Events

​Upcoming Metabolism Group Meetings 




Speaker: Nicholas Webster, Ph.D.
Topic: Could altered RNA splicing trigger metabolic liver disease?
Event Date: December 18, 2019
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Altman CTRI Auditorium 
Organization: UCSD 
Department: Pediatrics
Profile: https://profiles.ucsd.edu/nicholas.webster

Speaker: Ulupi Jhala, Ph.D.
Topic: TBA​​
Event Date: January 15, 2020
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Altman CTRI Auditorium  
Organization: UCSD 
Department: Pediatrics
Profile: https://profiles.ucsd.edu/ulupi.jhala

Speaker: Ariel Feldstein, M.D.​
Topic: TBA​
Event Date: February 19, 2020
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Altman CTRI Auditorium  
Organization: UCSD 
Department: Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition 

Speaker: Olivia Osborn, Ph.D.
Topic: TBA​
Event Date: March 18, 2020
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Altman CTRI Auditorium 
Organization: UCSD 
Department: Medicine

Speaker: Jin Zhang, Ph.D.
Topic: TBA​
Event Date: April 15, 2020
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Altman CTRI Auditorium  
Organization: UCSD 
Department: Medicine

Speaker: Tim O'Sullivan, Ph.D.
Topic: TBA​
Event Date: May 20, 2020
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Altman CTRI Auditorium  
Organization: UCLA
Department: Molecular Biology

Speaker: Elizabeth Tarling, Ph.D.
Topic: TBA​
Event Date: June 17, 2020
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Altman CTRI Auditorium 
Organization: UCLA
Department: Molecular Biology

Past Metabolism Group Meetings 




Speaker: Jianhua Shao, M.D., Ph.D.
Topic: Beyond Thermogenesis and Energy Expenditure of Brown Adipose Tissue
Event Date: November 20, 2019
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location:Altman CTRI Auditorium 
Organization: UCSD 
Department: Pediatrics
Profile: https://profiles.ucsd.edu/jianhua.shao
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Speaker: Ty Troutman, Ph.D.
Topic: Exploiting altered enhancer landscapes to decode pathogenic changes in gene expression of diverse hepatic macrophages 
Event Date: October 16, 2019
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Altman CTRI Auditorium  
Organization: UCSD 
Department: Immunology
Profile: https://profiles.ucsd.edu/ty.troutman



Speaker: Philip Gordts, Ph.D.
Topic: Proteoglycans: the not so sweet sugars in type-2 diabetes
Event Date: September 18, 2019
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Altman CTRI Auditorium 
Organization: UCSD 
Department: Endocrinology and Metabolism
Profile: https://profiles.ucsd.edu/philip.gordts

Speaker: Enrique Saez, Ph.D.
Topic: Discovering New Molecular Pathways to Tackle Metabolic Disease
Event Date: May 15, 2019
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Leichtag 107
Organization: The Scripps Research Institute 
Department: Molecular Medicine
Profile: https://vivo.scripps.edu/display/SaezEnrique

Speaker: Yang Dai, Ph.D.
Topic: The cellular events and antigens that trigger islet inflammation and autoimmunity
Event Date: April 17, 2019
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Leichtag 107
Organization: The Scripps Research Institute 
Department: Immunology/Microbiology
Profile: https://vivo.scripps.edu/display/DaiYang

Speaker: Bernd Schnabl, M.D.
Topic: The role of YIPF6 in COPII vesicle transport during obesity
Event Date: March 20, 2019
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Leichtag 107
Organization: UCSD
Department: Medicine 
Profile: https://profiles.ucsd.edu/bernd.schnabl










Speaker: Tatiana Kisseleva, Ph.D.​
Topic: The role of IL-17 signaling in the pathogensis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Event Date: February 20, 2019
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Leichtag 107
Organization: UCSD
Department: Medicine (Surgery)
Profile: https://profiles.ucsd.edu/tatiana.kisseleva

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Speaker: Katja A. Lamia, Ph.D.
Topic: Crytochromes integrate circadian rythms with metabolism and genome protection
Event Date: January 16, 2019
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Leichtag 107
Organization: The Scripps Research Institute 
Department: Molecular Medicine
Profile: https://www.scripps.edu/faculty/lamia/

Orian Shirihai



Speaker: Orian Shirihai, M.D.,Ph.D.​
Topic: Mitochondiral Dynamics in the Regulation of Quality Control and Nutrient Utilization
Event Date: June 20, 2018
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: TBD
Organization: UCLA
Department: Medicine
Profile: http://medschool.ucla.edu/metabolism/about

Matthias Von Herrath



Speaker: Matthias Von Herrath, M.D.
Topic: Pathology of Human Type 1 Diabetes and New Treatment Modalities
Event Date: May 16, 2018
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: TBD
Organization: La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
Department: Human Genetics
Profile: http://www.lji.org/faculty-staff/matthias-von-herrath/

Karen Reue



Speaker: Karen Reue, Ph.D.​
Topic: The Fat of the Matter: Adventures With Mouse Models of Lipodystrophy and Obesity
Event Date: April 18, 2018
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: TBD
Organization: UCLA
Department: Human Genetics
Profile: https://reue.genetics.ucla.edu

Simon Schenk



Speaker: Simon Schenk, Ph.D.
Topic: New Insights into How Skeletal Muscle Produces Force
Event Date: March 14, 2018
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: TBD
Organization: UCSD
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery
Profile: http://profiles.ucsd.edu/simon.schenk

Richard Bergman



Speaker: Richard Bergman, Ph.D.
Event Date: February 21, 2018
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: TBD
Organization: Cedars-Sinai, Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute
Department: Biomedical Sciences and Medicine
Profile: http://bio.csmc.edu/view/15002/Richard-Bergman.aspx
Topic: TBA​
Michael Karin



Speaker: Michael Karin, Ph.D.
Event Date: January 17, 2018
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: TBD
Organization: UCSD
Department: Pharmacology
Profile: http://profiles.ucsd.edu/michael.karin
Topic: TBA​
Andrea Hevener



Speaker: Andrea Hevener, Ph.D.
Topic: Strong enough for a man, made for a woman: The impact of ERa on mitochondrial and metabolic health​
Event Date: December 14, 2017
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Medical Education and Telemedicine Building Upper Auditorium
Organization: UCLA
Department: Molecular Medicine
Profile: http://www.mbi.ucla.edu/faculty/andrea-hevener/

Peter Tontonoz



Speaker: Supriya Srinivisian, Ph.D.
Topic: The Neurobiology of Body Fat Metabolism:Lessons form C.Elegans"
Event Date: November 8, 2017
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Medical Education and Telemedicine Building Upper Auditorium
Organization: The Scripps Research Institute
Department: Molecular Medicine
Profile: https://www.scripps.edu/research/faculty/srinivasan

Peter Tontonoz



Speaker: Peter Tontonoz, M.D.,Ph.D.
Topic: The Neurobiology og Body Fat Metabolism: Lessons from C.Elegans
Event Date: October 18, 2017
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Medical Education and Telemedicine Building Upper Auditorium
Organization: UCLA
Department: Pathology and Labratory Medicine
Profile: http://pathology.ucla.edu/peter-tontonoz

Stephanie Stanford



Speaker: Stephanie Stanford
Topic: Diabetes reversal by inhibition of the low-molecular-weight tyrosine phosphatase
Event Date: September 20, 2017
Time: 1PM - 2PM
Location: Medical Education and Telemedicine Building Upper Auditorium
Organization:UCSD
Department: Medicine
Profile: http://profiles.ucsd.edu/stephanie.stanford