2013 Guest Speakers at 48th Annual Southeastern Regional Lipid Conference (SERLC)

Key Note Speakers

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Dr. Lina M. Obeid
North port Va medical center, Northport NY  and Stony Brook University, Stony Brook NY

Her topic: "Bioactive Sphingolipids in Inflammation and Cancer"

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Dr. Andrew D. Luster
Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

His topic: "Lipids orchestrate leukocyte recruitment in inflammation"

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This is an excellent and unique conference for trainees. Scientific session talks and posters are solely presented by students and post-doctoral fellows, selected after merit scoring of the received abstracts. Senior post-doctoral fellows and junior faculties are identified by the organizing committee to chair the sessions and will select the oral presentations after merit scoring of the received abstracts.

Organizing Committee:

Chair: Dr. Carole Oskeritzian, Department of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, email: Carole.Oskeritzian@uscmed.sc.edu

Co-Chair: Dr. Kazuaki Takabe, Departments of Surgery and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, email: ktakabe@mcvh-vcu.edu