Visscher Symposium

Maurice Visscher Retrospective: Tribute to the Legacy of Dr. Visscher

We invite you to look at our picture galleries from past Visscher Symposium events.
 

Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey Friedman, M.D., Ph.D., Rockefeller University. “Leptin Physiology, Pathophysiology and the Neural Circuit Regulating Body Weight”
Reception at Eastcliff - President Kaler's comments

Young Investigator Competition Awardees: Graduate Students: Amber Lockridge, first place, Erika Dahl, finalist
Postdoctoral Scholars: Tania Incitti, first place, Patricia Bunney, finalist.
Undergraduate Physiology Society (UPS) President: Hamdi Sheiksaid
Top Physiology Undergrad Scholar: Caleb Ayers

Bruce Spiegelman

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Bruce Spiegelman, Harvard "Brown and Beige Fat: Basic Biology and a Novel Pathway of Thermogenesis"
Young Investigator Competition Awardees: Graduate Students: Mallory Franklin, first place, Hongliang Xu, finalist
Postdoctoral Scholars: Nelio Oliveira, first place, Ninitha Asirvatham-Jeyaraj, finalist
Undergraduate Physiology Society (UPS) President: Kseniya Zvereva
Top Physiology Undergrad Scholar:  Brittney Thomson

Talkahashi and Metzger Visscher Symposium 2013

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Joseph Takahashi, UT Southwestern - "The Architecture of the Circadian Clock System in Mammals"
Young Investigator Competition Awardees: Graduate Students: Forum Kamdar, first place, Jason Foss, finalist
Postdoctoral Scholars: Maria Razolli, first place, Joshua Martindale, finalist
Undergraduate Physiology Society (UPS) President: Hannah Dotterman
Highest GPA: Allison Spicher

Louis Ignarro

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Louis Ignarro, UCLA "The Road to Stockholm: A Nobel Mission"
Young Investigator Competition Awardees: Graduate Student: Jason Foss, first place, Xiong Qiang finalist
Postdoctoral Scholar: Brian Thompson, first place, Ruijun Han, finalist
UPS President: Thu Doan

 

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Keynote Speaker: Eric N. Olson, Ph.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center. “Molecular Control of Heart Development, Disease and Regeneration”
Young Investigator Competition Awardees: Ph.D. Candidate, John Olthoff, first place and Ph.D. Candidate, Amritha Yellamilli, second place
Undergraduate Physiology Society (UPS) President: Kseniya Zvereva
Top Physiology Undergrad Scholar:  Peter Kassis-Akal

 

Hobbs with students

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Helen Hobbs, UT Southwestern - "Genetics of Disorders of Dietary Excess: Getting to the Heart of the Matter"
Young Investigator Competition Awardees: Graduate Students: Mayank Verma, first place, Cheryl Cero, finalist
Postdoctoral Scholars: Arpan Ghosh, first place, Brian Thompson, finalist
Undergraduate Physiology Society (UPS) President: Ben Pilkey
Top Physiology Undergrad Scholar: Christina Macenski

2012 Visscher Symposium

Keynote Speaker: Dr. C. Ronald Kahn, Harvard - "Diabetes, Insulin, and Brain Metabolism"
Young Investigator Competition awardees: Graduate Students: Kristin Hellberg, first place, Frazer Heinis, finalist
Postdoctoral Scholars: Antonio Filareto, first place, Zeeshan Syedain, finalist
UPS President: Matthew Hedlund
Highest GPA: Patrick McGarrah

 

2010 Visscher Symposium

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Christine Seidman, Yale "Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Mutations to Mechanisms"
Young Investigator's Competition awardees: First place - Marcos Kuroki, Ph.D. Candidate; Second - Fikru Bedada, postdoc; 3rd - Elizabeth Lockamy, Ph.D. Candidate
UPS President: Amanda Delaney