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THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2015


CONFERENCE  DAY 3 

8:30 - 10:30 AM
SYMPOSIUM

NITA SYMPOSIUM
Chair/Organizer: Suzanne Higgs
Grand 1

8:30
Orexin neuron activation drives spontaneous physical activity and promotes healthy body weight.
AN ZINK1, CJ BILLINGTON2, CM KOTZ1,2. 1Dept. of Food Science and Nutrition, U of MN, St. Paul, MN, United States2VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, United States

8:45
Promoting consideration of long- versus short-term goals reduces impulsivity and snack intake 
MJ PRICE1, S HIGGS2, M LEE1. 1Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom2University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

9:00
Does the energy density or portion size of milk affect preschool children’s intake at a meal?
SMR KLING, LS ROE, BJ ROLLS. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, United States

9:15
Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor signaling in anterior and posterior regions of the paraventricular thalamic nucleus differentially affects feeding behavior
ZY ONG, HJ GRILL. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States

9:30
Dieting history and satiety interact to affect food cue responsivity: an ERP study
EH FEIG, S WINTER, S BERKOWITZ, B ERIKSON, J KOUNIOS, M LOWE. Drexel University, Philadlephia, PA, United States

9:45
A novel hippocampal-hypothalamic neural circuit mediating appetite through ghrelin receptor signaling
TM HSU, JD HAHN, VR KONANUR, SE KANOSKI. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States

10:00
Establishing the Mechanisms that Control Neuroendocrine Corticotropin Releasing Hormone Neuronal Activity
CS JOHNSON, AG WATTS. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States

10:15
Differential effects of  glucose and glucose plus lipid infusions towards the brain on peripheral glucose metabolism and hypothalamic gene expression.  
M RIJNSBURGER1, L EGGELS1, N VAN LOON1, J CASTEL2, C MAGNAN2, A KALSBEEK1, MJ SERLIE1, S LUQUET2, SE LA FLEUR1. 1AMC-UvA, Amsterdam, Netherlands2Univ Paris-7, Paris, France

10:30 - 11:00 AM
BREAK

BREAK
South Convention Lobby

11:00 - 12:00 PM
SYMPOSIUM

MARS LECTURE 2
Chair/Organizer: Marion Hetherington
Grand 1

11:00
A cognitive profile of obesity and its translation into new interventions
A JANSEN. Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands

1:30 - 3:30 PM
SYMPOSIUM

SYMPOSIUM 3: SOCIAL FACTORS AS CONTRIBUTORS TO OBESITY
Grand 1

1:30
Adverse social experience sustains emotional feeding in females
ME WILSON. Emory University, Atlanta, GA, United States

2:00
TBD
E DHURANDHAR.

2:30
The Influence of Experimentally Manipulated Social Status on Eating Behavior: A Pilot Study
M CARDEL1, A DULIN-KEITA2, EJ DHURANDHAR3, K HARRIS JACKSON1, J BECK1, A TOMCZIK1, JC PETERS1, SL JOHNSON1, JO HILL1, DB ALLISON3. 1University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, United States2Brown University, Providence, RI, United States3University of Alabama at Bimringham, Birmingham, AL, United States

3:00
Stress, Depression and Obesity: The Ghrelin Connection
JM ZIGMAN. Departments of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, United States

1:30 - 3:30 PM
ORAL SESSION

ORAL 4: LIMBIC CIRCUITS
Grand 2

1:30
Unraveling the role of dopamine neurons in sensing energy balance and in feeding
RA ADAN, R VAN ZESSEN, R PANDIT, L BOEKHOUDT, G VAN DER PLASSE. Brain Center Rudolf Magnus, Utrecht, Netherlands

1:45
Intra-VTA insulin decreases nucleus accumbens dopamine release in vivo
L NAEF1, J HUANG2, C LEE2, D MEBEL2, SL BORGLAND1. 1University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada2University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2:00
BMI positively correlates with amygdalo-hypothalamic effective connectivity in the absence of hunger
X SUN1,2, MG VELDHUIZEN1,2, AE BABBS1, IE DE ARAUJO1,2, DR GITELMAN3, DM SMALL1,2. 1The J.B. Pierce Lab, New Haven, CT, United States2Yale Univ., New Haven, CT, United States3Northwestern Univ., Chicago, IL, United States

