AIM Center Annual Meeting & Symposium
May 21, 2018
We are thrilled to announce the AIM Center will hold its Annual Meeting and Symposium on May 21, 2018, in
the Domenici Auditorium. The AIM Center mPIs -
Drs. Michael Mandell,
Meilian Liu, and
Mark McCormick - will present in the morning from
9:45am - 12:00pm in
In the afternoon, we will be joined by our External Advisory Board - Philipp Scherer, PhD from UT Southwestern, Randal Kaufman, PhD from the SBP Institute, Vishva Dixit, MD from Genentech, and finally, Salwa Sebti, Ph.D. of Beth Levine, MD's lab for the day. Presentations from this esteemed group of researchers are scheduled from 1:30pm - 4:30pm, followed by a reception in the Domenici Auditorium lobby. This event is open and free to the public as well as available via livestream.
We hope to see you there!
Morning Session - Domenici 3010
|09:45am - 10:15am|| Mike Mandell, Ph.D. - Presentation with Discussion and Feedback (20+10)
"Selective and De-selective Autophagy Mediated by TRIMs"
|10:20am - 10:50am|| Xuexian Yang, Ph.D. - Presentation with Discussion and Feedback (20+10)
"Unfolded Protein Response in Pro-inflammatory T Cells"
|10:55am - 11:25am|| Meilian Liu, Ph.D. - Presentation with Discussion and Feedback (20+10)
"Regulation of Brown Fat Development by mTORC1 and Autophagy in a Synergistic Manner"
|11:30am - 12:00pm|| Mark McCormick, Ph.D. - Presentation with Discussion and Feedback (20+10)
"New Metabolic Pathways that Alter Lifespan and Aging in S. cerevisiae and C. elegans"
Afternoon Session - Domenici Auditorium
|1:30pm - 1:35pm|| Vojo Deretic, Ph.D. - Opening remarks
Introductions of EAB Members
|1:35pm - 2:15pm|| Visha Dixit, M.D. - Presentation and Discussion (30+10)
"Why So Many Ways to Die? The Non-Canonical Inflammasome Pathway"
|2:20pm - 3:00pm|| Philipp Scherer, Ph.D. - Presentation and Discussion (30+10)
"The Adipocyte: A Key Target for Diabetes Research"
|3:05pm - 3:45pm|| Randal Kaufman, Ph.D. - Presentation and Discussion (30+10)
"Reversible Amyloid Formation in the Endoplasmic Reticulum"
|3:50pm - 4:10pm|| Salwa Sebti, Ph.D. of Beth Levine's Lab, - Presentation and Discussion (15+5)
"Disruption of Beclin 1/Bcl-2 Binding Extends Lifespan and Healthspan"
|4:15pm - 4:35pm|| Danielle Sliter, Ph.D. of Richard Youle's lab (NIH) - Presentation and Discussion (15+5)
"Inducing and Detecting Mitophagy in vivo"
|4:35pm - 5:30pm||Dr. Vojo Deretic - Closing Remarks followed by reception/mixer|