The seminar is sponsored by the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and co-sponsored by the Department of Nutrition Sciences

DateSpeakerTopic
January 4 Roland L. Weinsier, MD and Members of the Executive Committee
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB
"What the New NIH-Funded Clinical Nutrition Research Center Can Do For You!"
January 11 Douglas Heimburger, MD
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB
"Can Dietary Changes Really Prevent Cancer? Epidemiology vs. Randomized Trials"
January 18 T. Tamura, MD
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB
"Folate Metabolism in Zinc and Iron Deficiency: Implication to Pregnancy Outcome"
January 25 Marc L. Reitman, MD, Ph.D.
NIDDK, NIH
"The Physiology of Fatless Mice"
February 15 James C. Barton, MD
Department of Medicine, UAB
"Iron Nutrition in Hemochromatosis"
February 22 Pi-Ling Chang, Ph.D.
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB
"Suppressed Expression of Osteopontin Decreased Tumorigenic Transformation of Mouse Preneoplastic Cells"
February 29 Philip Wood, DVM, Ph.D.
Department of Comparative Medicine, UAB
"Roles of Fatty Acid Metabolism in Disease: Genetic and Molecular Mechanisms In Vivo"
March 7 Rakesh P. Patel, Ph.D.
Department of Pathology, UAB
"Free Radicals, Nutrition and Exercise: Potential Mechanisms for Protection Against Cardiovascular Diseases"
March 21 Barbara A. Gower, Ph.D.
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB
"Hormone Replacement Therapy and Body Composition: New Insights"
March 28 Patrick P. Tso, Ph.D.
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
"The Role of Apoprotein A-IV in the Regulation of Food Intake"
April 4 Steven J. Zullo, Ph.D.
National Institute of Mental Health
"Is the Common Mitochondrial DNA Deletion of Man and Mouse a Biomarker of Aging Mitochondria?"
April 11 David A. Bernlohr, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
"Adipocyte Fatty Acid Trafficking in Obesity and Diabetes Syndromes"
April 25 Tim R. Nagy, Ph.D.
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB
"Mechanisms Regulating Body Weight: Insights from a Novel Animal Model"
May 2 Stephen D. Hursting, Ph.D.
National Cancer Institute
"Nutrition and Cancer Prevention: Studies of Mice and Men"
May 9 Marcas Bamman, Ph.D.
Department of Human Studies, UAB
"Morphological and Enzymatic Characteristics of Skeletal Muscle in Obese and Normal Weight Women"
May 16 Mark Tarnopolsky, MD, Ph.D., FRCP
McMaster University Medical Center
"Creatine Monohydrate: A Potential Therapeutic Agent for the Elderly and those with Neurological Disorders"
May 23 John Chatham, Ph.D.
Department of Medicine, UAB
"13C-NMR Spectroscopy - A Window into the Heart of Metabolism"
September 12 Renee Desmond, Ph.D., Heidi Weiss, Ph.D., and Kathy Zhang, MS
CNRC Statistical Core, Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB
"Longitudinal Data Analysis: An Introduction and Examples"
September 19 Patrick Stover, Ph.D.
Cornell University
"Regulation of Folate Metabolism and Status by Iron"
September 26 Gary E. Truett, Ph.D.
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
"A Developmental Switch for Obesity"
October 3 John Forder, Ph.D.
Department of Medicine, UAB
"The Future of Magnetic Resonance: Star Trek Reality"
October 10 Gary Hunter, Ph.D.
Department of Human Studies, UAB
"Metabolic Difference Between Black and White Women"
October 17 Mary Hagen, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology, UAB
"New Insights into the Role of the CNS Melanocortin System in the Control of Food Intake and Body Weight"
October 24 Paul Brookes, Ph.D.
Department of Pathology, UAB
"Mitochondrial Uncoupling Proteins - Certainties and Uncertainties"
November 7 Janet Isaacs, Ph.D.
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB
"Nutritional Management of Inborn Errors of Protein Metabolism"
November 14 Isao Eto, Ph.D.
Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB
"Cell Cycle Control of Tumor Promotion"