NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2017.
This meeting will be conducted in English.

All programs are subject to change. Check this site for updates.


This meeting is part of the Global Health Series

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Twitter hashtag for this meeting: #KSobesity

Obesity and Adipose Tissue Biology (J4)

joint with the meeting on Diabetes (J3)

Scientific Organizers: Marc L. Reitman, Ruth E. Gimeno and Jan Nedergaard


January 22—26, 2017

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


Sponsored by MedImmune, Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences and Novo Nordisk A/S. Part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Aug 23, 2016 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Sep 22, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Sep 22, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Oct 25, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 22, 2016 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-J4 "Obesity and Adipose Tissue Biology" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On September 22, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After September 22, 2016 until December 27, 2016 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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September 22, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 22, 2016 795.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After November 22, 2016 945.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 22, 2016 570.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After November 22, 2016 720.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: September 22, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is October 25, 2016)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: August 23, 2016


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: September 22, 2016


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: October 25, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is September 22, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: November 22, 2016


Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 570.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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Biogen ECITA Scholarship Recipients

Damaris Nadia Lorenzo
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund Scholarship Recipients

Ethan A. Edwin
Columbia University, USA

Alessandra Ferrari
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Jae Ho Lee
Seoul National University, South Korea

Pegah Poursharifi
University of Montreal-CRCHUM, Canada

Atefeh Rabiee
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Prashant Rajbhandari
University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Hyun Cheol Roh
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA

Elahu Gosney Sustarsic
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Kevin Tharp
University of California, Berkeley, USA

Sally Winther
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA

Keystone Symposia Global Health Travel Award Recipients, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Funded by Keystone Symposia Global Health Travel Award Recipients, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Denise Morais da Fonseca
Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Brazil

Muhammad Jawad Khan
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan

Diana Harleidy Vargas-Trujillo
Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia

Vijayalakshmi Venkatesan
National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research, India