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Drivers of Type 2 Diabetes: From Genes to Environment (S1)

Scientific Organizers: Kyong Soo Park, Young-Bum Kim and Zoltan P. Arany


October 7—11, 2018

Grand Hilton Seoul, Seoul, South Korea


Supported by the Directors' Fund


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for oral short talks. Abstracts for poster display opportunities will be accepted until 6 weeks before meeting start date midnight MST.
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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Jun 25, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Jun 25, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jul 10, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Aug 7, 2018 [details]


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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-S1 "Drivers of Type 2 Diabetes: From Genes to Environment" 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 June 25, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After June 25, 2018 until August 26, 2018 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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June 25, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On August 7, 2018 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After August 7, 2018 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On August 7, 2018 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After August 7, 2018 920.00 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: June 25, 2018

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

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 July 10, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

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


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: June 25, 2018

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


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: July 10, 2018

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


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 June 25, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: August 7, 2018

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


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 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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We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report any calls or correspondence you might have received to Keystone Symposia and book only through lodging links in your Keystone Symposia account, an established travel agency or directly with the hotel(s) listed on our website.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 24 hr (international) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, October 7 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, October 11 with a closing plenary session from 16:00 to 18:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, October 12 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

Foyer
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Foyer

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8

9:00 AM—12:00 PM
Epigenetics and Metabolic Control in Diabetes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Convention Hall
Mark I. McCarthy, University of Oxford, UK
The Genetic and Epigenomic Architecture of Type 2 Diabetes

Juleen R. Zierath, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Skeletal Muscle Mediators and Exercise-Induced Adaptations Governing Insulin Sensitivity: Turning Back Time on Diabetes Pathogenesis

Coffee Break

Yoshihiro Ogawa, Kyushu University, Japan
Role of DNA Methylation in Early Life and its Impact in Later Life

Charlotte A. Ling, Lund University, Sweden
Epigenetic Mechanisms Linking Environmental Factors and Type 2 Diabetes

Hyunki Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
Short Talk: PRMT1-dependent Histone Arginine Methylation Regulates Mature β Cell Identity

Heshan Peiris, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Conditional Genetics and Human Islet Studies to Discover Diabetes Risk Gene Function

12:00—1:30 PM
On Own for Lunch

12:00—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Emerald & Convention Hall
1:00—9:30 PM
Poster Viewing

Emerald & Convention Hall
1:30—3:30 PM
Workshop 1

Convention Hall
Yun-Hee Lee, Yonsei University, South Korea
Micro-Environmental Regulation of in vivo Beige Adipogenesis by Gap Junctional Interactions between Adipocyte Progenitors and Macrophages

Meilian Liu, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, USA
Adipose mTORC1 Suppresses Prostaglandin Signaling and Beige Adipogenesis via the CRTC2-COX-2 Pathway

Hyun Cheol Roh, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
Warming Induces Significant Reprogramming of Beige, But Not Brown, Adipocyte Cellular Identity

Haiyan Zhou, Central South University, China
DsbA-L Deficiency in CD4+ T Cells Promote Diet-Induced Thermogenesis through Inhibiting IFN-γ Production

Jee Hyung Sohn, Seoul National University, South Korea
Plin1 Deficiency Promotes Inflammatory Responses in Lean Adipose Tissue through Lipid Dysregulation

Mukul Prasad†, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Themis Regulating T Cell - Microbiome Axis in Type 2 Diabetes

Samuel Klein, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Does Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery have Weight Loss Independent Therapeutic Effects on Multi-Organ Insulin Sensitivity and β-cell Function in People with Type 2 Diabetes?

3:30—4:00 PM
Coffee Available

Foyer
4:00—6:00 PM
Environmental Triggers in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Convention Hall
Chirag J. Patel, Harvard Medical School, USA
Challenges and Opportunities in Mapping the Exposome of Type 2 Diabetes

Kristin L. Eckel-Mahan, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center, USA
Mechanisms Underlying Diet-Induced Circadian Reprogramming

David D. Moore, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
Regulation of Liver Energy Balance by Nutrient-Sensing Nuclear Receptors

Raffaele Gerlini, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
Short Talk: Paternal Overweight Determines Transgenerational Glucose Intolerance via Polycomb

6:00—7:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Emerald & Convention Hall
6:30—9:00 PM
Poster Session 1

Emerald & Convention Hall

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

8:00—9:00 AM
Poster Setup

Emerald & Convention Hall
9:00 AM—6:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Emerald & Convention Hall
9:00 AM—12:00 PM
Physiological Drivers in Hunger and Energy Homeostasis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Convention Hall
Min-Seon Kim, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, South Korea
Hypothalamic Inflammation in Diet-Induced Obesity

Allison W. Xu, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Gene-Diet Interaction in the Regulation of Energy Balance and Macronutrient Preference

Coffee Break

Vincent Prevot, INSERM, University of Lille, France
Role of Hypothalamic Tanycytes in Metabolic Homeostasis

Henriette R. Frikke-Schmidt, University of Michigan, USA
Short Talk: Exploring GFRAL Neuroanatomy and Function

Qiwei Zhai†, Shanghai Institute of Nutrition and Health,SIBS,CAS, China
Short Talk: Short-Term Tamoxifen Treatment has Long-Term Effects on Metabolism in High-Fat Diet Mice Involved with Nmnat2 in POMC Neurons

