Dr. Kenneth V. Honn Memorial Symposium - A Tribute

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November 8, 2023
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A. Paul Schaap Auditorium, Chemistry Building
Event category: Symposium/Showcase
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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 ASpecificity 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.

November 2023