SoCal Metabolism Symposium

First Annual SoCal Metabolism Symposium graphic

Date and time

March 10, 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM PT


Fishman Auditorium

Sanford Burnham Prebys
10901 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA, 92037



Symposium Program

Symposium Poster


About this symposium

For the first time, Sanford Burnham Prebys, UC Irvine, and USC are bringing together the Southern California metabolism community. Join us at this one-day symposium to network, make new connections and discover more of the high-quality metabolism research being conducted here in SoCal at the molecular, cellular, and organismal levels. 

This unique event will also showcase the brightest upcoming talents in the field, with presentations from trainees that reflect the breadth of research being undertaken in our region.  


  • Metabolic signaling
  • Subcellular metabolism
  • Nutrient sensing and utilization
  • Metabolism in disease, development, and aging


Registration deadline February 24, 2023. Early Bird Registration from now to January 1, 2023.


Register  Submit Abstract

Poster session

The symposium will conclude with a drinks reception and poster session where students and postdocs can network, display unpublished data, and discover the exceptional metabolism research happening in Southern California. All attendees are encouraged to submit a poster abstract.
Abstract deadline – February 15, 2023
Acceptance will be acknowledged by February 17, 2023

Short talk presentations

Poster abstracts submitted by trainees will also be considered for short talks. These 15-minute presentations will represent the extent of topics and diversity of people in the Southern California metabolism community.
Acceptance will be acknowledged by February 17, 2023

Keynote Speaker

Janelle Ayres, Ph.D.
Salk Institute


Venue parking accommodations

Designated parking spaces will be available the day of the event in the main parking structure.