Conferences

Program

The Asilomar Conference program begins Friday evening, September 29 and concludes Monday evening, October 2, 2017 with a keynote lecture (after dinner). Most attendees depart at their leisure on Tuesday, October 3. The conference sessions (talks, posters, mixers, breaks) will all be located in the Chapel building.

Friday, September 29

Arrivals at Asilomar

6:00-7:00 pm, Asilomar Dinner (for attendees lodging at Asilomar)

7:15-8:30 pm, Welcome + Applications of Translational and Global Metabolomics
Each talk will be followed by 5 minutes for questions.

  • Opening remarks from conference organizers Timothy Garrett and Christopher Petucci
  • Sunia Trauger (Harvard University), LC-MS/MS-based Approach Helps Identify a New Mechanism for Multiple Sclerosis in a Mouse Model
  • Facundo Fernandez (Georgia Tech), Early Detection of Cystic Fibrosis Acute Pulmonary Exacerbations by Exhaled Breath Condensate Metabolomics

8:30-10:00 pm, Informal Mixer + Poster Group I (Fri/Sat Posters)

Saturday, September 30, 2017

7:30-9:00 am, Asilomar Breakfast (for attendees lodging at Asilomar)

9:00-10:45 am, Clinical Applications of Global Metabolomics
Each talk will be followed by 5 minutes for questions.

  • Gary Patti (Washington University), Tracking Electrons with Metabolomics Reveals Therapeutic Vulnerabilities in Cancer
  • Nichole Reisdorph (University of Colorado), Using Metabolomics to Predict Treatment Response in a Pediatric Asthma Population
  • Aalim Weljie (University of Pennsylvania), Time for Metabolomics: Translational Studies in Chronobiology and Cancer

10:45-11:05 am, Coffee Break

11:05-11:45 am, Hot Topic Talks selected from submitted abstracts
Each hot topic talk will be 17' followed by 3' for Q&A.

  • Justin Cross (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), Dynamic Changes in the Microbiome and Fecal Metabolome in Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Alexey Melnik (University of California, San Diego), 3D Volume Cartography of Diseased Human Lungs

12:00-1:00 pm, Asilomar Lunch (for all attendees -offsite attendees have lunch included with their offsite fee)

1:15-3:00 pm, Clinical Applications of Targeted Metabolomics
Each talk will be followed by 5 minutes for questions.

  • John Seal (Ochsner Mutli-Organ Transplant Institute), Metabolomics in Solid Organ Transplantation: The Right Tool for "Right Now"
  • Dan Raftery (University of Washington), Opportunities and Challenges in Translating Metabolomics Findings into Cancer Related Diagnostic Tests
  • Clary Clish (Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard), Metabolomic Methods to Identify Early Metabolic Indicators of Subclinical Disease in Human Cohorts

3:00-3:15 pm, Group Photo

3:15-6:00 pm, Free Time

6:00-7:00 pm, Asilomar Dinner (for attendees lodging at Asilomar)

7:15-7:45 pm, Poster Highlight Talks by Post-docs and Students, Poster Group I (Fri/Sat Posters)

7:45-10:00 pm, Informal Mixer + Poster Group I (Fri/Sat Posters)

Sunday, October 1, 2017

7:30-9:00 am, Asilomar Breakfast (for attendees lodging at Asilomar)

9:00-10:10 am, Clinical Applications of New Technology: Ambient Desorption Ionization/MS Imaging/Ion Mobility
Each talk will be followed by 5 minutes for questions.

  • Abraham Badu-Tawiah (The Ohio State University), Ionic Probes for Mass Spectrometry Signal Amplification and Application in Paper-based On-demand Diagnostics
  • James Kinross (Imperial College), Precision surgery: Translational Applications of Ambient Mass Spectrometry in the Operating Room

10:10-10:30 am, Coffee Break

10:30-11:40 am, Clinical Applications of New Technology:  Ambient Desorption Ionization/MS Imaging/Ion Mobility
Each talk will be followed by 5 minutes for questions.

  • Erin Baker (PNNL), Sub-Minute Small Molecule Screenings of Biofluid and Environmental Samples Using Ion Mobility Spectrometry Coupled with Mass Spectrometry
  • Pieter Dorrestein (UCSD), Rapid Response Precision Microbiome - Multi-omics Analysis at Clinical Relevant Time Scales

12:00-1:00 pm, Asilomar Lunch (for all attendees, offsite attendees have lunch included with their offsite fee)

1:00-6:00 pm, Free Afternoon

6:00-7:00 pm, Asilomar Dinner (for attendees lodging at Asilomar)

7:15-7:45 pm, Poster Highlight Talks by Post-docs and Students, Poster Group II (Sun/Mon Posters)

7:45-10:00 pm, Informal Mixer + Poster Group II (Sun/Mon Posters)

Monday, October 2, 2017

7:30-9:00 am, Asilomar Breakfast (for attendees lodging at Asilomar)

9:00-10:10 am, Translational and Clinical Applications of Metabolic Flux by Mass Spectrometry
Each talk will be followed by 5 minutes for questions.

