10:30 AM - 12:30 PM BlueJeans Virtual Poster Session
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Judges meet

1:15 - 1:30 PM


Mitchell A. Lazar, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism
Willard and Rhoda Ware Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases

Opening Remarks
Arthur H. Rubenstein, MBBCH

Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

1:30 - 2:15 PM Katalin Susztak, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Genetics
“From Glycemic Control to Complications Preventions; Shifting the Focus in Diabetes”
2:15 - 3:00 PM J. Nicholas Betley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
“Adaptive Control of Food Intake”
3:00 - 3:30 PM William T. Cefalu, M.D.
Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, NIH/NIDDK
“NIH-NIDDK Activities and Initiatives”
3:30 - 3:45 PM IDOM Outstanding Research Project Awards Presentation
Panel of Guest Judges:

Morris J. Birnbaum, M.D., Ph.D.,Pfizer

Mathew Beymer, Ph.D., Editor, Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism

Laureen Connell, Ph.D., Senior Editor, Genes & Development; Senior Editor, Molecular Case Studies, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Daniel J. Drucker, M.D., Mt. Sinai Hospital Toronto Ontario

Mari-Carmen Fenandez-Aguera, Ph.D., Scientific Editor, Cell Metabolism

Randy Levinson, Ph.D., Deputy Editor, Cell Metabolism

Ushma S. Neill, Ph.D., Editor at Large, JCI

Yevgeniya Nusinovich, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Editor, Science

Christoff Schmitt, Ph.D., Chief Editor, Nature Metabolism

Lori Sussel, Ph.D., University of Colorado Denver Anschults Medical Campus

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Lori Sussel, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Denver Anschults Medical Campus
“Novel Insights into RNA Regulation of Pancreatic Islet Functions”

Full Agenda

2021 Spring Symposium Agenda

Kroc Lecture

2021 Kroc Lecture