Unexpected Roles of LncRNAs in Islet Biology

Unexpected Roles of LncRNAs in Islet Biology

Wednesday, September 01, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Presenter: Lori Sussel, PhD

Organization: University of Colorado School of Medicine

Dr. Lori Sussel is the Research Director of the Barbara Davis Diabetes Center (BDC) and Director of the NIDDK-funded Diabetes Research Center.

Throughout her career, her research has focused on the coding and non-coding regulatory pathways controlling pancreatic islet cell development and function, which has contributed to the understanding of the islet dysfunction that occurs during the course of diabetes.

At the BDC, Dr. Sussel has established an internationally recognized interdisciplinary research division focusing on all aspects of T1D research and discovery.

Dr. Sussel also is a Professor of Pediatrics and Cell & Developmental Biology, as well as the Sissel and Findlow Stem Cell Chair and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Basic Science Research.

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