  • Petras Dzeja (Mayo Clinic), Stable Isotope 18O-assisted Dynamic Metabolomics: Experimental and Clinical Applications
  • Richard Kibbey (Yale School of Medicine), Drug Discovery Guided by MIMOSA Mass Isotopomer Flux Analysis

10:10-10:30 am, Coffee Break

10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Metabolomics Applications in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Each talk will be followed by 5 minutes for questions.

  • Alla Kloss (Genzyme), Metabolomics Based Approach to Drug Discovery and Development
  • Yutai Li (Merck), Metabolomics Applications in the Discovery of Safety Biomarkers in Preclinical Development
  • Michele Clasquin (Pfizer), Understanding Disease through Unlabeled and Isotope Tracer-based Metabolomics & Lipidomics

12:00-1:00 pm, Asilomar Lunch (for all attendees, offsite attendees have lunch included with their offsite fee)

1:15-3:00 pm, NIH Regional Comprehensive Metabolomics Research Cores:  Innovations and Clinical Applications
Each talk will be followed by 5 minutes for questions.

  • Rick Yost (University of Florida), Mass Spectrometric Innovations for Translational and Clinical Research
  • Rick Higashi (University of Kentucky), Challenges of Metabolic Reprogramming Elucidation in Cancers Directly from Human Subjects via SIRM-mass Spectrometry
  • Oliver Fiehn, (University of California, Davis), Standardizing Non-targeted Metabolomics for use in Clinical Research

3:00-6:00 pm, Free Time

6:00-7:00 pm, Asilomar Dinner (for attendees lodging at Asilomar)

7:15-8:15 pm, Keynote Lecture + Closing Remarks

  • Gary Siuzdak (The Scripps Research Institute), Translating Metabolomics into Activity using the Fox Force Five
  • Closing Remarks, Timothy Garrett and Christopher Petucci

8:15-10:00 pm, Dessert & Drinks + Poster Group II (Sun/Mon Posters)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Departures at leisure

7:30-9:00 am, Asilomar Breakfast and box lunch pick up (for attendees lodging at Asilomar)

Program Overview

All sessions will be located in Chapel.  All meals are served in Crocker Dining Hall.  The Monday night banquet location is in 'Seascape' --a private room on the sea-side of Crocker Dining Hall.  There is a separate entrance to the Seascape Room (look for signs).

Fri Sept 29


3:00 - 6:00 pm
Registration, Chapel (badge and program book pick-up)

After 4:00 pm
Asilomar guest room check-in

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner (on-site lodgers)

7:15 - 8:30 pm
Opening Session

8:30 - 9:30 pm
Welcome Mixer and Fri-Sat Posters on display

Sat Sept 30


7:30 - 9:00 am
Breakfast (on-site lodgers)

9:00 - 11:45 am
Morning Session

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch (all attendees)

1:15 - 3:00 pm
Afternoon Session

3:00 pm
Group Photo

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner (on-site lodgers)
 

7:15 - 7:45 pm
Evening Session featuring Poster Highlight talks from Fri-Sat Posters

7:45 - 10:00 pm
Informal Mixer and Poster Session I for Fri-Sat Posters (posters will be attended)

Sun Oct 1


7:30 - 9:00 am
Breakfast (on-site lodgers)

9:00 - 11:40 am
Morning Session

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch (all attendees)

1:00 - 6:00 pm
Free Afternoon 

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner (on-site lodgers)

7:15 - 7:45 pm
Evening Session featuring Poster Highlight talks from selected Sun-Mon Posters

7:45 - 10:00 pm 
Informal Mixer and Poster Session II for Sun-Mon Posters (posters will be attended)

Mon Oct 2


7:30 - 9:00 am
Breakfast (on-site lodgers)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morning Session

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch (all attendees)

1:15 - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Session

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Banquet (ticket required)

7:15 - 9:30 pm
Keynote Lecture followed by Dessert Reception and Posters

Tue Oct 3


7:30 - 9:00 am
Breakfast (on-site lodgers)

Box lunches available for pick-up at this time (under your last name)

Departures at leisure

By 12:00 pm
Check-out time for Asilomar lodgers