Seminar Croucher Foundation ASI: Frontier in Immunometabolism, Hong Kong, 19-21 April 2016

The Croucher Foundation Advanced Study Institutes invites graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and clinical researchers to join the seminar: Frontier in Immunometabolism


Date: 19-21 April 2016


Venue: Seminar Room 3, Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, G/F, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong


Organizer: Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong Sponsor: The Croucher Foundation SEMINAR INFORMATION The Croucher Foundation Advanced Study Institute: Frontier in Immunometabolism focuses on crosstalk between immunity and metabolism, adipose tissue inflammation and adipokines, transcriptional and translational control of metabolic inflammation, role of innate and adaptive immunity in metabolism, omics and big data in metabolic research. Postgraduate students, postdoctoral fellows and early career researchers who would like to deepen the knowledge in immunometabolism are welcomed to this 3-day symposium.


Symposium Director: Professor Aimin Xu, HKU Confirmed International lecturers: Profs Philipp Scherer (USA), Takashi Kadowaki (Japan), Jun Wang (China), Ajay Chawla (USA), Agnes Lehuen (France), Luke O’Neil (Ireland), David James (Australia) and Mirko Trajkovski (Switzerland), Bin Li (China), Feng Liu (USA), Weiping Han (Singapore), Jae-bum Kim (Korea), Dr. Zhao Wang (USA) Local lecturers: Prof Zhongwei Cai, Dr. Gianni Panagiotou, Dr. Kenneth Cheng, Dr. Connie Woo

Abstract submission


Abstract submission deadline: 25 March 2016

Information & Registration form


Online registration deadline: 31 March 2016

Enquiry: Croucher ASI: Frontier in Immunometabolism 2016 Secretariat Department of Medicine Email: kchan123@hku.hk