Ingestive Behavior Research Center

Journal Club - Fall 2012

October 24 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Stone Hall B2

Join us for Journal Club!


Aug 29–   Tom Talavage PhD, Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Founding Director, Purdue fMRI facility

                  Greg Tamer, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Biomedical Engineering and Purdue fMRI facility


                   fMRI methodology applicable to ingestive behavior research


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Sept 26– Leah Hibel PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept of Human Development and Family Studies

Stress and human behavior


Reading links:

Kudielka BM, et al. Why do we respond so differently? Reviewing determinants of human salivary cortisol responses to challenge. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2009;34:2-18.

Granger DA, et al. Integration of salivary biomarkers into developmental and behaviorally-oriented research: problems and solutions for collecting specimens. Physiology & Behavior 2007;583-90.



Oct 24–   Edward Fox PhD, Associate Professor, Dept of Psychological Sciences

                  Role of BDNF in diet-induced obesity


Reading link:

Yu Y et al. Energy-restricted pair-feeding normalizes low levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor/tyrosine kinase B mRNA expression in the hippocampus, but not ventromedial hypothalamic nucleus, in diet-induced obese mice. Neuroscience 2009;295-306.



Nov 28–   David Kareken MD, IU School of Medicine

fMRI assessment of appetite


Reading link: TBA

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