Tuesday, October 25th, 2022
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
University of Michigan Medical School
Host: Charles Giardina
Join us at 3:15 in the BPB lobby for refreshments, Seminar begins at 3:30
Summary: ChREBP is a nutrient-sensing transcription factor that plays a critical role in liver lipid metabolism. Hepatocyte ChREBP protects against diet-induced NAFLD/NASH by maintaining fatty acid oxidation and suppressing hepatic stellate cells activation.
Bio: Dr. Yin received her M.D. from Sun-Yet Sen Medical University in China and Ph.D. of Molecular and Cell Biology from University of Connecticut. Yin did her postdoc training at University of Pennsylvania and then joined the dept. of Molecular and Integrative Physiology as a tenure-track assistant professor in 2009. She was promoted to associate professor with tenure in 2016.
To learn more about Dr. Yin's work, view her publications:
And her website at: https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/molecular-integrative-physiology/lei-yin-phd