Tue, May 29


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Sabri Ulker Symposium 2018

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Time & Location

May 29, 2018, 7:00 PM – May 31, 2018, 11:00 PM

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About the event

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

3:30-4:30pm Registration Memorial Hall

4:30-4:50pm Musical Performance by Ahmet Kanneci Sanders Hall

5:00-5:30pm Opening Remarks Sanders Hall

5:00-5:10pm Gökhan Hotamışlıgil Opening Remarks and “Thank Yous” Sanders Theatre

5:10-5:15pm Provost, Alan Garber will give welcoming remarks and the introduction of Dean Michelle Williams Sanders Theatre

5:15-5:20pm Dean Michelle Williams Remarks and Introduction of Ali Ülker Sanders Theatre

5:20-5:30pm Ali Ülker and Gökhan Hotamışlıgil: Remarks and Introduction of the Rising Stars Session Sanders Theatre

5:30-6:30pm Rising Stars Session Sanders Hall

5:30-5:45pm Elçin Ünal | Illuminating cellular aging pathways through meiotic differentiation

University of California, Berkeley Sanders Theatre

5:45-6:00pm Ali Güler | Central nervous system and metabolism

University of Virginia Sanders Theatre

6:00-6:15pm Yasemin Sancak | Calcium homeostasis in the mitochondria

Washington University Sanders Theatre

6:15-6:30pm Ömer Yılmaz | Dietary and metabolic regulation of stem cell

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sanders Theatre

6:30-6:37pm Gökhan Hotamışlıgil: Introduction of Keynote Speakers Sanders Theatre

6:37-7:27pm Keynote Speakers:

Nobel Laureates, Joseph Goldstein & Michael Brown Cholesterol Homeostasis: From Physiology to Molecular Biology

University of Texas, Southwestern Sanders Theatre

7:27-7:37pm Sabri Ülker Science Award Presentation Sanders Theatre

7:37-7:42pm Gökhan Hotamışlıgil will introduce Mark Elliott to deliver the closing remarks Sanders Theatre

7:42-9:30pm Closing Reception Memorial Hall

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

8:00-9:00am Guests Arrive Memorial Hall

SESSION 1 | Chair: Elçin Ünal Sanders Theatre

9:00-9:35am Linda Partridge | Metabolism and Ageing

University College London Sanders Theatre

9:35-10:10am Bruce Spiegelman | Controlling energy expenditure for metabolic health

Harvard Medical School Sanders Theatre

10:10-10:45am Ronald M. Evans | Nuclear hormone receptors and metabolic homeostasis

Salk Institute

Sanders Theatre

10:45-11:15am Break for Coffee & Tea Annenberg Hall

SESSION 2 | Chair: Ali Güler Sanders Theatre

11:15-11:50am Leslie Vosshall | Genetic control of innate behavior

The Rockefeller University Sanders Theatre

11:50-12:25pm Michael Czech | Integration of metabolism with immune and neuronal responses

University of Massachusetts Medical School Sanders Theatre

12:30-13:45pm Lunch Annenberg Hall

SESSION 3 | Chair: Yasemin Sancak Sanders Theatre

13:45-2:10pm Jean Schaffer | Molecular mechanisms of lipotoxicity

Washington University Sanders Theatre

2:10-2:55pm Gerald Shulman | Lipids and mitochondria in health and disease

Yale University Sanders Theatre

2:55-3:30pm Shizuo Akira | Towards understanding the mechanisms of fibrosis

Osaka University Sanders Theatre

3:30-4:00pm Break for Coffee & Tea Annenberg Hall

SESSION 4 | Chair: Ömer Yılmaz Sanders Theatre

4:00-4:35pm Brenda Schulman | Protein homeostasis and metabolism

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Sanders Theatre

4:35-5:05pm Vamsi Mootha | Mitochondrial function in health and disease

Massachusetts General Hospital Sanders Theatre

5:05-5:45pm Peter Walter | The Unfolded Protein Response in Health and Disease

University of California, San Francisco Sanders Theatre

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