Metabolism: Emerging Target in Human Disease
The Great Lakes Chapter (GLC) of ASPET will hold its 35th Annual Scientific Meeting on Friday,
June 17, 2022 at Lake Forest College.
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The goal of the 2022 meeting is to highlight recent advances in our understanding of the roles of cellular metabolism in human diseases and discuss pharmacological advances targeting metabolism to overcome the diseases. Our intent is to provide a forum for students, postdoctoral fellows, and scientists working in this and related areas to participate and engage in productive discussions with colleagues in the field. The annual meeting of the GLC of ASPET has historically provided an excellent forum of learning and exchanging of ideas in all fields of the pharmacological sciences and is a major networking event for biomedical scientists in the Great Lakes region of the Midwest.
The tentative meeting agenda includes:
Keynote Speaker (1:30 pm - 2:30 pm)
- Navdeep Chandel, PhD
David W. Cugell, MD, Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago:
“Mitochondria control of physiology and disease”
Senior Symposium (2:30 pm - 4:45 pm)
- Mary O’Riordan, PhD
The Frederick C. Neidhardt Collegiate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at University of Michigan University of Michigan:
“The cellular architecture of inflammatory metabolic remodeling”
- Yun Fang, PhD
Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine
The University of Chicago:
“Precision nanomedicine targeting endothelial metabolism to treat vascular diseases”
- Volkmar Weissig, PhD, ScD
“Organelle-specific pharmaceutical nanotechnology applied to manipulating mitochondrial function”
Young Investigator Symposium (10:40 am - 12:00 pm)
- Ryan Ross, PhD, Rush University:
“The effects of antiretrovirals on bone and bone-fat crosstalk”
- Bryan C. Dickinson, PhD, University of Chicago
“Chemical tools to probe signaling by protein lipidation”
- Matthew DeBerge PhD, Northwestern University:
“Macrophage metabolism at the heart of cardiac repair”
- Jiyeon Kim, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago:
“Alterations in carbon and nitrogen metabolism in lung cancer”
Online registration ends Wednesday, June 15 at 11:59 PM EDT. We strongly encourage all attendees to register online prior to the meeting. For registration onsite, only cash and check will be accepted.
The deadline for abstract receipt is Monday, June 13, 2021 by 5:00 PM CDT. Completed abstracts using the Form can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
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COVID-19 Protocols (as of June 1, 2022)
Attendees are encouraged to wear masks. If you have a fever, cough, or other symptoms, you might have COVID-19 and please refrain from attending the meeting. If you have COVID-19, we will refund your registration fee. Please contact email@example.com.
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