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If you’re an ASBMB Lipid Research Division member, let us know about the events at which you’ll be presenting or ones you’re excited about. Send info to


Jan. 26–Feb. 1, 2019

Gordon Research Conference | Integrating Novel Genomic, Biophysical, Computational and Visualization Approaches to Advance Plant Lipid Research

(Galveston, Tex.)

LRD members:

  • Kathrin Schrick and Douglas Mashek will participate in a keynote discussion on Lipids in Human Health
  • Edgar Kooijman will speak on Membrane Structure and Function
  • Patrick Horn will lead a discussion on Protein-lipid interaction 
  • John Dyer will speak on Designing Lipids for Health and Industry
  • Kent Chapman will lead a discussion on Lipids in the Response to Environmental Challenges
  • Christoph Benning and Glenda Gillaspy will speak at a keynote session on Frontiers of Plant Lipid Biology

Note: The application deadline is Dec. 30, 2018.

March 58, 2019

Deuel Conference on Lipids

(Dana Point, Calif.)

This year’s organizers are LRD member Peter Tontonoz of UCLA and Cynthia Hong of Novartis.

The Havel Lecture will be presented by Jake Lusis of the University of California, Los Angeles. Register by February 1 to attend his talk, “The power of natural variation: Sex differences and mitochondrial functions.”

Click here to see the program. Register or submit an abstract here. The abstract submission deadline is January 22.


March 31-April 4, 2019

Keystone Symposium | Lipidomics and Functional Metabolic Pathways in Disease

(Steamboat Springs, Col.)

The conference is organized by LRD members Sarah Spiegel and Charles Serhan (who will give the keynote address) with Lipid MAPS PI Valerie O’Donnell. Keep an eye out for workshops by Lipid MAPS and the Lipidomics Standardization Initiative.


April 6–10, 2019

ASBMB Annual Meeting

(Orlando, Fla.)

Register by February 5, 2019 for early-bird savings!

Keep an eye out for a special Spotlight Talk session featuring work from the Journal of Lipid Research; more information coming soon.

May 6-10, 2019

FEBS Special Meeting | Sphingolipid biology: Sphingolipids in physiology and pathology

(Cascais, Portugal)

LRD members Yusuf Hannun and Christopher Clarke of Stony Brook University are on the organizing committee for this sphingolipid-focused meeting. Early bird registration, and applications for youth travel grants, are open until January 15. Click here for a list of speakers.


June 16-21, 2019

Gordon Research Conference | From Molecular and Cellular Insights to Therapeutic Approaches in Atherosclerosis

(Newry, Maine)

The meeting is chaired by LRD members Todd Graham and Dan Raben.

July 28Aug. 2, 2019

Gordon Research Conference | Spatiotemporal regulation of the lipidome

(Waterville Valley, N.H.)

The meeting is chaired by LRD members Todd Graham and Dan Raben.

Oct. 2023, 2019

Eicosanoid Research Foundation | Bioactive lipids in cancer, inflammation and related diseases

(St. Petersburg, Fla.) 

An invitation for nominees for the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award has been extended. Click here for more information.

Abstract submission will begin March 1, 2019.