12:00—1:30 PM
Lunch

Emerald & Convention Hall
1:00—3:30 PM
Poster Session 2

Emerald & Convention Hall
3:30—4:00 PM
Coffee Available

Foyer
4:00—6:00 PM
Microvesicles, Noncoding RNA, and Intercellular Communications
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Convention Hall
Chen-Yu Zhang, Nanjing University, China
Pancreatic Islet-Released miR-29 Family Members Travel to Liver and Contribute to Hepatic Insulin Resistance

Markus Stoffel, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
MicroRNA Networks in Metabolic Tissues

Soazig Le Lay, INSERM, University of Angers, France
Extracellular Vesicles Derived from Adipocytes and Obesity-Associated Metabolic Dysfunctions

Prakash Nagarkatti, University of South Carolina, USA
Short Talk: MicroRNA-30 Regulates Pro-Inflammatory Adipose Tissue Macrophage-Polarization through Notch Signaling and Provides a Therapeutic Target for Metabolic Disease

6:00 PM
On Own for Dinner
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

9:00 AM—12:00 PM
Novel Signaling Players Linking to Insulin Resistance
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Convention Hall
Barbara B. Kahn, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, USA
Novel Class of Signaling Lipids with Beneficial Metabolic Effects

Kohjiro Ueki, Research Institute, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan
Role of Hepatic Activin B in the Control of Glucose Homeostasis

Coffee Break

Andrew C. Adams, Eli Lilly and Company, USA
FGF21 Signaling in Insulin Action

Young-Bum Kim, Harvard Medical School, USA
ApolipoproteinJ (ApoJ) Is a Novel Regulator of Insulin Resistance

Raziel Rojas-Rodriguez, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Short Talk: A Placenta-Adipose Tissue Signaling Mechanism Supports Maternal Metabolism and Protects Against Gestational Diabetes

Ara Koh, Gothenburg University, Sweden
Short Talk: Mechanistic Studies of the Impact of Microbially Produced Histidine-Derived Metabolites on Insulin Signaling

12:00—4:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

12:00—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Emerald & Convention Hall
1:00—9:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Emerald & Convention Hall
3:30—4:00 PM
Coffee Available

Foyer
4:00—6:00 PM
Adaptation of beta Cell to Chronic Metabolic Stress
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Convention Hall
Susumu Seino, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Beta Cell Glutamate Metabolism in Insulin Secretion

Lori Sussel, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, USA
Pancreatic Beta-Cell Identity and Function in Diabetes

Yuval Dor, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Israel
The effect of Glucose on beta Cell Regeneration

Jinsook Son, Columbia University, USA
Short Talk: Analysis of beta Cell Dedifferentiation using Single-Cell RNA-seq of Human Type 2 Diabetics

6:00—7:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Emerald & Convention Hall
6:30—9:00 PM
Poster Session 3

Emerald & Convention Hall

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

9:00 AM—12:00 PM
Molecular Targets for Nutrient Sensing and Signaling
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Grand Ballroom
E. Dale Abel, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, USA
Autophagy and Nutrient Sensing

Zoltan P. Arany, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Diabetes and Branched Chain Amino Acid Metabolism

Coffee Break

Kyong Soo Park, Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea
Novel Target for Lipid Sensing and Signaling

Feifan Guo, Institute for Nutritional Sciences, China
Central and Peripheral Mechanisms Underlying Glucocorticoid-Increased Adiposity

Paula Ortega-Prieto, INSERM U1016, France
Short Talk: Importance of the OGT-ChREBP-PPARalpha Axis in Hepatic Glucose Sensing

Cholsoon Jang, Princeton University, USA
Short Talk: Intestinal Fructose Metabolism and Fatty Liver.

12:00—1:30 PM
On Own for Lunch

1:30—3:30 PM
Workshop 2: Novel Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes Mellitus

Grand Ballroom
Bhagirath Chaurasia, University of Utah, USA
Targeting a Double-Bond in Ceramides to Treat Insulin Resistance and Steatohepatitis

Mitzi Nagarkatti, University of South Carolina, USA
Cannabinoid Receptor 1 Blockade Attenuates Metabolic Inflammation and High-Fat Diet-Induced Obesity through Regulation of Gut Microbial Dysbiosis

Yong Jae Lee, CKD Research Institute, South Korea
CKD-508: A New Potent Therapy for Dyslipidemia

Melissa L. Borg, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
CRHR2 Agonist Improves Skeletal Muscle Insulin Sensitivity and Muscle Function in Diet-Induced Obese Mice

KyeongJin Kim, Columbia University, USA
Kctd17, A Novel Regulator in Obesity-Induced Insulin Resistance and Fatty Liver

Saswata Talukdar, Merck, USA
Evolving Mechanisms and Continued Challenges of the FGF21 Pathway as a Therapeutic Agent

In-Kyu Lee, Kyungpook National University Hospital, South Korea
PDK4 Mediates Skeletal Muscle Insulin Resistance by Increasing MAM Formation

3:30—4:00 PM
Coffee Available

Foyer
4:00—5:45 PM
Systemic Regulation of Adipocytes in Diabetes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

Grand Ballroom
Philipp E. Scherer, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
The Adipocyte in Systemic Energy Regulation

Aimin Xu, University of Hong Kong, China
Neuroimmune Interactions in the Browning of White Adipose Tissue

David E. James, University of Sydney, Australia
New Insights into Insulin Resistance

5:45—6:00 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 09/07/2018

6:00—7:00 PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Grand Ballroom
7:00—10:00 PM
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.

Grand Ballroom

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

Hanmi Pharmaceuticals LG Chem

We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:



Eli Lilly and Company


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