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dkNET community events and announcements in May, 2019

dkNET community events and announcements in May, 2019

Dear dkNET Community,

dkNET provides updates on activities of interest to the NIDDK-supported community. You could keep up to date on these activities through our Twitter feed @dkNET_info, through our Community Calendar, or through dkNET e-mail list. If you have an event or funding opportunities you'd like to advertise, please contact us info_at_dknet.org.


dkNET News

  • dkNET has laughed webinar series since March this year. To join the webinar, please go to https://dknet.org/about/webinar. You will need to download a small application. You can click the Zoom link provided with each webinar or go to Zoom website and enter meeting ID. Webinars are recorded and will be posted to dkNET YouTube Channel after the presentation.

Events in May, 2019

May. 05-08, 2019 

AOCS Annual Meeting

The AOCS (American Oil Chemist Society) Annual Meeting & Expo is a premier international science and business form on fats, oils proteins, surfactants and related materials. Known for its extensive technical program, the Annual Meeting features more than 650 oral and poster presentations within 12 interest areas. In addition to the three days of technical sessions, Annual Meeting features an Opening Plenary and Celebration, Hot Topic Symposia, Expo, Business Meeting, and a variety of networking events, including a 5K Fun Run/Walk and Member Appreciation Luncheon. The Annual Meeting provides ample opportunities for attendees to learn, reconnect with colleagues, engage with new business contacts and meet with exhibitors. Over 1,500 professionals from more than 40 countries attend the Annual Meeting, representing the industry's most prestigious corporate, government and academic institutions.

Location:  St. Louis, MO, USA

More information:    https://annualmeeting.aocs.org 

May. 10, 2019 

dkNET webinar: Introduction of dkNET 3.0

When: May 10, 2019 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada). Register in advance for this webinar: https://uchealth.zoom.us/meeting/register/30ce657afe0dbe0834538d7d4481ef37  
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Location:  Zoom

More information:    https://dknet.org/about/webinar 

May. 15, 2019 

Abstract Submission Deadline: EMBO Workshop — Lipid function in health and disease

The program will combine biochemical, biophysical and cell biological approaches to lipid function and metabolism and move from basic science to cover lipids in health and disease. By trying to creatively present the attractiveness and breadth of the field, this EMBO Workshop will confront the speakers and the participants with the exciting challenges ahead. Abstract submission deadline: May 15, 2019.

More information:    http://meetings.embo.org/event/19-lipid-function 

May. 18-21, 2019 

Digestive Disease Week

Recognized as one of the top 50 medical meetings by HCEA, Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the world's largest gathering of physicians, researchers and industry in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery.

Location:  San Diego, CA, USA

More information:    https://ddw.org/home 

May. 19, 2019 

Gordon Research Conference Application Deadline: Understanding Cell Behavior and Environmental Influences in Pancreatic Diseases

Location:  Newry, ME 04261, USA

More information:    https://www.grc.org/pancreatic-diseases-conference/2019/ 

May. 24, 2019 

dkNET Webinar: Rigor and Reproducibility Support at dkNET 3.0

When: May 24, 2019 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this webinar:
https://uchealth.zoom.us/meeting/register/16d00e728636a9cc7510d14dfea9e911
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Location:  Zoom

More information:    https://dknet.org/about/webinar

May. 25, 2019 

NIDDK Workshop Registration Deadline: The Physiology of the Weight Reduced State

The overarching goal of this workshop is to explore the mechanisms and integrative physiology of adaptations in appetite, energy expenditure, and thermogenesis (metabolic adaptation) that occur in the weight reduced state and may oppose weight loss maintenance. The workshop will include: (1)Clinical experience with weight reduction and weight loss maintenance versus regain across interventions (2)Factors opposing weight loss maintenance (3)Factors affecting energy intake in the weight reduced state, including neural and endocrine regulation and the integration of homeostatic and hedonic pathways along with microbiome links (4)Metabolic adaptation/adaptive thermogenesis and tissue-specific roles and mechanisms(5)Strategies for understanding the physiology of the weight reduced state and improving weight loss maintenance (6)Factors potentially responsible for physiological variability in weight maintenance versus regain.

More information:    https://www.niddk.nih.gov/news/meetings-workshops/2019/physiology-of-weight 

May. 30-31, 2019 

NIDDK Workshop: Body Composition Measurements from Birth through 5 Years: Challenges\, Gaps\, and Existing & Emerging Technologies

Meeting Objectives: To identify specific needs for research that will help fill existing knowledge gaps and to identify opportunities to improve measurement of body composition components in infants from birth through age 5 years, with a special focus on measures that can be used longitudinally and for evaluation of intervention studies. Registration deadline: May 20, 2019.

Location:  Bethesda, MD, USA

More information:    https://www.niddk.nih.gov/news/meetings-workshops/2019/body-composition-2019


Funding opportunities information and deadlines in May, 2019

May. 03, 2019 

NIDDK Funding Opportunity Letter of Intent Due Date: Limited Competition: Follow-up on Subjects\, Integrative Data Analysis and Measurement of Viral Antibodies in The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in The Young Study (TEDDY) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites one application from the Program Director/Principal Investigator (PD/PI) of the current Data Coordinating Center (DCC) for The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study, an ongoing epidemiological study. This DCC has been involved in study design and data and bio sample acquisition and management since the inception of the TEDDY Consortium. This FOA provides support for the TEDDY DCC to continue to follow TEDDY children and allows funding for collaborators to conduct studies on integration of various "omics" data and the measurement and analysis of viral antibodies using samples from TEDDY subjects.

More information:    https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-18-512.html 


May. 20, 2019 

NIDDK Funding Opportunity Letter of Intend Due Date: Diabetes Research Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications for Diabetes Research Centers that are designed to support and enhance the national research effort in diabetes, its complications, and related endocrine and metabolic diseases. Diabetes Research Centers support two primary research-related activities: Research Core services and a Pilot and Feasibility (P and F) program. All activities pursued by Diabetes Research Centers are designed to enhance the efficiency, productivity, effectiveness, and multidisciplinary nature of research in Diabetes Research Center topic areas. The NIDDK Diabetes Research Centers program in 2018 consists of 16 Centers each located at outstanding research institutions with documented programs of excellence in diabetes-related research. General information about the NIDDK Diabetes Research Centers program may be found at www.diabetescenters.org.

More information:    https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-18-020.html 


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