Limna - Lausanne Integrative Metabolism Nutrition Alliance


Tuesday 15th May 2018
CHUV, Auditoire César Roux, BH 08 Rue du Bugnon 46, CH-1011 Lausanne

ELEVENTH LIMNA symposium - CHUV, Auditorium César Roux, Lausanne

The symposium was dedicated to students and post-docs, who had the opportunity to present their work, either via poster or oral presentation after abstracts selection by the organizing committee.

Organizing committee: Prof. Johan Auwerx, Prof. Bart Deplancke, Prof. Béatrice Desvergne, Prof. Lluis Fajas, Prof. Nelly Pitteloud, Prof. Bernard Thorens, Prof. Kei Sakamoto, Prof. Kristina Schoonjans and Dr. Laurence Descamps.

Guest organizers:  Judit Castillo Armengol (UNIL), Caterina Collodet (NIHS), Mukul Girotra (UNIL), Mary Gonzalez Melo (CHUV),  Elena Katsyuba (EPFL),  Anita Nasrallah (UNIL), Olha Novokhatska (EPFL), Anna Surowska (UNIL), Laura Velazquez (EPFL), Vera van der Velpen (UNIL).

Invited speakers:

- Prof. Béatrice Desvergne, Center for Integrative Genomics, UNIL, Lausanne, Switzerland.

"Why sex matters…”

- Prof. Katrien De Bock, Laboratory of Exercise and Health, Institute of Movement Sciences, ETH Zürich, Switzerland.

"Metabolism in the muscle microenvironment"

Alessia Perino (Post-Doc, Laboratory of Prof. Kristina Schoonjans, Laboratory of Metabolic signaling, EPFL) and Mathias Wenes (Post-Doc, Laboratory of Prof. Pedro Romero, Department of oncology, UNIL, CHUV), received the prizes for the best oral talks.

Schiffrin Mariano (Post-Doc, Laboratory of prof. Béatrice Desvergnes, Center for Integrative Genomics, UNIL) and Civiletto Gabriele (Post-Doc, Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences) received the prizes for the best posters.

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