Featured Speakers

E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD
Chair and Department Executive Officer of the Department of Internal Medicine and Director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC) at the University of Iowa

Paolo Bernardi, MD
Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences of the University of Padova, Italy

David A. Brown, PhD
Associate Professor at Virginia Tech

Edward T. Chouchani, PhD
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School

Roberta A. Gottlieb, MD
Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

David A. Hood, PhD
Professor at York University

Laura Lackner, PhD
Associate Professor at Northwestern University, Department of Molecular Biosciences

Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, PhD
Senior Group Leader at Janelia Research Campus

David J. Marcinek, PhD
University of Washington, Department of Radiology

Deborah M. Muoio, PhD
Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology & Cancer Biology at Duke University

Elizabeth Murphy, PhD
Head of the Cardiac Physiology Section in the Cardiovascular Branch at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

David J. Pagliarini, PhD
Lead Investigator and Arthur C. Nielsen Jr. Chair of Metabolism at the Morgridge Institute for Research and an Associate Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Liza A. Pon, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology and the Institute of Human Nutrition, and Director of the Confocal and Specialized Microscopy Shared Resource at Columbia University

Natalie Porat-Shliom, PhD
Earl Stadtman Investigator at the National Cancer Institute, NIH

Junichi Sadoshima, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair of the Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Orian S. Shirihai, MD, PhD
Chair, Metabolism Theme at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Mark A. Tarnopolsky, MD, PhD
Clinical and Research Director of the Corkins/Lammert Family Neuromuscular and Neurometabolic Clinic at McMaster University

Rong Tian, MD, PhD
Professor and Director of the Interdisciplinary Mitochondria & Metabolism Center at the University of Washington

Gia K. Voeltz, PhD
Professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder