Program

Organizers

Cynthia Hong

Cynthia Hong, Novartis

Peter Tontonoz

Peter Tontonoz, UCLA

Tuesday, March 5

5 p.m. Reception and dinner
7:30 p.m. Welcome — Cynthia Hong and Peter Tontonoz
7:40 p.m. Jake Lusis

The Havel Lecture
The power of natural variation: Sex differences and mitochondrial functions
Jake Lusis, UCLA


Wednesday, March 6

7–8:15 a.m. Breakfast

Session 1

Chair: Shaun Coughlin, Novartis

8:30 a.m. Arun Radhakrishnan

Using bacterial and fungaltoxins to understand cholesterol sensing and transport in animal cells
Arun Radhakrishnan, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

9:00 a.m. Kiran Musunuru

Gene editing to prevent and cure metabolic disorders
Kiran Musunuru, University of Pennsylvania

9:30 a.m. Coffee break
10:00 a.m. Gabriel Birrane Stephen Young

Molecular insights into intravascular lipolysis
Gabriel Birrane, Harvard
Stephen Young, UCLA

5:00 p.m. Poster Session 1
6:00 p.m. Meet the Leader Dinner

Session 2

Chair: J. Mark Brown, Cleveland Clinic

7:15 p.m. Jean Schaffer

Novel mechanisms of metabolic reprogramming
Jean Schaffer, Washington University, St. Louis

7:45 p.m. Jared Rutter

Unexpected signaling roles of mitochondrial lipids
Jared Rutter, University of Utah

8:15 p.m. Rebecca Haeusler

Journal of Clinical Investigation Award Lecture
The intersection of bileacid composition and metabolic regulation
Rebecca Haeusler, Columbia University


Thursday, March 7

7–8:15 a.m. Breakfast

Session 3

Chair: Brandon Davies, University of Iowa

8:30 a.m. Karin Bornfeldt

Journal of Lipid Research Award Lecture
Diabetes, triglyceride-rich lipoproteins, and atherosclerosis
Karin Bornfeldt, University of Washington

9:00 a.m. David Moore

Targeting nuclear receptors to treat inflammatory bowel disease
David Moore, Baylor College of Medicine

9:30 a.m. Bill Sessa

Insights into lipid metabolism by the endothelium
Bill Sessa, Yale University

10:00 a.m. Coffee break
10:20 a.m. Alan Tall

The role oftetratricopeptide repeat domain protein 39B (TTC39B) in regulation of lipogenesis and lipoprotein metabolism
Alan Tall, Columbia University

5:00 p.m. Poster Session 2
6:00 p.m. Dinner

Session 4

Chair: Claudio Villanueva, University of Utah

7:15 p.m. Karen Reue

Sex differences in obesity associated with a chromatin remodeling protein
Karen Reue, UCLA

7:45 p.m. Shingo Kajimura

Metabolic adaptation and heterogeneity in fat cells
Shingo Kajimura, UCSF

8:15 p.m. Kathryn Moore

Role of lncRNAs in cholesterol homeostasis and atherosclerosis
Kathryn Moore, New York University


Friday March 8

7–8:15 a.m. Breakfast

Session 5

Chair: Kerry-Anne Rye, University of New South Wales

8:30 a.m. Mark Febbraio

The novel designer cytokine IC7Fc protects against obesity-induced metabolic disease
Mark Febbraio, Monash University

9:00 a.m. Michael Karin

Role of inflammation in control of hepatic lipid metabolism — New insights to the pathogenesis of NASH
Michael Karin, University of California, San Diego

9:30 a.m. Coffee break
10:00 a.m. Clay Semenkovich

Endothelial lipid metabolism and degenerative disease
Clay Semenkovich, Washington University, St. Louis


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