Past Seminars and Events

June 2017


UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Research Seminar Series presents "Hunger on the brain: the acute and chronic stress of food insecurity"

Presenter: Cindy Leung, ScD, MPH, Postdoctoral Scholar |UCSF Center for Health and Community| UC Berkeley School of Public Health

Thursday June 1, 2017 from 4-5pm

Location: 517 Parnassus Ave, HSW1057


May 2017


UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Research Seminar Series presents "Mitigating ischemic injury of stem-cell-derived insulin-producing cells after transplant"

Presenter: Gaetano Faleo, PhD | Associate Specialist | Tang Lab| UCSF Division of Transplant Surgery

Thursday May 4, 2017 from 4-5pm

Location: 517 Parnassus Ave, HSW1057


Endocrine Grand Rounds Seminar Series presents “Hypophysitis”

Presenter: Sophie Patzek, MD- Medicine Endocrinology Fellow -Combined Conference

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 8:30-9:30am

Location: : UCSF, 401 Parnassus Ave, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190


Endocrine Grand Rounds Seminar Series presents “TBD"

Presenter: Eunice Chuang, MD-Medicine Endocrinology Fellow

+ Amy Berger, MD, PhD to present 5 minutes for Molecular Medicine Consult service

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 8:30-9:30am

Location: : UCSF, 401 Parnassus Ave, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190


Endocrine Grand Rounds Seminar Series presents “TBD"

Presenter: Lisa Beutler, MD, PhD-Medicine Endocrinology Fellow

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 8:30-9:30am

Location: : UCSF, 401 Parnassus Ave, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190


UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Research Seminar Series presents Optimization of a Polycaprolactone (PCL) Scaffold for Islet and Cellular Transplantation"

Presenter: Steven A. Wisel, MD| Division of Transplant Surgery| Research Fellow, Resident | UCSF Tang Lab

Thursday May 18, 2017 from 4-5pm

Location: 517 Parnassus Ave, HSW1057


Endocrine Grand Rounds Seminar Series presents “TBD"

Presenter: Eric Bomberg, MD-Medicine Endocrinology Fellow

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 8:30-9:30am

Location: : UCSF, 401 Parnassus Ave, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190


April 2017


Endocrine Grand Rounds Seminar Series presents "Disorder of Sexual Differentiation: A Case of Microphallus"

Presenter: Alyssa Huang, MD

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 8:30-9:30am

Location: : UCSF, 401 Parnassus Ave, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190


UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Research Seminar Series presents “Links between autoimmunity and metabolic bone disease: insights into drivers of heterotopic ossification”

Presenter: Edward Hsiao, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of California - San Francisco

Thursday April 6, 2017 from 4-5pm

Location: 517 Parnassus Ave, HSW1057


Endocrine Grand Rounds Seminar Series presents "Engineering the Pancreatic Beta Cell Niche"

Presenter: Julie Sneddon, PhD – Asst. Professor in Residence, Diabetes Center

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 8:30-9:30am

Location: : UCSF, 401 Parnassus Ave, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190


UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Research Seminar Series presents “Characterizing the thymocyte development in the mouse model of COPA syndrome”

Presenter: Zimu Deng | Postdoctoral |Shum lab | UCSF Pulmonary Division

Thursday April 13, 2017 from 4-5pm

Location: 517 Parnassus Ave, HSW1057


Endocrine Grand Rounds Seminar Series presents "New Pathways and Factors that Control Bone Mass”

Presenter: Robert Nissenson, PhD – Professor of Medicine and Physiology

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 8:30-9:30am

Location: : UCSF, 401 Parnassus Ave, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190


UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Research Seminar Series presents “Links between autoimmunity and metabolic bone disease: insights into drivers of heterotopic ossification”

Presenter: Kamran Atabai, MD, Associate Professor

Cardiovascular Research Institute, UCSF Department of Medicine

Thursday April 20, 2017 from 4-5pm

Location: 517 Parnassus Ave, HSW1057

 


 

UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Research Seminar Series presents “The intersection of Metabolism and Inflammation in Diabetes Complications”

Presenter: Joel D. Schilling, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine

Pathology & Immunology| Cardiovascular Division| Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Missouri

