Jax Lab for Genomic Medicine Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolism Symposium

Convening top global experts on diabetes genomics and pathogenesis, the Type 2 Diabetes & Metabolism Symposium will take place on November 14 and 15, 2019 at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, Conn.

Where: The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington CT
When: November 14-15, 2019

This special symposium will be hosted by JAX scientists Dr. Jacques Banchereau and Dr. Michael Stitzel. Topics span the arc of diabetes disease development, from deciphering genetics and functional genomics to investigating the role of endocrinology, immunology and organ pathophysiology.


Charles Burant, M.D., Ph.D., University of Michigan
Gary Churchill, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Jose Florez, M.D., Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital
Markku Laakso, M.D., Ph.D., University of Eastern Finland
Patrick E. MacDonald, Ph.D., University of Alberta
Karen L. Mohlke, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Deborah Muoio, Ph.D., Duke University
Alan Saltiel, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Patrick Seale, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Gerald Shulman, M.D., Ph.D., FACP, MACE, Yale University
Michael Stitzel, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory


Contact: Erin McDevitt at erin.mcdevitt@jax.org or 207-288-6659