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Mitochondrial Biology (Z1)

joint with the meeting on Selective Autophagy (Z2)

Scientific Organizers: Jodi Nunnari, Anu Suomalainen-Wartiovaara and Koji Okamoto


April 22—26, 2018

Westin Miyako Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan


Sponsored by Astellas Pharma Inc. and Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences


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

DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Dec 19, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Dec 19, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jan 16, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Feb 22, 2018 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-Z1 "Mitochondrial 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 December 19, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After December 19, 2017 until March 11, 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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December 19, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 22, 2018 920.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After February 22, 2018 1120.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 22, 2018 695.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After February 22, 2018 895.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
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Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 19, 2017

*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 January 16, 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: December 19, 2017

*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: January 16, 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 December 19, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: February 22, 2018

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


Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 695.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1120.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 895.00 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 Sunday, April 22 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, April 26 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, April 27 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, APRIL 22

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Mizuho Foyer

MONDAY, APRIL 23

08:00—08:30
Poster Setup

Mizuho North
08:00—17:00
Poster Viewing

Mizuho North
08:30—10:00
Welcome and Keynote Session (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Mizuho South
David M. Sabatini, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
mTOR and Lysosomes in Growth Control

Jennifer A. Lippincott-Schwartz, Howard Hughes Medical Institute - Janelia Farm, USA
Autophagy's Role in Mitochondrial Function and Dysfunction

Coffee Break

10:30—12:15
Mitochondrial Dynamics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Mizuho South
Heidi M. McBride, McGill University, Canada
Mitochondrial-Derived Vesicles and Autoimmunity in Parkinson's Disease

David C. Chan, California Institute of Technology, USA
Mitochondrial Fusion and Fission in Health and Disease

Thomas Langer, CECAD Research Center, Germany
Proteolytic Control of Mitochondrial Membrane Homeostasis

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Selective Autophagy (Z2)

10:30—12:15
Aggrephagy and Neurodegenerative Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Yamashiro
Ai Yamamoto, Columbia University, USA
Selective Autophagy in the CNS

Hong Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Loss of Collagen Related to the Cuticle Annular Furrow Activates Systemic Autophagy

Anne Simonsen, University of Oslo, Norway
Regulation of selective autophagy

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

12:15—13:00
Lunch

Mizuho North
12:30—14:30
Poster Session 1

Mizuho North
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1

Mizuho South
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Selective Autophagy (Z2)

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1

Yamashiro
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Mizuho Foyer
17:00—19:00
Mitochondrial Quality Control
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Mizuho South
Luca Scorrano, University of Padova, Italy
Localized Accumulation of Autophagosomes at Axonal Hillocks Depletes Axons from Damaged Mitochondria

Andrew G. Dillin, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Mitochondrial Unfolded Protein Responses

Aleksandra Trifunovic, University of Cologne, Germany
Quality Control of Mitochondrial Complex I

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Selective Autophagy (Z2)

17:00—19:00
Autophagy Receptors and Other Machinery in Selective Autophagy
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Yamashiro
Sascha Martens, University of Vienna, Austria
Templating Autophagosomal Membrane Growth during Selective Autophagy

Masaaki Komatsu, School of Medicine Niigata University, Japan
Selective Autophagy Regulates Lipid Metabolism

Christian Behrends, Ludwig Maximilians University München, Germany
Autophagosomal Content Profiling as Tool to Dissect the Contribution of Autophagy to Proteostasis

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00
On Own for Dinner


TUESDAY, APRIL 24

08:30—11:30
Mitophagy (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Mizuho South
Richard J. Youle, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, USA
Pink1-Parkin Pathway

Ivan Dikic, Goethe University Medical School, Germany
Ubiquitin and TBK1 interplay in Selective Autophagy

Coffee Break

Erika L. F. Holzbaur, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Dynamics of Autophagy and Mitophagy in Neurons

Koji Okamoto, Osaka University, Japan
Regulation of Mitochondrial Clearance via ER Factors

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Mizuho North
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mizuho North
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Mizuho Foyer
17:00—19:00
Mitochondrial Motility and Distribution
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Mizuho South
Thomas L. Schwarz, Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, USA
Mitochondrial Motility

Benoit Kornmann, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Mechanical Force Induces Mitochondrial Fission via the Canonical Fission Machinery

