30 Years of CREB Signaling
August 31, 2018
Chair: Jason Goode, Ph.D., Pairwise
Rusty Gage, Ph.D.
President, The Salk Institute
Ezra Wiater, Ph.D., The Salk Institute
"The progress of the Montminy laboratory"
Beta Cells and Bioinformatics
Chair: Tim Sonntag, Ph.D., The Salk Institute
Rob Screaton, Ph.D., Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto
"Functional genomics and the human pancreatic beta cell"
Sam Van De Velde, Ph.D., The Salk Institute
"CREB controls cell function through enhancer activation"
Xinmin Zhang, Ph.D., BioInfoRx
"Cloud-based big data visualization for biologists"
Fat and Muscle
Chair: Anila Madiraju, Ph.D., The Salk Institute
Stephan Herzig, Ph.D., Helmholtz Center, Munich
"Obesity and Cachexia: The two sides of the energy balance"
Biao Wang, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
"Brown adipose tissue in thermoregulation and energy homeostasis"
Shigenobu Matsumura, Ph.D., Kyoto University
"CRTC1 regulates glucose and energy homeostasis under high fat diet feeding"
Rebecca Berdeaux, Ph.D., University of Texas, Houston
"Regulation of skeletal muscle glucose disposal by SIK1"
Judith Altarejos, Ph.D., Regeneron
"A leptin receptor agonist antibody ameliorates metabolic dysfunction in lipodystrophy and obesity"
Lunch - Foyer
Chair: Laura Michael, Ph.D., Eli Lilly and Company
Ling Qi, Ph.D., University of Michigan
"From CREB to defining the physiological role of ER protein degradation"
Seung-Hoi Koo, Ph.D., Korea University
"Role of hepatic CRTC2 in the systemic metabolic homeostasis"
Renaud Dentin, Ph.D., Cochin Institute
"Glucose sensing in the spectrum of non alcoholic fatty liver disease - from hepatic steatosis to cancer"
Kim Ravnskjaer, Ph.D., University of Southern Denmark
"Cellular plasticity in NASH - a transcriptional view"
Hiroshi Asahara, M.D., Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute and Tokyo Medical and Dental University
"Transcriptional and translational regulation of musculoskeletal development and arthritis pathogenesis"
Transcriptional Control and Cancer
Chair: Jelena Ostojić, Ph.D., The Salk Institute
Masatoshi Hagiwara, M.D., Ph.D. , Kyoto University
"New therapeutics targeting transcription and RNA processing with small molecules"
Luca Canettieri, M.D., Ph.D., La Sapienza University of Rome
"Hitting the Hedgehog under the belt: a vulnerability for cancer?"
Jerome Bertherat, M.D., Ph.D., CHU Cochin
"cAMP signaling molecular alterations in endocrine tumors"
Laura Rodon Ahnert, Ph.D., The Salk Institute
"The LKB1-CREB axis in the development and progression of lung cancer"
Akiyoshi Fukamizu, Ph.D., University of Tsukuba
"PRMT8 is a bilingual protein, methyltransferase and lipase"
Marc Montminy, M.D., Ph.D., The Salk Institute