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RCLR Symposium

Lipids in Cancer
November 12, 2021
(9:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.)


Teleconference Link
(passcode: rclr)

Program Booklet

Contact: Drs. Harini Sampath and George M. Carman



9:25 a.m.
Lewis C. Cantley

Cornell University

The PI3K pathway: at the intersection of obesity, metabolism, oncogenesis, and cancer therapeutics   

10:30 a.m.
Jessie Yanxiang Guo

Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Autophagy and cancer metabolism in Kras-driven lung cancer

11:20 a.m.

Short talk presentations by RCLR postdocs/students

Joanna M. Kwiatek
Carman Laboratory

Reconstitution of the Nem1-Spo7 protein phosphatase complex into unilamellar phospholipid vesicles reveals its dependence on phosphatidic acid for the dephosphorylation of Pah1

Maria Ibrahim
White Laboratory

Defining the role of autophagy within whole-body mammalian metabolism in health and disease

Natalie Burchat
Sampath Laboratory

Role of intestinal stearoyl-CoA desaturase 1 in whole-body lipid metabolism and metabolic health

Stephania Guzman
Bhattacharya Laboratory

Targeting hepatic kisspeptin receptor ameliorates non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Siddhi Pawar
Xue Laboratory

Role of fungal lipid flippase in C. neoformans-host interaction

12:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m.
Celeste C. Simon

University of Pennsylvania

Lipotoxity in stressful tumor microenvironments

2:00 p.m.
Brooke M. Emerling

Sanford Burnham Prebys

Targeting metabolic vulnerabilities of cancer cells by phosphoinositide kinase inhibition

3:00 p.m.
George M. Carman