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This meeting took place in 2017


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Mitochondrial Biology (Z1)

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Mitochondria Communication (A4)


Organizer(s) Jared Rutter, Cole M. Haynes and Marcia C. Haigis
January 14—18, 2017
Sagebrush Inn & Suites • Taos, New Mexico USA
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Sep 20, 2016
Abstract Deadline: Oct 13, 2016
Scholarship Deadline: Sep 20, 2016
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 14, 2016

Supported by the Directors Fund

Summary of Meeting:
Understanding how mitochondria communicate within the cell will provide important clues to elucidate its roles in normal cell physiology, as well as numerous diseases such as diabetes, neurodegeneration and cancer. The classical view of mitochondria is of an organelle that interacts with other features of cell biology primarily through the provision and consumption of metabolic intermediates and energetic products. Emerging evidence from many areas of science is accumulating to suggest that mitochondria play much more active roles in communication with other organelles, determining cell and organismal behavior. This conference will focus on these integrated behaviors and the resulting communication. The sessions will be organized around the different nodes, modes and destinations of that signaling. It will bring together people and ideas from different areas of cell biology and physiology who typically do not attend the same conferences, resulting in the development of new collaborations and concepts.

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Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 24 hr (international) time


The meeting will begin on Saturday, January 14 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Wednesday, January 18 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:30, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Thursday, January 19 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina

SUNDAY, JANUARY 15

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina
8:00—9:00 AM
Welcome and Keynote Address
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Jared Rutter, University of Utah, USA

Johan Auwerx, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne – EPFL, Switzerland
Cross-Species Genetic Mapping of Targets in Mitochondria, Metabolism and Aging

9:00—11:30 AM
Epigenetic Signaling and Regulation
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Marcia C. Haigis, Harvard Medical School, USA

Eyal Gottlieb, Technion Integrated Cancer Center, Israel
The Onco-Metabolic Role and Liabilities of the TCA Cycle in Cancer

Matthew D. Hirschey, Duke University, USA
Short Talk: Lipids Reprogram Metabolism to Become a Major Carbon Source for Histone Acetylation

Coffee Break

William G. Kaelin, Jr., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
Molecular Pathogenesis of IDH Mutant Cancers

Atan J. Gross, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Short Talk: MTCH2: A Critical Regulator of Mitochondria Function and Communication

Kathryn E. Wellen, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Linking Metabolism to DNA Damage Repair

11:30 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:30 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Chamisa Ballroom 2
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Chamisa Ballroom 2
2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 1

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Valentina Perissi, Boston University School of Medicine, USA

Adam L. Orr, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Novel Site-Specific Inhibitors of Mitochondrial ROS Production Define ROS-Mediated Events in Health and Disease

Amanda E. Brinker, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
Differences in Mitochondrial Haplotype Influence Metastatic Efficiency and Expression of Related Nuclear Genes

Oleh Khalimonchuk, University of Nebraska, USA
Loss of Mitochondrial Protease OMA1 Alters Proliferative Properties and Promotes Metastatic Growth of Breast Cancer Cells

Yoshiyuki Tsujihata, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd., Japan
Novel Approach for Exploring Small Molecule Regulators of Mitochondrial ATP under Hypoxia in Cardiomyocytes by Live Cell High Content Screening using ATP Biosensor

Allen Kaasik, University of Tartu, Estonia
Miro Proteins are Required for Priming Mitochondria for PINK1 Induced Parkin Translocation

Nicholas R. Weir, Harvard University, USA
Msp1 Antagonizes Integration of Membrane Proteins into Lipid Bilayers

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Chamisa Lobby
5:00—7:15 PM
Mitochondrial/ER Communication
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Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Maya B. Schuldiner, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Jodi Nunnari, University of California, Davis, USA
ER/Mitochondria Contact Sites as Organizers of Mito Function

Thomas Langer, CECAD Research Center, Germany
Proteolytic Control of Mitochondrial Function

Luca Scorrano, University of Padova, Italy
Unbiased Genetic and Proteomic Screenings Unveil the Mitochondria-Endoplasmic Reticulum Contacts Machinery

György Hajnóczky, Thomas Jefferson University, USA
Calcium and ROS Regulation at the ER-Mitochondrial Interface

7:15—8:15 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Chamisa Ballroom 2
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 1

Chamisa Ballroom 2

MONDAY, JANUARY 16

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina
8:00—11:00 AM
ROS Signaling
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Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Adam L. Hughes, University of Utah, USA

Navdeep S. Chandel, Northwestern University, USA
Mitochondria as Signaling Organelles

Gerald S. Shadel, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Adaptive Responses to Mitochondrial Stress

Heide Christine Patterson, Whitehead Institute, USA
Short Talk: Mitochondrial ROS-Induced Syk Signaling Mediates Brown Adipocyte Development and Thermogenesis

Coffee Break

Heinrich Jasper, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, USA
Mitochondrial Stress Signaling, Stem Cells and Lifespan Extension: Lessons from Drosophila

Danica Chen, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Mitochondrial UPR-Mediated Metabolic Checkpoint, Stem Cell Aging and Rejuvenation

