The Columbia University Seminar on Appetitive Behavior
Invites you to celebrate its 40th
Anniversary with a symposium entitled:
Translational Research in Appetitive Behavior: A 40
Year Retrospective and a Look Ahead.
The main theme is how animal and human work over the
past 40 years have complemented one another and led to some significant breakthroughs in
our understanding of how the brain, gut, hormones, and adipose tissue contribute to the
control of appetite, food intake, and body weight.
Thursday, March 1st, 2012
The Columbia University Faculty House
THE SYMPOSIUM WILL BEGIN AT 1:00 PM
COCKTAILS WILL BE AT 6:10 PM
AND DINNER WILL BEGIN AT 6:30 PM
Tentative schedule of speakers and titles/topics:
Woods S.C. Univ. of Cincinnati, Metabolic Signals and Food Intake: 40 Years of
Walsh B.T. Columbia University, Eating Disorders: What's wrong with eating and why
Smith, G.P. Cornell-Weill Medical School, Eating Is Organized by the Behavioral
Neuroscientific Conversation Between the Gut and the Brain
Sclafani A. Brooklyn College CUNY, Gut-brain signaling: "Appetition" vs. Satiation
Geliebter A. St. Luke's Hospital and Columbia University, Neuroimaging of gastric
distension and gastric bypass surgery (human emphasis)
Schwartz G. Albert Einstein College of Medicine, "Genetic models -
neurotransmitters/leptin (animal emphasis)
Leibel R. Columbia University, Molecular genetics of body weight homeostasis
If you are coming for dinner OR need parking, please let us know before Thursday February 3rd, 2012
. We need exact numbers for dinner this year, so please let us know one week before the seminar date.
Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions. Charge for dinner is $24.00. Charge for parking is $15.00. Please email reply with the form above.
If you have questions please email APBSEM@GMAIL.COM
or contact Ari Shechter Rapporteur, at 212-523-4603. We may also be reached by mail at:
c/o Dr. Harry R. Kissileff
St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center
1111 Amsterdam Avenue
NY, NY 10025
Sponsored in part by the New York Obesity Research Center-St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center.
Ari Shechter, PhD
New York Obesity Research Center
1090 Amsterdam Avenue 14D
New York, NY 10025