GI Circadian Meeting

Program Schedule | Thursday, May 5th



7:30a.m.-8:30a.m. Breakfast

Session 1 (8:00a.m.-9:25a.m.)

Circadian Rhythm and Digestive Disease: Where we Stand

Moderator: Fred W. Turek Ph.D.

8:00a.m.-8:20a.m. Central and Peripheral Circadian Clocks
Fred W. Turek, Ph.D.
8:20a.m.-8:40a.m. Circadian Clocks: Translating Signals from the Environment to Peripheral Organs
Steven Brown, Ph.D.
8:40a.m.-9:00a.m. Effects of Environmental Hazards on Gastrointestinal Circadian Rhythm
Shelley A. Tischkau, Ph.D.
9:00a.m.-9:10a.m. Food-Induced Reinforcement is Abrogated by Genetic Deletion of the MT1 or MT2 Melatonin Receptors in C3H/HEN Mice
Shannon J. Clough
9:10a.m.-9:25a.m. Panel Discussion

Session 2 (9:25a.m.-10:50a.m.)

Impact of Circadian Dysrhythmia in Gastrointestinal Diseases

Moderator: Eugene Chang, M.D.

9:25a.m.-9:45a.m. Impact of Shift Work and Alcohol in Gastrointestinal Function
Garth Swanson, M.D.
9:45a.m.-10:05a.m. Interaction of Circadian Rhythm and Diet with Gut Microbiota
Vanessa Leone, Ph.D.
10:05a.m.-10:25a.m. Microbiota, Inflammation, and Circadian Rhythms: Role of Circadian Disruption in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Ali Keshavarzian, M.D.
10:25a.m.-10:35a.m. A Human Gut Bacterium Express Circadian Rhythms and Swarming Response to Melatonin
Jiffin K. Paulose
10:35a.m.-10:50a.m. Panel Discussion
10:50a.m.-11:15a.m. Coffee Break

Session 3 (11:15a.m.-12:40p.m.)

Circadian Rhythm, Obesity, and Metabolic Syndromes

Moderators:Carla Green, Ph.D., Ali Tavakkoli, MD

11:15a.m.-11:35a.m. Circadian Control of Energy Source Selection
Joe Bass, Ph.D.
11:35a.m.-11:55a.m. Circadian Control of Metabolism
Carla Green, Ph.D.
 11:55a.m.-12:15p.m. Time of Eating and Obesity
Krista Varady, Ph.D.
12:15p.m-12:25p.m. RNA Sequencing Shows Disturbed Adipose Tissue Rhythms in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Andries Kalsbeek
12:25p.m-12:40p.m. Panel Discussion
12:40p.m.-2:10p.m. Lunch

Session 4 (2:10p.m.-3:30p.m.)

Impact of Time on the Liver

Moderator: Marwan Ghabril, MD

2:10p.m.-2:30p.m. Circadian Rhythm in Bile Acid Metabolism and NAFLD
John Y. L. Chiang ,Ph.D.
2:30p.m.-2:50p.m. Circadian Pathways as a Mediator Between Alcohol and Liver Disease
Shannon Bailey, Ph.D.
2:50p.m.-3:00p.m. Circadian and Gut/Liver Axis: Circadian Disruption Synergizes with Alcohol in Disrupting the Gut/Liver Axis to Promote Liver Disease
Christopher B. Forsyth, Ph.D.
3:00p.m.-3:10p.m. Chronic Alcohol Alters Diurnal Rhythms in Hepatic Lipid Metabolism Genes
Jennifer Valcin
3:10p.m.-3:20p.m. Rev-Erba Activates Chop to Control SHP-Mediated Diurnal Oscillation of Alcoholic Fatty Liver
Zhihong Yang
3:20p.m.-3:35p.m. Panel Discussion
3:35p.m.-6:00p.m. Poster/Roundtables/Reception
Roundtable 1 (Starting 5 p.m.): Challenges in circadian research for human studies:
With: Drs. Hellen Burgess, Ali Keshavarzian, Francis Levi, Mark P. Mattson, Garth Swanson, and Steven Brown.Roundtable 2 (Starting 5 p.m.): Challenges in circadian research for animal and in vitro studies.
With: Drs. Carla Green, Fred W. Turek, John Chiang, Christopher Forsyth, Robin Voigt, and Shannon Bailey