Copenhagen, August 27th-30th, 2012
Susanne Mandrup (Odense), Ormond MacDougald (Ann Arbor), Sven Enerbäck (Gothenburg)
& Niels Borregaard (Copenhagen)
The Benzon Symposia are international conferences on front line research in medical, pharmaceutical, and related sciences funded by the Alfred Benzon Foundation. The 58th Benzon Symposium will bring together scientists interested in the biology and physiological role of adipose tissue.
The format of the Symposium will be a combination of state-of-the-art lectures by invited speakers, selected oral-poster presentations and poster sessions Monday-Thursday 9AM-6PM. The venue of the Symposium will be the Hotel Skt. Petri, a five-star hotel located in the center of the old town of Copenhagen. All participants will be staying at hotel Skt. Petri (accommodation & food included in the Registration Fee) where the lectures also will be held (www.hotelsktpetri.com).
The tentative titles of the sessions are:
• Transcriptional and epigenetic modulators of adipogenesis
• Signalling pathways in adipocyte development
• Adipocyte metabolism
• Brown adipocyte development and function
• Adipocyte cross-talk with other cells
Attendance will be limited to 150 participants.
The symposium will take place at Hotel Skt. Petri, a modern designer hotel located in the heart of Copenhagen. All participants will stay at the Hotel Skt. Petri.
Participants are selected primarily on the basis of abstracts submitted online via this website from the 1st of February. Approved abstracts will be presented as posters and/or as oral presentations.
Scientists whose abstracts have been accepted will be notified by May 20th (by e-mail), and they will be able to register and pay (incl. hotel) online with a credit card at this website. Deadline for registration is June 11th, 2012. Application for participants without a poster presentation may be submitted by sending an e-mail to:email@example.com by May 1st, but will only be considered after August 1st, 2012 on a first come, first served basis.
We look forward to seeing you in Copenhagen
The organizing committee
Abstract deadline: April 10th, 2012 (Closed)
Registration deadline: June 1st, 2012
The registration fee (including hotel accommodation and food) will be DKK 4500
(about EUR 604 and USD 812).
INVITED SPEAKERS (CONFIRMED):
BERNLOHR, David (US)
CANNON, Barbara (S)
CINTI, Saverio (I)
CLÉMENT, Karine (F)
CZECH, Michael P. (US)
ENERBÄCK, Sven (S)
GRANNEMAN, James G. (US)
KALKHOVEN, Eric (NL)
KOZAK, Leslie P. (PL)
KRISTIANSEN, Karsten (DK)
LANE, M. Daniel (US)
LANGIN, Dominique (F)
LAZAR, Mitchell A. (US)
MACDOUGALD, Ormond A. (US)
MANDRUP, Susanne (DK)
ROSEN, Evan (US)
SCHERER, Philip E. (US)
SEALE, Patrick (US)
SPIEGELMAN, Bruce M. (US)
SUL, Hei Suk (US)
TONTONOZ, Peter (US)
VAN MARKEN LICHTENBELT, Wouter D. (NL)
VIDAL-PUIG, Antonio (UK)
ZECHNER, Rudolph (A)
For further information, please contact Leila Majdanac, The Alfred Benzon Foundation, C/O Det Farmaceutiske Fakultet, Universitetsparken 2, 2100 Copenhagen Denmark
Phone: +45 2297 8257, E-