Autophagy, Inflammation & Metabolism (AIM) 3rd Annual Symposium 2020

The AIM Center of Biomedical Research Excellence announces its 3rd annual symposium at The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center!

**Travel Fellowships available for Poster Session.

Posters will be accepted until November 10, 2020, however, to be considered for a travel fellowship, you must submit your poster on or before November 1, 2020. All posters must be no larger than 4'x3'

This event will be held as follows:

November 12, 2020 – Symposium with plenary talks and Poster Session 9:00AM - 4:30PM
November 13, 2020 – Half day of Technical Workshops  8:30AM - 12:00PM

Event Details

Starts:November 12th, 2020, 08:00AM MST
Ends:November 13th, 2020, 01:00PM MST
Location:
UNM North Campus - HSC
Domenici Center North, Room 3740
AIM Center Conference Room, Fitz Hall, Room 389
Day 1 - Symposium and Poster Session
9:00am Breakfast: Continental breakfast in Domenici Center North, Room 3740
09:20 am

Opening remarks - Dr. Vojo Deretic, Ph.D.

AIM Center Director, University of New Mexico

09:30 am

TBA

Adipocyte Plasticity: Implications for Metabolism and Cancer through Angiogenesis and Fibrosis

10:15 am

Philipp Scherer, Ph.D.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Title: Adipocyte Plasticity: Implications for Metabolism and Cancer through Angiogenesis and Fibrosis

11:00am Coffee Break: Domenici Center North, Room 3740
11:20 am

Lightning Talks - TBD

12:00pm Lunch with poster session (poster sign-up available in registration)
02:00 pm

Babak Razani, PhD

Washington University School of Medicine

Autophagy, mitochondria and disease

02:45 pm

Eric Baehrecke, Ph.D.

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Title: Autophagy, mitochondria and disease

Protein misfolding in the ER – A tale of two aggregates

03:30 am

Randall Kaufman, Ph.D.

Sanford-Burnham-Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Title: Protein misfolding in the ER – A tale of two aggregates

04:15 am

TBA

5:00pm Reception in Domenici Center North, Room 3740
Day 2 - Technical Workshop
8:30am Continental breakfast in AIM Center Conference Room Fitz Hall 389

AIM Center Conference Room Fitz Hall 389

Presentation includes: Core instrument capabilities, how to become an Associate Member of AIM, iLabs overview & how to request use of Core instrumentation.

09:00 am

AIM Center Cores Overview Presentation

AIM Center Conference Room Fitz Hall 389

Presentation includes: Core instrument capabilities, how to become an Associate Member of AIM, iLabs overview & how to request use of Core instrumentation.

Instrument Project Highlights AIM Center Conference Room Fitz Hall 389

Cellomics Project Highlight

15 minute presentation, 5 minutes for questions

09:40 am

Ivy Hurwitz, Ph.D.

The University of New Mexico

Title: Cellomics Project Highlight

15 minute presentation, 5 minutes for questions

Amnis Project Highlight

15 minute presentation, 5 minutes for questions

10:05 am

Guanghua Wan, Ph.D.

The University of New Mexico

Title: Amnis Project Highlight

15 minute presentation, 5 minutes for questions

Seahorse Project Highlight

15 minute presentation, 5 minutes for questions

10:30 am

Eliseo Castillo Ph.D.

The University Of New Mexico

Title: Seahorse Project Highlight

15 minute presentation, 5 minutes for questions

15 minute presentation, 5 minutes for questions

10:35 am

Animal Highlights - Ryan Peters

15 minute presentation, 5 minutes for questions

11:00am Coffee break
11:15 am

Project Highlight - Metabolomics

12:00pm Lunch will be ordered and set up in AIM Conference Room Fitz Hall 389