KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

*Michael Hall 

Biozentrum University of Basel, Switzerland

TOR signalling


*Lewis Cantley 

Weill Cornell Medical College, USA

AMPK and cancer

Invited Speakers:


*Houman Ashrafian, Oxford, UK (mouse models for human AMPK mutations)
*Marta Bosch, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain (AMPK and lipid droplets)
*David Carling, Imperial College London, UK (AMPK structure and regulation)
*Hong-Ping Guan, Merck, USA (mouse models of human AMPK mutations)
*Kun-Liang Guan, UC San Diego, USA (crosstalk between AMPK and the Hippo pathway)
*Grahame Hardie, University of Dundee, UK (AMPK structure and regulation)
*Russell Jones, McGill University, Canada (AMPK and cancer)
*Takashi Kadowaki, The University of Tokyo, Japan (adiponectin signalling and AMPK)
*Bruce Kemp, University of Melbourne, Australia (AMPK structure and regulation)
*Ravi Kurumbail, Pfizer, USA (AMPK structure and drug development)
*Sheng-Cai Lin, Xiamen University, China (AMPK regulation)
*Miguel Lopez, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (role of AMPK in hypothalamus)
*Karsten Melcher, Van Andel Research Institute, Michigan, USA (AMPK structure and regulation)
*Arnim Pause, McGill University, Canada (AMPK and folliculin)
*Ryan Potts, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA (AMPK and cancer)
*Erik Richter, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (AMPK and muscle metabolism)
*Mark Rider, De Duve Institute, Belgium (crosstalk between AMPK and PKA pathways)
*Richard Roy, McGill University, Canada (AMPK function in C. elegans)
*Neil Ruderman, Boston University, USA (AMPK and regulation of metabolism)
*Kei Sakamoto, Nestle, Lausanne, Switzerland (AMPK and regulation of metabolism)
*Reuben Shaw, Salk Institute, USA (identification of AMPK targets)
*Greg Steinberg, McMaster University, Canada (mouse models for studying AMPK function)
*Benoit Viollet, INSERM, Paris, France (mouse models for studying AMPK function)
*Jorgen Wojtaszewski, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (AMPK and muscle metabolism)
*Jia-Wei Wu, Tsinghua University, China (AMPK structure and regulation)
*Larry Young, Yale University, USA (AMPK and cardiac function)


*In addition to these, up to one third of the speakers will be selected from the abstracts submitted by other    attendees , who will then give oral presentations rather than posters.