Regulation of Mesenchymal Stem cell population by Sprouty1

Seminar Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences Seminar Series

Sumithra Urs, Ph.D.

Maine Medical Center Research Institute

Biography

Sumithra Urs is a Scientist at Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Scarborough, ME, a position she has held since Oct 2008. Dr. Urs earned her Ph.D. degree in Biotechnology from the University of Mysore, India in 2000. She did her Post-doctoral fellowship from University of Tennessee, Knoxville and MMCRI. Her research focus is in the field of obesity and adipocyte biology. Recent work focuses on sequestering adipose tissue hyperplasia, the main cause of obesity by controlling adipocyte differentiation by targeting regulatory molecules.

Sponsors

Center for Excellence in Neurosciences

Contact

cen@une.edu

Nov122009
12:00 PM
Alfond Room 304

Biddeford Campus

Free and open to the public