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.


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

  • Johan Auwerx
    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Anne Brunet
    Stanford University, USA
  • Heather Christofk
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Ben Cravatt
    The Scripps Research Institute, USA
  • Ralph DeBerardinis
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
  • Russell Debose-Boyd
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
  • Helen Hobbs
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
  • Gokhan Hotamisligil
    Harvard School of Public Health (tentative)
  • 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
    University of Cambridge, UK
  • David Sabatini
    Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
  • Gerald Shadel
    Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
  • Gerald Shulman
    Yale University, USA
  • Peter Tontonoz
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Gia Voeltz
    University of Colorado – Boulder
  • Tobias Walther
    Harvard Medical School
  • Eileen White
    Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

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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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