Presentations and Proceedings

Invited Speaker Presentations

  • 2020:  Old and new regulators of lipid metabolism and liver health. Cell Biology Seminar Series, Canada.
  • May 2020:  Androgen Excess and PCOS meeting, San Francisco, US.
  • May 2020:  Metabolic and Cardiovascular Diseases group (AFNS PI’s) Zoom Talk, Edmonton, AB.
  • February 2020: Edmonton Citywide Journal Club ‘REDUCE-IT Trial, Edmonton, AB.
  • January 2020: Cardiovascular Research Centre Seminar Series, Edmonton, AB.
  • 2019:  Unravelling the role of Phosphatidylcholine synthesis in metabolic diseases. Department Seminar Series, Canada
  • 2019: Short stories about old and new regulators of liver health. 2019 Annual Biochemistry Retreat, Canada
  • November 2019:  Women & Children’s Health Research Institute, Research Day 2019.
  • November 2019:  Centre for Heart Lung Innovation Seminar Series St Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver. BC.
  • May 2019:  Satellite to the European Atherosclerosis Society Annual Meeting, Maastricht, Netherlands May 25, 2019.
  • March  2019:  Centre for Immuno-Metabolism, (CIM), Varadero, Cuba.
  • 2018:  Understanding the role of Phosphatidylcholine synthesis in Liver Disease. Conference of Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist of China, China.
  • 2018:  Phospholipid Metabolism and Liver Disease. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Summer Research Conference on Folate, B12 and One-Carbon Metabolism, Canada.
  • October 2018:  Canadian Diabetes Association and Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Halifax, Canada.
  • June 2018: International Symposia for Atherosclerosis, Toronto, June 2018.
  • February 2018: Beef Quality Workshop. Ruminant Trans Fatty Acids for Human Health. Lacombe, Alberta.
  • January 2018:  Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, Division of Endocrinology.  University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • December 2017:  Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids Scholar Group, U of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
  • October 2017:  Androgen Excess and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Society, United States. Androgen Excess and PCOS Society, San Antonio, United States.
  • September 2017:  Center for Diabetes and Vascular Medicine, Franciscus Gasthuis Rotterdam.  The Netherlands.
  • July 2017:  FASEB Summer Research Conference, Snowmass, Aspen CO, USA.
  • June 2017:  CVRC Seminar Series, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
  • May 2017:  School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth.
  • May 2017:  Education for Life, Centre for Health and Nutrition. Edmonton, Canada.
  • May 2017:  Centre for Molecular and Immunology, University of Havana, Cuba
  • April 2017:  Molecular Cell Biology of Lipids Scholar Group, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  • November 2016:  14th AE-PCOS Annual Meeting, Victoria, Australia.
  • September 2016:  Cardiology Grand Rounds, Mazankowski Heart Institute, University of Alberta Hospital.  Edmonton, Canada.
  • July 2016:  School of Medicine and Pharmacology Seminar Series, University of Western Australia.
  • May 2016:  Heart and Stroke Awareness Week.  University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  • May 2016:  CHIRI Seminar, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Curtin, Western Australia, Australia.
  • May 2016:  Department of Pharmacology.  New York Medical College, New York, New York, USA.
  • November 2015:  PCOS 2015 Conference. Seattle, USA.
  • June 2015: 1st International Convention Immunopharmacology-Vaccipharma 2015.  Varadero Beach, Cuba.
  • May 2015:  Alberta Diabetes Institute Research Seminar Series.  Edmonton, Canada.
  • May 2015:  Diabetes Educator Executive Committee (DES) – Northern Alberta. Spring Thaw Meeting.  Edmonton, Canada.
  • October 2014:  Androgen Excess and PCOS Society: CME Lecture, Androgen Excess and PCOS Society.  Hawaii, Canada.
  • October 2014:  Simone-Pierre Noel Lectureship.  Saskatoon, Canada.  Canadian Lipoprotein Conference.  
  • October 2014:  Centre for Heart Lung Innovations HLI Friday Seminar Series. “Remnant Cholesterol”:  What is it and is it causative to cardiovascular disease? Vancouver, Canada
  • June 2014:  International Society of Endocrinology International Society of Endocrinology.  Chicago, USA.
  • March 2014:  International Symposia on Chylomicron in Disease. Tokyo, Japan.
