The Columbia University Seminar on Appetitive Behavior
Scheduled Speakers for the Academic Year 2011-2012
Meetings start at 5:00 PM sharp on Thursday afternoons.
Meetings will be held at Columbia Faculty House, 117th St. and Morningside Ave, reached from 116th Street between Morningside and Amsterdam Aves.
September 8, 2011 Peter Balsam, Barnard College and Columbia University, “Components of Anticipatory Motivation”
October 6, 2011 Nori Geary, Institute of Animal Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland, “Sex differences in eating and adiposity”
November 3, 2011 April Strader, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Carbondale, Il " It is more than the ‘L’ in iLeal interposition: role of the intestinal tract in post bariatric euglycemia"
December 1, 2011 Susie Swithers, Purdue University, “It's not nice to fool Mother Nature - effects of high-intensity sweeteners on energy balance in rats.”
January 19, 2012 Clemence Blouet , Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, “Hypothalamic TXNIP and the regulation of energy balance”
February 2, 2012 Sue Ritter, Washington State University, Pullman WA, "Glucoregulation: View from the Hindbrain"
March 1, 2012 40th Anniversary Symposium 1 – 6 PM – speakers to be announced
April 5, 2012 Robert C. Ritter, Washington State University, Pullman, WA "NMDA receptor mechanisms and hindbrain integration of satiation signals".
May 3, 2012 Kellie L. K. Tamahsira, Johns Hopkins University, “Effects of the perinatal environment on metabolic programming in rat offspring”
June 7, 2012 Valeri Compan, University Montpellier I and II, University Nîmes, France, “Toggling serotonin 4 receptors signaling pathway in the nucleus accumbens provoked anorexia to binge-type eating”
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Sponsored in part by GlaxoSmithKline and the New York Obesity Research Center, St. Luke’s\Roosevelt Hospital Center. (www.nyorc.org)