Program

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Saturday, June 3, 2017

7:30-8:45
Breakfast (muffins, tea biscuits, tea, coffee and juice) & Poster Setup

8:45
Welcome: Grant Hatch

8:50-10:30
Lipid School – Lipidomics/Lipid Metabolomics (Chair – James House)

8:50-9:40
Amir Ravandi
Application Of Lipidomics To Human Pathology

9:40-10:30
Michel Aliani
Lipidomics Workflow For Food And Biological Samples

10:30-10:50
Coffee Break & Poster Viewing

10:50-12:20
Nutrigenomics & Nutrigenetics (Chair – Peter Jones)

10:50-11:50
Plenary Speaker, Marie-Claude Vohl
Nutrigenomics And Nutrigenetics Of The Metabolic Response To An Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation

11:50-12:20
Peter Jones
Common Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Involved In Lipid Metabolism Fail to Modulate Triglyceride-Lowering Effect Of DHA, But Some May Alter Other Lipid Parameters: Results From A Clinical Randomized Controlled Feeding Trial In Adults With Metabolic Syndrome

12:20-1:30
Lunch (Sandwiches, drinks) & Poster Viewing

1:30-3:30
Plant Lipids (Chair – Eric Murphy)

1:30-2:30
Plenary Speaker, Brent Hulke
Understanding Genetic Stability Of Fatty Acid Profiles Over Contrasting Environments For Improvement Of Oilseed Sunflower

2:30-3:00
Guanqun (Gavin) Chen
Structure-Function Relationship In Recombinant Plant DGAT1 Variants With Increased Performance

3:00-3:30
Susan Raatz
Modeling The Effects Of High Oleic Oil Replacement On Fatty Acid Intake In The Diet Of US Adults

3:30-4:30
Coffee Break & Poster Viewing

4:30-6:10
Trainee Oral Presentations (Chair – Matthew Picklo)

4:30-4:50
Youjia Du
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) Activation Of P38MAPK In Endothelial Cells Is Dependent On Growth State

4:50-5:10
Christopher D. Pascoe
Intranasal Simvastatin Prevents Allergen Challenge-Induced Changes In Lipid Metabolites

5:10-5:30
Samantha D. Pauls
Oxylipins Derived From The Plant Omega-3 Lipid α-Linoleic Acid Can Directly Modulate Macrophage Function

5:30-5:50
Aleksandra Stamenkovic
Adult Rat Cardiomyocyte Cell Death Induced By Oxidized Phosphatidylcholines (OxPC) Through The Ferroptotic Pathway During Ischemia/Reperfusion

5:50-6:10
Stephanie M. Kereliuk
Early-Life Exposure To Gestational Diabetes Alters Mitochondrial Bioenergetics And Cardiac Function In Rat Offspring

7:00-10:00
Conference Reception
The Pint, 274 Gary Street


Sunday, June 4, 2017

8:00-9:30
Breakfast (muffins, tea biscuits, tea, coffee and juice) & Poster Viewing

9:30-11:30
Lipids & Clinical Outcomes (Chair – Carla Taylor)

9:30-10:30
Plenary Speaker, William Harris
Omega-6 And Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Partners In Prevention

10:30-11:00
Matthew Picklo
Incorporation Of Dietary N-3 Fatty Acids Into Selective Plasma Lipids In Humans After Salmon Intake

11:00-11:30
Carla Taylor
LDL-Cholesterol Lowering By Canola Oil In Persons With Mild Hypercholesterolemia Is Influenced By Arterial Stiffness

11:30-12:30
Lunch (Finger food, drinks) & Poster Viewing

12:30-2:30
Lipids Signaling & Metabolism (Chair – Susan Raatz)

12:30-1:30
Plenary Speaker, Douglas Mashek
Beyond Energy Storage – The Lipid Droplet As A Signaling Node That Regulates Cell Function And Metabolism

1:30-2:00
Grant Hatch
Expression Of Human Monolysocardiolipin Acyltransferase-1 Improves Mitochondrial Function In Barth Syndrome Lymphoblasts

2:00-2:30
Eric Murphy
The Blood Brain Barrier And Fatty Acid Uptake: Role Of The BBB As A Metabolic Barrier

2:30-3:00
Coffee Break & Poster Viewing

3:00-4:40
Trainee Oral Presentations (Chair – Harold Aukema)

3:00-3:20
Brittany L. Moyce
Altered Hepatic Fatty Acid And Mitochondrial Metabolism Contributes To Development Of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus In Pregnant Adiponectin-Deficient Mice

3:20-3:40
Afroza Ferdouse
Dietary Oils And Sex Differentially Alter Rat Heart Oxylipin And Fatty Acid Profiles

3:40-4:00
Victoria Sid
Regulation Of Hepatic Inflammation By Folic Acid In Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

4:00-4:20
Zahra Solati
Identification Of Bioactive Lipids During Renal Ischemia Reperfusion (I/R) Injury

4:20-4:40
Thomas Mahood
Prenyltransferase Expression And Function In Lung Fibroblasts From Moderate COPD Patients

4:40
Conference Conclusion