Thursday April 27, 2017 from 4-5pm

Location: 517 Parnassus Ave, HSW1057


Endocrine Grand Rounds Seminar Series presents "“New Pathways and Factors that Control Bone Mass”

Presenter: Robert Nissenson, PhD – Professor of Medicine and Physiology

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 8:30-9:30am

Location: : UCSF, 401 Parnassus Ave, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190


Endocrine Grand Rounds Seminar Series presents “Pancreatic Islet Pathology in Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes”

Presenter: Srinath Sanda, MD – Asst. Professor

Wednesday, April 29, 2017 from 8:30-9:30am

Location: : UCSF, 401 Parnassus Ave, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190


March 2017


Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 4:00pm

Presenter: Candice Herber, PhD | Postdoctoral | Ingraham Lab

Presentation Title: "Disrupting estrogen signaling in the arcuate increases bone density in females"

UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Research Seminar Series

Location: UCSF, 513 Parnassus Avenue, Health Sciences West Bldg. HSW1057


Wednesday. March 8, 2017 at 8:30-9:30am

Endocrinology Grand Rounds

Presenter: Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE Arline & Pete Harman Professor& Chair, Dept. Pediatrics, Stanford Medicine

Presentation Title: "The Impact of Childhood Chronic Disease on Skeletal Development: A Life Course Perspective"

Location: UCSF, 401 Parnassus Ave, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190


Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 4:00pm- 5:00pm

Presenter: Rada Savic, PhD, Assistant Professor

Presentation Title: “Novel Approaches to Discover Genes Linked to Drug Response A Metformin Case Study”

UCSF Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

Division of Clinical Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics

Location: 513 Parnassus Avenue, Health Sciences West Bldg. HSW1057


Wednesday. March 15, 2017 at 8:30-9:30am

Endocrinology Grand Rounds

Presenter: Robert Rosenthal, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, UCSF

Presentation Title: "Current Concepts of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Pathogenesis"

Location: UCSF, 401 Parnassus Ave, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190


Thursday, March 16 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Presenter: Ajit Shah, PhD

Postdoctoral | UCSF Bhushan Lab

Presentation Title: TBD

Location: HSW1057 513 Parnassus Avenue, Health Sciences West Bldg.


Wednesday. March 22, 2017 at 8:30-9:30am

Endocrinology Grand Rounds

Presenter: TBD

Presentation Title:

Location: UCSF, 401 Parnassus Ave, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190


Wednesday. March 29, 2017 at 8:30-9:30am

Endocrinology Grand Rounds

Presenter: Susan Lynch, PhD, Dir. Colitis & Crohn's Disease Microbiome Research Core, Assoc.Professor, UCSF

Presentation Title: TBD

Location: UCSF, 401 Parnassus Ave, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190


January 2017


Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Presenter: Michel DuPage

Presentation Title: "Reprogramming the tumor microenvironment to enhance cancer immunity”

Fellow, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
University of California, San Francisco

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Presenter: Rada Savic, PhD

Presentation Title: TBA

Assistant Professor
Bioengineering Department

University of California, San Francisco

Presenter: Jan Jensen, PhD

Presentation Title: “Multi-dimensional experimental design applications towards making specialized cells, including pancreatic beta cells”

The Eddie J. Brandon Endowed Chair for Diabetes Research
Lerner Research Institute
Cleveland, Ohio

Wednesday, January 18th, 2016

Endocrine Ground Rounds

Presenter: Amnon Schlegel, MD, PhD

Presentation Title: "Intestinal Liver X Receptor, A Therapeutic Target for Postprandial Dyslipidemia”

Investigator, University of Utah Molecular Medicine Program
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Biochemistry, and Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
University of Utah

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Ying-Hui Fu, PhD

Presentation Title: "Circadian regulation and interplay between sleep and metabolism"

Professor
Neurology Department
University of California, San Francisco

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Endocrine Ground Rounds

Presenter: Antoni Duleba, MD

Presentation Title: “Inflammation and Ovarian Function”

Chief, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Professor of Reproductive Medicine ,
University of California, San Diego

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Presenter: Dan Holohan

Presentation Title: TBA

Graduate Student
Bluestone Lab
University of California, San Francisco

 

Presenter: Theodore Roth

Presentation Title: TBA

Graduate Student
Marson Lab
University of California, San Francisco
 

December 2016


Thursday, December 1, 2016

Joseph L. Napoli, Ph.D.

