Program - Speakers

Provisional program

 

Thursday June 13, 2019

 

09:30 Welcome

            09:35 Barbara B. Kahn | Harvard Medical School (USA)

            10:10 Catherine Postic | Institut Cochin (FR)
             Role of the transcription factor ChREBP in organ cross talk and metabolic disease

10:45 Break

            11:05 Lewis C. Cantley | Weill Cornell Medical College (USA)

            PI 3-Kinase and cancer metabolism

            11:40 Short talk selected from abstracts 1

            11:55 Short talk selected from abstracts 2

            12:10 Ralph de Berardinis | UT Southwestern (USA)

            Understanding metabolic phenotypes in human tumors

 

12:45 Lunch and Poster session

 

            14:30 Sarah-Maria Fendt | KU Leuven (BE)

            Nutrient metabolism in cancer proliferation and progression

            15:05 Joel Elmquist | UT Southwestern (USA)

            Using mouse genetics to unravel CNS pathways controlling energy balance and glucose homeostasis

            15:40 Markus Stoffel | ETHZ (CH)

 

           

 

18:00 John Grace Lecture

 

 

 

Friday June 14, 2019

 

 

            09:30 Michael N. Hall | University of Basel (CH)

            mTOR signaling in growth and metabolism

            10:05 Bart Deplancke | EPFL (CH)

            A (single cell) omic journey through the world of adipose biology

 

10:40 Break

 

            11:00 David E. James | University of Sydney (AU)

            Application of systems biology to dissect insulin signaling networks

            11:35 Short talk selected from abstracts 3

            11:50 Short talk selected from abstracts 4

            12:05 Lluis Fajas | University of Lausanne (CH)

            The cyclin-dependent kinase 4 (CDK4) is a sensor and effector of energy levels in normal and in cancer cells

 

12:40 Lunch and Poster session

 

            14:30 Carlos Ribeiro | Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (PT)

            The brain as a central regulator of nutrition: how needs turn into wants

            15:05 Charlotte Ling | Lund University (SE)

            The role of epigenetics in type 2 diabetes and obesity

            15:40 Jorge Ferrer | Imperial College London (UK)

            Noncoding genome function and diabetes

 

16:15 Concluding remarks

 

 

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