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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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.

2019 Speakers

  • Rozalyn Anderson, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Johan Auwerx, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Anne Brunet, Stanford University, USA
  • Heather Christofk, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Ben Cravatt, Scripps Research, USA
  • Ralph DeBerardinis, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
  • Russell Debose-Boyd, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
  • Jing Fan, Morgridge Institute for Research and University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Helen Hobbs, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
  • Gokhan Hotamisligil, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
  • Katja Lamia, Scripps Research, USA
  • Heidi McBride, McGill University, Canada
  • Deborah Muoio, Duke University Medical Center, USA
  • Erika Pearce, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Germany
  • Joshua Rabinowitz, Princeton University, USA
  • Markus Ralser, Charité University Medicine, Berlin, and The Francis Crick Institute, London
  • Elena Rugarli, University of Cologne, Germany
  • David Sabatini, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
  • Gerald Shadel, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
  • Gerald Shulman, Yale University, USA
  • Peter Tontonoz, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Gia Voeltz, HHMI/University of Colorado – Boulder, USA
  • Tobias Walther, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
  • Eileen White, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, USA

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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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