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Molecular, Physiological, and Therapeutic Studies of Intestinal Lipid Transport and Metabolism

Conference Summary

Intestinal lipid transport and metabolism is of high interest as deregulation of these pathways can directly contribute to several pathologies such as obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The field of intestinal lipid transport and metabolism remains one of the most dynamic areas in biomedical sciences, for both basic scientific inquiry and translational research. It reaches across the pathogenesis and treatment of major chronic diseases and includes leading-edge scientific technologies in human genomics, proteomics, lipidomics, bioinformatics, systems biology, and new biological model systems. This SRC will include emerging themes and cutting-edge concepts within the field to provide new knowledge that can ultimately be translated into clinical benefit for millions of patients not adequately addressed by existing therapeutic strategies. The Conference will provide a unique forum in which diverse scientists at all levels can enrich their knowledge base, network, encourage new collaborations and new ideas, and thus move forward the field of lipid sciences. The major themes of the meeting include lipid transfer proteins, systemic metabolism of intestinal lipoproteins, cholesterol metabolism, lipid droplets formation and mobilization, integrative physiological studies of lipids and lipoproteins, intestinal lipid metabolism in other organisms, chylomicron assembly, and enzymes in intestinal lipid synthesis. Overall, the goal of the Intestinal Lipid Transport and Metabolism FASEB Research Conference is to bring together a broad spectrum of scientists with a shared interest in understanding and applying knowledge of intestinal function and lipid metabolism to improve public health. The FASEB Research Conference will be an international forum for the presentation and discussion of cutting-edge research by graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and established scientists.

A large number of oral presentations will be selected from the abstracts, and the selected talks, poster presentations, and recreational activities will provide students and postdoctoral fellows opportunities to exchange ideas and formulate new collaborations.

Program Agenda


Important Deadlines:   Early Bird: June 11, 2017         Last Day to Register: June 22, 2017


Highlights

  • Keynote Address “Mansbach Lecture”
  • Career Development Workshop
  • Short talks selected from submitted abstracts

Conference Organizers

M. Mahmood Hussain
Winthrop University Hospital
mhussain@winthrop.org

Kimberly Buhman
Purdue University
kbuhman@purdue.edu

Gary Lewis
University of Toronto
gary.lewis@uhn.on.ca

Conference Staff

Robin Crawford, CMP, Conference Manager

Pippa O'Shea, Conference Assistant

Contact us:
Email: src@faseb.org
Phone: 1.301.634.7010

Date & Location

Date: July 23-28, 2017
Location:
Base Village Conference Center

110 Carriage Way
Snowmass Village, CO

Transportation & Lodging

Airport Information

If you fly into Denver, Colorado Mountain Express (CME) is the official shuttle service to and from Denver International Airport for the FASEB Science Research Conferences. 

Please refer to the GROUP CODE: FASEB for the discounted rate of $94.00 one-way.  To make reservations, call the reservation center at: 
1.800.525.6363 (with the United States) 
970.926.9800 (outside the United States)

Click the links below for Transportation & Lodging information:

Official Conference Lodging

Stonebridge Inn
300 Carriage Way
Snowmass Village, CO
970.923.2420
Pokolodi Lodge
25 Daly Ln
Snowmass Village, CO
970.923.4310

 

If you request a single or a double occupancy room, the registration fee covers 5 nights of lodging (Sunday through Thursday night, checkout Friday morning). A credit card will be required upon check-in for incidental expenses (i.e. in-room movies, room service, etc.)

If you plan to arrive early or stay beyond the conference dates, you must make your own reservations for the extra nights you require. You are responsible for payment upon check-out.

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