  • February 2014: Alberta Diabetes Institute, Research Seminar, Edmonton, Canada.
  • October 2013:  Vascular 2013.  Endothelial Cell Function and Dysfunction Oral Session.  Montreal, Canada.
  • January 2013:  Dairy Australia & Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) & Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC).  Canberra, Australia.
  • January 2013:  School of Medicine and Pharmacology, Royal Perth Hospital. Perth, Australia.
  • November 2012:  Food and Health Workshop and Nutrition Society of New Zealand Annual Conference,  Aucklands, New Zealand.
  • October 2012:  Alberta Diabetes Institute Research Seminar.
  • October 2012:  Pharmacology Seminar, University of Virginia.
  • October 2012: ILSI trans fat conference in Beijing, China.
  • September 2012:  Jingzhou 2012 International Conference. Jingzhou, Hubei, China.
  • June 2012:  Endocrinology, Houston, Texas, USA.
  • March 2012:  Banff Egg Conference, Banff, Alberta.
  • March 2012: International Society of Chylomicrons in Disease (ISCD)-ISA Satellite Mtg.  Sydney, Australia.
  • November 2011: Canadian Lipoprotein Conference. Halifax, Canada.
  • October 2011: Canadian Diabetes AssociationProfessional Conference and Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada.
  • October 2011:  CSATVBTrainee Workshop, Vancouver, Canada.
  • October 2011: National Atherosclerosis Forum (NAF).  Montreal, Canada.
  • August 2011:  School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
  • June 2010: 
  • University Department of Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital Campus, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
  • March 2011: ISORAM(International School on Obesity Research and Management), Lake Louise, Canada.
  • November 2010: Cardiovasular Research Centre (CVRC) Seminar, Edmonton, Canada.
  • November 2010: IDF World Dairy Summit 2010, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • October 2010: CSATVB Session II, Cardiovascular Congress, Montreal, Canada.
  • September 2010: Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Maz Connects: Meet the Researchers Luncheons.  Edmonton, Canada.
  • September 2010: 12th Annual National Atherosclerosis Forum, Montreal, Canada.
  • November 2009: University of Guelph Seminar, Guelph, Canada
  • October 2009: CSATVB Workshop, Edmonton, Canada.
  • September 2009: World Dairy Summit, Berlin, Germany.
  • September 2009: 11th Annual National Atherosclerosis Forum, Montreal, Canada.
  • August 2009: University of Cincinnati, Children’s Hospital. Cincinnati, USA.
  • July 2009: School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia.
  • June 2010: International Symposium on Chylomicron in Disease (ISCD) Conference, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
  • June 2009: DMI/National Dairy Council, Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo, Anaheim, USA.
  • June 2009: Institute of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods of Laval University, Quebec, Canada.
  • April 2009: Faculty of Life Science, University of Manchester Seminar, Manchester, England.
  • March 2008:  Deuel Conference on Lipids, Loews Coronado Bay Resort, California.

Conference Proceedings

  • CNS/Cardiometabolic Research Network Workshop. December 11, 2020. (Virtual meeting).
  • Women & Children’ Health Research Institute (WCHRI) Research day. November, 2020.
  • 2020 CANADIAN VASCULAR & LIPID SUMMIT Joint symposium of the Canadian Lipoprotein Conference & the Canadian Society for Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology October 15, 2020. (Virtual meeting).
  • European Society Endocrinology, Venice, May 2020.
  • Canadian Nutrition Society, Edmonton, Canada, May 2020.
  • ENDOCRINE SOCIETY, San Francisco, US, March 2020. J Endocr Soc. 2020 May 8; 4(Suppl 1): SUN-022.
  • 11th Annual Women and Children’s Health Research Institute Research Day; Edmonton, AB. November 6, 2019.
  • Canadian Lipoprotein Conference and the Canadian Society for Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. Banff, AB, October 2019.
  • Canadian Diabetes and Canadian Society Endocrinology and Metabolism, Winnipeg, Canada, October 2019.
  • Symposium on Pharmaceutical Engineering, Germany, September, 2019.
  • The Origins and Benefits of Biologically Active Components in Human Milk Conference. 21-26 July, 2019, West Palm Beach Florida. (30 min invited talk).
  • International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Prague, Czech Republic. June 4-7, 2019.
