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Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Lori Zeltser, PhD

Monday, June 3, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Lori Zeltser, PhD Associate Professor, Pathology & Cell Biology Columbia University | New York, NY Presentation:  Neural substrates of genetic influences on emotional eating in adolescence

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Huxing Cui, PhD

Monday, June 10, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Huxing Cui, PhD Assistant Professor, Pharmacology Carver College of Medicine | University of Iowa Presentation: Title Forthcoming

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Kathleen Markan, PhD

Monday, June 17, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Kathleen Markan, PhD Research Assistant Professor, Pharmacology University of Iowa | Department of Pharmacology Presentation:  Title Forthcoming