Limna - Lausanne Integrative Metabolism Nutrition Alliance

PAST EVENT: SYMPOSIUM

Monday 25th April 2016
Olympic Museum, Quai d'Ouchy 1, 1006 Lausanne

FIFTH LIMNA SYMPOSIUM


The FIFTH Lausanne Integrative Metabolism and Nutrition Alliance (LIMNA) symposium was held on April 25, 2016 at the Olympic Museum of Lausanne. 

A flash talks session was organized and Saifeldin Shehata, a pHD student at NIHS in the laboratory of Prof. Kei Sakamoto, was awarded for his talk entitled:

"The regulation of the CDK-related PCTAIRE-1 protein kinase and its role in the brain"

Organizing Committee

Prof. J. Auwerx (EPFL), Prof. B. Desvergne (Unil), Prof. L. Fajas (Unil), Prof. F. Pralong (CHUV), Prof. B. Thorens (Unil), Prof. Kei Sakamoto (NIHS) and Dr. L. Descamps (coordinator).


Invited speakers

Bart Deplancke, Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, Interschool Institute of Bioengineering, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Frédéric Gachon, Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, Lausanne, Switzerland

Ping-Chih Ho, Assistant Professor, Department of Fundamental Oncology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Pere Puigserver, Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, 
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
, Boston, US

Kristina Schoonjans, Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, Interschool Institute of Bioengineering, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Abstracts are available here.


Students and scientists had the opportunity to present their work through posters presentation.

Seven abstracts were selected for oral presentations.