Metabolism, Obesity and Obesity-associated Diseases

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May 20-24, 2013, Suzhou, China

 

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Organizers:

 

Morris J. Birnbaum,

University of Pennsylvania, USA

David James,

Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia

Karen Reue,

University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Bao-Liang Song,

Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, CAS, China

Major Topics:

A) Adipocytes, lipid droplets and lipolysis

B) Metabolism and neurological disorders

C) lipotoxicity

D) Cholesterol, heart and atherosclerosis

E) Energy homeostasis

F) Insulin signaling and insulin resistance

G) Obesity and inflammation

H) Cancer metabolism

I) Intracellular stress in obesity

Meeting Webpage: http://csh-asia.org/13metabo.html

Keynote Speakers:

 

Robert V. Farese, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Mechanisms of fat synthesis and storage

Takashi Kadowaki, University of Tokyo, Japan

The role of adiponectin and adiponection receptor in obesity-associated diseases

 

Invited Speakers:

Morris Birnbaum, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Barbara Cannon, Stockholm University, Sweden

The development and characteristics of brown and brite adipose tissues

T.Y. Chang, Dartmouth Medical School, USA

Cellular Cholesterol Esterification and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Russell DeBose-Boyd, UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA

Regulation of HMG CoA Reductase by the ER-Associated Degradation Pathway

Gen-Sheng Feng, UCSD School of Medicine, USA

Regulation of leptin signaling and adipogenesis by Shp2

Ira Goldberg, Columbia University, USA

David James, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia

Mapping the Insulin Phosphoproteome reveals the breadth of the hormone’s influence on cell function and new features of the signalling network

Jae Bum Kim, Seoul National University, Korea

Adipocyte Dysregulation and Insulin Resistance

Peng Li, Tsinghua University, China

Control of Lipid droplet growth by CIDE proteins

Jiandie Lin, University of Michigan, USA

Glycolytic muscle: developmental regulation and a reassessment of its role in insulin resistance

Frederick Maxfield, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA

The Lysosomal Synapse: A novel mechanism for lipid uptake by macrophages in atherosclerotic lesions

Jan Nedergaard, Stockholm University Sweden

The metabolic and thermogenic significance of brown and brite adipose tissues

Darrell Neufer, East Carolina University, USA

Regulation of Insulin Sensitivity via Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Redox Systems

Jeffrey Pessin, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA

Regulation of de novo lipogenesis through the control of nuclear SREBP-1c protein stability

Karen Reue, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Kei Sakamoto, Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, Switzerland

Emerging role of LKB1-dependent kinases in the control of metabolic processes

M. Celeste Simon, HHMI/University of Pennsylvania, USA

Hypoxia, Metabolism and Tumor Progression

Stephen Simpson, The University of Sydney, Australia

Macronutrient balance, ageing and obesity: a unifying perspective

Bao-Liang Song, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, CAS, China

Cheryl Wellington, University of British Columbia, Canada

(Hongyuan) Rob Yang, University of New South Wales, Australia

The role of seipin in lipid droplet formation and adipocyte development

Shimin Zhao, Fudan University, China

Acetylation coordinates intermediary metabolism

 

Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conferences

Suzhou Dushu Lake Conference Center

No.299 Qiyue Road

SIP/ Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China

Phone: +86 512 6272 9029

Fax: +86 512 6272 9028

Website: http://www.csh-asia.org/index.html

Email: meetings@csh-asia.org

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