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5th Metabolism Mini Symposium

Karen Vousden, Paolo Sassone-Corsi, Christian Frezza, Nika Danial
Tuesday, 12 September, 2017 - 09:00 to Wednesday, 13 September, 2017 - 13:00


SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 @Leuven

Nika Danial (Dana Farber-Harvard Cancer Center, USA)
Christian Frezza (University of Cambridge, UK)
Paolo Sassone-Corsi (University of California, USA)

Karen Vousden (Cancer Research UK, UK)


On the 12th and 13th of September it's possible to meet the speakers in one-to-one sessions

Hosts: Sarah-Maria Fendt & Massimo Santoro

There is no registration or fee.

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Previous Metabolism Mini Symposia @ VRC:

4th Metabolism Mini Symposium, 6th-7th of September 2016: Immune cell Metabolism

Susan Kaech (Yale School of Medicine, Yale, USA): PEPing up T cell function in cancer and infection
Ajay Chawla (UCSF, San Francisco, USA): Innate regulation of thermogenesis
Thorsten Cramer (RWTH University Hospital, Aachen, Germany): Identification of cancer therapy targets by combining proteomics and mathematical modeling
Tiffany Horng (Harvard, Cambridge, USA): Metabolic calibration of macrophage activation

3rd Metabolism Mini Symposium, 7th-8th of May 2015: Cancer and Neurometabolism

Almut Schulze (University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany): Targeting lipid metabolism and NADPH regeneration in cancer
Klaus Nave (MPI for Experimental Medicine, Göttingen, Germany): Novel roles of oligodendrocytes in axonal energy metabolism
Laurence M. Morel (University of Florida, Gainesville, USA): CD4 T cell metabolism in lupus
Eyal Gottlieb (Beatson Institute, Glasgow, UK): Targeting metabolic vulnerabilities of TCA cycle-truncated tumours


2nd Metabolism Mini Symposium, 13th-14th of November 2014: Metabolism of Immune Cells and the Signaling Metabolism Axis

Navdeep S. Chandel (Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, USA): Mitochondria as signaling organelles
M. Celeste Simon (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA): Hypoxia, Metabolism, and Tumor Progression
Jeffrey C. Rathmell (Duke Molecular Physiology Institute, Durham, USA): Metabolic reprogramming of T cell subsets and inflammatory disease
Reuben J. Shaw (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, La Jolla, USA): The AMPK pathway: central adaptor to metabolic stress


1st Metabolism Mini Symposium, 26th-27th of June 2013: Cell Metabolism and Signalling

John Blenis (Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA): mTOR-S6K1, glutamine metabolism, cell growth & survival in cancer
Markus Ralser (University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK): Regulation of Metabolic networks during stress response and Warburg effect
Sebastian Jessberger (University of Zurich, Zurich, Swizerland): Metabolic control of adult neural stem cell activity
Matt Vander Heiden (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Boston, USA): Metabolic alterations to support cancer cell proliferation



Karen Vousden, Paolo Sassone-Corsi, Christian Frezza, Nika Danial
12/09/2017 - 09:00