Invited Speakers:

*Vincent Giguere, University of McGill, Canada

Talk title: Nuclear receptor-mTOR interactions in the control of cellular metabolism

*Youfei Guan, Dalian Medical University, China

Talk title:  Nuclear receptors and water homeostasis regulation in the kidney

*Wendong Huang, City of Hope, USA

Talk title: Bile acid receptors as the molecular targets of bariatric surgery

Jongsook Kim Kemper, University of Illinois,USA

Talk title:  Epigenetic Control of Lipid Metabolism by an FGF19-SHP-LSD1 Axis

*Steve Kliewer, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA

Talk title: Metabolic Stress Hormone FGF21: From Pharmacology to Physiology

*Yong Li, Xiamen University, China

Talk title: Farnesoid X receptor modulators: from structure to pharmaceutical implications

*Donald McDonnell, Duke University, USA

Talk title: Identification of targetable proteins and processes downstream of nuclear receptors in breast cancer

*David Moore, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Talk title: Regulation of liver energy balance by PPARalpha and FXR

*Zhou Songyang, Sun Yat-sen University, China

Talk title: Telomere protection in aging and cancer

*Ming-Jer Tsai, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Talk title: COUP-TFII in Prostate cancer and muscular dystrophy

*Sophia Tsai, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Talk title: COUP-TFII in heart development and heart failure

*Li Wang,  University of Connecticut, USA

Talk title: Nuclear receptor SHP in Non-coding RNA regulation and liver disease

*Meng Wang, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Talk title: Microbe-Host Mitochondria Interaction in Regulating Lipid Metabolism through NR5A-Hedgehog SignalingHistone demethylase JMJD2D in colorectal cancer progression

*Qiao Wu, Xiamen University, China

Talk title: Nuclear receptor Nur77 suppresses hepatocellular carcinoma through regulation of PEPCK1 sumoylation

*Wen Xie , University of Pittsburg, USA

Talk title: A sulfotransferase-mediated negative feedback that regulates the gluconeogenic activity of HNF4alpha

*Eric Xu, Van Andel Research Institute, USA

Talk title: Structures and ligand regulation of orphan nuclear receptors

*Jianming Xu, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Talk title: TBC

*Yong Xu, Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, CAS, China

Talk title: Targeting nuclear receptors and related epigenetics proteins in prostate cancer

*Chundong Yu, Xiamen University, China

Talk title: Histone demethylase JMJD2D in colorectal cancer progression

*Xiaokun Zhang, Xiamen University, China

Talk title: Nur77 regulation of mitochondrial activity

*Dawang Zhou, Xiamen University, China

Talk title: Hippo signaling in liver size control and tumorigenesis