5th Annual UCLA Mitochondria Symposium - Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, December 9th,2021 (2pm-9pm)
Friday, December 10th, 2021 (9am-9pm)
Saturday, December 11th, 2021 (9am-2pm)
Come present and learn about breakthrough research from top professionals in the mitochondrial field, enjoy networking and social hours, and share your work at talks and poster sessions. The event is open to clinical investigators, undergraduate and graduate students, Post-docs, faculty, industry leaders and all other members of the scientific community interested in mitochondria.
The program will include:
Talks by leading researchers, junior, and senior scientists
Expert-led workshops on respirometry, mitochondrial imaging, and cellular metabolite measurments
Special workshop: “Kill the Expert”
Poster session with prizes
Networking, reception, and happy hour
This year's speakers to include:
Estela Area Gomez (Columbia)
Barbara Corkey (Boston University)
Martin Picard (Columbia)
Hiromi Sesaki (Johns Hopkins University)
Karen Reue (UCLA)
Katsu Funai (University of Utah)
Gyorgy Hajnockzy (Thomas Jefferson University)
Bringing the world of mitochondria research to you at UCLA!
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Fees: $200 conference fee includes all meals, workshops, and receptions
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Deadline: November 22nd, 2021 by 11:59pm PST
Deadline: November 1st, 2021 11:59pm PST
UCLA Covel Commons
330 De Neve Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90095
The event will follow LA County Department of Public Health COVID-19 guidelines.
UCLA Indoor/Outdoor Organized Event COVID-19 Protocols
COVID 19 Clearance Certificate Policy for UCLA community members (Faculty, Staff, Students)
UCLA community members must provide Daily COVID-19 Symptom Monitoring Clearance Certificate upon entry
COVID-19 Vaccine/Negative Test Verification Policy for Non-Affiliates
Per UCLA Indoor/Outdoor Organized Event Protocols, non-Affiliates (non-UCLA community members) attending an indoor or outdoor organized event must show proof of being fully vaccinated or provide proof of a negative COVID test within 72 hours of the event upon entry.
Fully vaccinated means 2 weeks after second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine. You are also considered fully vaccinated if you have finished the series of a COVID-19 vaccine that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Per LACDPH Health Officer Order (rev. 9/17/21), both PCR and antigen tests are acceptable as part of the entry process. The following are acceptable proof of a negative COVID-19 test result:
a photo ID of the attendee, AND
printed documentation from a test provider or lab, OR an email or text message displayed on a smart phone from the test provider or lab. The information MUST include:
the person's name
the date the test was performed
the type of test performed
a clear indication that the result was negative.
the test must be dated within 72 hours prior to the event.
2021 Symposium Organizers
Michaela Veliova, PhD, Post-doctoral Fellow
Cynthia Shu, PhD, Post-doctoral Fellow
Anthony Jones, Graduate Student
Siyouneh Baghdasarian, MS, Researcher
Vincent Gutierrez, Graduate Student
Prof. Orian Shirihai, MD, PhD (Faculty Advisor)
UCLA Mitochondrial and Metabolism Core
UCLA Metabolism Theme
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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
885 Tiverton Drive, Room B36
10833 Le Conte Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095