2./3.09.2019 2nd International Symposium of the CRC1052


We are delighted to invite you to the 2nd International Symposium of the CRC 1052 "Obesity Mechanisms", taking place from September 2-3, 2019 on the Media Campus Villa Ida in Leipzig.

Our Symposium 2019 will bring together an outstanding and diverse group of scientists who will share and discuss the latest research in following areas:

  • Central obesity mechanisms
  • Brain periphery crosstalk
  • Adipose tissue heterogeneity
  • Adipokines
  • Consequences of obesity

Confirmed speakers at the symposium are:

  • Sebastian Schmid (Lübeck)
  • Martin Wabitsch (Ulm)
  • Jens Brüning (Köln)
  • Yu Hua Tseng (Boston)
  • Martin Klingenspor (München)
  • Tim Schulz (Potsdam)
  • Siegfied Ussar (München)
  • Hans-Peter Hammes (Mannheim)
  • Annette Schürmann (Potsdam)

This conference will be followed by the closing meeting of the Integrated Research and Treatment Center (IFB) AdiposityDiseases (September 3–4, 2019).

Registration and participation in the 2nd International Symposium is free of charge, registration ist required.

Deadline for registration: July 10, 2019

Nevertheless you have the opportunity to take part in the poster presentation session.

The CRC 1052 will award three poster prizes:

The amount of the 1st award will be 300 €  to each recipient.

The amount of the 2nd award will be  100 € to each recipient.

The amount of the 3rd award will be  50 € to each recipient.

All poster presentations at the 2nd international symposium of the CRC 1052 will be considered for the poster prize. To be eligible for this prize, the main author must attend the conference to present the poster and must attend their poster during the session allocated for judging.

For more information find the attached preliminary program.

We are looking forward to welcoming you!

With best regards,

Prof. Matthias Blüher

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