APS Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology

Virendra B. Mahesh Memorial Awards Session in Endocrinology and Metabolism

Nonfunded Featured Topic — Wednesday, April 28, 2021 — 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM — Virtual Session, Room APS-9
Endocrinology and Metabolism Section — Chair: Grant Kolar — Co-Chair: Jennifer Steiner

Top-ranked Endocrinology and Metabolism section trainees and new investigators will present their award winning research projects.


  • Introduction
    Grant Kolar — Pathology, Saint Louis University
    4:00 PM - 4:05 PM

  • SARS-CoV-2 Viral Entry Proteins in Hyperandrogenemic Female Mice: Implications for Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and COVID-19
    Alexandra M. Huffman — Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    4:05 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Glucose-Derived Extracellular Endothelial Microvesicles Induce a Pathologic Endothelial Phenotype
    Vinicius P. Garcia — Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado Boulder
    4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Knockout of the Endothelin B Receptor in Adipocytes Improves Insulin Sensitivity and the Metabolic Profile of Male Mice Fed a High Fat Diet
    Osvaldo Rivera-Gonzalez — Physiology and Biophysics, University of Mississippi Medical Center
    4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Drinking Off(s) the Clock: Chronic Alcohol Suppresses Skeletal Muscle Molecular Clock
    Abigail Tice — Nutrition, Food, and Exercise Science, Florida State University
    5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

  • Central Feminization of Male Mice Reduces Metabolic Syndrome
    Katherine Blackmore — Pharmacology and Physiology, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

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