october 2021

La Jolla



The Salk Institute | La Jolla, California

Thank you for attending the 2020 Virtual Event in honor of Dr Wendy Havran. We hope to see you all in person next year at the 2021 LJIC. Until then, please check back to stay informed of all LJIC updates, or feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

Session I: Immune Metabolism and Inflammation

  • 11:00 - 1:00pm


  • 1:00 - 2:15pm

    Opening Keynote Lecture - Erika Pearce

    (Max Planck Institute of Immunology Freiburg) Driving Immunity: How cellular metabolism integrates diverse processes to impact immune function Intro by Susan Kaech (SALK)
  • 2:15 - 2:45pm

    Paolo Sassone-Corsi (UCI)

    Metabolism and Epigenetics: The Circadian Clock Connection
  • 2:45 – 3.05pm

    Thekla Cordes (UCSD)

    The immunometabolite itaconate regulates mitochondrial metabolism and mitigates brain injury
  • 3.05 - 3:25pm

    Felix Hartmann (Stanford)

    Single-cell metabolic states organize the functional landscape of human T-cells
  • 3:55 - 4:30pm

    Ru Liu Bryan (UCSD)

    ATP-Citrate Lyase (ACLY) As A Potential Metabolic Target for Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • 4:30 - 5:00pm

    Suzanne Cassel (Cedar-Senai)

    NLRC4 modulation of the adaptive immune response
  • 5:00 - 5:20pm

    Ian Mathews (LJI)

    Bioactive lipid metabolites modulate immune-related adverse events in cancer immunotherapy
  • 5:20 - 5:40pm

    Ikuo Takazawa (LJI)

    Cellular retinoic acid binding protein 2 (CRABP2) serves as a critical regulator in immune regulation and inflammation
  • 5:40 - 6:10pm

    Ron Evans (SALK)

    Regulation of Colon Cancer and Inflammation by Bile Acid Receptor FXR.
  • 6:10 - 7:45pm