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#FLRC2020

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Welcome Reception

6:00 - 8:00

Limestone Hall

Thursday, September 24

FLC Day 1 | Hyatt Regency Lexington

Thoroughbred 1-3

8:30 - Check-in / Continental Breakfast

 

Welcome                                                                         

9:30 - Opening Comments

Scott Gordon (University of Kentucky)

Session I: Hepatic, Intestinal, and Peripheral Lipid Metabolism
Chair: Mahmood Hussain (New York University)

 

9:45    John Rawls (Duke University)

  • Microbial regulation of intestinal epithelial lipid metabolism

10:05  Saskia Neher (University of North Carolina)

  • A New Twist on Lipoprotein Lipase Trafficking

10:25  John Stafford (Vanderbilt University)

  • Liver Estrogen Signaling and Prevention of Fatty Liver, Dyslipidemia, and Atherosclerosis

10:45  Selected Abstract

11:05  Selected Abstract

11:25 - Break

Session II: Bioinformatics in Metabolic and CVD Research

Chair: Jake Lusis (UCLA)

 

11:40  Casey Romanoski (University of Arizona)

  •  How do Genetic Differences Influence the Properties of Endothelial Cells?

12:00  Johan Bjorkegren (Icahn School of Medicine)

  • A Systems Network Approach Reveals Major Adipose-to-liver Endocrine Signaling in Cardiometabolic Disease

12:20  Marcus Seldin (UC Irvine)

  • Systems Genetics Approaches to Investigate Inter-tissue Communication Uncovers Adipose Tissue Remodeling as a Driver of Cardiac Metabolism through ITIH5

12:40 - Break

Session III: Lipids and Lipoproteins in Inflammation

Chair: Alison Kohan (University of Pittsburgh)

 

2:00    TBD

2:20    Colin Flaveny (St. Louis University)

  • Stimulating Anti-tumor Immune Activity through Modulation of the Liver-X-Receptor

2:40    Catherine Martel (Université de Montréal)

  •  TBD

3:00    Rotonya Carr (University of Pennsylvania)

  • Perilipin Proteins and Fatty Liver Diseases

3:20    Selected Abstract

 

3:40 – Break

 

4:00 – Rudel Trainee Lecture

Selected Abstracts

 

4:30 - Keynote Speaker: Mahmood Hussain (New York University)

  • Microsomal Triglyceride Transfer Protein: Control of Plasma and Tissue Lipids, Structure Function Analysis and Adipose-Specific Role

 

6:30 – Depart Hotel for Kentucky Castle

 

7:00 – Dinner and Bourbon Experience at The Kentucky Castle

Friday, September 25
FLC Day 2 | University of Kentucky Cardiovascular Research Day 

Bill Gatton Student Center

 

8:00 – 9:00 am
Bus transportation from Hyatt Regency to Gatton Student Center

 

8:30 am

Guest Check–In Begins | Registration Desk

 

Morning Session | Worsham Theater
 

9:00 am - Welcoming Comments

Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc

Director, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center

  

9:05 am - Trainee Presentations I

Selected from abstracts submitted by August 21

 

9:30 am - Faculty Presentation

Selected by Saha Cardiovascular Research Center Faculty

 

10:00 am - BREAK

 

10:15 am - Gill Heart and Vascular Institute Outstanding Contributions to Cardiovascular Research Award

Selected by Gill Award Committee

 

11:00 am - 90 Second Poster Pitches

 

11:15 am - Poster Session I

Odd numbered posters presented and judged

 

Lunch Session | Grand Ballrooms

 

12:00 pm - LUNCH

 

12:30 pm - Lunch Speaker

TBD

 

1:30 pm – BREAK

Afternoon Session | Worsham Theater

 

1:45 pm - 90 Second Poster Pitches

 

2:00 pm - Poster Session II

Even numbered posters presented and judged

 

2:45 pm - Trainee Presentations II

Selected from abstracts submitted by August 31

 

3:15 pm - Distinguished Alumni Speaker

  • Healthcare Transformation and the Need for More Unreasonable Clinician-Researchers

Steven R. Steinhubl, MD

Director, Digital Medicine

Associate Professor of Genomic Research

Scripps Research Translational Institute

 

3:45 pm - BREAK

 

4:00 pm - Gill Heart and Vascular Institute Translational Early Career Award

Selected by Gill Award Committee

4:45 pm - Networking Session | Grand Ballrooms

 

5:30 pm - Dinner & Awards | Grand Ballrooms

Saturday, September 26

FLC Day 3 | Hyatt Regency Downtown Lexington

Thoroughbred 1-3

 

8:30 – Virgil Brown Lecture

Ruth McPherson (University of Ottawa Heart Institute)

  • GWAS for CAD:  From Locus to Function

 

Session V: Genetics of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease
Chair: Ruth McPherson (University of Ottawa Heart Institute)

 

9:15    Robert Bauer (Columbia University)

  • Trouble with Tribbles: Functional Validation of Lipid GWAS Loci

9:35    Ron Do (Icahn School of Medicine)

  • Genotype-first Approaches for Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease

10:15  William Lagor (Baylor College of Medicine)

  • Correction of Lipid Disorders with Liver-directed Genome Editing

10:35  Selected Abstract

10:55  Selected Abstract

 

11:15 – Closing remarks and meeting adjourned