Programme of the 15th Servier-IGIS symposium

 

Neural Orchestration of Metabolism and Islet Function

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, 27-29 March 2014

Thursday, 27 March 2014

OPENING OF SYMPOSIUM
18:15-18:30 Laurence Alliot (Paris) – Erol Cerasi (Jerusalem)

OPENING LECTURE
Chair: Pierre Freychet (Nice)

18:30-19:10 Michael Schwartz (Seattle): The brain and metabolic control
19:10-19:30 Discussion

Friday, 28 March 2014

INTRODUCTORY LECTURE
Chair: Barry Levin (Newark)

8:30-9:10 Derek Wildman (Detroit): Human cerebral cortical gene expression and glucose metabolism
9:10-9:30 Discussion

SESSION I : THE BRAIN AND METABOLIC REGULATION
Chair: Barry Levin (Newark) & Harvey Grill (Philadelphia)

9:30-9:50 Mark Evans (Cambridge): Brain glucose sensing
9:50-10:10 Discussion

10:10-10:30 Christophe Magnan (Paris): Brain FFA sensing
10:30-10:50 Discussion

10:50-11:50 Poster Session I

11:50-12:10 Kunio Torii (Tokyo): Brain amino acid sensing
12:10-12:30 Discussion

12:30-12:50 Andrea Brand (Cambridge): Nutrient control of neural stem cells
12:50-13:10 Discussion

SESSION II : PERIPHERAL NERVES & METABOLIC REGULATION
Chair: Vanessa Routh (Newark) & Timothy Bartness (Atlanta)

16:00-16:20 Gilles Mithieux (Lyon): Metabolic effects of portal vein sensing
16:20-16:40 Discussion

16:40-17:00 Wolfgang Langhans (Zürich): Enterocyte – vagus interactions in fat sensing
17:00-17:20 Discussion

17:20-17:40 Coffee

17:40-18:00 Tony Lam (Toronto): Role of vagus in hepatic glucose production
18:00-18:20 Discussion

18:20-18:40 Jay Taborsky (Seattle): Intra-islet neural regulation of islet function
18:40-19:00 Discussion

Saturday, 29 March 2014

SESSION III : NEUROTRANSMITTERS AND ISLET FUNCTION
Chair: Claes Wollheim (Geneva) & Erik Renström (Lund)

8:30-8:50 Tony Tang (Hsinchu): Imaging of the islet neural network
8:50-9:10 Discussion

9:10-9:30 Susumu Seino (Kobe): Cooperation between cAMP signaling and sulfonylureas in insulin secretion
9:30-9:50 Discussion

9:50-10:10 Toshihiko Yada (Shimotsuke): Ghrelin signaling in insulin secretion
10:10-10:30 Discussion

10:30-11:30 Posters Session II

11:30-11:50 Erik Gylfe (Uppsala): Neurotransmitters and oscillation of pancreatic hormones
11:50-12:10 Discussion

12:10-12:30 Bernard Thorens (Lausanne): Neural regulation of islet cell mass and function
12:30-12:50 Discussion

SESSION IV : YOUNG INVESTIGATOR PRESENTATIONS
Chair: Stéphanie Migrenne (Paris)

16:00-17:30 Six short presentations selected from Poster Sessions

17:30-17:50 Coffee

CLOSING LECTURE
Chair: Emmanuel Van Obberghen (Nice)

17:50-18:30 Morris White (Boston): IRS signaling balances metabolic homeostasis and neurodegeneration
18:30-18:50 Discussion

CLOSURE
18:50-19:00 Erol Cerasi (Jerusalem)