Obesity and Adipogenesis

Obesity & Adipogenesis

The Obesity and Adipogenesis team seeks to understand genetic drivers of adipogenesis, which is the biological process of fat formation in a mouse model of diet-induced obesity, under the guidance of Dr Melvin Ambele.

Project topic/title Project leader/student Ethics reference number
Functional role of novel human adipogenesis genes (SLC7A8 and ZNF117) Dr Melvin Ambele H003-18
The role of Solute Carrier Family 7 Member 8 gene in adipogenesis in vitro and murine model of obesity

Dr Melvin Ambele

(Senior Researcher)


Reabetswe Pitere

(PhD student)

474/2019
Obesity associated histological changes of body organs and their inflammatory profile in a murine model

Dr Melvin Ambele

(Senior Researcher)


Priyanka Dhanraj

(MSc student)

209/2019 and 379/2020
 
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