Annual Meeting

2020 annual meeting tracks

Comfort Dorn
August 01, 2019

The 2020 ASBMB Annual Meeting, to be held in April in San Diego in conjunction with the Experimental Biology conference, will include tracks on the eight themes below. See the full program.
 

Biochemistry of lipids and membranes

Organizers
  • Steve Claypool, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Teresa Dunn–Giroux, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Sessions
  •  Membrane biogenesis and trafficking
  •  How lipids impact the structure and function of membrane proteins
  •  Novel roles of lipids in health and disease

Glycosylation and extracellular matrix in development, repair and disease

Organizers
  • Jamey Marth, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
  • Joanne Murphy–Ullrich, University of Alabama Medical Center
Sessions
  •  Glycosylation and extracellular matrix in development, repair and cancer
  •  Glycosylation and extracellular matrix in immunologic, inflammatory and infectious disease
  •  Glycosylation and extracellular matrix in neurologic and metabolic diseases

Molecular mechanisms of cell signaling

Organizers
  • Wendy Gordon, University of Minnesota
  • Adrian Salic, Harvard University
Sessions
  •  Mechanosignaling
  •  Post-translational modifications/signaling
  •  Emerging mechanisms of signaling

New developments in metabolism

Organizers
  • Marcia Haigis, Harvard University
  • Anne Murphy, University of California, San Diego
Sessions
  •  NAD synthesis, salvage and sirtuins in tissue health
  •  New insights into control of metabolism by transporters
  •  Control of cell fate by metabolic intermediates

Molecular machines — structure and function

Organizers
  • Nathan Alder, University of Connecticut
  • Jochen Zimmer, University of Virginia
Sessions
  •  Molecular motors
  •  Molecular motors in transport, biosynthesis and energy transduction
  •  Molecular machines: New paradigms in structure, function and engineering

RNA and disease

Organizers
  • Takahiro Ito, University of Georgia
  • Anita Hopper, Ohio State University
Sessions
  •  Noncoding RNAs and disease
  •  RNA modifications and disease
  •  RNA binding proteins and control of RNA biogenesis in disease

Re-imagining STEM: Who we are and what we do

Sponsored by the Education and Professional Development Committee

Organizers
  • Daniel Dries, Juniata College
  • Nathan Vanderford, University of Kentucky
Session
  •  Who we are: Creating a culture of wellness in science
  •  What we do: Choosing pedagogy over content

Understanding the rules of life

Sponsored by the Minority Affairs Committee

Organizer
  • Suzanne Barbour, University of Georgia
Sessions
  •  Cell decision-making
  •  Regulation of gene expression
  •  Best practices for preventing/managing incidences of harassment in the workplace
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