Monday, August 13, 2018

Session I: Metabolic Reprograming in Homeostasis and Disease

Session Chairs: Nada Abumrad, PhD

7:30-8:15 AM Conference Check-In and Breakfast (Grand Ballroom Foyer Registration Desk)

8:30 AM Introduction and Presentation of the Kern Lectureship Award - Moshe Levi, MD, President, Kern Lipid Conference University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado

9:00 AM Kern Lecture: “Nutrient regulation of mTOR Signaling in Metabolism, and Disease” - David Sabatini MD, PhD, MIT Biology and Whitehead Institute

9:45 AM “Cellular Metabolism and Signaling in Cancer” - Reuben Shaw PhD, Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, Salk Institute

10:20 AM “Amino Acids to Reprogram Metabolism in NAFLD” - Manu Chakravarthy, MD, PhD, Axcella Health, Inc.

10:35 AM Break

10:45 AM “Targeting the Warburg Effect through GAPDH” - Jason Locasale, PhD, Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University

11:20 AM “ATP Citrate Lyase Control of the Glucose to Acetate Metabolic and Epigenetic Switch” - Kathryn Wellen PhD, Cancer Biology, University of Pennsylvania

11:55 AM Lunch (Mountain View Patio)

1:20 PM Introduction to David L. Williams Lecture and Award (TBD) - Mary Sorci-Thomas, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin

2:05 PM “Mapping Human Metabolic Diversity and its Role in Disease Using Untargeted Metabolomics” - Mohit Jain MD, PhD, Medicine, University of California, San Diego

2:40 PM “Lipids Reprogram Metabolism Providing a Major Source for Histone Acetylation” - Matthew Hirschey PhD, Medicine, Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Duke University

3:15 PM Break

3:30 PM “Nutrient Regulation of Muscle Insulin Sensitivity” - Zoltan Pierre Arany, MD, PhD, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

4:05 PM “Trans-Endothelial Insulin Efflux in Skeletal Muscle Capillaries” - David Wasserman, PhD, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Vanderbilt University

4:40 PM “Fatty Acid Sensitive Regulation of the Insulin Receptor and AMPK Pathways” - Dmitri Samovski, PhD, Medicine, Nutritional Sciences, Washington University

5:15 PM “Differential Regulation of TLR and Macrophages by Saturated and Unsaturated Fatty Acids” - Autumn York, PhD, Immunobiology, Yale University

5:30 PM Early Career Investigator Presentation (2018 Abstract) - TBD

6:00 PM Poster Session and Reception (Grand Ballroom, Salons F-J)