2:15
Distinct relationships of the chemokine CXCL12 to high-fat diet intake, emotional behaviors, and hypothalamic neuropeptide systems
K POON, JR BARSON, HT HO, SF LEIBOWITZ. The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, United States

2:30
Nicotine differentially impacts body weight gain and reinforcement in obese-prone and –resistant rats
LE RUPPRECHT, TT SMITH, EC DONNY, AF SVED. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

2:45
Portion size area affects expected anxiety responses to food cues. 
M. HERZOG1, C. DOUGLAS1, J.M. BRUNSTROM2, K. HALMI3, H. KISSILEFF1. 1Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States2University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom3Weill Cornell Medical College, White Plains, NY, United States

3:00
Central GLP-1 signaling limits hedonically- but not homeostatically-driven food intake
A.D. KREISLER, L. RINAMAN. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

3:15
Central nucleus of the amygdala glutamate receptors mediate cisplatin-induced malaise and energy balance dysregulation through direct hindbrain projections
AL ALHADEFF, RA HOLLAND, HJ GRILL, BC DE JONGHE. The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States

3:30 - 4:00 PM
BREAK

BREAK
South Convention Lobby

4:00 - 6:00 PM
SYMPOSIUM

SYMPOSIUM 4: COGNITIVE CONTROL OF MEAL SIZE
Grand 1

4:00
What do studies on portion size and energy density tell us about the cognitive control of meal size?
BJ ROLLS. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, United States

4:30
Does dietary variability compromise flavour-nutrient learning?
AA MARTIN, D FERRIDAY, PJ ROGERS, JM BRUNSTROM. Nutrition and Behaviour Unit, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

5:00
Control of meal size by direct neuroendocrine signaling in the mesolimbic reward system
EG MIETLICKI-BAASE. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States

5:30
  Remembering to eat or not: hippocampal regulation of energy intake
MB PARENT. Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, United States

4:00 - 6:00 PM
ORAL SESSION

ORAL 5: DEVELOPMENT AND EATING: BIDIRECTIONAL INFLUENCES
Chair/Organizer: Gretha Boersma
Grand 2

4:00
Nicotine and ethanol co-use in Long-Evans rats: Stimulatory effects of perinatal exposure to a fat-rich diet
O KARATAYEV, O LUKATSKAYA, S MOON, W GUO, D CHEN, D ALGAVA, S ABEDI, S LEIBOWITZ. Rockefeller U, NY, NY, United States

4:15
Adolescent high fat feeding disrupts cognitive flexibility via downregulation of reelin expression in the prefrontal cortex (PFC)
MA LABOUESSE1, J RICHETTO2, L PUJADAS3, U STADLBAUER1,2, E SORIANO3, W LANGHANS1, U MEYER1,2. 1Physiology of Behavior Laboratory, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland2University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland3CIREN, Barcelona, Spain

4:30
Maternal high-fat diet during gestation or lactation differentially impairs offspring hypothalamic neurocircuit development
L. SONG1,2, S.G. BOURET3, G.J. BOERSMA1, Z.A. CORDNER1, J.Q. YAN2, T.H. MORAN1, K.L. TAMASHIRO1. 1Dept of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States2Dept of Physiology, Xi'an Jiaotong Univ, Xi'an, China3The Saban Research Inst, Univ of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States

4:45
Sex-specific memory deficits following sucrose consumption during adolescence in rats
AC REICHELT1, KN ABBOTT1, RF WESTBROOK1, MJ MORRIS2. 1School of Psychology, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, Australia2School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, Australia

5:00
Infants’ Reactions to Novel Foods Predict Food Neophobia during Early Childhood
KJ MODING, CA STIFTER. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, United States

5:15
Neural response to images of food varying in energy density is associated with body composition in children
SN FEARNBACH, LK ENGLISH, SJ WILSON, JS SAVAGE, BJ ROLLS, KL KELLER. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, United States

5:30
Children’s neural response to food images that vary in portion size
LK ENGLISH1, SN FEARNBACH1, SJ WILSON1, JO FISHER2, BJ ROLLS1, KL KELLER1. 1Penn State University, University Park, PA, United States2Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, United States

5:45
Children’s attraction to sweetness and its impact on eating behavior
C DIVERT, S ISSANCHOU, S NICKLAUS. INRA, UMR1324 CSGA, Dijon, France

