19-22 April 2021 


The 11th International Ceramide Conference will cover different aspects of Sphingolipid research, including:

The scientifc program includes a keynote lecture, short talks selected from submitted abstracts, poster sessions and meet the experts sessions. 


“Meet the Experts” group sessions:

  • Imaging with MSRick Drake and Giovanni D’Angelo

  • Clinical applications of SPL research, where do we stand?Mark Kester, Scott Summers, Shikhar Mehrotra

  • Approaches for the identification of direct SPLs targetsGemma Fabrias, Christoph Arenz, Daniel Canals

  • Outstanding questions in the quest for SPL-mediated biologyYusuf Hannun and Tony Futerman

  • Sphingolipidomics-combination with other methodologies and future perspectives –  Al Merrill and Howard Riezman

Each group session will consist on a 15 min presentation by the experts on the status of the field followed by discussion. Participants are encouraged to register for the required group session and to email their questions ahead of time so they can be used as a starting point for the discussion.  

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