11:00 AM—12:00 PM
NIH Funding Opportunities for Mitochondrial Research: Conversation with an NCI Program Officer

Chamisa Ballroom 1
Michael Graham Espey, NCI, National Institutes of Health, USA

12:00—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

12:00—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Chamisa Ballroom 2
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Chamisa Ballroom 2
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Chamisa Lobby
5:00—7:00 PM
Mitochondria/Lysosome Communication
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Oleh Khalimonchuk, University of Nebraska, USA

David M. Sabatini, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
Amino Acid Sensing and Mitochondrial Function

Adam L. Hughes, University of Utah, USA
Pathways of Mitochondria-Lysosome Crosstalk

Maya B. Schuldiner, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Keeping in Touch – Discovering and Characterizing New Contact Sites between Organelles

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Chamisa Ballroom 2
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 2

Chamisa Ballroom 2

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina
8:00—11:00 AM
Communicating Mitochondrial Dysfunction
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Heidi M. McBride, McGill University, Canada

Cole M. Haynes, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Preferential Propagation of Toxic mtDNAs by the UPRmt

Marcia C. Haigis, Harvard Medical School, USA
Mitochondrial Sirtuin Networks

Sebastien Herzig, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Short Talk: Regulation of Mitochondrial Dynamics by AMPK

Coffee Break

Matt Kaeberlein, University of Washington, USA
Mechanisms Linking Severe Mitochondrial Disease and Normative Aging

Jared Rutter, University of Utah, USA
Stress Responsive Mitochondrial Protein Degradation

11:00 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:00 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Chamisa Ballroom 2
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Chamisa Ballroom 2
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Chamisa Lobby
5:00—7:00 PM
Mitochondria and Inter-Cellular Communication
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Cole M. Haynes, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

William B. Mair, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Mitochondrial Plasticity Is Required for AMPK-Mediated Longevity

Michael Ristow, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Mitochondrial Control of Healthy Aging

Heidi M. McBride, McGill University, Canada
The Cell Biology of Metabolic Flux

Meng C. Wang, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Microbes Tune Mitochondrial Dynamics to Regulate Host Metabolic Adaptation to Environmental Variations

7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Chamisa Ballroom 2
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 3

Chamisa Ballroom 2

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina
8:00—11:00 AM
Mitochondria and Fuel Catabolism
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Chamisa Ballroom 1
Sheng Tony Hui, Princeton University, USA
Exchange of Mitochondrial Substrates Between Tissues

Ralph J. DeBerardinis, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Mitochondrial Metabolism and its Importance in Health and Disease

Desiree Schatton, University of Cologne, Germany
Short Talk: The RNA-Binding Protein CLUH is a Master Regulator of Mitochondrial Catabolic Programme Activated upon Nutrient Deprivation

Coffee Break

* Dave Pagliarini, Morgridge Institute for Research at University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Short Talk: Diverse Mitochondrial Protein Functions Revealed by Multi-Omic Mass Spectrometry Profiling

Benjamin Tu, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Adaptive Catabolism during Cell Proliferation

11:00 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 2

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Danica Chen, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Yi Zhang, NHLBI, National Institutes of Health, USA
Selective Protein Synthesis on the Mitochondrial Surface Drives the mtDNA Selection

Anna M. Schulz, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Gcn2-Mediated Mitochondria Protection during Metabolic Stress

Jonathan Van Vranken, University of Utah School of Medicine, USA
FASII Activates Oxidative Metabolism in Mitochondria via ACP Acylation

Jessica B. Spinelli, Harvard University, USA
Evaluating the Effect of Ammonium on Cancer Cell Homeostasis

Laurent Le Cam, Institut de Recherche en Cancérologie de Montpellier, France
The MDM2 Oncoprotein Controls Complex I Activity and Mitochondrial Dynamics Independently of p53

Martin Ott, Stockholm University, Sweden
Modulation of Cellular Stress Signaling and Aging by Changes in Mitochondrial Translation Accuracy

Veena Prahlad, University of Iowa, USA
Mitochondria-Regulated Immune Pathway in C. elegans is Neuroprotective

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Chamisa Lobby
5:00—7:15 PM
Coordination of Mitochondrial Mass and Physiology
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Kathryn E. Wellen, University of Pennsylvania, USA

J. Wade Harper, Harvard Medical School, USA
Digitizing Ubiquitin Signaling for Mitophagy

Maulik Patel, Vanderbilt University, USA
Short Talk: Homeostatic Stress Responses Regulate Selfish Mitochondrial Genome Dynamics

Richard J. Youle, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Mitophagy Regulation

Valentina Perissi, Boston University School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Regulation of Mitochondrial Biogenesis through Mitochondria Retrograde Signaling and Chromatin Remodeling of Nuclear-Encoded Mitochondrial Genes

Nektarios N. Tavernarakis, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Greece
Mitochondrial Turnover and Homeostasis during Aging

7:15—7:30 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Meeting has ended...abstracts no longer viewable online.

Chamisa Ballroom 1
7:30—8:30 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Chamisa Ballroom 2
8:00—11:00 PM
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Chamisa Ballroom 2

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

 
Departure


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We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 1R13AG054151-01

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