6:00 - 8:00 PM
POSTER

POSTER SESSION II
South Convention Lobby

Operant licking for intragastric sugar: differential reinforcing actions of glucose, sucrose and fructose
K ACKROFF, A SCLAFANI. Brooklyn College of CUNY, Brooklyn, NY, United States

Birth weight predicts feeding behavior in siblings
M AGRANONIK4, H GAUDREAU2, M J MEANEY1, R D LEVITAN2, P P SILVEIRA3. 1McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada2University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada33Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil4Fundação de Economia e Estatística, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Physical properties of lipid emulsions affect short-term food intake and gastrointestinal function in rats
M ARNOLD1, S FEDELE1, N SCHEUBLE3, H PARKER2, L DIAN4, P FISCHER3, A STEINGOETTER2, W LANGHANS1. 1Physiology and Behavior Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland2Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland3Laboratory of Food Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland4Institute for Biomedical Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Selective reduction of dietary carbohydrate versus fat does not influence subsequent ad libitum intake
SB BERNSTEIN1, AB COURVILLE1, J PRESSER1, KD HALL2. 1NIH Clinical Center Nutrition Department, Bethesda, MD, United States2NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD, United States

Linking mother’s perception of her weight history to psychological attributes and child feeding
S BOUHLAL1, L ABRAMS1, CM MCBRIDE2, S PERSKY1. 1Social and Behavioral Research Branch, NIH/NHGRI, Bethesda, MD, United States2Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, United States

Receptivity to concepts linking genes and eating behaviors
S BOUHLAL1, CM MCBRIDE2, S PERSKY1. 1Social and Behavioral Research Branch, NIH/NHGRI, Bethesda, MD, United States2Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, United States

Enhanced glycolysis mediates the oleic acid (OA)-induced stimulation of glucagon like peptide 1 (GLP-1) secretion from enteroendocrine cells
R CLARA, W LANGHANS, A MANSOURI. Physiology and Behavior Laboratory, ETH, Zürich , Switzerland

Dissociation in leptin’s  modulation of food intake versus thermogenesis in rats offered a high-fat high-sucrose diet
KCG DE GIT1, R PANDIT1, MCM LUIJENDIJK1, SE LA FLEUR2, RAH ADAN1. 1UMCU, Utrecht, Netherlands2AMC, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Benefits of a school based nutrition-intervention program in Appalachia: Parent reports and student outcomes.  
AM DOERFLINGER, LD ROBERTS. Marietta College, Marietta, OH, United States

Galanin is upregulated by acute high fat diet intake
E ENGLAND1, L GAN2, DL HARTZELL3, JY YANG3, S AMBATI3, RB MEAGHER4, CA BAILE3. 1Neuroscience Division, Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, United States2Veterinary Medicine Department, Southwest University, P. R. , China3Department of Animal & Dairy Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, United States4Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, United States

How Does Calorie Information Affect Women's Food Choices and Intake?
CA FORESTELL, JC KNAPP, B KRUJA, KM OBERG, LA PIULSON. The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, United States

Inhibition of c-Jun N-terminal Kinase Suppresses Feeding and Reduces Body Weight
S GAO, P LOGRASSO. Department of Molecular Therapeutics, The Scripps Research Institute, Jupiter, FL, United States

Regulation of food intake by leptin receptors located in the raphe nuclei
CA GRILLO, MC RISHER, VA MACHT, AL BUMGARDNER, CE PETYAK, LP REAGAN, JR FADEL. Pharmacology, Physiology & Neuroscience Department, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, United States

Central MCH receptor signaling increases food impulsivity and consummatory aspects of feeding independent of palatability
TM HSU, JA CHEUNG, SE KANOSKI. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Does serving larger portions of all items at a meal affect preschool children’s vegetable intake?
SMR KLING, KL KELLER, LS ROE, BJ ROLLS. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, United States

Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) can change the hedonic response to sweet taste - role of the mu opioid receptors in the nucleus accumbens
DP LAUREANO1, RD MOLLE2, MB ALVES1, C LUFT4, M DESAI3, MG ROSS3, PP SILVEIRA1,2. 1PPG Neurociências UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil2PPGSCA-HCPA-UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil3Dept of Ob/Gyn, Harbor-UCLA Med Ctr, Torrance, CA, United States4PUCRS , Porto Alegre, Brazil

