Rising Stars Symposium
Sponsored by the Diabetes and Obesity Research Priority Area & the UK Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Center
Hear from Our Experts
This all-day symposium features nationally recognized early-career research scholars who have demonstrated scientific achievements in diabetes and obesity-related research.
Date: Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023
Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: University of Kentucky, Healthy Kentucky Research Building, Conference Room 150
Deadline to Register: Oct. 30, 2023
This symposium will include a poster session featuring the exciting research of our students, postdoctoral scholars, fellows, staff and faculty.
Prizes will be awarded for top poster presentations in each category.
Dr. Darleen Sandoval
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
University of Colorado Denver – Anschutz Medical Campus
Emily Noble, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Georgia
Mauricio Dorfman, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, University of Washington Diabetes Institute
Laura Eloise Rupprecht, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Division of GI, Duke University
Jingyi Qian, PhD
Instructor in Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Phyo Htoo, MD, PhD
Research Fellow in Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Mudassir Rashid, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology
Margo Emont, PhD
Instructor in Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
Phillip Dumesic, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
Sadeesh Ramakrishnan, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh