UCLA Mitochondria Symposium
4th Annual UCLA Mitochondria Symposium - Los Angeles, CA

Thursday, November 5th, 2020 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Friday, November 6th, 2020 | 9:00 am - 12:10 pm

UCLA is hosting a two day Symposium with the goal of bringing together professionals from academia and industry to discuss exciting research involving mitochondria. Come listen to the latest ongoing research from UCLA and other world-renowned experts or present your mitochondrial work during the Junior Talks or Poster Session.  This years' online edition will feature vendor sponsored virtual coffee breaks


A password-protected Zoom link will be sent to registered participants.

Bringing the world of mitochondria research to you at UCLA!
Registration fee:
Why you should attend?

The 4th Annual UCLA Mitochondria Symposium is open to basic and clinical investigators, undergraduate and graduate students, PhD candidates, Post-docs, faculty, industry leaders and all other members of the scientific community interested in mitochondria.


You will be able hear from top professional researchers in the mitochondrial field, enjoy a networking with industry leaders and defend your work during the Poster Sessions and Junior Talks

  • Registration for non-poster/talk participants (attendees-only) - Tues, Nov 3rd, 2020 @ midnight

  • Registration + Abstracts for Talks/Posters  - Thurs, Oct 22, 2020 @ midnight

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  • Antonio Zorzano, PhD, Prof. IRB Barcelona Institute for Research in Biomedicine

  • Paola Pizzo, PhD, Prof. University of Padova, Italy

  • Marcus Oliveira, PhD, Prof. Universidade Federal de Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

  • Nika Danial, PhD, Prof. Harvard Medical School

        Antonio Zorzano                                      Paola Pizzo                                     Marcus Oliveira                                Nika Danial


2020 Symposium Organizers

  • Michaela Veliova, Grad Student at UCLA (Director) 
  • Chiara Montemurro, Asst. Project Scientist at UCLA (Organizer)
  • Vincent Gutierrez, Grad Student at UCLA (Organizer)
  • Evan Taddeo, PhD at UCLA (Advisor)
  • Alejandro Martorell, PhD at Rakuten Medical (Symposium Founder/Advisor)
  • Prof. Orian Shirihai, MD, PhD UCLA (Faculty Advisor)


UCLA Mitochondrial and Metabolism Core

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