Molecular Physiology of Weight Regulation in Mice and Humans
by Rudolph L. Leibel, M.D.
May 2, 2002, 4:00 PM, Morgan Hall, Room 101
Leibel is a professor of pediatrics and medicine and head of the Division of Molecular Genetics, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City. He also serves as Deputy Director of the New York Obesity Research Center and Co-Director of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center. Leibel is a member of the institute of the National Academy of Sciences.
Sponsored by the Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, College of Natural Resources, honors pioneering nutritional scientist Doris Howes Calloway. Calloway, who died in 2001, developed techniques for studying human nutritional needs that have since become the standard. She also led an international research project that uncovered the physical and cognitive consequences of moderate malnutrition. As a UC Berkeley provost, Calloway was the first woman in the university's top administrative ranks.
Call or e-mail Rosemary Lucier at email@example.com or 510-643-8860 for more information.