2018 SECIM Metabolomics Workshop and Symposium: April 26-27, 2018 in Gainesville, FL


About the Symposium

The 5th Annual SECIM Metabolomics Workshop and Symposium will be held Thursday, April 26 through Friday, April 27, In the CGRC at the University of Florida.

The two-day workshop and symposium will review the basics of metabolomics, while showcasing the application of metabolomics in a variety of fields. The event is appropriate for graduate students, technicians, postdocs and faculty new to the field.


Registration is now open. You must register in order to attend. Please register below.

Poster Abstracts

All attendees are welcome to submit an abstract to present a research poster at the evening welcome reception and poster session on Thursday, April 26. Abstracts must be submitted to Alisha Mitchell-Roberts,, by no later than Wednesday, April 18, to be considered. Please follow the abstract submission instructions available below:

Program Schedule

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Moderator: Matt Meritt | Featured speaker: Chris Newgard, PhD

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Registration / Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Rick Yost: Welcome/SECIM Overview
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Rafael Bruschweiler (Ohio State University): New NMR and NMR/MS Hybrid Approaches for Targeted and Untargeted Metabolomics
10:45 a.m. – 11 a.m. Refreshment Break
11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Melanie Green (Children’s Hospital, Colorado): Incorporating MRS, isotopes and dynamic changes in physiology with metabolomics work in humans
Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Nick Polfer (University of Florida): Toward identification of unknown metabolites via mass spectrometry – infrared laser spectroscopy
2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Ana Conesa (University of Florida): Bioinformatics and Statistical Approaches for the Integration of Metabolomics and Transcriptomics Data
3 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:15 p.m. – 4 p.m. Art Edison (University of Georgia): Using NMR to measure in vivo metabolism
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Plenary Speaker: Christopher Newgard (Duke University): Metabolomics applied to Cardiometabolic Disease Mechanisms and Intervention Strategies
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Catered Reception and Poster Session

Friday, April 27, 2018 | Moderator: Rick Yost | Featured speaker: Bob Kennedy, PhD

8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:15 a.m. – 10 a.m. Vendor Spotlight (CGRC Atrium)
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Jamey Young (Vanderbilt University): The fat is in the fire: In vivo 2H/13C flux analysis of liver metabolism in a NASH mouse model
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Stephen Gardell (Sanford Burnham Prebys): Small Molecule Activators and Inhibitors of NAMPT: Novel Insight from Metabolite Profiling
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch provided
1:30 p.m. –  2:15 p.m. Jeremy Koelmel (University of Florida): An Open Source Tool Covering the Entire Lipidomics Workflow for LC-HRMS/MS Studies
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Tim Garrett (University of Florida): Metabolomics at SECIM: Past, Present and Future
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Plenary Speaker: Bob Kennedy (University of Michigan): LC-MS Strategies for Monitoring the Dynamic Metabolome of the Brain
4:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Closing Remarks – Rick Yost

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