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Impact of Exercise and Insulin Resistance on the Mitochondrial Proteome

CPHHS Research Seminar

Friday, February 9, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The overarching goal of Matt Robinson's research program is to determine the mechanisms regulating mitochondrial protein damage and contributing to Type 2 diabetes progression.

He is an assistant professor of Kinesiology in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences. His MS in Health and Exercise Science and PhD in Human Bioenergetics are from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. Most recently he held a postdoctoral fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN.

He currently has a K01 award from the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIH NIDDK) titled, Regulation of the mitochondrial proteome by autophagy during insulin resistance. He also is a Co-PI with Sean Newsom on projects funded by the Collins Medical Trust and the John C. Erkkila MD Endowment for Health and Human Performance.

He is author or co-author on 25 peer-reviewed publications and has received several prestigious honors/awards including: the Summer Institute on Aging Research Fellow 2011 from the National Institute on Aging; Carolyn tum Suden/Francis A. Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award 2010 from the American Physiology Association; the Graduate Student Writing Award 2011 from the American Kinesiology Association; and the Focus on Fellows 2015 award from the American Diabetes Association. 

The college-wide research seminar is Co-Sponsored by:

The seminar series provides a forum for faculty in the College of Public Health & Human Sciences and other researchers to present and discuss current research topics in an environment conducive to stimulating research collaboration and fostering student learning. Faculty and students from the Division of Health Sciences and other colleges, research centers and institutions are encouraged to participate.

Art & Science!

We also encourage you to attend this Friday’s Music A La Carte to enjoy a Friday with both Art & Science!

This free, lunch-hour concert series has been a tradition at Oregon State University since 1969 and features a variety of OSU music ensembles, faculty and student musicians, as well as regional, national and international guest artists.

The concerts take place in the beautiful Memorial Union Lounge, beginning at 12 pm and lasting for approximately 45 minutes.

Hallie Ford Center (campus map)
S. Marie Harvey, DrPH, MPH
541 737 3824
Marie.Harvey at oregonstate.edu
College of Public Health and Human Sciences
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