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, Xuexian Yang, Meilian Liu, and Mark McCormick - will present in the morning from 9:45am - 12:00pm in Domenici 3010.

In the afternoon, we will be joined by our External Advisory Board - Beth Levine, MD and Philipp Scherer, PhD from UT Southwestern, Randal Kaufman, PhD from the SBP Institute, and Vishva Dixit, MD from Genentech - 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!

EAB Presentations - Domenici Auditorium

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Morning Session - Domenici 3010
(Free and open to public)
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
(Free and open to public)
1:30pm - 1:35pm Vojo Deretic, Ph.D. - Opening remarks
Introductions of EAB Members
1:35pm - 2:15pm Beth Levine, M.D. - Presentation and Discussion (30+10)
"Disruption of Beclin 1/Bcl-2 Binding Extends Lifespan and Healthspan"
2:20pm - 3:00pm Visha Dixit, M.D. - Presentation and Discussion (30+10)
"Why So Many Ways to Die? The Non-Canonical Inflammasome Pathway"
3:05pm - 3:45pm Philipp Scherer, Ph.D. - Presentation and Discussion (30+10)
"The Adipocyte: A Key Target for Diabetes Research"
3:50pm - 4:30pm Randal Kaufman, Ph.D. - Presentation and Discussion (30+10)
"Reversible Amyloid Formation in the Endoplasmic Reticulum"
4:30pm - 5:30pm RECEPTION/MIXER