Postdoctoral Seminar Series

December 2019
“Lactate dehydrogenase is an important signaling node of glucose metabolism at the crossroads between endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondrial stress signaling”
Cynthia  Lebeaupin, PhD
Kaufman Lab 
SB Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

“Human Milk Oligosaccharides – A new weapon in the fight against cardiometabolic disease” 
Ariane Pessentheiner, PhD 
Gordts Lab 
UC San Diego
November 2019
“Altered Circadian Rhythm Cycling of Microbes and Metabolites in a Murine Model of Sleep Apnea”
Celeste Allaband, DVM
Zarrinpar Lab
UC San Diego

“Elucidating the Role of Inflammation in Obesity Induced Catecholamine Resistance”
Joseph Valentine, Ph.D.
Saltiel Lab
UC San Diego
October 2019
​"FGF1 orchestrates adipose-liver crosstalk through posttranslational regulation of lipolysis"
Gencer Sancar, Ph.D.
Evans Lab
UC San Diego

"Pharmacological antagonism of BCL6 regulates ciricadian rythm and metabolism"
Ryan Welch, Ph.D.
Evans Lab
UC San Diego
September 2019
"GLUT1-mediated Glycolysis Supports GnRH-induced Secretion of Luteinizing Hormone"
Dequina A. Nicholas, Ph.D.
Lawson Lab 
UC San Diego

"Diet and feeding pattern modulate circadian dynamics of the terminal ileum microbiome and transcriptome"
Carolina Dantas Machado, Ph.D.
Zarrinpar Lab
UC San Diego
June 2019
​​“Sedentary behavior and cardiometabolic health”
Ya-Ju, Bird, Chang, Ph.D.
Sears Lab 
UC San Diego

“Characterization of a diet-induced murine model of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis that rapidly progresses to steatohepatitis, fibrosis, cirrhosis and liver cancer”
Souradipta Ganguly, Ph.D.
Kisseleva Lab
UC San Diego
May 2019
​“Time-Restricted Feeding Attenuates Breast Cancer Growth in Mouse Models of Postmenopausal Obesity”
Manasi Das, Ph.D.
Webster Lab
UC San Diego

“Detection and characterization of antigen- specific CD8 T cells in the pancreas of non-diabetic and diabetic donors”
Christine Bender, Ph.D.
von Herrath Lab
La Jolla Institute
April 2019
​"Adipose tissue heparan sulfate proteoglycans - a regular of adipocyte metabolism and glucose homeostasis"
Ariane Pessentheiner, Ph.D
Gordts Lab
UC San Diego

"Development and application of a genetically econdoded single-fluorophore AMPK biosensor"
Danielle Schmitt, Ph.D.
Zhang Lab
UC San Diego
February 2019
​"IL-17A signaling promotes alcohol-induced HCC by mediating a cross-talk between steatotic hepatocytes and macrophages"
Gen Yamamoto, Ph.D.
Brenner/Kisseleva Lab
UC San Diego

"Uncleavable collagen type I protects from hepatocellular carcinoma development in mice"
Jacobo Baglieri, Ph.D.
UC San Diego
January 2019
​“Post-prandial FGF1 suppresses adipose lipolysis to maintain glucose homeostasis”
Dr. Sihao Liu, Ph.D.
Ron Evans Laboratory
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

“RalA regulates Glut4 recycling in vivo”
Dr. Yuliya Skorobogatko, Ph.D. 
Alan Saltiel Laboratory
UC San Diego