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

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Mitochondria Communication (A4)

Scientific Organizers: Jared Rutter, Cole M. Haynes and Marcia C. Haigis


January 14—18, 2017

Sagebrush Inn & Suites, Taos, New Mexico, USA


Supported by the Directors Fund


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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Sep 20, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Sep 20, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Oct 13, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 14, 2016 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-A4 "Mitochondria Communication" 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 20, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After September 20, 2016 until December 8, 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 20, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 14, 2016 795.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After November 14, 2016 945.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 14, 2016 570.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After November 14, 2016 720.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
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Discounted Abstract Deadline: September 20, 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 13, 2016)

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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.


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Scholarship Deadline: September 20, 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.

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Abstract Deadline: October 13, 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 20, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: November 14, 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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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Saturday, January 14 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Wednesday, January 18 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:30, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Thursday, January 19 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina

SUNDAY, JANUARY 15

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Jared Rutter, University of Utah, USA

Johan Auwerx, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne - EPFL, Switzerland
Cross-Species Genetic Mapping of Targets in Mitochondria, Metabolism and Aging

09:00—11:30
Epigenetic Signaling and Regulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Marcia C. Haigis, Harvard Medical School, USA

Eyal Gottlieb, Technion Integrated Cancer Center, Israel
The Onco-Metabolic Role and Liabilities of the TCA Cycle in Cancer

Matthew D. Hirschey, Duke University, USA
Short Talk: Lipids Reprogram Metabolism to Become a Major Carbon Source for Histone Acetylation

Coffee Break

William G. Kaelin, Jr., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
Mitochondrial Metabolism, Epigenetics and Human Disease

Atan J. Gross, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Short Talk: MTCH2: A Critical Regulator of Mitochondria Function and Communication

Kathryn E. Wellen, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Linking Metabolism to DNA Damage Repair

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Chamisa Ballroom 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Chamisa Ballroom 2
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Valentina Perissi, Boston University School of Medicine, USA

Adam L. Orr, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
Novel Site-Specific Inhibitors of Mitochondrial ROS Production Define ROS-Mediated Events in Health and Disease

Amanda E. Brinker, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
Differences in Mitochondrial Haplotype affect Nuclear Gene Expression which Mediates Metastasis in a Non-Cell Autonomous Manner

Hyun-Eui Kim, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Lipid Communication between Mitochondria and Cytosol

Oleh Khalimonchuk, University of Nebraska, USA
Loss of Mitochondrial Protease OMA1 Alters Proliferative Properties and Promotes Metastatic Growth of Breast Cancer Cells

Yoshiyuki Tsujihata, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd., Japan
Novel Approach for Exploring Small Molecule Regulators of Mitochondrial ATP under Hypoxia in Cardiomyocytes by Live Cell High Content Screening using ATP Biosensor

Allen Kaasik, University of Tartu, Estonia
Miro Proteins are Required for Priming Mitochondria for PINK1 Induced Parkin Translocation

Nicholas R. Weir, Harvard University, USA
Msp1 Antagonizes Integration of Membrane Proteins into Lipid Bilayers

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Chamisa Lobby
17:00—19:15
Mitochondrial/ER Communication
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Maya B. Schuldiner, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Jodi Nunnari, University of California, Davis, USA
ER/Mitochondria Contact Sites as Organizers of Mito Function

Thomas Langer, CECAD Research Center, Germany
Proteolytic Control of Mitochondrial Function

Luca Scorrano, University of Padova, Italy
Unbiased Genetic and Proteomic Screenings Unveil the Mitochondria-Endoplasmic Reticulum Contacts Machinery

György Hajnóczky, Thomas Jefferson University, USA
Calcium and ROS Regulation at the ER-Mitochondrial Interface

19:30—20:30
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Chamisa Ballroom 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Chamisa Ballroom 2

MONDAY, JANUARY 16

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina
08:00—11:00
ROS Signaling
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Heidi M. McBride, McGill University, Canada

Navdeep S. Chandel, Northwestern University, USA
Mitochondria as Signaling Organelles

Gerald S. Shadel, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Adaptive Responses to Mitochondrial Stress

Heide Christine Patterson, Whitehead Institute, USA
Short Talk: Mitochondrial ROS-Induced Syk Signaling Mediates Brown Adipocyte Development and Thermogenesis

Coffee Break

Heinrich Jasper, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, USA
Mitochondrial Stress Signaling, Stem Cells and Lifespan Extension: Lessons from Drosophila

Danica Chen, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Mitochondrial UPR-Mediated Metabolic Checkpoint, Stem Cell Aging and Rejuvenation

11:00—12:00
NIH Funding Opportunities for Mitochondrial Research: Conversation with an NCI Program Officer

Chamisa Ballroom 1
Michael Graham Espey, NCI, National Institutes of Health, USA

12:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

12:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Chamisa Ballroom 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Chamisa Ballroom 2
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Chamisa Lobby
17:00—19:00
Mitochondria/Lysosome Communication
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Oleh Khalimonchuk, University of Nebraska, USA

