Skip Navigation
Click Sign In to add or modify your events.  

Event Details

    E-mail this page E-mail this page
 

EVENT DESCRIPTION  
 
Event Type:  Seminar (This is an NIH Science event)
 
Title:  Genetics and Obesity: Shining a Light on the Many Facets of FTO
 
Description:  GENETICS AND OBESITY: SHINING A LIGHT ON THE MANY FACETS OF FTO

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lipsett Amphitheater
NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD

“The Epidemiology of the FTO Locus”
Ruth Loos, Ph.D.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York

“Is FTO-related Increased Adiposity Due to a Ciliopathy?”
Rudolph L. Leibel, M.D.
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York

“Introducing a Computational and Experimental Hierarchical Framework to Dissect Non-coding Disease Risk Loci: The FTO Obesity Locus as an Example”
Melina Claussnitzer, Ph.D.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Harvard Medical School; The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Massachusetts

“From Genetic Variants to Mechanism: How Can We Advance Research on Genetic Contributions to Environmentally-caused Conditions?”
Manolis Kellis, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Broad Institute, Massachusetts

**This event will NOT be videocast.**

Sign Language Interpreters will be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Jaime Smith at 301-496-6623, and/or the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339).

 
Series Name:  NIH Obesity Research Task Force Seminar Series
 
Videocast:  Event will not be videocast
 
Special Instructions:  To arrange sign language interpretation for an event go to the Office
of Research Services (ORS) Interpreting Service Requests web page.
 

EVENT DATE/TIME  
 
Date/Time: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   2:30pm - 4:30pm Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
 
  Click on MS Outlook Calendar Icon (MS Outlook) or Mac iCal Calendar Icon (Mac iCal) or Entourage Calendar Icon (MS Entourage for MAC) to add an event into your Calendar. Need Help?

EVENT SPEAKER(S)  
 
Name:   Ruth Loos, Ph.D.
Organization:   Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York
City/Province:   New York City
State:   New York
Country:   USA
 
Name:   Rudolph L. Leibel, M.D
Organization:   Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York
City/Province:   New York City
State:   New York
Country:   USA
 
Name:   Melina Claussnitzer, Ph.D.
Organization:   Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Harvard Medical School
City/Province:   Boston
State:   Massachusetts
Country:   USA
 
Name:   Manolis Kellis, Ph.D.
Organization:   Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Broad Institute, Massachusetts
City/Province:   Cambridge
State:   Massachusetts
Country:   USA
 

EVENT SPONSOR(S)  
 
Organization(s):  NIH Obesity Research Task Force
 

EVENT LOCATION  
 
Location:  On the main NIH Campus
Building:  Building 10 (Clinical Center)
Room:  Lipsett Amphitheater
 
Street Address:  9000 Rockville Pike
City:  Bethesda
State:  Maryland
Zip Code:  20892
 

EVENT CONTACT(S)  
 
Name:   Jaime Smith, Ph.D.
E-mail:   jaime.smith@nih.gov
Phone:   3014966623
 
 
 
 
 
View by: Day | Week | Month | Year

Calendar Home Page | Feedback | NIH Home Page