Seminar Info

The Diabetes and Metabolism Seminar Series is sponsored jointly by the DOCE, Diabetes Research Center (DRC), Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), and the Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute (PNDRI). Lectures are held bi-weekly at the South Lake Union Campus of the UW School of Medicine. The seminar series features lectures from nationally recognized experts from across the country, and on occasion from overseas. In addition, the Seminar Series hosts two endowed lectureships – the Kroc and the Poll lectureships.

Co-Directors: Drs. Alan Chait and Rebecca Hull

Associate Director:  Dr. William Hagopian

Seminar Series Steering Committee members: Laura Crisa, David Cummings, Jay Heinecke, Gregory Morton, Stephanie Page and Jerry Palmer.

Diabetes and Metabolism Seminar Series Winter-Spring 2015 Calendar


5/28/15 – Annual Symposium

Beta Cell Replacement Therapy for Diabetes
Organizers: Vincenzo Cirulli, Laura Crisa and Rebecca Hull
Thursday, May 28, 2015
8:00am – 5:00pm
UW Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st Street, Seattle, WA 98195
2015 Symposium Schedule


5/6/15 – 29th Annual Kroc Lecture

Morris J. Birnbaum, MD, PhD
The Complex Regulation of Hepatic Metabolism
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
SLU Orin Smith Auditorium, 4:00pm
Diabetes and Metabolism Seminar Series – Birnbaum flyer