Agenda

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

8:25am – 8:30am
Welcome Remarks
Brian Glancy, PhD, Chair (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases National Institutes of Health, NIH)

8:30am – 9:15am
Keynote Presentation, Genetics Meets Energetics: A Systems Approach to Human Mitochondrial Disease
Vamsi K. Mootha, MD (Howard Hughes Medical Institute)

Mitochondrial Networks 1
Moderator:
Paul M. Hwang, MD, PhD (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH)

9:15am – 9:45am
Mitochondrial Dynamics and Cardiometabolic Disease
E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD (FOEDRC, University of Iowa)

9:45am – 10:15am
ER-Mitochondrial Contact Sites Are Dynamic Hubs for Morphological Decision Making
Gia K. Voeltz, PhD (University of Colorado, Howard Hughes Medical Institute)

10:15am – 10:30am
BREAK

10:30am – 11:00am
Mitochondrial Turnover in Muscle: Effects of Exercise and Age
David A. Hood, PhD (York University)

11:00am – 11:30am
Imaging Cell Survival Under Starvation: Crosstalk Between Mitochondria, Lipid Droplets and Autophagy
Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, PhD (Janelia Research Campus)

11:30am-11:50am
Oral Abstract: VCP Inhibitors Relieve Mitofusin-Dependent Mitochondria Defects Due to VCP Mutants
Ming Guo, MD, PhD (University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine)

11:50am – 12:30am
LUNCH

12:30pm – 2:00pm
Poster Session 1

Mitochondrial Energetics 1
Moderator:
Haiming Cao, PhD (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH)

2:00pm – 2:30pm
The Mitochondrial Permeability Transition and F-ATP Synthase: Where Do We Stand
Paolo Bernardi, MD (University of Padova)

2:30pm – 3:00pm
Role of Mitochondria in Cell Death and Cardioprotection
Elizabeth Murphy, PhD (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH)

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Nutraceutical Supplements/Mitochondrial Cocktail as a Therapy for Mitochondrial Dysfunction
Mark. A. Tarnopolsky, MD, PhD (McMaster University)

3:30pm – 3:45pm
BREAK

3:45pm – 4:15pm
Mitochondrial Energetics of Aging Muscle: From Organelle to In Vivo
David J. Marcinek, PhD (University of Washington)

4:15pm – 4:45pm
Mitochondrial Dynamics in Intact Tissues Using Intravital Microscopy
Natalie Porat-Shliom, PhD (National Cancer Institute, NIH)

4:45pm – 5:05pm
Oral Abstract: C Subunit of the ATP Synthase Is an Amyloidogenic Channel Forming Peptide: Possible Implications in Mitochondrial Pathogenesis
Giuseppe Federico Amodeo, PhD (New York University)

Friday, September 27, 2019

8:40am – 8:45am
Welcome Remarks

Mitochondrial Energetics II
Moderator:
Michael N. Sack, MD, PhD (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH)

8:45am – 9:15am
Why succinate? A Unifying Mechanism for Systemic Bioenergetic Regulation
Edward Chouchani, PhD (Harvard Medical School)

9:15am – 9:45am
Mitochondrial NAD and Heart Function
Rong Tian, MD, PhD (University of Washington)

9:45am – 10:15am
An Essential Phosphatase for Promoting Mammalian Mitochondrial Metabolism and Biogenesis
David J. Pagliarini, PhD (Morgridge Institute for Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison)

10:15am – 10:30am
BREAK

10:30am – 11:00am
Mitochondria at the Crossroads of Bioenergetics and Metabolic Health
Deborah M. Muoio, PhD (Duke University, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute)

11:00am – 11:30am
Mitochondrial Medicine: Novel Insights from Mitochondria-targeting Peptides
David A. Brown, PhD (Virginia Tech)

11:30am – 11:50am
Oral Abstract: Mechanism of Mitochondrial Calcium Uniporter Regulation
Vivek Garg, PhD (University of California San Francisco)

11:50am – 12:30pm
LUNCH

12:30pm – 2:00pm
Poster Session 2

Mitochondrial Networks II
Moderator:
Hong Xu, PhD (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH)

2:00pm – 2:30pm
Mitochondrial Anchors: Positioning Mitochondria and More
Laura Lackner, PhD (Northwestern University)

2:30pm – 3:00pm
Mitochondrial Dynamics in the Regulation of Fuel Preference and Energy Expenditure
Orian S. Shirihai, MD, PhD (UCLA)

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Approaches to Monitoring Mitochondrial Turnover
Roberta A. Gottlieb, MD (Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center)

3:30pm – 3:45pm
BREAK

3:45pm – 4:15pm
It’s a Matter of Mitochondrial Quality
Liza A. Pon, PhD (Columbia University)

4:15 – 4:45pm
Two forms of Mitophagy in Diabetic Hearts
Junichi Sadoshima, MD, PhD (Rutgers New Jersey Medical School)

4:45pm – 5:05pm
Oral Abstract: Regulation of Mitochondrial Network Organization in Muscles
Prasanna Katti, PhD (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH)

5:05pm – 5:15pm
Closing Remarks
Robert S. Balaban, PhD (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH)