8th European Lipidomics Meeting

6th Lipidomics Forum


Online-Meeting cohosted by iLS

29th September – 2nd October 2020, Regensburg, Germany



Preliminary Program

Times in the following schedule are given in Central European Summer Time (CEST) for Berlin, Germany.

Tuesday, 29th September

Time Session Speaker
09:00 – 9:05 Welcome
09:05 – 9:50 Opening lecture: Challenges and opportunities of big data oxylipidomics: mapping out their endogenous fate in macrophages. Valerie O’Donnell, Cardiff University, UK
Young scientists I selected short presentations (15 min + 5 discussion min)
9:50 – 10:10 How accurate is my lipid quantification? Insights into internal standardization by uncertainty calculation Harald Schoeny, Vienna, Austria
10:10 – 10:30 Calibration with a long-term reference matched against SRM-1950 improves the robustness of lipidomics measurements in plasma Bohdan Babiy, Madrid, Spain
10:30 – 10:50 Development of flow injection mass spectrometry-based platform for screening of blood plasma samples Jakub Idkowiak, Pardubice, Czech Republic
10:50 – 11:10 Visualising Cholesterol in Brain by On-Tissue Derivatisation and Quantitative Mass Spectrometry Imaging Roberto Angelini, Swansea, UK
11:10 – 11:30 Lipidomics meets Data Science: Towards platform-independent Structural Elucidation Christoph A. Krettler, Graz, Austria
Sponsor talk
11.30 – 11.50 A lipidomic mouse brain atlas Christian Klose, Lipotype GmbH, Dresden, Germany
LSI Workshop I
14:00 – 16:00 Current status of guideline discussions; issues to solve Lipidomics Standards Initiative

Wednesday,  30th September

Young scientists II selected short presentations (15 min + 5 discussion min)
Time (CEST) Session Speaker
12:00 – 12.20 Phospholipid Acyl Chain Diversity Controls the Tissue-Specific Assembly of Mitochondrial Cardiolipins Jakob Koch, Innsbruck, Austria
12:20 – 12:40 Tracing lipid oxidation by exogenous reactive species – is there a link to gas plasma-assisted blood coagulation? Johanna Striesow, Greifswald, Germany
12:40 – 13.00 The alkylglycerol monooxygenase deficient mouse: gene structure and physiology Katharina Lackner, Innsbruck, Austria
13:00 – 13:20 Spatially resolved lipidome profiling of freshwater sentinel species Gammarus fossarum by shotgun lipidomics and mass spectrometry imaging Tingting Fu, Villeurbanne, France
13:20 – 13:40 Unsaturation Elements and other Modifications of Phospholipids in Bacteria: New Insight from UVPD Mass Spectrometry Molly Blevins, Austin, USA
14:00 – 14:45 Keynote: Applying Multidimensional Separations and Novel Visualization Techniques for More Confident Lipid Assessments Erin Baker, Raleigh, USA
14:45 – 14:50 Young scientists lecture award
LSI Workshop II
15:00 – 17:00 Discussion and solutions Lipidomics Standards Initiative

Thursday, 1st October

Bioinformatics for Lipidomics – Online Workshop (separate registration required)

This interactive, hands-on course is already fully booked. Please check the registration page for further details.
Time (CEST) Topic Trainer
 09:00 – 09:30 Welcome and Introduction Nils Hoffmann
 09:30 – 12:00 Targeted Lipidomics with LipidCreator and Skyline Nils Hoffmann
 13:00 – 15:00 Shotgun Lipidomics with PeakStrainer and LipidXplorer Jacobo Miranda Ackerman
 15:00 – 17:00 Downstream processing with lxPostman and lipidome comparison with LUX Score Fadi Al Machot

Friday, 2nd October – Bioinformatics for Lipidomics – Online Symposium

Please go here to find the abstracts.

