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Dominick Lemas

  • PhD
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Florida
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Dominick Lemas is a Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy at the University of Florida. Dr. Lemas received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology at the University of Vermont in 2006 and completed his Doctorate in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2012. His research is devoted to understanding the fetal origins of pediatric obesity with a specific interest in the functional implications of gut microflora and the critical host-microbe interactions that regulate maternal-infant metabolism.

Recent publications

  • Polymorphisms in stearoyl coa desaturase and sterol regulatory element binding protein interact with N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake to modify associations with anthropometric variables and metabolic phenotypes in Yup'ik people.

    • Lemas D
    • Klimentidis Y
    • Aslibekyan S
    • et al.
  • Linkage and association analysis of obesity traits reveals novel loci and interactions with dietary n-3 fatty acids in an Alaska Native (Yup'ik) population.

    • Vaughan L
    • Wiener H
    • Aslibekyan S
    • et al.

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

University of Florida

August 2015 - Present

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Colorado at Denver

November 2012 - July 2015(3 years)

Graduate Research Assistant

Center for Alaska Native Health Research

August 2007 - October 2012(5 years)



University of Alaska - Fairbanks

September 2007 - December 2012(5 years)

BS Biology

University of Vermont

August 2002 - May 2006(4 years)

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