Lipid Interactions in Physiology and Disease Theme

Theme Organizers:
Daniel M. Raben, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and
Mary F. Roberts, Boston College

Short talks for this theme will be selected from the volunteered abstracts.

(* denotes Session Chair)

Emerging Concepts in the Physiology and Pathology of Lipid Metabolism
Sunday, April 25
3:30 PM - 5:50 PM, Ballroom E

Daniel M. Raben
*, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Lucio Cocco, University of Bologna
Nuclear inositide signaling: role of PI-PLCbeta1 in MDS and AML

Valerian E. Kagan, University of Pittsburgh
Cardiolipin and Its Redox Interactions With Cytochrome c In Apoptosis

Lina M. Obeid, Medical University of South Carolina
Bioactive sphingolipids in inflammation and cancer

Novel Approaches for Studying Lipid Signaling, Metabolism, and Membranes
Monday, April 26
9:55 AM - 12:15 PM, Ballroom E

Binks W. Wattenberg*, University of Louisville

Richard W. Gross, Washington University School of Medicine
Multidimensional Mass Spectrometry Using Shotgun Lipidomics to Identify Alterations in Lipid Signaling and Metabolism in Disease States

Akihiro Kusumi, Kyoto University
Signal transduction by lipid-anchored molecules as revealed by single-molecule tracking

Mary F. Roberts, Boston College
High Resolution Field Cycling For Analysis of Lipid Dynamics in Membranes

Sarah L. Keller, University of Washington
Avanti Young Investigator Award in Lipid Research
Dynamic Domains in Lipid Membranes near a Miscibility Critical Point

Cellular Lipid Movement and Compartmentalized Metabolism
Tuesday, April 27
3:30 PM - 5:50 PM, Ballroom E

Lina M. Obeid*, Medical University of South Carolina

Yvonne Lange, Rush University Medical Center
How cells sense and set their cholesterol

Gerrit van Meer, Utrecht University
Sphingolipids on the Move

Binks W. Wattenberg, University of Louisville
Sphingosine Kinase-1 Localization Drives Differential Metabolism of Sphingoisne-1-Phosphate

Thematic Reception
Tuesday, April 27
5:50 PM - 6:30 PM, Third Floor Foyer
Join us immediately following, "Cellular Lipid Movement and Compartmentalized Metabolism."

Lipidology - From Basics to Biofuels and Cancer Therapeutics Workshop
Tuesday, April 27
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, Convention Center, Ballroom E, Third Floor

We’d like to acknowledge the efforts of our session organizers

Wonhwa Cho, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago, Lina Obeid, MUSC, and Robert Stahelin, Indiana University


Structure and Regulation of Lipid Transporters and Metabolizing Enzymes
Wednesday, April 28
9:45 AM - 12:05 PM, Ballroom E

Mary F. Roberts*, Boston College

George M. Carman, Rutgers University
Regulation of Human and Yeast Phosphatidic Acid Phosphatase Enzymes

Daniel M. Raben, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Regulation of DGKtheta               

Frances J. Sharom, University of Guelph
Lipid transporters and binding proteins; MsbA and NPC1

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