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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 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

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.