Barbara Davis Center Speaker Series & Seminars

Speaker Series

2023-2024 Speaker Series Schedules


Seminars will take place in person on Fridays at 12pm MT

All seminars will have a link provided for registration.

For administrative assistance:  Christy Vasey, , 303-724-9787





Friday, September 8, 2023
Joana Almaca, PhD
Assistant Professor
Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism
Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
Friday, September 15, 2023
BDC- Main conf room
Sakeneh Zraika, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Friday, September 22, 2023Andrew Paterson, MD
Senior Scientist, Genetics and Genome Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
Friday, September 29, 2023
Gossard Forum
Rafael Arrojo e Drigo, PhD
Assistant Professor
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Vanderbilt University
Friday, October 20, 2023Paige Geiger, PhD
Molecular and Integrative Physiology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Friday, November 3, 2023Jill Kanaley, PhD
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
University of Missouri
Friday, November 9-10, 2023Childhood Diabetes Prevention Day
AHSB- Elliman Conference Center
Friday, December 1, 2023Julie Sneddon, PhD
Assistant Professor
UCSF School of Medicine
Diabetes Center
Friday, January 12, 2024
*joint visit with CHCO*
Aaron Kelly, PhD
Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research
Co-Director, Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine
University of Minnesota Medical School
Friday, January 19, 2024Maria J. Redondo, MD, PhD, MPH
Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology,
Baylor College of Medicine
Friday, February 2, 2024Emily K. Sims, MD
Associate Professor
Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases
Friday, February 16, 2024
*joint visit with Immunology*
Donna L. Farber, PhD
Director, Human Tissue Immunity and Disease Initiative
Chief, Division of Surgical Sciences
Columbia University
Friday, March 1, 2024Lukas K. Tamm, PhD
Chair, Department of Molecular Physiology
and Biological Physics
Director, Center for Membrane and Cell Physiology
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Friday, March 22, 2024Florence Brown, MD
Assistant Professor
Co-Director Joslin and BIDMC Diabetes in Pregnancy Program
Harvard Medical School
Friday, March 29, 2024BDC Diabetes Day Symposium
Keynote Speaker: Jane Buckner, MD
Director, Translational Research Program
President- Benaroya Research Institute
at Virginia Mason
Friday, April 12, 2024Lu Cai, MD, PhD
Director, Pediatric Research Institute
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Friday, April 26, 2024Roland Tisch, PhD
Microbiology and Immunology
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Friday, May 10, 2024
Senta Georgia, PhD
Assistant Professor
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Keck School of Medicine,
University of Southern California


Weekly Research in Progress Presentations

Mondays at 12 pm
Lunch is provided first-come first-served
BDC 2nd Floor Main Conference Room

* Weekly Announcement email sent to announce the upcoming presentation.

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Mondays at 12:00pm

BDC Main Conference Room 2104

Questions? Contact Lisbel Woods at

Barbara Davis Center (SOM)

CU Anschutz

Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes

1775 North Aurora Court

Aurora, CO 80045


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