AIM 2019 beginning of academic year minisymposium (bAIMy)

Come and join the AIM Center's 2019 mini-symposium on September 6th, 2019, starting at 9:00am!

The AIM Center is proud to welcome Dr. Anne Simonsen, Keynote speaker, laureate,and King Olav V's Cancer Research Prize winner, as well as Drs. Michael Ragusa and Chris Shoemaker from Dartmouth college presenting key research in the areas of Autophagy, Inflammation, and Metabolism!

Stay tuned for further details!

Event Details

Date:September 6th, 2019

Starts:09:00AM MDT
Ends:01:00PM MDT
Fitz Hall, Room 389
AIM Mini-Symposium Program

AIM Mini-Symposium Program

9:00am Opening remarks by Dr. Vojo Deretic, AIM Center Director    

Session I
9:15am - 9:30amJingyue Jia-Cassano, The University of New Mexico, New Mexico, USA
Title: "Cellular system coordinating lysosomal membrane repair, removal and replacement"
Jingyue Jia-Cassano, Ph.D
9:35am - 9:55amMark McCormick, The University of New Mexico, New Mexico, USA
Title: "Increased lifespan through the Gcn4 pathway is linked to autophagy"
Mark McKormick, Ph.D
10:00am - 10:20amMike Mandell, The University of New Mexico, New Mexico, USA
Title: "TAK1 converts Sequestosome 1/p62 from an autophagy receptor to a signaling platform"
Mike Mandell, Ph.D
Session II
10:25am- 10:40amErin Reinhart, Dartmouth, New Hampshire, USA
Title: "Structural and Biochemical Characterization of the FYVE Domain of ALFY"
Reinhart, Erin from Darmouth
10:45am - 11:05amChris Shoemaker, Dartmouth, Geisel School of Medicine, New Hampshire, USA
Title: "Autophagy reimagined: Atg-independent autophagy"
Chris Shoemaker, Ph.D
11:10am - 11:30amMichael Ragusa, Dartmouth, New Hampshire, USA
Title: "The Initiation of Ubiquitin-Independent Mitophagy by Atg32"
Michael Ragusa, Ph.D

Break (coffee)
From 11:30am to 11:55am

Session III: Keynote
12:00pm - 1:00pmAnne Simonsen, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Norway
Title: "Regulation of selective autophagy by lipid-binding proteins"
Anne Simonsen, Ph.D