Beaver Run Resort Floorplan

Registered Attendees


Registered attendees (and speakers, organizers, etc.) will have access to the following items from their Account page:

  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

  • Full participant list, including joint meeting participants
  • Printable Invoices and Invitation Letters
  • Scholarship Information
  • Lodging Information

Login to My Account page

Mitochondrial Dysfunction: From Ultra-Rare Diseases to Aging (B2)

Scientific Organizers: Vamsi K. Mootha and Dan Gottschling


February 19—23, 2021

Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


BEWARE of booking lodging through companies unaffiliated with Keystone Symposia. Click here for more details.

Keystone Symposia is committed to maintaining a positive and respectful environment at its meetings. To this end, please review and comply with our policies.

** Registration opens in January 2020 **



Discounted Abstract Deadline:

*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 )

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.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline:

*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.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline:

*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 )

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 15, 2020

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


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1045.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 820.00 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.

Please be advised that some meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services, including "Exhibitors Housing Services," “Expo Housing Services,” "Global Housing," etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling, without any actual knowledge to that effect, and pressure you into giving them your credit card number to make a lodging reservation with them.

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 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Friday, February 19 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Tuesday, February 23 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Wednesday, February 24 in order to fully experience the meeting.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Session
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2021

Eric A. Shoubridge†, McGill University, Canada
Mitochondria and mtDNA Pathogenesis in Rare Diseases

Cynthia Kenyon†, Calico, USA
Genetic Programs and Mitochondrial Physiology in Aging

09:30—09:50
Coffee Break

09:50—11:45
Human Genetics and Markers of Orphan Mitochondrial Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2021

David R. Thorburn, Murdoch Children's Res Inst, Australia
mtDNA and Nuclear Genetic Basis of Mitochondrial Disease

Anu Suomalainen Wartiovaara, University of Helsinki, Finland
Stress Responses as Biomarkers of Mitochondrial Disease

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
mtDNA Molecular Biology and Molecular Pathogenesis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2021

Agnel Sfeir, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Origins of the mtDNA Deletion

Claes Gustafsson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Regulation of Mitochondrial Transcription in Mammalian Cells

Maria Falkenberg, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Mitochondrial DNA Replication in Mammalian Cells

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
mtDNA Surveillance and Transmission
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2021

Cole M. Haynes, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
mtDNA Quality Control in Worm Germline

Liza A. Pon, Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Mitochondrial Quality Control and Aging

Coffee Break

Ruth Lehmann†, New York University, USA
mtDNA Quality Control in Drosophila

Nils-Goran Larsson, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Selection/Transmission of mtDNA in Mice

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Mitochondrial Cell Biology and Dynamics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2021

Jodi Nunnari, University of California, Davis, USA
Mitochondrial Dynamics in Yeast

David C. Chan, California Institute of Technology, USA
Mitochondrial Dynamics in Mammals

Dan Gottschling, Calico, USA
Mitochondria, Lysosomes, and Aging

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Mitochondrial Redox Metabolism
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2021

Ruma Banerjee†, University of Michigan, USA
H2S and Mitochondrial Metabolism

Kate Carroll, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Reactivity Profiling of the Proteome

Coffee Break

Bruce M. Spiegelman, Harvard Medical School, USA
Mitochondrial Biogenesis and Energy Expenditure

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Mitochondrial Metabolism and Aging in Metazoan Models
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2021

Andrew G. Dillin, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Mitokines in Worms

Alexander Soukas, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Metformin Action in Aging and Longevity

Meng C. Wang, Baylor College of Medicine/HHMI, USA
Lysosome-Mitochondria Crosstalk in Longevity Regulation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Emerging Therapeutic Modalities
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2021

Vishal M. Gohil, Texas A&M University, USA
Therapeutic approaches to Disorders of Copper Metabolism

Vamsi K. Mootha, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Hypoxia as a Therapy for Mitochondrial Disorders

Coffee Break

Michio Hirano†, Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Nucleoside Bypass Therapy for Mitochondrial Disease

Sir Doug Turnbull†, Newcastle University, UK
Preventing Transmission of mtDNA Disease with Mitochondrial Donation

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Age-Associated Degenerative Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2021

Noga Ron-Harel, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Mitochondria in T Cell Activation and Aging

Richard J. Youle, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, USA
PINK/PARKIN System and Neurodegeneration

Kevan M. Shokat†, University of California, San Francisco, USA
New Kinase Inhibitors for Mitochondrial Disease

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/19/2021

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

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.


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



We appreciate the organizations that provide Keystone Symposia with additional support, such as marketing and advertising:


Click here to view more of these organizations


Special thanks to the following for their support of Keystone Symposia initiatives to increase participation at this meeting by scientists from underrepresented backgrounds:


Click here to view more of these organizations


If your organization is interested in joining these entities in support of Keystone Symposia, please contact: Sarah Lavicka, Director of Corporate Relations, Email: sarahl@keystonesymposia.org,
Phone:+1 970-262-2690

Click here for more information on Industry Support and Recognition Opportunities.

If you are interested in becoming an advertising/marketing in-kind partner, please contact:
Nick Dua, Senior Director, Communications, Email: nickd@keystonesymposia.org,
Phone:+1 970-262-1179