Diurnal changes in ingestive behavior: Monitoring food "Micro-Intake" events in mice provides essential information
J LIGHTON1, A MOELICH2. 1Sable Systems International, Las Vegas, NV, United States2Sable Systems Europe, Berlin, Germany

Perceived social norms predict changes in self-reported vegetable intake
J LIU1, E ROBINSON2, S HIGGS1, JM THOMAS 1. 1School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom2Department of Psychology University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Anxious adolescents reporting poor quality of maternal care have alterated food intake according to cortisol levels 
TD MACHADO1, R DALLE MOLLE 1, RS REIS1, DM RODRIGUES2, AB MUCELLINI2, BC ERGANG3, AC CUNHA3, R TOAZZA2, GG MANFRO2, PP SILVEIRA1. 1Department of Pediatrics, Porto Alegre, Brazil2Department of Psychiatry, Porto Alegre, Brazil3Department of Nutrition, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Don't Eat Yourself Sick: Obesity is Associated  with Compromised Immunity
AM MAGNUSON, A BOOTH, J FOUTS, D REGAN, S DOW, MT FOSTER. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States

Mice do not always choose cheap food
DM MINAYA, R HELLER, LL HINTENLANG, KL ROBERTSON, NE ROWLAND. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, United States

Maternal obesity regulates taste receptor expression in the heart of rat offspring
MJ MORRIS, G HARDY, H BAHARI, M RAIPULA. Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia

Effects of a modern ‘junk food’ or ‘natural food’ cafeteria diet on flavor-nutrient learning and sweet taste responses in rats
KP MYERS, KM PALFRAMAN. Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, United States

Identifying Diet-congruent Beverages in Dieters and Non-dieters
LJ NOLAN1, MM HETHERINGTON2. 1Wagner College, Staten Island, NY, United States2University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Ghrelin signaling is not essential for sugar or fat conditioned flavor preferences in mice
A SCLAFANI, K TOUZANI, K ACKROFF. Brooklyn College of CUNY, Brooklyn, NY, United States

CCK response deficiency in synphilin-1 transgenic mice
WW SMITH1, D YANG1, M SMITH2, P CHOI2, A MOGHADAM 2, T LI1, TH MORAN2. 11Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD, United States22Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States

Investigation into the Central Actions of Adropin
LM STEIN, GLC YOSTEN, WK SAMSON. Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO, United States

Thylakoid consumption reduces wanting and liking for palatable food - treatment effects are correlated to a reduced food intake
EL STENBLOM, C MONTELIUS, E EGECIOGLU, C ERLANSON-ALBERTSSON. Department of Experimental Medical Science, Appetite Regulation Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

GLP-1 receptors in lateral septum influence sucrose and corn oil intake
SJ TERRILL, CM DELLAMORTE, N LILLY, DL WILLIAMS. Psychology Department & Program in Neuroscience, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States

Central ghrelin administration increases food foraging/hoarding that is blocked by GHSR1a antagonism and attenuates PVH neuronal activation
MA THOMAS1,2, TJ BARTNESS1,2. 1Department of Biology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, United States2Center for Obesity Reversal, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, United States

Effects of monotonous versus varied (“junk food”) high-fat diet on obesity and food motivation
IJ TYREE, AL TRACY. Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA, United States

A modified Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure alters the feeding responses evoked by exogenous gastrin releasing peptides  
MC WASHINGTON1, KE WILLIAMS1, J BERGER2, RE JOHNSON1, T JOHNSON-ROUSE1, C FREEMAN1, A HARRISON1, J HEATH1, R SEELEY2, AI SAYEGH1. 1Tuskegee University , Tuskegee, AL, United States2University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, United States

Effect of cholecystokinin-8 and cholecystokinin-33 on meal size and intermeal interval and the gastrointestinal site of action regulating them in diet-induced obese rats maintained on normal rat chow
MC WASHINGTON, KE WILLIAMS, AI SAYEGH. Tuskegee University , Tuskegee, AL, United States

The influence of eating frequency on appetite during weight loss
CC WOLZ, HA RAYNOR. Department of Nutrition, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States

Physiological basis of sensory-enhancement of satiety: a role for CCK and PP
MR YEOMANS1, R RE2, H LUNDHOLM2, L CHAMBERS3. 1School of Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom2Leatherhead Food Research, Leatherhead, United Kingdom3British Nutrition Foundation, London, United Kingdom