Kevin Lee, PhD

Assistant Professor
Biomedical Sciences
Academic & Research Center 202H, Athens Campus
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology (PhD), Baylor College of Medicine, 2007
  • Biology (BS), Philosophy (BA), University of Illinois, 1999
  • Molecular biology
  • Adipose tissue
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Metabolism
  • Physiology
  • Adipocytes
  • Fat
  • Mouse genetics
  • Cellular biology
Summary of Work:
My laboratory has found that adipose tissue is comprised of developmentally and functionally distinct subpopulations of adipocytes.  We are examining the molecular biology of these adipocyte subpopulations and determining their effects on systemic metabolism and physiology.