Seminar Series

Monthly Research Seminar

Collaborative diabetes research

The monthly Diabetes Research Seminar Series was created to share research findings, cultivate collaborative interactions and facilitate diabetes education. Seminar topics cover a wide range of disciplines from basic biomedical research to ongoing clinical studies. Speakers include the Diabetes Institute's own talented faculty members, clinical trainees and students, as well as prominent researchers from beyond the Institute.  Seminars are held the third Friday of every month.

January 20, 2017

Grosvenor West 111
3:00 PM - Seminar - NO Business Meeting
Speaker: Sonia M. Najjar, PhD, Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, Professor, Biomedical Sciences, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University
Title: "Novel Insights on Linking Insulin Resistance to Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease"

February 17, 2017

Grosvenor West 111
3:00 PM - Business Meeting
3:30 PM - Seminar
Speaker: Kamal Rahmouni, PhD, Professor, Pharmacology and Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
Title: "Can Faulty Antenna Cause Obesity? Role of Ciliary Protein in Energy Homeostasis"

March 17, 2017

Grosvenor West 111
3:00 PM - Business Meeting
3:30 PM - Seminar
Speaker: John Fowlkes, MD, Professor, Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology, Clinical Scientist, Vice Chair for Research, Director, Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky
Title: "Hepatic intersections: insulin signaling as a regulator of growth hormone sensitivity"

April 21, 2017

Grosvenor West 111
3:00 PM - Business Meeting
3:30 PM - Seminar
Speaker: Corinne Nielsen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, Ohio University
Title: "Endothelial Rbpj deletion leads to hepatic and intestinal vascular malformations in mice"