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Lipidomics and Bioactive Lipids in Metabolism and Disease (B6)

Scientific Organizers: Alfred H. Merrill, Walter Allen Shaw, Sarah Spiegel and Michael J.O.Wakelam


February 26—March 2, 2017

Granlibakken Tahoe, Tahoe City, California, USA


Sponsored by Abide Therapeutics Inc.


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for oral short talks; poster display opportunities remain open.
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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 26, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 26, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 12, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 9, 2017 [details]

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Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-B6 "Lipidomics and Bioactive Lipids in Metabolism and Disease" 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 October 26, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
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After October 26, 2016 until January 30, 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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October 26, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 9, 2017 795.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 9, 2017 945.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 9, 2017 570.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 9, 2017 720.00 USD

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 26, 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 12, 2016)

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Scholarship Deadline: October 26, 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 12, 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 October 26, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 9, 2017


Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 570.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 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 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, February 26 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 Thursday, March 2 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by dinner and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 3 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Pre Function
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
18:00—20:00
Light Meal - Provided by Granlibakken

Granhall

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Granhall
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/26/2017

Mountain/Lake
Edward A. Dennis, University of California, San Diego, USA
Lipidomics Highlights Infection and Inflammation Progression

09:00—11:15
Lipidomics in Inflammation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/26/2017

Mountain/Lake
* Sarah Spiegel, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

* Nicolas G. Bazan, Louisiana State University Medical Center, USA

Garret A. FitzGerald, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Prostaglandins and their Inhibitors

Coffee Break

Valerie B. O'Donnell, Cardiff University, UK
Lipidomics Characterisation of Oxidation during Platelet Activation and Physiological Blood Clotting

Richard L. Proia, National Institutes of Health, USA
Visualizing Sphingosine-1-Phosphate G Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling in Living Animals

Charles E. Chalfant, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: The Lipidome in Inflammation, Wound Healing, and Pre-Eclampsia

Veronica G. Anania, Genentech, Inc., USA
Short Talk: Bioactive Lipids as Pharmacodynamic Biomarkers of Mast Cell Activity in the Clinic

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Bay
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Bay
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Pre Function
17:00—19:15
Lipidomics and Infection
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/26/2017

Mountain/Lake
* Charles R. Brown, University of Missouri, USA

* Takehiko Yokomizo, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Japan

Markus R. Wenk, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Natural Variation of Blood Plasma Lipids in Healthy Asian Individuals

Dennis R. Voelker, National Jewish Health, USA
Journal of Lipid Research Lectureship: Pulmonary Surfactant Phospholipids Regulate Innate Immunity

Hugh Rosen, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Sphingolipid Receptors in Viral Infections

Frances Platt, University of Oxford, UK
The Niemann-Pick type C Disease Pathway and Its Unanticipated Role in Infection

19:15—20:15
Dinner
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Bay
20:00—21:00
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Bay

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Granhall
08:00—11:15
Cancer Lipidomics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/26/2017

Mountain/Lake
* Markus R. Wenk, National University of Singapore, Singapore

* Andrew J. Morris, University of Kentucky, USA

Sarah Spiegel, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Targeting the Sphingosine-1-Phosphate Axis and Development of a Novel Therapy for Endocrine Resistant Breast Cancer

Tony Futerman, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Ceramide Synthases and Cellular Function

Coffee Break

Michael J.O. Wakelam, Babraham Institute, UK
Lipidomic Changes Predict Novel Therapeutic Targets in Colorectal Cancer and Other Diseases

Christian Metallo, University of California, San Diego, USA
Understanding the Interplay between Amino Acid and Lipid Metabolism

Tzipora Goldkorn, University of California, Davis, USA
Short Talk: nSMase2 Conveys Oncogenic Advantages to Tumors of Lung Adenocarcinoma in Smokers via SphK1

David A. Potter, University of Minnesota, USA
Short Talk: Heme Binding Biguanides Target Cytochrome P450 Dependent Cancer Cell Mitochondria

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Bay
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Bay
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Pre Function
17:00—19:15
Cardiovascular Lipidomics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/26/2017

Mountain/Lake
* Julian L. Griffin, University of Cambridge, UK

William Griffiths, Swansea University, UK
Oxysterol Lipidomics in Mouse and Man

L. Ashley Cowart, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Advances in Understanding the Roles of Ceramide Synthase Isoforms in the Cardiac Response to Dyslipidemia

Jeffrey G. McDonald, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Analysis of ELOVL Enzyme Activity by Infusion-based Lipidomics Using MS/MSALL

Andrew J. Morris, University of Kentucky, USA
Short Talk: Lysophosphatidic Acid Metabolism and Signaling in Atherosclerosis

Rheem A. Totah, University of Washington, USA
Short Talk: cis- and trans-Epoxyeicosatrienoic Acids in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

19:15—19:30
Recognition of Scholarship Awardees
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/26/2017