  • European Atherosclerosis Society Annual Meeting, Maastricht, Netherlands, May 26-29, 2019.
  • Colloque STELA, 27-28 May 2019, Hotel Plaza Québec (Québec).
  • Integrative Health Speaker’s Series, 12 March 2019, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, Edmonton (Alberta).
  • Table-ronde provinciale des nutritionnistes ouvrant en Médecine Fœto-Maternelle (MFM), 10 May 2019, Sherbrooke (Québec).
  • Canadian Nutrition Society. 2-4 May 2019, Sheraton on the Falls, Niagara Fall (Ontario).
  • Immunometabolism Satellite to the European Atherosclerosis Society Annual Meeting, Maastricht, Netherlands May 25-26, 2019.
  • 25th European Congress on Obesity. 23-26 May 2018, Austria Center Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
  • 6th Canadian Obesity Summit. 23-26 April, 2019. Ottawa, ON.
  • International Atherosclerosis Society, Toronto, Canada, June, 2018.
  • Canadian Diabetes and Canadian Society Endocrinology and Metabolism, Halifax, Canada, October 2018.
  • 10th Annual Women and Children’s Health Research Institute Research Day; Edmonton, AB. 24 October, 2018
  • Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres Conference. 21-23 October 2018, The Westin Edmonton, Edmonton (Alberta).
  • International Atherosclerosis Society, Toronto, Canada, June 2018.
  • Canadian Nutrition Society. 3-5 May 2018, Halifax Convention Centre, Halifax (Nova Scotia).
  • Food Matters 2018 Conference. 20-21 April 2018, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton (Alberta).
  • Canadian Society for Endocrinology and Metabolism.  Edmonton, Canada.  November 2017.
  • CSEM 2017: Androgen Excess and PCOS Society, Edmonton, Canada. November 2017.
  • Androgen Excess & PCOS Society 15th Annual Mtg. San Antonio, USA.  October 2017.
  • Increased Cardiometabolic Risk in Adolescents.   Colorado, USA.  July 2017.
  • Canadian Nutrition Society. 25-27 May 2017, Hotel Bonaventure, Montréal (Québec).
  • Diabetes Spring Thaw (Diabetes Educators). May 6, 2017, University of Alberta, Edmonton (AB).
  • Canadian Obesity Summit., Banff, Canada. April 2017.
  • Immuno-Metabolic Mechanisms of Atherosclerosis Conference, Novel critical mediators and therapeutic targets, Cancun, Mexico. March 2017.
  • ASPEN, US. February 2017.
  • Androgen Excess and PCOS Society. Melbourne, Australia.  November 2016.
  • The Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism Conference and Annual Meeting. Ottawa, Canada.  October 2016.
  • ImmuNet, October 27, 2016, University of Alberta, Edmonton (AB).
  • 41st Canadian Lipoprotein Conference 2016. John’s, Canada.  September 2016.
  • International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids. 5-9 September 2016, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
  • CAPS (Canadian Association of Paediatric Surgeons). Vancouver, Canada, 2016.
  • United Scientific Group, Obesity & Chronic Diseases-2016.  Las Vegas, USA. July 2016.
  • School of Medicine and Pharmacology Seminar Series, University of Western Australia, July 2016.
  • Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, Peripheral Vascular Disease. Nashville, USA. May 2016.
  • Canadian Nutrition Society. 5-7 May 2016, Hilton Lac-Leamy Gatineau-Ottawa Hotel, Gatineau-Ottawa (ON).
  • TheEndocrine Society’s 98th Annual Meeting & Expo.  Boston USA.  April 2016.
  • Experimental Biology (EB). 2-6 April 2016, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego (CA)
  • World Diabetes Congress, Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism. Vancouver, Canada, December, 2015.
  • Canadian Society Endocrinology Metabolism. Vancouver, Canada.  December 2015.
  • Women & Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI) Research day. 28 October 2015, Westin Hotel, Edmonton (AB).
  • American College of Surgeons (JACS).  Chicago USA.  October 2015.
  • Women & Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI) Research day. 28 October 2015, Westin Hotel, Edmonton (AB).
  • Kern Lipid Conference.  Vail, USA.  August 2015.
  • Experimental Biology Science Research Conference (FASEB SRC) on Nutritional Immunology: Role in Health and Disease. 26-31 July 2015, Lisbon Marriott Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • ATVB 2015.  San Francisco, USA.   May 2015.
