Clinical Applications of Metabolomics in Nutrition and Obesity

This seminar will review recent advances in relevant metabolomics approaches and will examine several case studies demonstrating the power of metabolomics as a tool for advancing obesity and nutrition-related clinical applications.

When Oct 28, 2014
from 11:30 AM to 01:30 PM
Where 1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall
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Contact Phone (919) 966-3474
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Lunch will be provided at no charge, followed by an open discussion with the presenter, Dr. Tracy Shafizadeh, about how to successfully design and implement robust metabolomics studies to meet specific research goals.

Register online: http://www.metabolon.com/events/norc-october. Register early as seating is limited!

Questions? Please contact either Michelle Collins at NORC mcc@email.unc.edu or Dr. Tracy Shafizadeh at tshafizadeh@metabolon.com  

About Tracy Shafizadeh, PhD
Tracy Shafizadeh serves as Associate Director of Lipomics Services, Metabolon, Inc. For the past 10 years, Dr. Shafizadeh has been working in the areas of personalized medicine and diagnostic development, specifically focused on the role of nutrition and metabolism in cardio-metabolic disease. Working closely with collaborators in skincare research, Tracy has been integral to advancing metabolomics application to understanding skin biology. Prior to joining Metabolon, Dr. Shafizadeh served as Product Development Manager at Tethys Bioscience, where she led the development of diagnostic tools designed to assess the risk of developing Type II Diabetes. Dr. Shafizadeh has also served in scientific and business development roles at Lipomics Technologies and numerous consulting roles for the nutrition and AgTech sectors. Dr. Shafizadeh received her PhD in Nutritional Biology from the University of California, Davis.

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