1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Staff / Welcome and Introduction from the Chairs
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Keynote Session: Lipid Metabolism at Membrane Contact Sites
Alaumy Joshi (Texas A&M University, United States) and Menglan He (Duke NUS Medical school, Singapore)
3:45 pm - 4:10 pm
Jen Liou (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States) "Regulation of Lipid Homeostasis at ER Membrane Contact Sites"
4:10 pm - 4:15 pm
4:15 pm - 4:25 pm
Eseiwi Obaseki (Wayne state university, United States) "ER-Lysosome Contact Sites in Regulating Autophagy and Lipid Metabolism"
4:25 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lipid Signaling and Membrane Dynamics
Neng Wan (Yale University, United States) and Michelle Laursen (Aarhus University, Denmark)
7:30 pm - 7:40 pm
Morgan Ricci (University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, United States) "Investigating the Subcellular Regulation of PI3K Signaling"
7:40 pm - 7:45 pm
7:45 pm - 7:55 pm
Bhawik Jain (Vanderbilt University, United States) ""A Phosphatidylinositol 4-Phosphate Undercurrent in the Secretory Pathway is Pumped to the Cytosolic Surface of the Golgi by a P4-ATPase”"
7:55 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Cody Lloyd (The Pennsylvania State University, United States) "Biological C(sp
3)-C(sp 3) Coupling: An Extreme Strategy to Form the Phospholipid Monolayer Membrane"
8:10 pm - 8:15 pm
8:15 pm - 8:25 pm
Franceine Welcome (Stony Brook University, United States) "Structure and Lipid Recognition by Phosphatidic Acid Phosphatases"
8:25 pm - 8:30 pm
8:30 pm - 8:40 pm
Joshua Chamberlain (Rutgers University, United States) "Effects of Bacterial Sphingolipids on the Properties of Synthetic Liposomes"
8:40 pm - 8:45 pm
8:45 pm - 8:55 pm
Christian Schröer (University of Osnabrück, Germany) "Molecular Dissection of Ceramide-Induced Apoptosis Using Photocaged Ceramides"
8:55 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 pm - 9:10 pm
Chisom Onu (WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, United States) "Valproate (VPA) Decreases Inositol Via Repressor Protein Opi1"
9:10 pm - 9:15 pm
9:15 pm - 9:25 pm
Svenja Bolz (Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP), Germany) "Synaptotagmin 1-Triggered Lipid Signaling Couples Exo- and Endocytosis"
9:25 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Regulation of Lipid Synthesis, Storage and Breakdown
Vaani Ohri (Purdue University, United States)
9:00 am - 9:10 am
Geordan Stukey (Rutgers University, United States) "Phosphatidate Phosphatase Pah1 Contains a Novel RP Domain that Regulates its Phosphorylation and Function in Yeast Lipid Synthesis"
9:10 am - 9:15 am
9:15 am - 9:25 am
Zhuqing Liang (Wayne State University, United States) "AMPK-mediated FOXO1 Upregulation Underlies Metabolic Dysfunction in Barth Syndrome"
9:25 am - 9:30 am
9:30 am - 9:40 am
Oghogho Ebeigbe (Cleveland State University, United States) "Regulation of Ketogenesis: Clock-Diet Crosstalk"
9:40 am - 9:45 am
9:45 am - 9:55 am
Scott Johnson (Mayo Clinic, United States) "PNPLA3 is a Triglyceride Lipase Selectively Mobilizing PUFAs for ER Membrane Desaturation and VLDL Secretion During Stimulated Lipogenesis"
9:55 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:10 am
Ronak Moftakhari (McMaster University, Canada) "Lipocalins: The Guardians of the Lipidome?"
10:10 am - 10:15 am
10:15 am - 10:25 am
Ashley Putman (Michigan State University; Henry Ford Hospital, United States) "System Xc- Inhibition Alters Brown Adipocyte Cellular Responses During Lipolysis"
10:25 am - 10:30 am
10:30 am - 10:40 am
Claire Weckerly (University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, United States) "Characterization of the Membrane Binding of Nir1-LNS2 for its Use as a Phosphatidic Acid Biosensor"
10:40 am - 10:45 am
10:45 am - 10:55 am
Subhrajit Banerjee (UT Southwestern Medical Center, United States) "BLTP2 is a VPS13-like Protein that Regulates Plasma Membrane Fluidity in Human Cancer Cell Lines"
10:55 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: Mentorship Panel - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in STEM
Kendall Case (Wayne State University, United States)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in STEM
James Olzmann (University of California, Berkeley, United States)
Julie Saba (University of California, San Francisco, United States)
Jen Liou (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Complete the GRS Evaluation Forms; Election of Future Chair(s)