The Columbia University Seminar on Appetitive Behavior
Scheduled Speakers for the Academic Year 2013-2014
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 12, 2013 Jennifer Nasser, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. “Use of a dopamine
reuptake inhibitor in modeling binge eating in obese women”
October 3, 2013 Deborah Clegg, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX. “Role of Sex Hormones in Modulating Metabolism”
November 7, 2013 Marie-Pierre St-Onge, New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center, New York, NY. "Sleep and Food Intake Regulation"
December 5, 2013 C. Peter Herman and Janet Polivy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. “Food cues
January 23, 2014 Laurival A De Luca Jr., São Paulo State University, São Paulo, Brazil. “Homeostasis: Relationship with Specific Appetites and Behavioral Sensitization”
February 6, 2014 Eric Stice, Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, OR. "Neural vulnerability factors
that predict future weight gain"
March 6, 2014 Patricia Miner, Queens College, City University of New York, Queens, NY. “Evidence of Intercommunication within Brain Reward Areas in the Control of Meal Size”
April 3, 2014 Michael Lowe, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. "The Role of Current and Historical Weight in Eating Disorders"
May 1, 2014 Lori Asarian, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. “Estrogens affect peripheral and central eating controls in a rat RYGB model”
May 29, 2014 Linda Rinaman, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. “Visceral sensory signaling/satiety”
For further information contact:
Dr. Harry R. Kissileff, Seminar Chairman
St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital
1111 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10025
Sponsored in part by GlaxoSmithKline and the New York Obesity Research Center, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center (www.nyorc.org).