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Seminar Series

The University of Florida Diabetes Center of Excellence, in conjunction with the UF’s College of Medicine and other UF program sponsors, hosts numerous events including research seminars with topics presented by investigators from around the United States and the world. We hope you will be able to join us for an upcoming event.

Upcoming Events:

Who: Mark A. Atkinson, Ph.D., Benjamin G. Keselowsky, Ph.D. Brent S. Sumerlin, Ph.D.
Sponsored By: Nanoscience Institute for Medical and Engineering Technology (NIMET)
University of Florida
What: “Perspectives on Diabetes”
When: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 3:30-4:30pm
Where: 100 New Engineering Building (NEB)
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Previous events:

Who: Satya Kalra, PhD
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Department of Neuroscience, McKnight Brain Institute
University of Florida
What: “Control your Diabetes for Life: Revelations from Neurobiology”
When: Thursday, November 8, 2012, 9:50-10:50 a.m.
Where: ARB R4-133

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Who: Roland W. Stein, PhD, Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics; Professor of Cell & Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University
What: “The Effect of Type 2 Diabetes Stress Conditions on Islet-Enriched Transcription Factor Activity”
When: Friday, September 7, 2012 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Where:  UF Shands Cancer and Research Hospital, Room 101
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Who: Jay Skyler, MD, MACP, Professor and Chairman
NIDDK Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Study
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
“Microvascular Disease in Type 1 Diabetes”
When: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.
Where: UF Department of Medicine, Chairman’s Library, Rm 4106

What: “Progress Toward an Artificial Pancreas”
When:Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 8 a.m.
Where: UF Health Sciences Communicore Building, Rm C1-4

What: “Beta Cell Replacement”
When:Thursday, September 13, 2012, 10 a.m.
Where: Academic Research Building, Conference Rm R4-133

What: “Glycemic Control and Cardiovascular Disease”
When:Thursday, September 13, 2012, at 11 a.m.
Where: UF Health Sciences Communicore Building, Rm C1-11

Who: Michael Haller, M.D., Associate Professor and Principal Investigator, UF Diabetes Center of Excellence
What: “Combination Therapy to Reverse Type 1 Diabetes”
When: Thursday, September 13, 2012 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Where:  Shands at UF, North Tower, Room 3204 (CRC Conference Room)

Who: Suna Onengut-Gumuscu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Virginia
What: “Searching for Genetic Risk Factors in Type 1 Diabetes.”
When: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at 4:00 p.m.
Where: Shands at UF, North Tower, Conference Room 6120

Who: Armando Villalta, PhD,  Postdoctoral Fellow
Laboratory of Dr. Jeffrey Bluestone
Diabetes Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA
What: “VEGF‐R2 is a central target in the RTKI‐mediated reversal of diabetes in non‐obese diabetic mice”
When: Monday, May 21, 2012 from 2:00-3:00 PM
Where: JG-32 Biomedical Science Building

Who: George S. Eisenbarth, MD, PhD
Executive Director of the Barbara Davis Center
Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine & Immunology
Program Deputy Director, The Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center
University of Colorado, Denver, CO
What: “The Trimolecular Complex: Pathogenic Central and Therapeutic Target”
When: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Where: Medical Science Building, Conference Room 6120

Who: Michael Haller, MD, MS-CI
What: “Combination Therapies to Reverse Type 1 Diabetes”
When: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 8 a.m.
Where: Academic Research Building, Room R5-265

Who: Dr. Kenneth Cusi
What: “Understanding the Link between Diabetes and Obesity…and What You Can Do About it!”
When: February 16, 2012
Presentation slides are attached.