Presentation Title: “The skinny on retinoic acid”

Ruth Okey Professor of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology
Graduate Program in Metabolic Biology
Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology
University of California, Berkeley

Thursday, December 8. 2016

Eric Shifrut., PhD

Presentation Title: "Uncovering resistance to Treg suppression using CRISPR screens in primary cells”

Post doc
Marson Lab
University of California San Francisco
Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Aditi Bhargava, Ph.D.

Presentation Title: "Sex-specific Alterations in Pancreatic Function"

Associate Professor
University of California, San Francisco
School of Medicine
Department of OB/GYN, Reproductive Sciences

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Dolores Shoback, MD

Presentation Title: "An Update on Hypoparathyroidism and New Treatment Options"

Professor
UCSF School of Medicine

Department of Medicine


November 2016


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Endocrine Grand Rounds

Zoe Quandt, MD

Endocrine Fellow
University of California, San Francisco

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Kristin Tarbell, Ph.D

Presentation: TBA

Immune Tolerance Section, Diabetes,
Endocrinology, and Obesity Branch
NIDDK
National Institute of Health
Bethesda, MD

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Presenter #1: Eirini Vagena, Ph.D.

Postdoc
UCSF Diabetes Center, Xu Lab
Presentation Title: TBA

 

Presenter #2: Deeksha Gambhir, Ph.D.

Postdoc
UCSF Diabetes Center, Ku Lab
Presentation Title: TBA

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Endocrine Grand Rounds

Wen Shen, MD

Presentation Title: "Operating in Shadows" - The History of Adrenal Incidentaloma

Associate Professor
UCSF School of Medicine
Department of Surgery

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Claudio Javier Villanueva, Ph.D.

Presentation title: Mechanism of Adaptive Thermogenesis and the Impact"

Assistant Professor
Chair Recruitment Bioscience Graduate Program
University of Utah School of Medicine
Department of Biochemistry

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2016


2016 UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Retreat

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

We would like to invite you to register for the 2016 UCSF Diabetes Center retreat to be held Sept. 12-14, 2016 (Monday to Wednesday) at Chaminade Resort and Spa in Santa Cruz.

Online registration is CLOSED

The registration fee is $100/person (double occupancy ) or $300/person (single occupancy, upon availability). The fee covers attendance to all sessions, meals, social hour, and lodging for two nights. Lodging is based on first-come/first-serve basis due to limited room capacity.


Thursday, September 22nd 2016

Henry A. Erlich, PhD

Presentation Title: Application of Next Generation Sequencing to Immunogenetics, Forensic Genetics, and Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing"

Senior Scientist
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
Oakland California

Thursday, September 29th 2016

Lori Sussel, PhD

Presentation Title: “Regulating islet cell identity and function"

Director of Basic and Translational Research
Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes
University of Colorado

OCTOBER 2016


Thursday, October 13th 2016

Saptarsi M. Halder, MD

Presentation Title: TBA

Associate Investigator, Gladstone Institutes
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division
University of California, San Francisco

Wednesday, October 19th 2016

Kenya Honda, MD, PhD

Presentation Title: "T-cell-stimulatory Bacteria Colonizing in the Human Oral Cavity"

Professor
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
School of Medicine, Keio University Japan

Wednesday, October 26th 2016

Endocrine Ground Rounds

Ethan Weiss, MD

Presentation Title" Growth Hormone Signaling in Metabolism"

Associate Professor of Medicine, Core Investigator CVRI
University of California, San Francisco

Thursday, October 27th 2016

Ursula Heilmeier, PhD

Presentation Title: Imaging meets molecular biology- the role of high resolution peripheral quantitative computed tomography and microRNAs in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetic bone disease

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Radiology
University of California, San Francisco

Thursday, October 26th 2016

Film Screening and Panel Dicussion

Title"The true Story of Insulin"

6:00PM-8:00PM PDT
RSVP required
Byers Auditorium (in Genentech Hall)
600 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107