24, 2021
    Vetrivelan Ramalingam - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Neurology, Boston, MA
    "Does chronic sleep restriction cause metabolic abnormalities?"



  • March 31, 2021
    Stephen D. Roper - Departments of Physiology & Biophysics and Otolaryngology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, FL
    "Transmitting Taste to the Brain; How Gustatory Signals from Taste Buds are Encoded"