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  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

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  • Scholarship Information
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NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2018.
This meeting will be conducted in English.

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Drivers of Type 2 Diabetes: From Genes to Environment (S1)

Scientific Organizers: Kyong Soo Park, Young-Bum Kim and Zoltan P. Arany


October 7—11, 2018

Grand Hilton Seoul, Seoul, South Korea


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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Discounted Abstract Deadline: June 7, 2018


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 July 10, 2018)

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: June 7, 2018


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: July 10, 2018


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 June 7, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: August 7, 2018


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 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, October 7 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, October 11 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:30, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, October 12 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

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


MONDAY, OCTOBER 8

9:00 AM—12:00 PM
Epigenetics and Metabolic Control in Diabetes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Mark I. McCarthy, University of Oxford, UK
The Genetic and Epigenetic Architecture of of Type 2 Diabetes

Juleen R. Zierath, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Altered DNA Methylation of Glycolytic and Lipogenic Genes in Liver from Obese and Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Coffee Break

Yoshihiro Ogawa, Kyushu University, Japan
Role of DNA Methylation in Early Life and its Impact in Later Life

Charlotte A. Ling, Lund University, Sweden
Epigenetic Mechanisms Linking Environmental Factors and Type 2 Diabetes

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:00—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

12:00—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

5:00—7:00 PM
Environmental Triggers in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Chirag J. Patel, Harvard Medical School, USA
Integrating the Exposome and Genome for Metabolic Diseases

Kristin L. Eckel-Mahan, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center, USA
Interdependence of Nutrient Metabolism and the Circadian Clock System

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

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

7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 1


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

8:00—11:00 AM
Physiological Drivers in Hunger and Energy Homeostasis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Jens C. Brüning, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Germany
Hypothalamic Control of Fuel Metabolism in Obesity

Min-Seon Kim, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, South Korea
Hypothalamic Inflammation in Diet Induced Obesity

Coffee Break

Allison W. Xu, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Coordinated Regulation of Dietary Preference and Energy Balance

Vincent Prevot, INSERM, University of Lille, France
Role of Hypothalamic Tanycytes in Metabolic Homeostasis

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:00—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

12:00—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 1

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

5:00—7:00 PM
Microvesicles, Noncoding RNA, and Intercellular Communications
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Chen-Yu Zhang, Nanjing University, China
Pancreatic Islet-Released miR-29 Family Members Travel to Liver and Contribute to Hepatic Insulin Resistance

Markus Stoffel, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
MicroRNA Networks in Metabolic Tissues

Soazig Le Lay, INSERM. University of Angers, France
Extracellular Vesicles Derived from Adipocytes and Obesity-Associated Metabolic Dysfunctions

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 2


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

9:00 AM—12:00 PM
Novel Signaling Players Linking to Insulin Resistance
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Barbara B. Kahn, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, USA
Novel Class of Signaling Lipids with Beneficial Metabolic Effects

Kohjiro Ueki, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Aging-Induced Sarcopenia and Insulin Resistance

Coffee Break

Andrew C. Adams, Eli Lilly and Company, USA
FGF21 Signaling in Insulin Action

Young-Bum Kim, Harvard Medical School, USA
ApolipoproteinJ (ApoJ) Is a Novel Regulator of Insulin Resistance

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:00—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

12:00—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

5:00—7:00 PM
Adaptation of beta Cell to Chronic Metabolic Stress
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Susumu Seino, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Beta Cell Glutamate Metabolism in Insulin Secretion

Lori Sussel, University of Colorado, USA
Pancreatic Beta-Cell Identity and Function in Diabetes

Yuval Dor, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Israel
The effect of Glucose on beta Cell Regeneration

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 3


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

9:00 AM—12:00 PM
Molecular Targets for Nutrient Sensing and Signaling
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

E. Dale Abel, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, USA
Autophagy and Nutrient Sensing

Zoltan P. Arany, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Diabetes and Branched Amino Acid Metabolism

Coffee Break

Kyong Soo Park, Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea
Novel Target for Lipid Sensing and Signaling

Feifan Guo, Institute for Nutritional Sciences, China
Amino Acids and Metabolic Diseases

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:00—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop 2: Novel Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes Mellitus

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

5:00—7:00 PM
Systemic Regulation of Adipocytes in Diabetes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Philipp E. Scherer, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
The Adipocyte in Systemic Energy Regulation

Aimin Xu, University of Hong Kong, China
Crosstalk between Brown and White Adipose Tissue for Adaptive Thermogenesis

David E. James, University of Sydney, Australia
Molecular Mapping of Insulin Action in Adipocytes

7:15—7:30 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

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

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.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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