Laura L. Lackner, Northwestern University, USA
Mitochondrial Anchors: Positioning Mitochondria and More

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Selective Autophagy (Z2)

17:00—19:00
Xenophahy and Autophagy in Immunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Yamashiro
Vojo Deretic, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, USA
GALTOR Regulates mTOR and AMPK and Links Metabolic and Quality Control Functions of Autophagy in Endomembrane Damage

Herbert (Skip) W. Virgin, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Regulation of Inflammation and Immunity by Autophagy Genes

John Hunter Brumell, Hospital for Sick Children, Canada
How ATG Proteins Limit Listeria Spread

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

Mizuho North
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Mizuho North

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25

08:30—11:30
Metabolism (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Mizuho South
Speaker to be Announced

Andrea Ballabio, Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Italy
An mTOR-TFEB Feedback Loop Controls the Response to Starvation and Physical Exercise and is Deregulated in Cancer

Coffee Break

Anu Suomalainen Wartiovaara, University of Helsinki, Finland
Metabolic Basis of Mitochondrial Disease

Norbert Perrimon, Harvard Medical School, USA
Physiological Regulation of Organismal Homeostasis

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

Mizuho North
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mizuho North
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Mizuho Foyer
17:00—19:00
Mitochondrial Communication I
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Mizuho South
Jodi Nunnari, University of California, Davis, USA
Mitochondrial Behavior

Jared Rutter, University of Utah, USA
Novel Mitochondrial Biochemistry

Peter Walter, HHMI/University of California, San Francisco, USA
Signaling in the Unfolded Protein Response

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Selective Autophagy (Z2)

17:00—19:00
Organellophagy Other than Mitophagy
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Yamashiro
Hitoshi Nakatogawa, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Molecular Mechanisms of Organellophagy in Yeast

Eric H. Baehrecke, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Novel regulators of organelle autophagy

Tamotsu Yoshimori, Osaka University, Japan
Lysophagy

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

Mizuho North
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Mizuho North

THURSDAY, APRIL 26

07:30—08:00
Poster Setup

08:00—17:00
Poster Viewing

08:30—11:30
Regulation of Mitochondrial Biogenesis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Mizuho South
Nikolaus Pfanner, University of Freiburg, Germany
Protein Biogenesis and Architecture of Mitochondria

Elena I. Rugarli, University of Cologne, Germany
Post-Transcriptional Control of Mitochondrial Function

Coffee Break

Eric A. Shoubridge, McGill University, Canada
Biogenesis and Roles of Mitochondrial RNA Granules

L. Stirling Churchman, Harvard Medical School, USA
Co-regulation of Mitochondrial and Cytosolic Translation Programs

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Selective Autophagy (Z2)

08:30—11:30
Endo-Lysosome System
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Yamashiro
Noboru Mizushima, University of Tokyo, Japan
ATG Genes in Zebrafish and Mice

Marja Jäättelä, Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Denmark
Lysosomal STAT3 Regulates Intracellular Proton Equilibrium

Coffee Break

Speaker to be Announced

Harald Stenmark, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
Lysosome Repair vs Lysophagy

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—12:30
Lunch

12:00—14:30
Poster Session 4

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2

Mizuho South
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Selective Autophagy (Z2)

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2

Yamashiro
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Mizuho Foyer
17:00—18:45
Mitochondrial Communication II
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Mizuho South
Toshiya Endo, Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan
Mitochondrial Protein And Lipid Trafficking

William A. Prinz, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, USA
Membrane Contact-Mediated Lipid Transport

Gia K. Voeltz, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
ER-Linked Mitochondrial Division


Following Session is for Selective Autophagy (Z2)

17:00—18:45
Therapeutic Regulation of Autophagy
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Yamashiro
Jayanta Debnath, University of California, San Francisco, USA
NBR1, Selective Autophagy and Metastasis

Beat Nyfeler, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Switzerland
Phenotypic Screening Paradigms for Autophagy Pathway Regulators

Beth Levine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Autophagy Induction in Cancer and Other Diseases

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

Mizuho South

Following Session is for Selective Autophagy (Z2)

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/22/2018

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

Mizuho North
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.

Mizuho North

FRIDAY, APRIL 27

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



We gratefully acknowledge support for this conference from:


Directors' Fund


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Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

Astellas Pharma Inc. Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences

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BioElectron Technology Corporation

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