Laura Bobart, Ph.D.

Department/Laboratory:
Nutrient Sensing and Adipocyte Metabolism

Education:
PhD, 2014, Louisiana State University. Baton Rouge, LA

Mentor:
Gettys, Thomas W.

Current Research:
The Interdependence of Dietary Methionine and Cysteine in Determining Biological Efficacy of Methionine Restriction - Identifying threshold concentrations of methionine and cysteine intake levels that maintain the positive metabolic and physiologic benefits observed with methionine restriction.

Other Research Interests:
Investigating the relationship between exercise training habits and vitamin D status on inflammatory markers and monocyte phenotypes.