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A Tale of Two Mouse Models of Menopause – How Dietary Fatty Acids and Estrogens Interact to Alter Physiology, Behavior, and the Gut Microbiome

November 7, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


The Women’s Health Seminar Series features multidisciplinary research on women’s health. The goal of the series is to provide multidisciplinary training and mentorship to faculty, students, and community members across a broad range of women’s health research topics. Speakers will present their research regarding the biological, psychological, behavioural, economic and social impacts on women’s health outcomes through a 45 minute talk and engage with attendees in an interactive 15 minute question and answer period. The series is open to anyone interested in attending!

Presenter: Dr. Troy A. Roepke, Associate Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, Rutgers University

Talk Summary: Troy will be discussing their recent work in collaboration with Drs. Diana Roopchand and Sara Campbell examining the influence of fatty acid composition in high-fat diets on metabolism, behavior, and gut health in two mouse models of menopause.


Women’s Health Research Cluster
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