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Time Session Speaker  
Wednesday, January 29
12:00pm - 3:45pm Registration open    
3:45pm Welcome and Opening Remarks Inder Verma  
4:00pm Sydney Brenner Nobel Lecture Mike Brown A Century of Cholesterol and Coronaries
5:00pm Reception    
6:00pm – 9:00pmSession 1:
Control of Energy Balance
Alan Saltiel, Chair Inflammatory links between obesity and type 2 diabetes
Brad Lowell The Neural Wiring Diagram for Hunger: Using Cre/Lox Tools to Discover its Basis
Ji Zhang - Short Talk Mitochondria, endolysosomes, and the heart
Barbara Kahn Novel Mechanisms by Which Adipose Tissue Alters Systemic Insulin Sensitivity and Diabetes Risk
David Mangelsdorf Regulation of nutrient energy balance by FGF21
Thursday, January 30
8:00am   Breakfast  
9:00am – 12:00pm Session II:
Gut Regulation Physiology
Jeffrey Gordon, Chair Dining in with Trillions of Fascinating Friends: Exploring our Human Gut Microbiota in Health
Fiona Gribble Signalling in the GLP-1 Axis
Amandine Chaix - Short Talk Time‐restricted feeding is a simple preventative and therapeutic intervention against diverse nutritional challenges
Francesco Rubino Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes: A New Perspective for an Old Disease
Giuseppe Lo Sasso - Short Talk Evolutionary conserved role of Sirt1 in the control of intestinal innate immunity
Tony Lam Nutrient and Hormonal signalling in the Small Intestine
12:30pm Lunch and Poster Session    
  Afternoon Break    
5:30pm - 6:30pm Dinner    
6:30pm – 9:30pm Session 3:
Neuro Inflammation
Kevin Tracey, Chair Reflex Circuitry Regulating Inflammatory Physiology
Michal Schwartz T‐cell network shapes brain plasticity in health, neurodegeneration and aging: The choroid plexus as an active immunological gateway
Erica L. Stone - Short Talk Control of T cell differentiation and function by FOXO transcription factors
Michael Schwartz Cooperation Between Brain and Islet in Glucose Homeostasis and Diabetes
Jordi Serrats - Short Talk Characterization of a vascular anti‐inflammatoPrayge 2 mechanism I immune‐to‐brain signaling
Chris Glass Mechanisms of Microglia Activation in Neurodegenerative Disease
Friday, January 31
8:00am Breakfast    
9:00am – 12:00pmSession 4:
Circadian Clock
Clifford Saper, Chair Hypothalamic regulation of sleep and circadian rhythms
Joseph Takahashi Transcriptional Architecture and Chromatin Landscape of the Circadian Clock in Mammals
Amita Sehgal Circadian Regulation of Sleep:Wake Behavior in Drosophila
Christopher E. Wall - Short Talk Mitochondrial stress improves systemic metabolism in the POLG mutator mouse
Joseph Bass Circadian Control of Mitochondrial Function and Metabolic Programming
12:30pm Lunch and Poster Session
1:30pm – 4:00pm Session 5:
Cardiovascular Biology
Helen Hobbs, Chair Angiopoeitin-like Proteins in Fuel Homeostasis
Patrice Guyenet C1 neurons, the body's EMTs
Aitor Aguirre - Short Talk Epigenetic induction of conserved mechanisms for mammalian heart regeneration
Leslie Leinwand Translating python biology to mammalian heart disease therapeutics
Eric Olson Muscle Making and Muscle Breaking
4:30pm – 5:30pm Special Lecture: Bruce Spiegelman Brown and Beige Fat: Basic Biology and Novel Therapeutics
6:00pm Closing Dinner Roger Guillemin  

All talks are in the Auditorium, all meals are in the Foyer

Last updated on January 15, 2014

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