Distinguished Speakers


Dr. Wayne Fairbrother, Genentech, Inc.
Targeting Bcl-2: from the clinic to the bench and back
Dr. Sudha Biddinger,Harvard Medical School
Novel Mediators of Insulin Action
Dr. Rosemary Cornell,SImon Fraser University
CTP:phophocholine cytidylyltransferase: exploring the pathway for communication between domains.
Dr. Neale Ridgway,Dalhousie University
Sites of phosphatidylcholine synthesis and relationship to lipid droplet biogenesis
Dr. David Savage,Cambridge University
CTP:phosphocholine cytidylyltransferase: what has human genetics taught us
Dr. Scott Napper, University of Saskatchewan
Development and Application of Peptide Arrays for Kinome Analysis
Dr. Sukhinder Kaur Cheema, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Maternal dietary fat intake and the cardiovascular and brain health of offspring
Dr. Jeff Abramson, UCLA Los Angeles
pH Induced Oligomerization of VDAC1 is Driven by Glutamate 73
Dr. Balwant Tuana, University of Ottawa
The tail anchored membrane protein SLMAP as a novel target in cardiaovascular disease
Dr. Carrie Shemanko, University of Calgary
Spinning the vicious cycle of breast cancer bone metastases
Dr. Fatima Mraiche, Qatar University
Targeting Fibrosis for the Treatment of Heart Failure. The Role of Osteopontin in the Inflammatory and Fibrotic Response of Transgenic Mice Expressing the Na+/H+Exchanger Isoform 1
Dr. Sue-Ann Mok,University ofCalifornia -San Francisco
Defining Molecular Chaperone Networks to Target the Amyloidogenic Protein Tau
Dr. Oliver Julien,University ofCalifornia -San Francisco
Unraveling the Mechanism of Caspase-mediated Cell Death
Dr. Vernon W. Dolinsky,University of Manitoba
Gestational Diabetes and the Fetal Programming of Cardiometabolic Health in the Offspring
Dr. Sergei Noskov, University of Calgary
Molecular Mechanisms of Ion-Coupled Conformational Dynamics in Secondary Transporters
Dr. Allison Kraus, National Institutes of Health
Prions and the Transmissibility of Protein Misfolding
Dr. Folkert Kuipers,University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
Beyond intestinal soap – bile acids in liver diseases
Dr. Antonio Vidal-Puig, University of Cambridge
Adipose Tissue Expandability, Lipotoxicity and the Metabolic Syndrome
Dr. Derek Bowie, McGill University
Functional anatomy of the ionotropic glutamate receptor family
Dr. Christopher Miller,Brandeis University
A weird ion channel for a weird ion: Fluoride resistance in microorganisms
Dr. Henrik Dimke, University of Southern Denmark, Odense
Tubulovascular Cross-Talk by Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A Maintains Peritubular Microvasculature in Kidney
JP Perreault, University of Sherbrooke
Study of RNA G-quadruplex as an important motif of the transcriptome
Dr. Irena Adkins, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Immunogenic cancer cell death induced by High hydrostatic pressure and Hyperthermia: calreticulin exposure pathway
Dr. Andrew J. Morris,University of Kentucky Medical Center
Lysophosphatidic Acid Signaling and Cardiovascular Disease Risk