Today is

Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker - Gökhan S. Hotamisligil, M.D., Ph.D.


8:15 - 8:25 am      J. Larry Jameson, M.D., Ph.D.
Dean, Perelman School of Medicine
Opening Comments

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