Congratulations to those of you who will be graduating in May! Please see the dates, times, and locations for both Undergraduate and Graduate Convocations below.
Graduate Convocation for College of Health
Undergraduate Convocation for College of Health
General Commencement for all Colleges
December 2016Washington University DRC has approved funding for a grant to Sihem Boudina for, Hyperinsulinemia suppresses cardiac autophagy through activation of IGF-1 receptor signaling. We are very excited for her.
Scott Summers featured in Algorithms Magazine with his article titled: CuresWho's Responsible?
Why Are Some Obese People at Higher Risk for Diabetes Than Others?
Scott Summers and Bhagirath Chaurasia published new findings in the Magazine Cell Metabolism under the title:
Adipocyte Ceramides Regulate Subcutaneous Adipose Browning, Inflammation, and Metabolism
UUHSC Press Rrlease about the article
Radio interview on Scope:
Scott Summers Lab Papers
Dr. Scott Summers lab has published two papers this month.
'A Role for Ceramides, but NOT Sphingomyelins, as antagonists of insulin signaling and mitochondrial metabolism in C2C12 myotubes'
On the cover of Diabetes Magazine
Dr. Sihem Boudina's 'A transmission electron micrograph of mitochondria in inguinal fat tissue of mice lacking MnSod in fat cells. Magnification X 3200' image was featured on the cover of the September edition of Diabetes Magazine.