Time (CEST)SessionSpeakerTitle
09:00 – 9:10Introduction and WelcomeOrganizersIntroduction and Welcome
9:10 – 9:30KeynoteSteffen NeumannThe metaRbolomics Toolbox in Bioconductor and beyond
9:30 – 9:40Databases, Ontologies and Online ResourcesAlan BridgeSwissLipids, a knowledge resource for lipid biology
9:40 – 9:50Databases, Ontologies and Online ResourcesValerie O’DonnellLIPID MAPS
9:50 – 10:00Break
10:00 – 10:10Visualization and ExplorationMichelle HillAn open source software for analysis of lipidomics experiments - lipidr
10:10 – 10:20Visualization and ExplorationBo BurlaSupervised Data Processing and Quality Control Workflows in MS-based Lipidomics and the R/Shiny toolbox MIDAR
10:20 – 10:30Visualization and ExplorationDominik SchwudkeSystematic Lipidome Comparisons Applying a Homology Concept
10:30 – 10:40Data Integration and ApplicationsNils HoffmannFAIR Data Standards and Workflow Interoperability in metabolomics and lipidomics - the mzTab-M data exchange format
10:40 – 10:50Data Integration and ApplicationsMichael WittingLipids, pathways and genome-scale metabolic models – Many gaps to fill…
10:50 – 11:00Data Integration and ApplicationsRobert AhrendsLipidomics Informatics for Life Science
11:00 – 11:10Break
11:10 – 11:20Data Integration and ApplicationsTim RoseEmbedding lipidomics into the omics landscape
11:20 – 11:30Data Integration and ApplicationsDominik KopczynskiGoslin: A Grammar of Succinct Lipid Nomenclature
11:30 – 11:40Identification and Quantification ToolsJürgen HartlerLipid Data Analyzer: Automated Lipid Species Annotation by Decision Rule Sets
11:40 – 11:50Identification and Quantification ToolsHiroshi TsugawaElucidating the diversity of lipid structures by computational mass spectrometry
11:50 – 12:00Identification and Quantification ToolsOliver AlkaDIAMetAlyzer: Automated, false-discovery rate controlled analysis for data-independent acquisition in metabolomics 
12:00 – 13:00Lunch Break
13:00 – 13:30KeynoteSebastian BöckerSIRIUS, CANOPUS and COSMIC: Turning tandem mass spectra into metabolite structure information
13:30 – 13:40Identification and Quantification ToolsTobias KindLipid identifications with the LipidBlast in-silico MS/MS libraries
13:40 – 13:50Identification and Quantification ToolsKai SchuhmannAccurate quantification of molecular lipid species by LipidXte
13:50 – 14:00Identification and Quantification ToolsRonny HerzogDeveloping a GMP-certified lipid identification software
14:00 – 14:10Break
14:10 – 14:20Identification and Quantification ToolsNi ZhixuFrom high throughput Lipid profiling to data integration in systems level
14:20 – 14:30Visualization and ExplorationAnsgar KorfMultidimensional Kendrick Mass Plots: A graphical analysis tool for lipids
14:30 – 15:00KeynoteChrister EjsingFunctional lipidomics - a molecular perspective on cellular lipid biochemistry
15:00 – 15:10Identification and Quantification ToolsBing PengLipidCreator: A workbench to probe the lipidomic landscape
15:10 – 15:20Identification and Quantification ToolsLaura GoracciTailoring bioinformatics tools to research needs: the Lipostar approach
15:20 – 15:30Break
15:30 – 15:40Identification and Quantification ToolsJeremy KoelmelMillions of Possibilities: The Uncharted Waters of Redox Lipidomics
15:40 – 15:50Identification and Quantification ToolsDouglas McCloskeySmartPeak
15:50 – 16:00Identification and Quantification ToolsJustin van der HooftSpec2Vec: Improved mass spectral similarity scoring through learning of structural relationships
16:00 – 16:10Visualization and ExplorationJennifer KyleLipid Mini-On: mining and ontology tool for enrichment analysis of lipidomic data
16:10 – 17:00Discussion & ConclusionAllDiscussion & Conclusion