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                             February 27.2018

Luskin Conference Center, UCLA

Junior Faculty Workshop (9:00 am - 11:30am) Laureate Room

Coffee and morning refreshments served from 8:30 - 9:30am

9:00 - 9:30 am                 Navigating the NIH System - how to generate a competitive new investgator R01

9:30-10:15am                  Publishing Impact Science - panel discussion including top journal editors

  • Sarah Jackson - JCI
  • Nikia Emambokus - Cell Metabolism
  • Paula Kiverstis - Science

10:15 - 11:15am              Beyond the Academy - the job market and finding the right science profession

  • Ron Margolis, PhD - Former NIH NIDDK Program Officer - Big Data Science Initatives
  • Thomas Gus Gustafson, PhD - VP - Scientific Inovation - CVM, Johnson & Johnson innovation Center
  • Cindy Hong, PhD - Senior Manager CVMED External Opportunities, Pfizer - Academia/Industry Collaboration
  • Amy Wang, PhD, MBA - MBD Captial Group, Managing Director Investment Banking - Biotech startups

11:15 - 11:30am              Questions, Answers, Discussion

; 11:30 am - 12:30pm LUNCH - Plateia Restaurant - Luskin Conference Center

DRC P&F Speakers and Invited Guests(12:30 - 5:00pm) Laureate Room

12:30 - 12:40     Welcome and Introduction        Alan Saltiel, PhD (PI)

12:40 - 12:45     The State of the DRC P & F      Peter Tontonoz, MD PhD

12:45 - 1:45       Keynote Address - Bruce Spiegelman, PhD - Stanley J. Korsmeyer Professor of Cell Biology and Medicine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School                                                                                           Title:
Brown and Beige Fat: Basic Science and Therapeutic Potential

1:45-2:05     Philip Gordts, PhD (UCSD) – P&F Award - Genetic analysis of apoC-III in remnant lipoprotein clearance and atherosclerosis

2:05-2:25     Wenxian Fu, PhD (UCSD) - P&F Award - IL-2/IL-15Rb blockade restores immune tolerance in type 1 diabetes 

2:25-2:45     Jorge Giani, PhD (CSMC) - P&F Award - The role of angiotensin-converting enzyme in renal inflammation and sodium retention during diabetic nephropathy

2:45-3:00pm Coffee Break

3:00-3:20pm      Juyan Kim, PhD (UCSD) - P&F Award    - ER stress drives lipogenesis and steatohepatitis via Caspase-2 activation of S1P 

3:20-3:40pm       Marc Liesa-Roig, PhD (UCLA) - P&F Award - The mitochondrial transporter ABCB10 in liver drives hyperglycemia and steatosis in obesity

3:40-4:40pm      Invited DRC Speaker - Chris Glass, MD PhD – UCSD, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine –    Director, Genomics and Epigenetics Core.  Title:  Nature and Nurture of Tissue Resident Macrophages

4:40-5:00pm          Closing Remarks and Instructions for PosterSession

5:00pm-7:00pm     Poster Session – Wine & Cheese Reception

METABOLISM GROUP MEETINGS

Stephanie Stanford   Event Date: September 20,2017
  Time: 1PM - 2PM
  Location: Medical Education and Telemedicine Building Upper Auditorium
  Interactive Map:https://maps.ucsd.edu/map/?id=1005&mrkIid=163876
  Speaker: Stephanie Stanford
  Organization:UCSD
  Department: Medicine
  Profile: http://profiles.ucsd.edu/stephanie.stanford
  Topic: Diabetes reversal by inhibition of the low-molecular-weight tyrosine    phosphatase

Peter Tontonoz   Event Date: October 18,2017
  Time: 1PM - 2PM
  Location: Medical Education and Telemedicine Building Upper Auditorium
  Interactive Map:https://maps.ucsd.edu/map/?id=1005&mrkIid=163876
  Speaker: Peter Tontonoz, M.D.,Ph.D.
  Organization: UCLA
  Department: Pathology and Labratory Medicine
  Profile: http://pathology.ucla.edu/peter-tontonoz
  Topic: "The Neurobiology og Body Fat Metabolism: Lessons from C.Elegans"




Peter Tontonoz   Event Date: November 8,2017
  Time: 1PM - 2PM
  Location: Medical Education and Telemedicine Building Upper Auditorium
  Interactive Map:https://maps.ucsd.edu/map/?id=1005&mrkIid=163876
  Speaker: Supriya Srinivisian, Ph.D.
  Organization: The Scripps Research Institute
  Department: Molecular Medicine
  Profile: https://www.scripps.edu/research/faculty/srinivasan
  Topic: "The Neurobiology of Body Fat Metabolism:Lessons form C.Elegans"


Andrea Hevener   Event Date: December 14,2017
  Time: 1PM - 2PM
  Location: Medical Education and Telemedicine Building Upper Auditorium
  Interactive Map:https://maps.ucsd.edu/map/?id=1005&mrkIid=163876
  Speaker: Andrea Hevener, Ph.D.
  Organization: UCLA
  Department: Molecular Medicine
  Profile: http://www.mbi.ucla.edu/faculty/andrea-hevener/
  Topic: Strong enough for a man,made for a woman:The impact of ERa on    mitochondrial and metabolic health

Michael Karin   Event Date: January 17,2018
  Time: 1PM - 2PM
  Location: TBD
  Interactive Map:https://maps.ucsd.edu/map/?id=1005&mrkIid=163876
  Speaker: Michael Karin, Ph.D.
  Organization: UCSD
  Department: Pharmacology
  Profile: http://profiles.ucsd.edu/michael.karin
  Topic: TBA




Richard Bergman   Event Date: February 21,2018
  Time: 1PM - 2PM
  Location: TBD
  Interactive Map:https://maps.ucsd.edu/map/?id=1005&mrkIid=163876
  Speaker: Rich Bergman, Ph.D.
  Organization: Cedars-Sinai, Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute
  Department: Biomedical Sciences and Medicine
  Profile: http://bio.csmc.edu/view/15002/Richard-Bergman.aspx
  Topic: TBA




Simon Schenk   Event Date: March 14,2018
  Time: 1PM - 2PM
  Location: TBD
  Interactive Map:https://maps.ucsd.edu/map/?id=1005&mrkIid=163876
  Speaker: Simon Schenk, Ph.D.
  Organization: UCSD
  Department: Orthopaedic Surgery
  Profile: http://profiles.ucsd.edu/simon.schenk
  Topic: TBA



Karen Reue   Event Date: April 18,2018
  Time: 1PM - 2PM
  Location: TBD
  Interactive Map:https://maps.ucsd.edu/map/?id=1005&mrkIid=163876
  Speaker: Karen reue, Ph.D.
  Organization: UCLA
  Department: Human Genetics
  Profile: https://labs.genetics.ucla.edu/reue/members.html
  Topic: TBA



Matthias Von Herrath   Event Date: May 16,2018
  Time: 1PM - 2PM
  Location: TBD
  Interactive Map:https://maps.ucsd.edu/map/?id=1005&mrkIid=163876
  Speaker: Matthias Von Herrath, M.D.
  Organization: La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
  Department: Human Genetics
  Profile: http://www.lji.org/faculty-staff/matthias-von-herrath/
  Topic: TBA


Orian Shirihai   Event Date: June 20,2018
  Time: 1PM - 2PM
  Location: TBD
  Interactive Map:https://maps.ucsd.edu/map/?id=1005&mrkIid=163876
  Speaker: Orian Shirihai, M.D.,Ph.D.
  Organization:UCLA
  Department: Medicine
  Profile: http://medschool.ucla.edu/metabolism/about
  Topic: TBA