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Sex and Gender Factors Affecting Metabolic Homeostasis, Diabetes and Obesity (C6)

Scientific Organizers: Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, Deborah Clegg and Arthur P. Arnold


March 19—22, 2017

Granlibakken Tahoe, Tahoe City, California, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


Abstract submission is now closed. Registered attendees may bring a poster onsite. Please contact our office at +1 800-253-0685; +1 970-262-1230 or email info@keystonesymposia.org if you are interested.
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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 15, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 15, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 19, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 18, 2017 [details]

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Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-C6 "Sex and Gender Factors Affecting Metabolic Homeostasis, Diabetes and Obesity" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On November 15, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 15, 2016 until February 14, 2017 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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November 15, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 18, 2017 745.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 18, 2017 895.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 18, 2017 520.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 18, 2017 670.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 15, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is December 19, 2016)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: November 15, 2016


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: December 19, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is November 15, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 18, 2017


Registration Fee: 745.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 520.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 895.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 670.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

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


The meeting will begin on Sunday, March 19 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer and light meal from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Wednesday, March 22 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by dinner and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Thursday, March 23 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 19

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

Pre Function
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
6:00—8:00 PM
Light Meal - Provided by Granlibakken

Granhall

MONDAY, MARCH 20

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Granhall
8:00—9:00 AM
Welcome (Organizers) and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Mountain/Lake
David C. Page, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
Sex and Disease: Do Males and Females Read their Genomes Differently?

9:00—11:45 AM
Sex Differences in Metabolic Homeostasis I
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Mountain/Lake
* Andrea L. Hevener, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Susan K. Fried, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Sex Differences in Adipose Biology

Coffee Break

Charles T. Roberts, Oregon National Primate Research Center, USA
Sex-Specific Effects of Androgens on Adipose Tissue Biology

Jayne S. Danska, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Canada
Regulation of Diabetes by Genes, Sex and the Microbiome

Karlton R. Larson, University of California, Davis, USA
Short Talk: Sex Differences in the Metabolic Response to Dietary Protein Dilution and FGF21

Brian Finan, Novo Nordisk, USA
Short Talk: GLP-1/GIP/Glucagon Triagonism Corrects Metabolic Disease in Female Mice

Margreet Vonk Noordegraaf, Erasmus MC, Netherlands
Short Talk: AMH Signaling Deficiency Causes Sex-Dependent Metabolic Alterations in Mice

11:45 AM—2:30 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:45 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Bay
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Bay
2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 1: Designing Pre-Clinical Studies to Conduct Research on Sex Differences

Mountain/Lake
* Karen Reue, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, USA

Arthur P. Arnold, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pre Function
5:00—7:00 PM
Sex Differences in Metabolic Homeostasis II
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Mountain/Lake
* Darleen A. Sandoval, University of Michigan, USA

Miriam Bredella, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Sex Differences in Regulating Body Composition and Bone

Jean-François Gautier, Paris VII University School of Medicine, France
Sex Differences in Diabetes Risk in Offspring after Fetal Exposure to Maternal Diabetes

Christopher B. Newgard, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Sex Differences in the Human Metabolome

Kirstie K. Danielson, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Short Talk: Sex Differences in, and Associations of Estrogen with, Human Islet Survival and Function Following Islet Cell Transplant

7:00—8:00 PM
Dinner
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 1

Bay
8:00—9:00 PM
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Bay

TUESDAY, MARCH 21

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Granhall
8:00—11:15 AM
Estrogens and Metabolic Homeostasis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Mountain/Lake
* John M. Stafford, Vanderbilt University, USA

Deborah Clegg, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA
Estrogens, through Activation of Membrane Estrogen Receptor Alpha, Potentiate Beiging of Adipose Tissues

Holly A. Ingraham, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Sex–Specific Modulation of Energy Homeostasis via Estrogen-Responsive Neurocircuits

Coffee Break

Andrea L. Hevener, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
The Impact of ER-alpha in the Regulation of Mitochondrial and Metabolic Health

Miguel López, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Estrogen Regulation of Brown Adipose Tissue Thermogenesis

Yong Xu, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: TAp63 Contributes to Sexual Dimorphism in POMC Neuron Firing and Diet-Induced Obesity

