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Spring 2019 Special Lectures in Neuroscience – Cristina Garcia Cáceres Ph.D.

Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience
March 28, 2019
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship (MRGN) Room 121

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The Neuroscience of Obesity

Cristina Garcia Cáceres Ph.D., Associate Director, Institute for Diabetes and Obesity; Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health GmbH, München, Germany

Topic: “Astrocyte-Neuron Crosstalk is Required for the CNS Control of Metabolism”

Dr. Cáceres uses modern molecular and neuroscience approaches, including transgenics, endocrinology, immunology and electron microscopy to explore the functional role of astrocytes in the control of energy metabolism.

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