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Previous Events

September 11th, 2014 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Anti-Oncogenic Effects of Endurance Exercise are Mediated by a PGC-1α-Dependent Myokine: Old Player, New Game

Dr. Adeel Safdar (McMaster)


June 5th, 2014 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Alternative Pathways in Nutrition and Metabolism Post-Graduate School

Dr. Micheala Devries-Aboud(McMaster) & Dr. Imtiaz Samjoo (Cornerstone Research Group)

May 29th, 2014 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Topics in Obesity

Dr. Melissa Thomas (McMaster) & Anna Romashkin, MSc. Candidate


May 14th, 2014 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Nutrition and Cancer

Dr. Anne Gilsing (University of Netherlands)


April 17th, 2014 12:00pm to 3:00pm

2nd Annual EMPhasis on Health Symposium: "Early Origins of Health and Disease"

Featuring: Dr. Katherine Morrison (McMaster), Dr. Deborah Sloboda (McMaster), Dr. Stephanie Atkinson (McMaster), Dr. Sonia Anand (McMaster) and Dr. Wendy Ward (Brock University)


April 3rd, 2014 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The neuropsychology behind memory, mood, and obesity

Maria Restivo, PhD Candidate (McMaster University)


March 20th, 2014 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Regulation of mitochondrial adaptations to exercise in non-muscle tissue and their impact on aging

Dr. Justin Crane (McMaster University)


March 6th, 2014 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Bone Adaptation to mechanism loading and damage

Dr. Gregory Wohl (McMaster University)


February 20th, 2014 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Lipolytic products integrate metabolism in fat cells

Dr. Emilio Mottillo (McMaster University)


February 6th, 2014 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Mitochondrial metabolism in muscle and inflammatory tissue

Dr. Brennan Smith (McMaster University)


January 16th, 2014 12:00pm to 1:00pm

My research on lipid metabolism: from undergrad to now

Dr. Morgan Fullerton (McMaster University)


December 5th, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm

2nd Annual CON-SNP@Mac Research Blitz


November 28th, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Topics in Child Health and Obesity


November 14th, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Perinatal Nephron Programming is Not So Sweet in Maternal Diabetes


October 31st, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Cytochrome B5 Heme Binding Domain 2 (CYB5D2) and it's Associated Functions


October 3rd, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Mechanisms for p53-Induced Mitochondrial Biogenesis in Skeletal Muscle


September 12th, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm

New Role for Old Players: Neutrophils in Immunometabolism


May 23rd, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Resveratrol and Cardiovascular Health: Too Good to be True?


University of Alberta

May 16th, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Characterizing the Mitochondrial Adaptations to Resistance Exercise


McMaster University

May 2nd, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Early Positive Adaptations Followed by Late Negative Adaptations to Muscle Health in HFD-fed Mice


McMaster University

April 18th, 2013 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Muscle Metabolism Symposium with Speical Guest Dr. Erik Richter (CMRC, University of Copenhagen)


March 21st, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Topics in Prenatal and Postnatal Nutrition


McMaster University

March 7th, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Topics in Insulin Resistance and Obesity

McMaster University

February 21st, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Topics in Postnatal Growth & Nutrition

McMaster University

February 7th, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm

A New Rodent Model of Rapid Onset Diabetes Caused By Glucocorticoids and a High Fat Diet

York University

January 17th, 2013 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Esperion Story: Innovating in Both Good and Bad Economic Times

Founder, President & CEO, Esperion Therapeutics, Inc

January 10th, 2012

Type 2 Diabetes and Skeletal Health: A Not-So-Sweet Story

McMaster University

December 6th, 2012

EMPhasis Research Blitz

ResearchBlitz Presentations

November 15th, 2012

Weight Training for Optimum Health: a Simplified Prescription

Cam Mitchell, Ph.D. Candidate
McMaster University

November 1st, 2012

"Brown Adipose Tissue in Humans: Implications for the Treatment of Obesity"

Dr. Andrew Carey, Ph.D.
Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Australia

October 18th, 2012

"Promoting healthy growth in Very Low Birth Weight infants – a challenge for clinicians
and researchers"

Christoph Fusch, M.D., Ph.D.
McMaster University

October 4th, 2012

"Cardiovascular Health and Spinal Cord Injury"

Julia Totosy de Zepetnek, PhD (c)
McMaster University

September 20th, 2012

"HIV and Insulin Resistance"

Regje Blümer, M.D., Ph.D.
McMaster University

May 24th, 2012

"Differential signaling roles of lyiplytic products in brown and white fat: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"

Emilio Mottillo, Ph.D. Candidate
Wayne State University School of Medicine

April 2012

"Mitochondrial function and bone metabolism: Does it bear any weight?"

AnaMaria Antolic,
Ph.D. Candidate, McMaster University

March 2012

"Getting the most out of your training: the role of dietary protein in post exercise recovery"

Dr. Daniel Moore, Ph.D
University of Guelph

Click here to view Getting the most out of your training: the role of dietary protein in post exercise recovery

February 2012

Dr. Jonathan Schertzer
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences.

"Give a NOD to diabetes"

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January 2012

Ms. Thanh Nguyen
PhD Candidate, McMaster University
Fat oxidation rate during submaximal exercise in children with Cystic Fibrosis

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Ms. Kim Volterman
PhD Candidate, McMaster University
The effect of milk on body fluid balance and electrolyte balance in children after exercise in the heat

December 2011

Natural Health Products in Diabetes
Dr. Rishma Walji
McMaster University

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November 2011

Dr. Angelo Tremblay, PhD
Laval University, Quebec
The Unsuspected Determinants of Weight Gain & Weight Loss Resistance

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October 2011

Hayley O'Neill, PhD Candidate
Visiting Scholar with Dr. G. Steinberg, St. Vincent's Institute, Australia
Skeletal Muscle AMPK Regulation of Metabolism

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September 2011

Dr. Graham Holloway, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Human Health and Nutrition, University of Guelph
Mitochondrial dysfunction: How do we define this in the context of insulin resistance?

April 2011

Gaya Amirthavasar, MSc Candidate
HRM Program, McMaster University

"Examining the effect of insulin therapy on quality of life in individuals with diabetes: An analysis of a community based registry"

March 2011

Marcus M.S. Manocha, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Farncombe Institute, McMaster University

"The 2D aopB peptied assay: Development of a novel assay to assess apolipoprotein B-100 conformation and topology in a native serum LDL particle"

February 2011

Emily Hayes, MSc Candidate
Medical Sciences Program, McMaster University

"A rat model of lifelong maternal obesity: Implications for fetal and neonatal health"

January 2011

Matthew Krause, MSc, PhD Candidate
Medical Sciences Program, McMaster University

"Type 1 diabetes mellitus causes impaired skeletal muscle regeneration due to elevated PAI-1 levels"

December 2010

Dr. Sarah McDonald, MSc, MD, FRCSC
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

"Gestational weight gain and consequences of maternal obesity on fetal and maternal outcomes"

November 2010

Dr. Gregory Steinberg, PhD
Canadian research Chair in Metabolism, Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes, McMaster University

"Unraveling the connections between obesity, diabetes and the beneficial effects of exercise"

October 2010

Dr. Khosrow Adeli, PhD
Division of Clinical Biochemistry, Hosptial for Sick Children

"Fructose: A highly lipogenic nutrient implicated in obesity, insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome"

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