Symposium Details

Date & Time: May 2, 2018, 10AM - 6PM

Location: The A. Paul Schaap Chemistry Building, Wayne State University,
5101 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48202

2018 Fifth Annual Lipids@Wayne Symposium

Thank you to everyone who attended the Fifth Annual Lipids@Wayne Symposium on May 2, 2018. We hope you had a wonderful day of stimulating scientific discussion. Congratulations to our three poster winners listed below. (Symposium flyer PDF download)

Poster Winners

1st Place

Rayanne Burl

Deconstructing in vivo adipogenesis with single cell expression profiling

2nd Place

Matthew Fountain

Isoflavones increase radiation-induced apoptosis and modify proinflammatory signaling in EAhy926 endothelial cells

3rd Place

Wenjia Lou

A novel role for cardiolipin remodeling in mitigating the effects of cardiolipin peroxidation

Featured Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Charles N. Serhan, Ph.D., D.Sc. - Professor, Harvard University and Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA - Talk Title: "Pro-Resolving Mediators in Infectious Inflammation and Tissue Regeneration"

Plenary Speakers

Floyd H. Chilton, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Physiology & Pharmacology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC - Talk Title: "Precision Nutrition and Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: A Case for Personalized Dietary Approaches for the Prevention and Management of Human Inflammatory Diseases"

Susan Henry, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY - Talk Title: "The Multifaceted Roles of Phosphatidic Acid in Lipid Metabolism, Signaling and Gene Regulation in Yeast"

Anne K. Kenworthy, Ph.D. - Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN - Talk Title: "Membrane Domain Biogenesis and Function"

Jerry L. Nadler, M.D. - Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA - Talk Title: "12-Lipooxygenase: A Promising Target for Diabetes Prevention and Treatment"

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Previous Symposia

For more information about previous Lipids@Wayne symposia, please visit the following pages:

2017 Fourth Annual Symposium

2016 Third Annual Symposium

2015 Second Annual Symposium

2014 Inaugural Symposium







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