Upcoming Seminars and Conferences


DeWitt Goodman Seminar Series

September 13, 2023 – June 12, 2024

Wednesdays at 1:30pm

2023 - 2024 Academic Year




August 30, 2023

Xiao-Wei Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Peking University 

"Receptor-Mediated Lipid Transport in Metabolic Homeostasis and Viral Defense"

September 13, 2023

Xiaoyong Yang, PhD
Department of Comparative Medicine
Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

“Metastat: The Great Reset of Metabolism” 

September 20, 2023

Anne Goergen, PhD
Abteilung Endokrinologie/Diabetologie 
Forschungsgruppe Prof. Daniel Konrad
Universitäts-Kinderspital Zürich – Eleonorenstiftung

"A potential role of liver-expressed ASK1 in body weight regulation”

September 27, 2023

Scott M. Gordon, PhD, FAHA
Assistant Professor
University of Kentucky
Saha Cardiovascular Research Center

"Lipoproteins: The Swiss Army Knives of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health"

October 11, 2023

Liming Pei, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

"Mechanistic understanding of heart disease associated metabolic complications"

October 18, 2023

Jackie Bader, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Jeffrey Rathmell Lab
Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology Education
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

"Obesity drives macrophage PD-1 to restrain metabolism and anti-tumor immunity"

November 1, 2023

Irfan J. Lodhi, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research


December 6, 2023

Ze Zheng, PhD
Assistant Professor
Health Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin 
Associate Investigator, Versiti Blood Research Institute
Endocrinology & Molecular Medicine


January 10, 2024

Thales Papagiannakopoulos, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
NYU Grossman School of Medicine


January 17, 2024

Darleen Sandoval, PhD
Section of Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
CU-Anschutz Medical Campus
University of Colorado


February 7, 2024

Douglas R. Green, PhD 
Chair, Immunology Department
Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Program
Peter C. Doherty Endowed Chair of Immunology
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


May 1, 2024

Alan Remaley, MD, PhD 
Senior Principle Investigator
Lipoprotein Metabolism Laboratory



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