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LIPID MAPS 2016 Annual Meeting: Lipidomics Impact on Cell Metabolic, Cancer, Cardiovascular & Inflammatory Diseases

Posted on Feb 20, 2016 1:44:08 AM


Meeting - La Jolla, CA, United States
This is an exciting time for the emerging field of lipidomics. With the development and evolution of sophisticated mass spectrometers linked to highly efficient liquid chromatography systems, individual molecular species of lipids can now be isolated and identified, allowing us to begin to understand lipid metabolism and the treatment of lipid-based diseases (such as atherosclerosis and inflammatory disease as well as arthritis, cancer, diabetes and Alzheimer's disease). Recent awareness that each category of lipid consists of thousands if not tens of thousands of individual molecular species requires sophisticated informatics to ensure consistent databasing and annotation of the numerous lipid molecular species and analysis of tremendous quantities of experimental data. The goal of this meeting is to bring together biological and biomedical scientists in a wide range of fields to share new findings and methods in the broader lipidomics field and to explore joint efforts to extend the use of these powerful new methods to new applications. Presentations will provide an excellent introduction for scientists new to these methods, and are sure to be of interest to lipidomics veterans who wish to learn about the latest techniques and research results.
The meeting program tentatively features the following sessions:
  • From Cancer Stem Cells to Fatty Liver Disease
  • Metabolomics
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Eicosadomics and Inflammation
  • Cholesterolomics, Oxidized Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Lipid Mediators and Cancer
Organization: LIPID MAPS University of California, San Diego
May 17-18, 2016 (8:00 am-8:00 pm)
University of California San Diego
Scripps Seaside Forum, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. 8610 Kennel Way, La Jolla, CA 92037
Host: Edward A. Dennis, Ph.D.
Contact: Odalis Felix (
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Tags: CA, cardiovascular research, Cancer, United States, Research Meeting, May, Metabolism, La Jolla, 2016

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