Debakan Scholar Seminar on June 19

Dr. Sliwowska Seminar_June 19

Title: Reproductive dysfunctions in obesity and diabetes: Neurobiological perspective

Speaker: Joanna Śliwowska, PhD, D.Sc. Associate Professor, Laboratory of Neurobiology, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, University of Life Sciences in Poznan, Poland

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Time: Noon – 1 p.m.

Location: Rudy North Lecture Theatre (Rm 101), Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, 2215 Westbrook Mall


Joanna Śliwowska leads the Laboratory of Neurobiology, where she conducts research on the impact of diabetes and obesity on reproductive function. Her research interest includes how environmental factors such as diet influence neuroendocrine systems, in particular the brain, and how obesity and diabetes cause disruptions of the reproductive system.


Barbara Stefanska from the Food, Nutrition and Health Program in LFS is hosting the seminar, which is supported by the Dr. and Mrs. Dekaban Foundation. For more information, contact Barbara:

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