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Taft Diabetes and ECDOI Seminar Series 2015-2016

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Taft Diabetes and ECDOI Seminar Series

East Carolina Heart Institute (ECHI)

Monthly 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

This seminar series is the marquee event for the ECDOI. It features monthly seminars given by leading experts in the metabolism and diabetes fields. Come early to network with colleagues and visitors from 3:30 PM - 3:45 PM. These events are an excellent opportunity to learn about various topics related to metabolism, bioenergetics, membranes, diabetes, bariatric surgery, public health and many other areas.

Meetings are open to all who are interested. You can find the full upcoming schedule below. Check back periodically for updates. We look forward to seeing you there.

Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

Sept
17
Qin Yang, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics
University of California, Irvine
"Epigenetic Regulation of Energy Expenditure in Obesity"
ECHI Auditorium

Oct
22
Christopher Newgard, PhD
Director, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute and Sarah W. Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center
Duke University
"Metabolomics reveals new potential targets for metabolic diseases"
ECHI Auditorium
Nov
18
Ed Tapscott Lecture
John Thyfault, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Physiology
University of Kansas Medical Center
ECHI Conference Room B-D
"Hepatic fitness and susceptibility for metabolic disease"
Jan
14
Dave D'Alessio, MD
Associate Director, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute
Duke University
ECHI Conference Room A
Feb
25
Philipp E. Scherer, PhD
Director, Touchstone Diabetes Center
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
ECHI Auditorium
"Diabetes, Obesity and the Central Role of the Adipocyte in Maintaining Systemic Homeostasis"
Mar
17
Anthony Ferrante, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Columbia University
ECHI Auditorium
Apr
21
James Hougland, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Syracuse University
ECHI Auditorium