  • International Symposium on Atherosclerosis. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.  May 2015.
  • Canadian Nutrition Society. 28-30 May 2015, Winnipeg Convention Center, Winnipeg (MB).
  • Experimental Biology (EB). 28 March-1st April 2015, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston (MA).
  • DEUEL Conference. Monterey, USA.  March 2015.
  • Environmental Biology. San Diego, USA.  November 2014.
  • Women & Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI) Research day. 12 November 2014, Westin Hotel, Edmonton (AB).
  • Cancer Research Institute of Northern Alberta (CRINA) Research Day. 15 November 2014, University of Alberta, Edmonton (AB).
  • Canadian Lipoprotein Conference.  Saskatoon, Canada.  October 2014.
  • Canadian Cardiovascular Congress.  Vancouver, Canada.  October 2014.
  • American Heart Association Scientific Session. Published in Atherosclerosis Journal 2014 Aug; 235(2):e185.
  • FASEB. Molecular Mechanisms of Intestinal lipid Transport and Mechanism. Colorado, USA. July 2014.
  • ICE/ENDO 2014.  International Society of Endocrinology.  Chicago, USA. June 2014.
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association.  Boston, USA.   June 2014.
  • Mazankowski Cardiac Sciences Day.  Edmonton, Canada.  June 2014.
  • 2014 CNS-SCN Annual Meeting.  Canadian Nutrition Society.  St. John’s, Canada.  June 2014.
  • 82nd EAS Congress. European Atherosclerosis Society, Madrid, Spain.  May-June 2014.
  • ATVB 2014. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Scientific Sessions, Toronto, Canada.  May 2014.
  • Experimental Biology.  San Diego, USA.  April 2014.
  • ISCD 2014. International Symposium on Chylomicrons in Disease.  Komagome, Tokyo.  March 2014.
  • Vascular 2013. Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Society Endocrinology & Metabolism.  Montreal, Canada.  October 2013.
  • International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics. 5-8 October 2013, Québec City Convention Centre, Québec City (Qc).
  • Canadian Lipoprotein Conference.  Mont Tremblant, Canada.  September 2013.
  • 20th International Congress of Nutrition. 15-20 September 2013, Granada Congress Centre, Granada (Spain).
  • Mazankowski Cardiac Sciences Research Day.  Edmonton, Canada.  June 2013.
  • Endocrine Society.  San Francisco, USA.  June 2013.
  • Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2013 Scientific Sessions.  Florida,USA.  May 2013.
  • 14e réunion annuelle de la Société québécoise de lipidologie, de nutrition et de métabolisme. 9-10 Mai 2013, Château Bonne Entente, Québec (Qc).
  • 3rd Canadian Obesity Summit.  Vancouver, Canada.  May 2013.
  • Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, Vascular Biology. 1-3 May 2013, The Dolphin Hotel, Lake Buena Vista, Fla, USA.
  • Canadian Nutrition Society. May 30-June 2 2013, Loews Hôtel Le Concorde, Québec City (Qc).
  • Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, Vascular Biology (Kinmet). 30 April 2013, The Dolphin Hotel, Lake Buena Vista, Fla, USA
  • WCHRI Research Day. Edmonton, Canada.   2012.
  • Alberta Diabetes InstituteResearch Day.  Edmonton, Canada.  September 2012.
  • The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Banff, Canada. September 2012.
  • 3rd International Congress on Abdominal Obesity. 9-12 July 2012, Québec Congress Center, Québec, Canada.
  • Functional Food and Natural Health Products Student Symposium (FFNHP). 4-6 June 2012, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.
  • Canadian Nutrition Society. 2-4 June 2011, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario (ON).
  • 10th Congress of the ISSFAL, Vancouver, Canada. May 2012.
  • 13e réunion annuelle de la Société québécoise de lipidologie, de nutrition et de métabolisme. 10-11 Mai 2012, Château Bonne Entente, Québec (Qc).
  • Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, Vascular Biology. 18-20 April 2012, Hilton Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • XVI International Symposium on Atherosclerosis, Sydney, Australia. March 2012.
  • American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition Week. Orlando, USA.   January 2012.
  • Canadian Diabetes Association Professional Conference and Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada. October 2011.
  • American Heart Association. Scientific Sessions.  Orlando, USA. November 2011.
