Dr. Kenneth V. Honn Memorial Symposium - A Tribute
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
In tribute to Dr. Kenneth V. Honn's lifetime contribution in establishing the role of lipid mediators in Cancer and Inflammation, Lipids@Wayne is organizing a day-long symposium with eminent scientists from across the country. Details of the program can be obtained at: lipids.wayne.edu
Edward A. Dennis, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California at San Diego, San Diego CA: Novel Lipidomics Platform to Determine Phospholipase A2 Specificity and PUFA-Derived Mediators in Macrophages
Megan L. Falsetta, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY: Revisiting Vulvar Vestibulitis: Inflammation, Lipid Dysbiosis, and Chronic Vulvar Pain
Miriam L. Greenberg, Ph.D., Professor of Biological Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI: Cardiolipin at the epicenter of energy metabolism – Implications for Barth syndrome
Lawrence J. Marnett, Ph.D., University Distinguished Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN: The Structural Biology of Cyclooxygenase-2 Inhibition and Imaging
David G. Menter, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX: Platelets, prostaglandins, and tumor-immune interactions
Dipak Panigrahy, MD., Assistant Professor of Pathology, Harvard University, Boston, MA: SPMs in cancer: promoting innate and adaptive anti-tumor immunity
Charles N. Serhan, Ph.D., D.Sc., Simon Gelman Professor of Anaesthesia (Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology), Harvard University, Boston, MA: Resolvins: New Signals linking Resolution of Inflammation and Regeneration
Gabor J. Tigyi, MD, Ph.D., Harriet Van Vleet Professor of Physiology & Chemistry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN: LPA in cancer: The stem cell, the microenvironment, and tumor immunity
Darryl C. Zeldin, MD, Scientific Director, NIEHS/NIH, Research Triangle Park, NC: Attenuation of the COVID-19 Eicosanoid Storm by Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Inhibitors
In addition, poster presentation is highly encouraged. Three prizes for best poster presentations will be awarded in the name of Dr. Honn.