Conferences

Preliminary Program

The Asilomar Conference program begins Friday evening, December 10 and concludes Monday evening, December 13, 2021. Most attendees depart at their leisure on Tuesday, December 14. The conference sessions (talks, posters, mixers, breaks) will all be located in the Chapel building.

Be sure to review Getting Ready before your trip to Asilomar!

The Preliminary Program below lists confirmed invited speakers. We will continue to update as additional presenters are confirmed. There will be a 10-minute gap after each talk to facilitate lively Q&A.

Friday, December 10, 2021

4:15 - 6:00 pm, ASMS Asilomar Conference Badge pick-up, Chapel

6:00 - 7:00 pm, Dinner for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker Hall

7:05 - 8:55 pm, Welcome + Opening Session, Chapel

8:55 - 10:00 pm, Reception + Friday-Saturday Posters, Chapel

Saturday, December 11

7:30 - 9:00 am, Breakfast for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker Dining Hall

9:00 am - 10:10 am, Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry - Monomers to Fibrils, Chapel

  • Frank Sobott (University of Leeds), 9:00 - 9:25 am
  • Additional invited speaker to be confirmed, 9:35 - 10:10 am

10:10 - 10:40 am, Coffee Break

10:40 - 12:05 pm, Neurodegenerative Disease Mechanism, Industry and NIH Perspectives, Chapel

  • New Mechanism Related to Lysosomal Failure, Ryan Julian (UC Riverside), 10:40 - 11:00 am
  • Nathan Hatcher (Merck), 11:10 - 11:30 am
  • Austin Yang (NIH, National Institute of Aging), 11:40 - 11:55 am

12:05 pm - 1:00 pm, Lunch for Asilomar lodgers and those that paid offsite fee, Crocker Dining Hall

1:15 - 3:00 pm, Mass Spectrometry to Other Biophyscial Techniques, Chapel

  • H/D Exchange, Derek Wilson (York University), 1:50 - 2:15 pm
  • Additional invited speakers to be confirmed.

3:15 - 3:30 pm, Group Photo, Social Hall Deck (rear deck facing the sea)

3:30 - 5:35 pm, PTMs and Neurodegenerative Diseases, Chapel

  • Tau Protein, Judith Steen (Boston Children's Hospital), 3:30 - 3:55 pm
  • Phosphorylation, Birgit Schilling (Buck Institute), 4:05 - 4:30 pm
  • Renᾶ Robinson (Vanderbilt University), 4:40 - 5:05 pm

6:00 - 7:00 pm, Dinner for Asilomar lodgers and those that paid offsite fee, Crocker Dining Hall

7:15 - 7:40 pm, Poster Highlight Lightning Talks from Fri-Sat Posters, Chapel

7:40 - 7:45 pm, Welcome to the evening reception

7:45 - 9:30 pm, Evening Reception + Fri-Sat Posters

Sunday, December 12

7:30 - 9:00 am, Breakfast for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker

9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Lipids and Neurodegenerative Diseases, Chapel

  • Alla Koss (Sanofi-Genzyme), 9:00 - 9:25 am
  • Additional invited speakers to be confirmed.

Coffee Break 10:10 - 10:40 am

  • Additional invited speakers to be confirmed.

12:00 - 1:00 pm, Lunch for Asilomar Lodgers and those that paid the offsite fee, Crocker Dining Hall

1:00 - 6:00 pm, Free Afternoon

6:00 - 7:00 pm, Dinner for Asilomar lodgers and those that paid the offsite fee, Crocker Dining Hall

7:15 - 7:40 pm, Poster Highlights Talks from Sun-Mon Posters, Chapel

7:40 - 7:45 pm, Welcome to the evening reception

7:45 - 9:30 pm, Evening Reception + Sun-Mon Posters, Chapel

Monday, December 13

7:30 - 9:00 am, Breakfast for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker Dining Hall

9:00 am - 12:05 pm, Inhibitors of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Chapel

  • Joseph Loo (UCLA), 9:00 - 9:25 am

10:10 - 10:40 am, Coffee Break

  • Brandon Ruotolo (University of Michigan), 10:40 - 11:05 am
  • Additional invited speakers to be confirmed.

12:05 - 1:00 pm, Lunch for Asilomar lodgers and those that paid offsite fee, Crocker Dining Hall

1:15 - 5:25 pm, Proteomics/Metabolomics and Biomarkers of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Chapel

  • Veronica Anania (Genentech), 1:15 - 1:40 pm
  • Stephanie Cologna (University of Illinois, Chicago), 1:50 - 2:15 pm

3:00 - 3:30 pm, Coffee Break

  • Lingjun Li (University of Wisconsin), 3:30 - 3:55 pm
  • Perdita Barran (University of Manchester), 4:40 - 5:05 pm
  • Additional invited speakers to be confirmed.

6:00 - 7:00 pm, Dinner for Asilomar lodgers and those that paid offsite fee, Crocker 

7:15 - 8:20 pm, Closing Session, Chapel

  • Michael Bowers (University of California, Santa Barbara), 7:15 - 8:00 pm
  • Closing Remarks, 8:10 - 8:20 pm

8:30 - 9:30 pm, Bonfire & S'Mores, outdoors weather permitting

Tuesday, December 14

7:30 - 9:00 am, Breakfast for Asilomar lodgers, Crocker

  • Box lunches available for pick up at this time for Asilomar lodgers.

Departures at leisure