53rd ICBL Awards: Banff, Canada

Progress in Lipid Research Poster Award

Choline Kinase Beta is an Important Regulator of Endochondral Bone Formation

Zhuo Li1, Gengshu Wu1, Roger B. Sher2, Kayla Rumack3, Gregory A. Cox2, Michael R. Doschak1, Monzur Murshed4, Frank Beier3, Dennis E. Vance1

1 University of Alberta
2 The Jackson Laboratory
3 University of Western Ontario
4 Mcgill University

ASBMB Poster award I

An EPR-based assay to measure ApoA-I displacement from HDL in human plasma reveals lower levels of displacement for individuals with coronary artery disease and diabetes

Mark S. Borja1, Kalistyn H. Lemke1, Bradley Hammerson1, Jacques Genest2, Michael N. Oda1

1 Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, CA 94609
2 McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 1A1, Canada


ASBMB Poster award II

The Liver X Receptor agonist GW3965 improves behavioral and neuropathological outcomes after mild repetitive closed head injury in mice

Dhananjay Namjoshi1, Georgina Martin1, James Donkin1, Anna Wilkinson1, Jianjia Fan1, Sophie Stukas1, Mike Carr1, Jeniffer Chan1, Cheryl Wellington1

1 The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

ASBMB Oral Award

Obesity-induced myocardial steatosis and cardiomyopathy are attenuated in mice with cardiomyocyte-specific ATGL overexpression

Petra Kienesberger1, Thomas Pulinilkunnil1, Jeevan Nagendran1, Emma Heydari1, Rammy Khadour1, Martin Young2, Guenter Haemmerle3, Rudolf Zechner3, and Jason Dyck1

1 University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
2 University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
3 University of Graz, Graz, Austria

Cell Metabolism Oral Awards

Acyl-CoA synthetases as regulators of arachidonic acid availability for eicosanoid metabolism in human mast cells

Andrea Dichlberger1, Stefanie Schlager1, Reijo Käkelä2, Wolfgang J. Schneider3, and Petri T. Kovanen1

1 Wihuri Research Institute, Helsinki, Finland
2 University of Helsinki, Institute of Biotechnology, Helsinki, Finland
3 Department of Medical Biochemistry, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Differential metabolic effects of hepatic monounsaturated fatty acids

Maggie S. Strable and James M. Ntambi

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

JBC/Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Oral Award

Characterization of phosphatidylserine decarboxylase 1 from yeast

Susanne E. Horvath1, Thomas Becker2, Nikolaus Pfanner2, and Günther Daum1

1 Institute of Biochemistry, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria
2 Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, ZBMZ, University Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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