LIMNA Symposium “Lipids as mediators of cellular and organismal function” – Sep. 26, 2023 @ Olympic Museum in Lausanne-Ouchy.

A great line-up of talks is awaiting you, i.e. 

  • Giovanni d’Angelo (Laboratory of Lipid Cell Biology, EPFL): The Lipotype hypothesis
  • Anne-Claude Gavin (Department of cell physiology and metabolism, UNIGE): Isoform- and cell-state-specific lipidation of ApoE
  • Laura Goracci (H-EcoTox Laboratory, University of Perugia, Italy): Epilipidomics – current challenges and recent achievements
  • Matthijs Hesselink (Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands): Myocellular lipids and mitochondria in human insulin resistance; does it take two to tango?
  • Marlen Knobloch (Department of Biomedical Sciences, UNIL): Lipid droplets in the brain – more important than previously thought?
  • Thomas Langer (Max-Planck-Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany): Programming of Mitochondria by Proteolysis
  • Kristy Spalding (Cell and Molecular Biology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden): Adipocyte and lipid turnover in human adipose tissue
  • Tobias Walther (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, USA): The Phase of Fat: Mechanisms and Physiology of Lipid Storage
  • Plus, several short talk and poster presenters selected from submitted abstracts. 

Program details and registration information are available on the LIMNA websiteThe meeting is free of charge, but registration is mandatory.

The UNIL-FBM doctoral school attributes max. 1 ECTS (0.25 ECTS for participation in the talk sessions only, and additional ECTS points for talk/poster presentation and/or participation in the paper discussion workshops with symposium speakers in the morning of September 27).

The event will be submitted for accreditation as 1 day of continuing education in animal experimentation by the Society of Swiss Veterinaries GSTSVS.