AIM Center Annual Meeting & Symposium
February 22, 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!

Registration for this event is now closed, however, on-site registration will be available on the day of the event.

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

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

10:30am - 10:55am Sharon Tooze, The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK
11:00am - 11:25am Fulvio Reggiori, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands
11:30am - 11:55pm Zvulun Elazar, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

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
    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 Eskalinen
    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 J, 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
  • Tomatsu Yoshimori
    LC3, mAtg8s and Conjugation Systems
    Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
Session II: Autophagy Intersections with other Pathways

Session Chair: Noboru Mizushima, University of Tokyo, Japan

1:30pm - 1:55pm Patrice Codogno, Universté Paris Descartes Sorbonne, Paris, France
2:00pm - 2:15pm Gabor Juhasz, Institute of Genetics, Biological Research Centre, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2:15pm - 2:30pm Thierry Galli, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurosciences of Paris, INSERM
2:30pm - 2:55pm Phyllis Hanson, Washington University, St. Louis, USA

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 - 3:55pm David Rubinsztein, Cambridge University, UK
4:00pm - 4:25pm Devrim Gozuacik, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
4:30pm - 4:55pm Quan Chen, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Reception (Domenici Auditorium Foyer)
5:00pm