David M. Sabatini, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
Amino Acid Sensing and Mitochondrial Function

Adam L. Hughes, University of Utah, USA
Pathways of Mitochondria-Lysosome Crosstalk

Maya B. Schuldiner, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Keeping in Touch – Discovering and Characterizing New Contact Sites between Organelles

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Chamisa Ballroom 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Chamisa Ballroom 2

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina
08:00—11:00
Communication Mitochondrial Dysfunction
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Adam L. Hughes, University of Utah, USA

Cole M. Haynes, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Preferential Propagation of Toxic mtDNAs by the UPRmt

Marcia C. Haigis, Harvard Medical School, USA
Mitochondrial Sirtuin Networks

Sebastien Herzig, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Short Talk: Regulation of Mitochondrial Dynamics by AMPK

Coffee Break

Matt Kaeberlein, University of Washington, USA
Mechanisms Linking Severe Mitochondrial Disease and Normative Aging

Jared Rutter, University of Utah, USA
Stress Responsive Mitochondrial Protein Degradation

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Chamisa Ballroom 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Chamisa Ballroom 2
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Chamisa Lobby
17:00—19:00
Mitochondria and Inter-Cellular Communication
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Cole M. Haynes, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA

William B. Mair, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Mitochondrial Plasticity Is Required for AMPK-Mediated Longevity

Michael Ristow, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Mitochondrial Control of Healthy Aging

Heidi M. McBride, McGill University, Canada
The Cell Biology of Metabolic Flux

Meng C. Wang†, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Microbes Tune Mitochondrial Dynamics to Regulate Host Metabolic Adaptation to Environmental Variations

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Chamisa Ballroom 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Chamisa Ballroom 2

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina
08:00—11:15
Mitochondria and Fuel Catabolism
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

Chamisa Ballroom 1
Joshua D. Rabinowitz, Princeton University, USA
Exchange of Mitochondrial Substrates between Tissues

Ralph J. DeBerardinis, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Mitochondrial Metabolism and its Importance in Health and Disease

Desiree Schatton, University of Cologne, Germany
Short Talk: The RNA-Binding Protein CLUH is a Master Regulator of Mitochondrial Catabolic Programme Activated upon Nutrient Deprivation

Coffee Break

* Dave Pagliarini, Morgridge Institute for Research at UW-Madison, USA
Short Talk: Diverse Mitochondrial Protein Functions Revealed by Multi-Omic Mass Spectrometry Profiling

Benjamin Tu, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Adaptive Catabolism during Cell Proliferation

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Meng C. Wang†, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Yi Zhang, NHLBI, National Institutes of Health, USA
Selective Protein Synthesis on the Mitochondrial Surface Drives the mtDNA Selection

Anna M. Schulz, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Gcn2-Mediated Mitochondria Protection during Metabolic Stress

Jonathan Van Vranken, University of Utah School of Medicine, USA
FASII Activates Oxidative Metabolism in Mitochondria via ACP Acylation

Jessica B. Spinelli, Harvard University, USA
Evaluating the Effect of Ammonium on Cancer Cell Homeostasis

Laurent Le Cam, Institut de Recherche en Cancérologie de Montpellier, France
The MDM2 Oncoprotein Controls Complex I Activity and Mitochondrial Dynamics Independently of p53

Martin Ott, Stockholm University, Sweden
Modulation of Cellular Stress Signaling and Aging by Changes in Mitochondrial Translation Accuracy

Veena Prahlad, University of Iowa, USA
Mitochondria-Regulated Immune Pathway in C. elegans is Neuroprotective

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Chamisa Lobby
17:00—19:15
Coordination of Mitochondrial Mass and Physiology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

Chamisa Ballroom 1
* Kathryn E. Wellen, University of Pennsylvania, USA

J. Wade Harper, Harvard Medical School, USA
Digitizing Ubiquitin Signaling for Mitophagy

Maulik Patel, Vanderbilt University, USA
Short Talk: Homeostatic Stress Responses Regulate Selfish Mitochondrial Genome Dynamics

Richard J. Youle, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Mitophagy Regulation

Valentina Perissi, Boston University School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Regulation of Mitochondrial Biogenesis through Mitochondria Retrograde Signaling and Chromatin Remodeling of Nuclear-Encoded Mitochondrial Genes

Nektarios N. Tavernarakis, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Greece
Mitochondrial Turnover and Homeostasis during Aging

19:15—19:30
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/14/2016

Chamisa Ballroom 1
19:30—20:30
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Chamisa Ballroom 2
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Chamisa Ballroom 2

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



We gratefully acknowledge support for this conference from:


Directors' Fund


These generous unrestricted gifts allow our Directors to schedule meetings in a wide variety of important areas, many of which are in the early stages of research.

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We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

Seahorse Bioscience, a part of Agilent Technologies

We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 1R13AG054151-01

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