AIM Center Annual Meeting & Symposium 2019

We are thrilled to announce the AIM Center will hold its Annual Meeting and Symposium on February 22, 2019, in the Domenici Auditorium.

Organized by: Dr. Vojo Deretic (The AIM Center, USA), Dr. Leon Murphy (Casma Therapeutics, USA), and Dr. Li Yu (Tsinghua University, China)

More details to come. Stay tuned!

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Event Details

Date:February 22nd, 2019

Starts: 10:30AM MST
Ends: 05:00PM MST
University of New Mexico
Domenici Center Auditorium
  • From Santa Fe, travel south on I-25 until you reach Lomas Blvd NE.
  • Head East on Lomas Blvd. NE until you reach University Blvd NE.
  • Travel North on University Blvd NE. until you reach Tucker Ave NE.
  • Travel East on Tucker Ave NE. until you reach the M-Lot parking lot.
AIM Annual Meeting Agenda

Annual Meeting Agenda

8:00am - 10:00amSpeakers transferred from Santa Fe Keystone Symposium to Albuquerque
10:00am - 10:25amCheck-in and registration in Domenici Auditorium Lobby
Session I: Fundamentals of Autophagy

Session Chair: Tamotsu Yoshimori, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

10:30am - 10:55amSharon Tooze, The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK
Title: "Initiation of autophagy by ATG9 vesicles and PI4P"
11:00am - 11:25amFulvio Reggiori, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands
Title: "Supplying lipid to the forming autophagosome"
11:30am - 11:55pmZvulun Elazar, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Title: "Relationship between fatty acid, lipid synthesis and Autophagy"

Meet The Experts Workshop: From Concepts to Methodologies
Moderated by: Leon Murphy & Li Yu
Lunch in Domenici Center (catered)
From 12:00pm to 1:25pm

  • Christian Behrends
    Proteomics and autophagy network regulation
    Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, München, Germany
  • Judy Cannon, Yuexi Gu, Larry Sklar, John Weaver
    The AIM Center Core services and capabilities
    The AIM Center, UNM Health Sciences, Albuquerque NM, USA
  • Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen
    EM/Autophagasome Ultrastructure
    University of Turku, Finland
  • Terje Johansen
    Selective Autophagy
    The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
  • Noboru Mizushima
    Autophagy Initiation and Maturation
    University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Michael Ragusa
    Structural biology of autophagy systems
    Dartmouth University, New Hampshire, USA
  • Kevin Ryan
    Autophagy and Cancer
    Cancer Research Beatson Institute, Glasgow, UK
  • Maria Vaccaro
    Membrane Proteins and Autophagy
    University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Tamotsu Yoshimori
    Autophagy in Diseases
    Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
Session II: Autophagy Intersections with other Pathways

Session Chair: Noboru Mizushima, University of Tokyo, Japan

1:30pm - 1:55pmPatrice Codogno, Universté Paris Descartes Sorbonne, Paris, France
Title: "Autophagy: a protective response to shear stress"
2:00pm - 2:15pmGabor Juhasz, Institute of Genetics, Biological Research Centre, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Title: "Intersections and different regulation of autophagy and crinophagy"
2:15pm - 2:30pmThierry Galli, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurosciences of Paris, INSERM
Title: "Role of VAMP7-dependent unconventional secretion in neurite growth"
2:30pm - 2:55pmPhyllis Hanson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Michigan, USA
Title: "ESCRTs in endolysosomal membrane repair"

Break (coffee)
From 3:00pm to 3:25pm

Session III: Autophagy in Models for Basic Science and Disease

Session Chair: Terje Johansen, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

3:30pm - 3:55pmDavid Rubinsztein, Cambridge University, UK
Title: "Contact inhibition compromises autophagy"
4:00pm - 4:25pmDevrim Gozuacik, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
Title: "Novel regulators of autophagy"
4:30pm - 4:55pmQuan Chen, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Title: "Molecular regulation of selective mitophagy and its role in inflammasome activation and hepatocarcinogenesis"

Reception (Domenici Auditorium Foyer)