Lin Zhu, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Absence of Liver Estrogen Alpha Signaling Predisposes Mice to Atherosclerosis during Western-Type Diet Feeding

11:15 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:15 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Bay
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Bay
2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 2

Mountain/Lake
* Pierre Gourdy, INSERM DRTLS, France

Alexandra L. Cara, University of Michigan, USA
Androgen Receptor Expression in Chemically Defined Hypothalamic Nuclei Associated with Energy Balance

Sebastian I. Arriola Apelo, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Male and Female Sex Hormones Determine Metabolic Effects of Hepatic mTORC2

Aurèle Besse-Patin, Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal, IRCM, Canada
Estrogen Signals through PGC-1alpha to Reduce Oxidative Stress Associated with Diet-Induced Fatty Liver Disease

Marion M.C. Korach-André, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Differential Fatty Acids and Lysophospholipids Composition in Adipose Depots and in Liver May Drive the Sexual Dimorphism in Obesity

Samantha Laber, University of Oxford, UK
Do Functional Elements within the Fto Locus Have Sex-Specific Effects?

Kanakadurga Singer, University of Michigan, USA
Androgens Potentiate Myeloid Inflammatory Responses to Diet-Induced Obesity

Matthew A. Quinn, NIEHS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Estrogen Deficiency Promotes Hepatic Steatosis via Aberrant Glucocorticoid Receptor Signaling

Yukitomo Arao, NIEHS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Estrogen and Androgen Signaling in Female Hepatic Steatosis

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pre Function
5:00—7:00 PM
Androgen and Metabolic Homeostasis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Mountain/Lake
* Charles T. Roberts, Oregon National Primate Research Center, USA

Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, USA
Role of Estrogen and Androgen in Pancreatic Islet Dysfunction in Males and Females

Vasantha Padmanabhan, University of Michigan, USA
Developmental Programming of Insulin Resistance in Female Sheep; Is Androgen the Culprit?

Andrea Dunaif, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
Androgens and Metabolic Dysfunction in Women

Farid Saad, Bayer AG, Germany
Short Talk: Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) and Prediabetes in Hypogonadal Men with or without Testosterone Treatment for up to 12 Years, and Effects on Anthropometric Parameters and Glycemic Control

7:00—8:00 PM
Dinner
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 2

Bay
8:00—9:00 PM
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Bay

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Granhall
8:00—11:15 AM
Genetics, Metabolomics and Systems Biology of Sex Differences
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Mountain/Lake
* Holly A. Ingraham, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Marc-Andre Cornier, University of Colorado, USA
Sex Differences in Brain Response to Food

Karen Reue, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
The XX Chromosome Complement Is an Obesity Risk Factor

Coffee Break

Cecilia Lindgren, Oxford University, UK
Sexual Dimorphisms in Genetic Loci Linked to Body Fat Distribution

Arthur P. Arnold, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Sex Differences in Systems Biology: The Sexome

Nyrie E. Israelian, University of Toronto, Canada
Short Talk: Impact of Sex on Gut Microbial Composition and Mucosal Immunity

Eija Laakkonen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Short Talk: Serum exomiR Content in Aging Women - Effects of Estrogenic Hormone Replacement Therapy

11:00 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pre Function
5:00—6:45 PM
Drug Design and Gender-Specific Medicine
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Mountain/Lake
* Farid Saad, Bayer AG, Germany

James Trevaskis, MedImmune, USA
Enhanced Metabolic Actions of Amylin in Estrogen-Deficiency

Alan J. Russell, GlaxoSmithKline plc., USA
Development of Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs) and their Sex-Selective Actions

Richard D. DiMarchi, Indiana University, USA
Chemical Biotechnology Applied to Metabolic Diseases

6:45—7:00 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/19/2017

Mountain/Lake
7:00—8:00 PM
Dinner
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

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

Granhall
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.

Granhall

THURSDAY, MARCH 23

 
Departure


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We gratefully acknowledge support for this conference from:


Directors' Fund


These generous unrestricted gifts allow our Directors to schedule meetings in a wide variety of important areas, many of which are in the early stages of research.

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


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 1R13DK112660-01

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