Mountain/Lake
* Alfred H. Merrill, Georgia Tech, USA

Patricia Rodrigues, Cardiff University, UK
GATA6 Transcription Factor Regulates Lipid Metabolism in Tissue Resident Macrophages

Opeyemi Stella Ademowo, Aston University, UK
Phospholipid Oxidation and Carotenoid Supplementation in Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

19:30—20:30
Dinner
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Bay
20:00—21:00
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Bay

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Granhall
08:00—09:00
Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/26/2017

Mountain/Lake
* Michael J.O. Wakelam, Babraham Institute, UK

Vytas A. Bankaitis, Texas A&M University, USA
Phosphatidylinositol Transfer Protein-Dependent Golgi Positioning Controls Cell Polarity in Neural Stem Cells and Projection Neurons In Developing Mammalian Forebrain

09:00—11:15
Lipid Localization and Implications for Cell Regulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/26/2017

Mountain/Lake
* Rosalind A. Coleman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

* Junken Aoki†, Tohoku University, Japan

Per Haberkant, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
A Quantitative Map of Cellular Protein-Sphingolipid Complexes and their Lipid-Binding Profile

Coffee Break

Erwin London, SUNY Stony Brook, USA
Using Cyclodextrins to Control the Lipid Composition, Lipid Asymmetry, and Membrane Properties of Artificial Vesicles and Living Cells

John Katsaras, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Model Membranes, Bacteria and Lateral Membrane Organization

Alexander Kros, Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Leiden University, Netherlands
Short Talk: Quantifying Membrane Compound Exchange Between Live Mammalian Cells

Kuniyuki Kano, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan
Short Talk: Imaging MS Analysis of Lysophospholipids using AP-MALDI-MS

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Bay
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Bay
14:30—15:30
Workshop: LIPID MAPS Tools

Mountain/Lake
* Eoin Fahy†, University of California, San Diego, USA
The LIPID MAPS Lipidomics Gateway: Workshop Presentation

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Pre Function
17:00—19:00
Lipidomics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/26/2017

Mountain/Lake
* Valerie B. O'Donnell, Cardiff University, UK

* Friedrich Spener, University of Graz, Austria

Walter Allen Shaw, Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc., USA
When Bad Things Happen to Good Samples: The Good, the Bad, and the Scary of Lipid Mass Spectrometry

Kim Ekroos, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
High-Definition FLUX Lipidomics

Toyoshi Fujimoto, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Freeze-fracture Electron Microscopy to Define Distribution of Lipids and Lipid Domains at the Nanoscale

Roger Sandhoff, German Cancer Research Center, Germany
Short Talk: Stereoisomer-Specific Quantification of Simple Bioactive Glycosphingolipids from Bacteria and Mammals

19:00—20:00
Dinner
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Bay
20:00—21:00
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Bay

THURSDAY, MARCH 2

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Granhall
08:00—11:00
Neurological Lipidomics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/26/2017

Mountain/Lake
* William Griffiths, Swansea University, UK

* Tony Futerman, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Robert C. Murphy, University of Colorado Denver, USA
High Throughput Lipidomic Analysis the CTS Method: Application to Neuronal Tissue

Nicolas G. Bazan, Louisiana State University Medical Center, USA
A Protein Necessary for Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) Uptake is Essential for Cell Function (Sight): Significance of Docosanoid Signaling

Coffee Break

Steffany A.L. Bennett, University of Ottawa, Canada
Translational Lipidomics: Can Patients with DLB, AD or MCI be Stratified by Interrogating their Plasma Lipidomes?

Janet E. Deane, University of Cambridge, UK
Short Talk: Aberrant Glycosphingolipid Processing in a Lysosomal Storage Disease

Maria Fuller, SA Pathology, University of Adelaide, Australia
Short Talk: The Brain Lipidome: A Therapeutic Target for Neurodegenerative Disorders

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Pre Function
17:00—18:45
Metabolism
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/26/2017

Mountain/Lake
* Dennis R. Voelker, National Jewish Health, USA

* L. Ashley Cowart, Medical University of South Carolina, USA

Rosalind A. Coleman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Acyl-CoA Metabolism and Partitioning

James Mukasa Ntambi, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Regulation of Adipose Tissue Lipogenesis and Fatty Acid Oxidation

Nicholas O. Davidson, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Fatty Acid Flux and Hepatic Fibrosis: Pathways Linking Lipid Metabolism and Liver Injury

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/26/2017

Mountain/Lake
19:00—20:00
Dinner
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
19:00—20:00
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
20:00—23:00
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

FRIDAY, MARCH 3

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor for generously supporting this meeting:

Abide Therapeutics Inc.

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.

Click here to view all of the donors who support the Directors' Fund.



We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc. Cayman Chemical Company
Journal of Lipid Research Lipotype GmbH

SCIEX, LLC
 

We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:



Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc.


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