  • International Conference on Homocysteine Metabolism. Lisbon, Portugal.  June 2011
  • Therapeutic Applications of Functional Foods.  Winnipeg Canada.  May 2011.
  • 12e réunion annuelle de la Société québécoise de lipidologie, de nutrition et de métabolisme. 26-28 Mai 2011, Château Bonne Entente, Québec (Qc).
  • Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2011 Scientific Sessions in Chicago, USA, April 2011.
  • Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). 9-13 April 2011, Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC, USA.
  • 37th ABAI Annual Convention, Denver, USA 2011.
  • Deuel Conference on Lipids, Sonoma, USA.   March 2011.
  • Alberta Diabetes Institute Research Day.  Edmonton, Canada, October 2010.
  • Canadian Lipoprotein Conference, Niagara on the Lake, Canada, October 2010.
  • FASEB summer Research Conference, Carefree, Arizona, USA. August 2010.
  • 2nd Canadian Obesity StudentMeeting in Ottawa, Canada, June 2010.
  • Canadian Nutrition SocietyConference, Edmonton, Canada June 2010.
  • International Symposium on Chylomicrons in Disease-2 (ICSD) Rotterdam, Netherlands, June 2010.
  • 2nd Canadian Obesity Student Meeting in Ottawa, Canada, June 2010.
  • IAS HDL Workshop in Whistler, Canada, May 2010.
  • 11e réunion annuelle de la Société québécoise de lipidologie, de nutrition et de métabolisme. 29 Avril – 1 Mai 2010, Château Bonne Entente, Québec (Qc).
  • ABA International 36th Annual Convention in San Antonio, USA May 2010.
  • 9th Conference of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids in Maastricht, The Netherlands. May 2010.
  • Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2010 Scientific Sessions in San Francisco, USA, April 2010.
  • Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). 24-28 April 2010, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California, USA.
  • AFERO in Paris, France, January 2010.
  • Canadian Lipoprotein Conference. 15-18 October 2009, Caesar’s Hotel and Casino, Windsor, Ontario (ON).
  • Canadian Lipoprotein Conference in Windsor, Canada, October 2009.
  • International Diabetes Federation in Montreal, Canada, October 2009.
  • Canadian Society of Atherosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology in Edmonton, Canada, October 2009.
  • Gordon Conference on the Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids, July 2009.
  • Danish Cardiovascular Research Academy June 2009.
  • National Obesity Summit, Kananaskis, Canada, May 2009.
  • Canadian Society for Clinical Nutrition’s 8th Annual Scientific Meeting. Quebec City, Canada. May 2009.
  • 10e réunion annuelle de la Société québécoise de lipidologie, de nutrition et de métabolisme. 30 avril–2 Mai 2009, Château Bonne Entente, Québec (Qc).
  • 3rd International Congress on pre-diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome. Nice, France, April 2009.
  • Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). 18–22 April 2009, Ernest N Morial Convention Center, New-Orleans, Louisiana (LA), USA.
  • 28th Summer Symposium in Molecular Biology on Nutrition, Genes and Physical Activity: Understanding Obesity from Conception and Beyond. 11–14 August 2009, PennState University Park, Pennsylvania (PA), USA.
  • Vascular Matrix Biology and Bioengineering workshop presented by the North American Vascular Biology Organization. Whistler, British Columbia. March 2009.
  • 3e colloque des chercheurs étudiants et postdoctoraux de l’INAF. 19–20 Mars 2009, Centre des congrès de Lévis, Lévis, Québec (Qc).
  • Canadian Society Clinical Nutrition, Toronto Canada, May 2008.
  • International Symposium of Chylomicrons in Disease, Lake Louise, Canada March 2008 Athero. Suppl.
  • International  Atherosclerosis Society Workshop on HDL, Greece October 2007.
  • Canadian Nutrition Conference, Winnipeg, Canada, June 2007.
  • Canadian Obesity Network, Western Obesity Summit, Kananaskis, Canada, May 2007.
  • Colloque bisannuel du Centre de recherche STELA, 28-29 mai 2007, Québec (Qc).
  • 7Th Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids, July 2006, Cairns, Australia.
  • Canadian Diabetes Association Annual Conference, Edmonton, Alberta. October 2005. Canadian journal of Diabetes 2005 29(3):Suppl.1 pg328.