Thank you to everyone who attended the Sixth Annual Lipids@Wayne Symposium - Focus on the Future on May 7, 2019.
Oral Presentation Winner
Abir Mukherjee, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
"Targeting altered lipid metabolism against ovarian cancer metastasis"
Jiajia Ji, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
"Cardiolipin-deficient cells require NAD generated by fermentation"
Tyler Cobb, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
"Sestrin, a novel target in the mTOR pathway that extends health span and mobility"
Kia Peters, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, Ontario, Canada
"Vitamin D intervention does not improve vascular regeneration in diet-induced obese male mice with peripheral ischemia"
9:00 – 9:40 AM Registration, Poster Setup, and Coffee
9:40 – 10:00 AM Welcome and Introductions
Christian Reynolds, Ph.D., Department of Emergency Medicine, WSU – Lead Organizer
10:00 AM -12:30 PM Trainee Presentations (20 min / talk)
Robert J. Wessells, Ph.D.,Department of Physiology, WSU– Session Chair
Michelle Giedt, Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, Defining the interplay of prostaglandins, lipid droplets, and actin remodeling
Hao Wang, Molecular Medicine, Scripps Research, Molecular Medicine, Scripps Research, Jupiter, FL,Apolipoprotein E (ApoE) shuttles cholesterol in and out of neurons to tightly regulate the ratio of amyloid precursor protein hydrolysis by α- and β-secretases and lipid raft disruption
Melissa Pergande,Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL,Lipidomic analysis reveals altered fatty acid metabolism in the liver of the symptomatic Niemann-Pick, type C1 mouse model
Abir Mukherjee, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Targeting altered lipid metabolism against ovarian cancer metastasis
Michael Salsaa, Biological Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Cardiolipin-deficient cells depend on anaplerotic pathways to ameliorate defective TCA cycle function
Timothy Bryson, Physiology, Wayne State University & Internal Medicine, Hypertension and Vascular Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI,Prostaglandin E2 and an EP4 receptor agonist inhibit LPS-induced monocyte chemotactic protein 5 production and secretion in mouse cardiac fibroblasts via Akt and NF-κB Signaling
Guodong Pan, Hypertension and Cardiovascular Diseases Research, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, Aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 mutation aggravates obesity related bone disorders in leptin receptor mutant mice
Alexander Yang, Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI,Balancing the fat: Dynamic interactions of ABHD5 with PNPLA3 in the regulation of triacylglycerol metabolism
12:30 – 2:30 PM Lunch and Poster Discussions
2:30 – 3:30 PM Keynote Lecture
Todd Leff, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Student Career Development, WSU – Introduction
Karen Reue, Ph.D.,Professor, Department of Human Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA,Viewing obesity and drug-induced diabetes through the lens of sex differences
3:30 – 4:00 PM Coffee Break
4:00 – 4:45 PM Panel Discussion
Focus on the Future: Career Discussion on Lipids Research
Robert J. Wessells, Ph.D.,Department of Physiology, WSU– Session Chair and Moderator
Paul Kennedy, Ph.D., Director of Analytical Chemistry, Cayman Chemical Co.
Karen Reue, Ph.D.,Professor, Department of Human Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
4:45 – 5:00 PM Awards and Closing Remarks
Christopher V. Kelly, Ph.D.,Department of Physics, WSU– Session Chair