Dr. Semir Beyaz is a cancer researcher and principle investigator at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and he wants to know if we really are what we eat. One of the main questions being addressed in his lab is how dietary fat and obesity can influence diseases such as cancer. Epidemiological data suggests that obesity is strongly associated with diseases such as cancer and type 2 diabetes, however the causal mechanisms remain unclear.
Dr. Beyaz and his lab aim to understand how what we eat transforms our bodies at the physiological, cellular, and molecular levels. Click play to hear how.
Dr. Beyaz is not on social media, but will gladly respond to your questions via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also check out his Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory profile at https://www.cshl.edu/research/faculty-staff/semir-beyaz/. Find his publications with a quick PubMed or Google Scholar search.