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OREI is a faculty-initiated, interdisciplinary and intercollegiate program established to address the prevention and treatment of obesity in a multi-disciplinary research and education program.

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Events

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Aloysius Klingelhutz, PhD

Monday, July 20, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Aloysius Klingelhutz, PhD Professor of Microbiology and Immunology  Professor of Radiation Oncology  Carver College of Medicine University of Iowa Presentation: Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and their effects on adipogenesis, adipocyte function, and metabolic syndrome

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Julien Sebag, PhD

Monday, July 27, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Julien Sebag, PhD  Assistant Professor Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Carver College of Medicine University of Iowa Presentation: MRAP2 and Energy Homeostasis: A Match Made in Seven-TM

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Hai-Bin Ruan, PhD

Monday, August 3, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Hai-Bin Ruan, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology  University of Minnesota Presentation: Of Mice and Men and Beyond: Brown Adipose Tissue Involution with Age