Friday, September 23
Irina Kaverina, Ph.D.
Developmental Biology, VUMC
"Role of Golgi-Derived Microtubules in Pancreatic Beta Cells""
Friday, September 30
Klaus Kaestner, Ph.D.
Department of Genetics, University of Pennsylvania
"Islet microRNAs in the Pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes"
Friday, October 7
Speaker has postponed this talk.
Friday, October 28
Heidi Silver, PhD, RD, CNSD
Department of Medicine, VUMC
"Diet and Fat: Are We Going the Right Weigh?"
Friday, November 4
Diabetes Day at the Student Life Center
Friday, November 11
Wenbiao Chen, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, VUMC
"Mechanisms of Compensatory Beta Cell Hyperplasia in Zebrafish"
Friday, November 18 - VIOM Speaker
Jay H. Fowke, Ph.D., M PH
Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, VUMC
"A Potential Link Between Obesity and Autophagy Toward Prostate Cancer"
Friday, December 2
Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, M.D., Ph.D.
Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine, Northwestern University
"Importance of Estrogen Receptors in Protecting Functional Beta-Cell Mass"
Friday, December 16
Gerard Karsenty, M.D., Ph.D.
Genetics and Development, Columbia University
"The Role of Osteocalcin in the Regulation of Energy Metabolism"