Lipids: from Membrane Dynamics to Signaling


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The meeting starts on Sunday Nov 6 at 14:00 and closes on Wednesday Nov 9 at 14:00.

It will be followed by a satellite lipidomics meeting: “the lipidomyste days”.

Sessions are listed below.

Each session will include presentations from invited speakers and oral communications selected from submitted abstracts (closed).


Sunday, November 6, 2022

14:00-17:00 : Registration

Session 1 : Opening session and keynote lectures

Keynote speaker: Takao Shimizu (University of Tokyo, Japan), Adventures on PUFAs and lipid diversity

GERLI PhD prize: Alexandre Santinho (Paris, France), Biogenesis of triglyceride droplets from endoplasmic reticulum

GERLI-SFN PhD prize: Chloé Robert (Lyon, France), The impact of a common emulsifier, vegetable lecithin, on omega-3 status, lipid metabolism and the gut microbiota

SFEL PhD prize: Moulay Sahaka (Marseille, France), In situ monitoring of galactolipid digestion by infrared spectroscopy in both model micelles and spinach chloroplasts

Invited speaker: Stéphane Schneider (University of Nice, France), Mediterranean diet: the benefits don’t come from a pillbox

Welcome reception and dinner


Monday, November 7, 2022

Session 2 : Membrane dynamics and signaling ’’inside cells’’

Invited speaker: Dominique Langin (Toulouse, France), Hormone-sensitive lipase : a central integrator of adipocyte metabolism

Invited speaker: Takeshi Harayama (IPMC, Sophia Antipolis, France), Manipulating cellular lipidome to discover novel regulatory mechanisms of lipid composition

Invited speaker: Toni Petan (Ljubljana,Slovenia), Lipid droplets drive lipid mediator production and modulate ferroptosis

Oral communications will be selected from abstracts

Session 3 : Membrane dynamics and signaling ’’inside and outside cells’’

Invited speaker: Soazig Le Lay (Angers, France), Adipose-derived extracellular vesicles : new lipid mediators of obesity-associated metabolic complications ?

Invited speaker: Eric Boilard (Québec, Canada), Role of secreted phospholipase A2-IIA bactericidal activity in sterile inflammation

Invited speaker: Claude Forest (Paris, France), Biochimie and ethics in scientific publishing

Oral communications selected from abstracts


Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Session 4 : Lipid mediators, inflammation, cancer and other diseases

Invited speaker: Valerie O’Donnell (Cardiff, UK), Unravelling the complex role(s) of 12/15-lipoxygenase in inflammation and immunity

Invited speaker: Makoto Murakami (Tokyo, Japan), New insights into the biological roles of cytosolic and secreted phospholipase A2s

Invited speaker: Michel Record (Toulouse, France), The nuclear receptor LXR regulates bis(monoacylglycero)phosphate (BMP) cellular content and the secretion of anti-tumor exosome-enriched vesicles

Oral communications selected from abstracts

Session 5 : Lipid mediators and metabolic disorders

Invited speaker: Michael Gelb (Seattle, USA), Lipid Biomarkers for Newborn Screening for Treatable Genetic Diseases

Invited speaker: Charna Dibner (Geneva, Switzerland), Circadian timing of lipid metabolism

Invited speaker: Catherine Postic (Paris, France), Ketogenic low carbohydrate high fat diet prevents the metabolic alterations of ChREBP deficient mice

Oral communications selected from abstracts


Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Session 6: Microbiota and infection up to SARS-CoV-2

Invited speaker: Christiane Schaffitzel (Bristol, UK), Discovery of a druggable pocket and a drug in SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein

Invited speaker: François Trottein (Lille, France), Impact of respiratory viral infections on gut microbiota’s composition and functionality : from short chain fatty acids to glycolipids

Oral communications selected from abstracts

Closing lecture

Sébastien Martin (St-Cézaire-sur-Siagne, France), “Fleur de Festival”, a perfume from the French Riviera

12:30-14:00 : Lunch and Departure


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