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May 7, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Category: Special Event
Location: WSU Student Center Ballroom
Cost: Free

Lipids@Wayne, a midwest forum for exchange of research ideas, methods, and knowledge in lipid research, is pleased to sponsor the Sixth Annual Lipids@Wayne Symposium on May 7, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The symposium will be held in the Student Center Ballroom on the main campus of Wayne State University.

This symposium will address the vital roles of lipids in cellular processes required for normal physiological function. Perturbation of lipid metabolism contributes to numerous pathologies, including cancer and cardiovascular, metabolic, and neurological disorders.

The scientific program includes an oral presentation session with eight speakers selected from submitted abstracts, a poster session, and a keynote address. Monetary prizes will be awarded to the best oral presenter and the best three poster presenters. Following the scientific sessions, a panel discussion will be held focusing on career success. A light lunch will be provided to all registrants.

The event is free to attend, but an RSVP is required at

The keynote speaker will be Karen Reue, Ph.D., professor of Human Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA.

For more information about this event, please contact Philip Van Hulle at 313-577-6943.