JBL XVI: Oct. 2013

16th Annual JBL Symposium

“Metabolism and Epigenetics in Stress Response”

October 18-19, 2013

Kresge Building – Snyder Auditorium

 

Friday, October 18, 2013

John B. Little, M.D.

James Stevens Simmons Professor of Radiobiology, Emeritus, Department of Genetics & Complex Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health

Gökhan S. Hotamisligil, M.D., Ph.D.

Chair and J.S. Simmons Professor of Genetics & Metabolism, Department of Genetics & Complex Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health

Julio Frenk, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Dean of the Faculty, Harvard School of Public Health ; T & G Angelopoulos Professor of Public Health & International Development, Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Kennedy School

Gerald Chan, D.Sc.

Founder, The Morningside Foundation

Brendan D. Manning, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Genetics & Complex Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health

Marc Montminy, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, The Clayton Foundation Laboratories for Peptide Biology

“Epigenetic Regulation of Glucose Balance by the cAMP Pathway”

Chi Dang, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Director, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Targeting Myc-mediated Cancer Metabolism”

Katharine Yen, Ph.D.

Director, Biology, Agios Pharmaceuticals

“IDH Mutations and Tumorigenicity”

Guillermina Lozano, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

“Regulation of p53 activities by the Mdm proteins”

Kevin Struhl, Ph.D.

David Wesley Gaiser Professor of Biological, Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School

“An epigenetic switch linking inflammation to cancer”

SATURDAY, October 19, 2013

William B. Mair, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics & Complex Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health

Douglas Green, Ph.D.

Doherty Chair of Immunology, Department of Immunology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

“LC-3 Associated Phagocytosis at the interface of autophagy, innate  immunity, and aging”

Anne Brunet, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine

Epigenetic and metabolic regulation of aging”

Evan Rosen, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Broad Institute

“The epigenetic and transcriptional basis of insulin resistance”

Sally Kornbluth, Ph.D.

Vice Dean for Basic Science, James B. Duke Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University School of Medicine

“Metabolic control of Caspase 2-mediated apoptosis”

James R. Mitchell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics & Complex Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health

Tiffany Horng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health

“Regulation of macrophage polarization by the TSC-mTOR pathway”

Raul Mostoslavsky, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, The Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School

“Linking Epigenetics to Metabolism: SIRT6 provides some clues”

Mitchell Lazar, M.D., Ph.D.

Sylvan Eisman Professor of Medicine Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism; Director, Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

“Circadian and Epigenomic Regulation of Metabolism”