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Membership

The Center for Energy Balance in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship is a research center for professionals who are working in or are interested in energy balance topics such as diet, physical activity, and obesity and how these affect the cancer continuum.  We use a trans-disciplinary approach that brings population scientists, basic scientists and clinical researchers together in a collaborative environment. 

Benefits of Membership

  • Participation in Center activities
  • May propose work groups to be supported by Center
  • Relevant energy balance-related research will be highlighted on the Center website
  • Included in online membership directory
  • Opportunity to present at retreats
  • Receives quarterly newsletter
  • Discount registration fees to Center-sponsored workshops

Requirements of Membership

  • Attend at least 2 Center events/year
  • Update directory information at least once/year
  • Acknowledge any financial or staff support received from the Center in publications

If you are interested in joining, please take a moment to complete the membership form:

     https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/EB_Membership_Form

Upcoming Events

December 12, 2014
Energy Balance Journal Club
Obesity and oral health, Is there an implication for cancer prevention and survival? 
Dr. Irene Tami-Maury
12:00-1:00 p.m.
FCT3 (rms 2 and 7)
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January 8, 2014
Studying Nutrition Today for the Health of Future Generations
FXR in intestine-liver cross talk 
Dr. Grace Guo (Host: Doug Burrin, PhD)
8:30-9:00 a.m.
Children's Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St. Houston TX 77030
Howland Auditorium, 2nd Floor
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January 15, 2014
Studying Nutrition Today for the Health of Future Generations
Plant-based miRNAs in Consumers: The Varieties of Dietary Experiences 
Dr. Kendal Hirschi
8:30-9:00 a.m.
Children's Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St. Houston TX 77030
Howland Auditorium, 2nd Floor
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January 22, 2014
Studying Nutrition Today for the Health of Future Generations
Muscle mitochondrial energetics in weight loss resistant obesity in mice and humans 
Dr. Mary-Ellen Harper (Host: Qiang Tong, PhD)
8:30-9:00 a.m.
Children's Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St. Houston TX 77030
Howland Auditorium, 2nd Floor
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January 29, 2014
Studying Nutrition Today for the Health of Future Generations
A novel chemopreventive strategy based on production of therapeutic microRNAs in plants 
Dr. Vicki Vance (Host: Kendal Hirschi, PhD)
8:30-9:00 a.m.
Children's Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates St. Houston TX 77030
Howland Auditorium, 2nd Floor
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