The Linda and Jack Gill Center For Biomelecular Science
Gill Symposium & Awards - Indiana University - Bloomington, Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Whittenberger Auditorium, Indiana Memorial Union

Continental breakfast served in Georgian Room (Indiana Memorial Union) at 8 a.m.

Featured speakers this year include Sabrina Diano (Yale University), Tony K.T. Lam (University of Toronto), Randy Seeley (University of Michigan).




2014 Gill Symposium Schedule
(note: all lectures take place in Whittenberger Auditorium in the IMU)

8:00-9:00 a.m.   Continental breakfast in the Georgian Room (IMU)
9:00-9:05 a.m.   Welcoming remarks from Ken Mackie, Gill Center Director
9:10-9:50 a.m.   Featured Speaker: Tony K. T. Lam, University of Toronto, "CNS Control of Hepatic Lipid and Glucose Metabolism"
9:50-10:00 a.m.   Q&A session with Dr. Tony K. T. Lam
10:00-10:10 a.m.   Presentation of the 2014 Gill Graduate Student Award by Cary Lai, Linda and Jack Gill Chair
10:10-10:25 a.m.   Coffee break in the Georgian Room
10:30-11:10 a.m.   Featured Speaker: Sabrina Diano, Yale University School of Medicine, "Free Radicals in the Central Regulation of Metabolism"
11:10-11:20 a.m.   Q&A session with Dr. Sabrina Diano
11:20-11:30 a.m.   Presentation of the 2014 Gill Image Award by Andrea Hohmann, Linda and Jack Gill Chair
11:30-11:40 a.m.   Presentation of the 2014 Gill Transformative Investigator Award by Richard DiMarchi, Linda and Jack Gill Chair
11:40-12:30 p.m.   Gill Transformative Investigator Award Lecture by Scott Sternson, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Janelia Farm Research Campus, "The Neurobiology of Need"
12:30-12:45 p.m.   Q&A session with Dr. Scott Sternson
12:45-2:00 p.m.   Lunch in Alumni Hall (IMU)
2:10-2:50 p.m.   Featured Speaker: Randy Seeley, University of Michigan "Bariatric Surgery: It’s not what you think it is. Molecular targets for the effects of surgery on behavior and metabolism"
2:50-3:00 p.m.   Q&A session with Dr. Randy Seeley
3:00-3:10 p.m.   Coffee break in the Georgian Room
3:15-3:30 p.m.   Presentation of the 2014 Gill Distinguished Scientist Award by Linda Gill, Gill Foundation of Texas
3:30-4:30 p.m.   Gill Distinguished Scientist Award Lecture by Matthias Tschöp, Helmholtz Diabetes Center and Technische Universität München "The Metabolic Syndrome: A Brain Disease?"
4:30-4:45 p.m.   Q&A session with Dr. Matthias Tschöp
4:45-5:30 p.m.   Panel Discussion. Panel moderators: Drs. Jack Gill, Gill Foundation of Texas and Richard DiMarchi, Linda and Jack Gill Chair
5:30-6:30 p.m.   Poster session and reception in Alumni Hall/Solarium (IMU)