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Bioactive Lipids in the Lipidomics Era
Organizer(s): Sarah Spiegel, Alfred H. Merrill and H. Alex Brown
Date: February 20 - 25, 2007
Location: Sagebrush Inn & Suites, Taos, NM, USA
Supported by the Director's Fund
Summary of Meeting:
The identification of many receptors and targets of bioactive lipid mediators has led to research uncovering their roles in regulating many important normal and pathophysiological processes. It has become evident that the biological activities and functions of lipid signaling molecules are dependent on both their molecular structures and complex cell-specific interactions among the different pathways involved in their biosynthesis and metabolism. The growing complexity of these interactions and the thousands of cellular lipids, together with genomics and proteomics technology already in place, has emphasized the need for development of complementary lipidomics technology. The goal of this meeting is to bring investigators studying signaling and metabolism of bioactive lipids together with researchers who are now developing lipidomics methods for exhaustive characterization and systematic measurement by mass spectrometry of the lipidome, ie cellular lipids, their precursors and their metabolites. The program of this meeting has been designed to foster and synergize research in these areas.
Scholarship Deadline: October 20 2006
Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 20 2006
Abstract Deadline: November 20 2006
Discounted Registration Deadline: December 20 2006
We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:
Advion BioSciences, Inc.Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc.
Cayman Chemical Company, Inc.
Matreya LLC
We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Grant No. 1R13GM080134-01
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