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Title: The Obese and Diabetes Mutant Mice: An Historical Perspective
Originating Office: OUDPA
Speaker: Coleman, Douglas L
Issue Date: 8-Oct-2009
Event Date: 8-Oct-2009
Group/Series/Folder: Record Group 3.8 - Office of University Development and Public Affairs
Series 6 - Audio-visual Materials
Location: 3.8:6 EF
Notes: Shaw Prize Lecture in Life Science and Medicine.
Title from opening screen: The Shaw Prize Lectures in Life Science and Medicine 2009.
Abstract: The talk should lay the background for the cloning of the genes. It will focus on the discovery, Prof Coleman's early work indicating a satiety factor by means of blood exchange between normal and mutant mice. The talk will also deal with the effects of modifying genes in the genetic background on the syndrome seen, and, metabolic efficiency seen in both mutants and ketone body metabolism.
Douglas L Coleman, born 1931 in Ontario, Canada, is Senior Staff Scientist, Emeritus of The Jackson Laboratory, Maine, USA. He obtained his BSc degree from McMaster University in 1954 and his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin in 1958. He was elected a member of the US National Academy of Sciences in 1998.
Duration: 55 min.
Appears in Series:3.8:6 - Audio-visual Materials
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