This meeting is conducted in partnership with UW-Madison and the Lausanne Integrative Metabolism and Nutrition Alliance (LIMNA). It will bring together a diverse group of scientists who investigate the basic mechanistic underpinnings of metabolic disorders and pioneer new approaches for probing and quantifying metabolic processes.

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Conference Organizers


  • Alan D. Attie, Ph.D.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Johan Auwerx, M.D.
    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Emily P. Balskus, Ph.D.
    Harvard University, USA
  • Navdeep S. Chandel, Ph.D.
    Northwestern University, USA
  • Joshua J. Coon, Ph.D.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • John M. Denu, Ph.D.
    University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA
  • Andy Dillin, Ph.D.
    UC Berkeley – MCB, USA
  • Robert V. Farese, Jr., Ph.D.
    Harvard Medical School, USA
  • Aleksandra Filipovska, Ph.D.
    University of Western Australia, Australia
  • Marcia Haigis, Ph.D.
    Harvard Medical School, USA
  • Cole Haynes, Ph.D.
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
  • Matthew Hirschey, Ph.D.
    Duke University, USA
  • Barbara B. Kahn, M.D.
    Harvard Medical School, USA
  • Christian M. Metallo, Ph.D.
    University of California, San Diego, USA
  • Vamsi K. Mootha, M.D.
    Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
  • Jodi Nunnari, PhD.
    University of California- Davis, USA
  • Markus Ralser, Ph.D.
    The Francis Crick Institute – London, UK
  • Jared Rutter, Ph.D.
    University of Utah, USA
  • Patrick Seale, Ph.D.
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
  • Reuben J. Shaw, Ph.D.
    Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
  • Bruce M. Spiegelman, Ph.D.
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, USA
  • Anu Suomalainen, M.D./Ph.D.
    University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
  • Benjamin P. Tu, Ph.D.
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
  • Matthew G. Vander Heiden, M.D./Ph.D.
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Claudio J. Villanueva, Ph.D.
    University of Utah, USA


Morgridge Institute for Research, Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard Street, Madison, WI

In the heart of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, you will find the Discovery Building. This meeting’s activities will all take place on the first floor of this building.

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Registration Information

The registration fee includes admission to the talks and poster sessions, the program book, a welcome reception, lunches, breaks, and the banquet.

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Registration will close on 9 / 1 / 2018

Fees and Deadlines

  • Student Registration: $200.00
  • Early Non-Student Registration (before June 30th): $250.00
  • Non-Student Registration (after June 30th): $300.00
Morgridge Institue for Research

About the Morgridge Institute for Research

As an independent research organization, the Morgridge Institute for Research explores uncharted scientific territory to discover tomorrow’s cures. In affiliation with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, we support researchers who take a fearless approach to advancing human health in emerging fields such as regenerative biology, metabolism, virology and medical engineering. Through public programming, we work to inspire scientific curiosity in everyday life.

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