Lipid Research Division


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Virtual seminars

Lipid Research Division seminar series

Wednesdays at 12 p.m. (New York) | 5 p.m. (London) | 9 a.m. (Los Angeles)

The LRD seminar series on Lipids and Lipid Signaling, which offers graduate students and postdocs an opportunity to present their work even while in-person meetings are suspended, occurs once a month. You can register here for the whole series or browse a list of past event videos here.

The next seminar will take place May 26 (speakers TBA).

Sphingolipids in physiology and pathology

Mondays at 4–5:30 p.m. (London, Lisbon) | 5 p.m. (Geneva) | 11 a.m. (New York) | 8 a.m. (Los Angeles)

Christopher Clarke (Stony Brook Medicine), Giovanni D’Angelo (EPFL) and Liana C. Silva (Universidade de Lisboa) have organized a webinar series focused on sphingolipids. To attend an upcoming lecture, click here to register. You can view past webinars here.
May 3: Elizabeth Johnson (Cornell University) and Leah Siskind (University of Louisville)
May 17: Luigi Anastasia (Univ. Vita-Salute San Raffaele) and Manuel Muñiz (University of Seville)
May 31: Otilia Vieira (CEDOC, Portugal) and Anne Montfort (INSERM, France)
June 21: Pietro de Camilli (Yale School of Medicine)


LIPID MAPS lipidomics webinar series

5 p.m. GMT | 9 a.m. PST | 12 p.m. EST

May 5: Juggling with Lipids, a Russian Roulette | Marcus Conrad
June 16: The metabolic and inflammatory-induced oxidation and nitration of unsaturated lipids yields pleiotropic electrophilic adaptive signaling mediators | Bruce Freeman

In-person conferences

Many of the conferences listed here are typically held in person, but have gone virtual or hybrid during the pandemic. For the most up-to-date information on a conference's format, please consult its website.

Yeast Lipid Conference 2021

Held online | June 3, 2021

European workshop on lipid mediators

Stockholm, Sweden | June 30–July 2, 2021

Lipids in the Ocean

July 5-8, 2021 | Aveiro, Portugal

GRC: Molecular & Cellular Biology of Lipids

July 25-30, Waterville, New Hampshire