The Lipid Research Division is a division of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The LRD represents lipid research scientists of the society and addresses concerns that include, but are not limited to, national and international visibility, representation at the annual meeting and on scientific advisory panels, and increased funding for lipid research. Additionally, the LRD serves as a platform within the ASBMB to highlight progress in lipid research and to foster communication among lipid researchers and between lipid researchers and the broader ASBMB membership.

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Steven J. Fliesler

The Retina Research Foundation has recognized Steven J. Fliesler at the University of Buffalo for his work on cholesterol metabolism in the retina.

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Lipid news
Understanding the fat science

Researchers at UCLA investigate lipid remodeling in the liver for energy generation.

New surfactant could improve lung treatments for premature babies

Researchers report progress toward an alternative to animal-derived formulation.

Bedrest may affect cholesterol dynamics differently depending on age

Unraveling physical inactivity’s effects on the body could lead to new ways to mitigate its negative effects.


Lipid Research Division Seminar Series

Jan. 24 | Presentations by young researchers highlighting their recent work in the field of lipids. Hosted by the ASBMB's Lipid Research Division.

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Recent LRD seminars
Membrane sensing by proteins and nucleic acids

Membrane sensing by proteins and nucleic acids

Nov. 15, 2023 More

Fine-tuning signal transaction with lipids

Fine-tuning signal transaction with lipids

Oct. 25, 2023 More