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Developmental Cell: Regulation of Gene Expression through a Transcriptional Repressor that Senses Acyl-Chain Length in Membrane Phospholipids.

Hofbauer HF, Schopf FH, Schleifer H, Knittelfelder OL, Pieber B, Rechberger GN, Wolinski H, Gaspar ML, Kappe CO, Stadlmann J, Mechtler K, Zenz A, Lohner K, Tehlivets O, Henry SA, Kohlwein SD. Read more.

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4th International Meeting on Antimicrobial Peptides (IMAP 2014) in Graz

September 29 - 30, 2014
University of Graz - Aula
Universitätsplatz 2
Austria

The meeting will be based around three main topics, but will be open to any research within the antimicrobial peptide field:

  • Complex model systems and mechanistic studies
  • Biofilms and implant coatings
  • Aspects towards development of novel therapeutics

Guidelines for Abstract:

Format: Word file (.docx) in Times New Roman, 12 pt.
Title: Please capitalize only the first letter of the title, any proper nouns or acronyms, and the first word following a colon (:). Please, use bold letters.
Authors: Please underline presenting author and indicate affiliations by superscript numbers in case of multiple authors.
Affiliation: No full postal address is necessary.
Length of body text: 250 words.

Deadline for Submissions
The deadline for all submissions is August 29, 2014.

Please provide the abstract of your presentation in electronic format to: alexandra.zenz@uni-graz.at

Further Information on the scientific program as well as registration can be found at the following link:
http://imap2014.uni-graz.at/


LIPOTOX seminar and guest speaker series

The next lecture in our SFB LIPOTOX guest speaker series will be Xianlin Han, Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute, Orlando, USA, September 25, 2014. For an overview of lecture dates and details on the seminar series please click here.


4th European Lipidomic Meeting in Graz

September 22 - 24, 2014
University of Graz
Meerscheinschlössl
Mozartgasse
3
8010 Graz

This meeting will bring together scientists in the fields of lipidomics, covering lipid- related topics from chemistry, biology, medicine and analytics. The conference is organized by the Medical University of Graz and the University of Graz.

Format Guidelines for Abstract Submission:
- File format: *.doc(x) *.txt *-pdf
- Abstract size must not exceed 200 words.
- Title, Authors, and Institution: Title in bold letters followed by one return.
- Author list should start with the underlined name of the presenting author
- Affiliation should be followed by one return.
- Letter fonts and size: Arial, 12 points.
- Be sure to provide any grant acknowledgements for your research, avoid citations.

Deadline for Submissions
The deadline for all submissions is September 5, 2014.

To submit an abstract sent it to: harald.koefeler@klinikum-graz.at

Early registration is open until July 31, 2014.

For further information please visit the conference homepage http://massspec.uni-graz.at/ELM_2014/


International Graz Symposium on Lipid and Membrane Biology in March 2014

March 13-15, 2014

We would like to thank all speakers for coming to Graz and all participants for their interest!

For further information visit the homepage International Graz Symposium on Lipid and Membrane Biology.


JBC: CARS microscopy gives new insights into the remodeling of lipid droplets during lipolysis and growth in adipocytes

Using label-free coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) microscopy, LIPOTOX scientists report in the Journal of Biological Chemistry that LDs grow by transfer of lipids from one organelle to another. Read more.

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Nature Medicine: ATGL-mediated fat catabolism regulates cardiac mitochondrial function via the PPARa and PGC-1a and b

LIPOTOX scientists report in Nature Medicine that lipolysis of cellular triacylglycerols by adipose triglyceride lipase (ATGL) generates essential mediator(s) involved in PPAR activation.

Hämmerle G, Moustafa T, Wölkart G, Kotzbeck P, Büttner S, Schmidt A, van de Weijer T, Hesselink M, Jäger D, Kienesberger P, Zierler K, Schreiber R, Eichmann T, Kolb D, Schweiger M, Kumari M, Eder S, Schoiswohl G, Wongsiriroj N, Pollak N, Radner FW, Preiss-Landl K, Kolbe T, Rülicke T, Pieske B, Trauner M, Lass A, Zimmermann R, Höfler G, Cinti S, Kershaw EE, Schrauwen P, Madeo F, Mayer B, and Zechner R. ATGL-mediated fat catabolism regulates cardiac mitochondrial function via the PPAR alpha and PGC-1 alpha and beta, Nature Medicine, Epub Aug 21, 2011.

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Science publication: ATGL conrtibutes to cancer-associated cachexia
Das SK, Eder S, Schauer S, Diwoky C, Temmel H, Guertl B, Gorkiewicz G, Tamilarasan KP, Kumari P, Trauner M, Zimmermann R, Vesely P, Haemmerle G, Zechner R, Hoefler G. 2011. Adipose Triglyceride Lipase Contributes to Cancer-Associated Cachexia. Science.

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Open positions in Graz

There are several vacant positions in LIPOTOX laboratories in Graz. Don't miss your chance of becoming part of our great team! http://lipotox.uni-graz.at/jobs.html


 

     


    

 
updated 11.07.2014
 
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SFB LIPOTOX
Project Management: Mag. Caroline Schober and Mag. Julia Fröhlich, PhD, University of Graz, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Heinrichstrasse 31, A-8010 Graz, Austria

caroline.schober@uni-graz.at and julia.froehlich@uni-graz.at

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