|8:15 - 8:25 am||J. Larry Jameson, M.D., Ph.D.
Dean, Perelman School of Medicine
8:25 - 8:50 am
|Mitchell Lazar, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
“HDAC3 in Inflammation and Metabolism”
|8:50 - 9:15 am||Ali Naji, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery
“Islet Transplantation: Where do we go from here?”
|9:15 - 9:30 am||Igor Brodsky, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathobiology
“Oxidative Metabolism Enables NLRP3 Inflammasome Evasion by Intracellular Salmonella"
|9:30 - 10:00 am||BREAK|
|10:00 - 10:25 am||Rex Ahima, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
“Connecting Inflammation, Resistin and Glucose Homeostasis”
|10:25 - 10:50 am||Sara Cherry, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Microbiology
“Using Genetics to Identify Novel Factors Involved in Antiviral Defense”
|10:50 - 11:05 am||Kathryn Wellen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology
"Links Between Metabolic Reprogramming and Epigenetic Deregulation in Cancer Cells"
|11:05 - 11:30 am||John Wherry, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Immunology
"Regulating T Cell Responses: Links to Metabolism"
|11:30 - 12:30 pm||Keynote speaker:
Gökhan S. Hotamisligil, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Genetics & Metabolism
Chair, Department of Genetics & Complex Diseases
Harvard-MIT Broad Institute, Harvard Stem Cell Institute
“ER Stress and Insulin Resistance"
|12:30 - 2:00 pm||Poster Session and Lunch|