Julio Ayala PhD

Faculty Contributor

Technical expertise: Utilizing isotope tracers to study metabolism using clamping technology and methods to study feeding and reward behavior in rodents

Organs of interest: Brain, liver, muscle and adipose tissue

Research focus: My work examines brain regions and mechanisms that mediate the effects of the gut hormone glucagon-like peptide-1 (Glp1) on homeostatic, and reward feeding.

Julio Ayala PhD