Annual Symposium
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM | May 11, 2006

2006 Annual LSI Symposium

Forum Hall, Palmer Commons
Audience This is a public event.

Molecular Insights into Metabolic Disease


Bruce M. Spiegelman, Ph.D.
Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School

Mary Sue and Kenneth Coleman Life Sciences Lecture: Transcriptional Control of Systemic Energy Homeostasis

Jeffrey E. Pessin, Ph.D.
State University of New York-Stony Brook

Uncoupling of Insulin-Regulated Glucose Sensitivity from Fatty Acid Metabolism

Michael N. Hall, Ph.D.
University of Basel, Switzerland

TOR Signaling ad Control of Cell Growth in Yeast and Mammals

Cynthia Kenyon, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco

Genes and Cells that Regulate the Lifespan of C. elegans

Jeffrey S. Flier, M.D.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School

The Periphery and the Brain in Energy Balance: Recent Initiatives

Barbara B. Kahn, M.D.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A Novel Adipocyte-Secreted Molecule Involved in Insulin Resistance in Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: Retinol Binding Protein 4