Limna - Lausanne Integrative Metabolism Nutrition Alliance


The LIMNA symposium "Central regulation of metabolism and feeding" was held on November 8, 2018 at the Olympic Museum Lausanne.

Organizing committee: 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.

Invited speakers:

Daniela Cota, INSERM Neurocentre Magendie, Bordeaux University, France

Sabrina Diano, Yale University School of Medicine, USA

Ted Dinan, University College Cork, Ireland  

Ana I. Domingos, University of Oxford, UK

Miguel Lopez, CiMUS, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Serge Luquet, University Paris Diderot, France

Martin G. Myers, University of Michigan Medical school, Ann Arbor, USA 

Sophie Steculorum, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Cologne, Germany

Short talks selected on abstracts:

Laura Velazquez Villegas, Post-doctoral fellow, EPFL, team K. Schoonjans

“Bile acid-TGR5 Axis in the control of central energy Homeostasis"

Sophie Croizier, Assistant Lecturer, UNIL, team B. Thorens

 Role of guidance proteins in synapse formation on hypothalamic neurons : influence of postnatal overnutrition"

Laia Morató Fornaguera, Post-doctoral fellow, EPFL, team C. Sandi

“ Stress-induced alterations in the adipokine eNAMPT reduce sociability via impairment of the NAD+/SIRT1 pathway in the nucleus accumbens"

Jürgen Ripperger, Group Leader, UNIFR, team U. Albrecht

"Impact of the Suprachiasmatic nuclei (SCN) on the feeding behavior of mice" 



The best poster prize was given to Laia Morato Fornaguera and the best talk prize to Sophie Croizier, congratulations !


From the left to the right: Sophie Croizier and Laia Morato Fornaguera


The symposium was sponsored by:


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