Lipids and Metabolic Diseases II
Inaugural Symposium of
Big Ten Academic Alliance Lipids
November 10, 2016
IFNH Building, Room 101, Cook Campus, 61 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ


8:30 am Registration and Poster Setup
9:00 am

Welcome and Introduction
Richard L. Edwards, Chancellor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Robert M. Goodman, Dean, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
George M. Carman, Director, Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

9:15 am

Earl Harrison (Ohio State)
Beta-apocarotenoids: Oxidative Cleavage Products of Dietary Carotenoids That Are Potent Antagonists of Retinoid Receptors

9:45 am

Judith Storch (Rutgers)
Mechanism of Cholesterol Transport by Niemann-Pick C Proteins

10:15 am

Catharine Ross (Penn State) 
N-3 Fatty Acids in Prevention and Reversal of "Lean Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)”

10:45 am Coffee Break
11:15 am

Brandon Davies (Iowa)
Regulators of Lipoprotein Lipase: The Awkwardly Named Keepers of The Fate Gate

11:45 am

David Bernlohr (Minnesota)
Uncoupling Lipid Metabolism from Inflammation in Macrophages

12:15 pm Lunch
Posters: Loredana Quadro (Rutgers University)
2:00 pm Introduction: Dawn Brasaemle (Rutgers University)
2:05 pm

James Ntambi (Wisconsin)
Role of Monounsaturated Fatty Acids in Metabolic Regulation

2:35 pm

Concetta DeRusso (Nebraska)
Small Molecule and Omics Tools Trained on Fatty Acid Transport and Trafficking Link FATP2 to Lipotoxicity

3:05 pm Coffee Break
3:30 pm

Kim Buhman (Purdue)
Intestinal Triglyceride Metabolism: Storage and Secretion

4:00 pm

Christoph Benning (Michigan State)
Regulation of Cellular Quiescence and Lipid Droplet Formation in Microalgae

4:30 pm Future Activities of Big Ten Academic Alliance Lipids
5:00 pm Reception