*please note that the current program may be subject to change


Main reception and keynote on Sunday, August 27th:

University of Vienna, Main Building
Universitätsring 1
1010 Vienna

Regular Talks and Tutorials from Monday, August 28th – Wednesday August 30th:

University Vienna, Faculty of Chemistry
Währingerstr. 38
1090 Vienna

Program Schedule

 Date Time Description

Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023

09:00 – 12:00, 13:00 – 15:00

Workshops (LIFS & TUM Bioinformatics; Microbial Lipidomics) / Währinger Str. 42

15:00 – 16:00

Registration opens / University Main Building, Universitätsring 1

16:00 – 16:15

Conference welcome (Main ceremonial hall, University Main Building, Universitätsring 1)
Manuela Baccarini, Vice-Rector for Research and International Affairs

16:15 – 18:00

Opening Lecture – Sphingolipid Metabolism

Lecture: Sphingolipids in lysosomal storage diseases
Frances Platt, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

18:00 – 21:00

Get together Arkadenhof 🍴

Monday, Aug. 28, 2023

08:00 – 09:00

Registration / Währinger Str. 38

09:00 – 09:45

Tutorial: Do’s and Don’ts during the Preanalytics and Extraction

Marcus Höring, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany


09:45 – 10:30

Keynote 1: The Lipotype Hypothesis

Giovanni D'Angelo, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break ⛾

11:00 – 11:45

Keynote 2: Lipidome Dynamics

Maria Fedorova, TU Dresden, Germany


11:45 – 12:45

Talks from abstracts – Session 1

An Automated Lipid Identification Pipeline for Electron-Activated Dissociation Mass Spectrometry Experiment
Cemil Can Saylan, Technical University of Munich, Freising, Germany

LORA: Lipid Over-Representation Analysis based on structural information
Michaela Vondráčková, Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic

Predicting liquid chromatography retention times using model ensembling in lipidomics
Paolo Bonini, oloBion, Barcelona, Spain

12:45 – 13:45

Lunch Break🍴

CLIG meeting

13:45 – 14:10

Keynote 3: Functional Lipidomics

Valerie O´Donnell, Cardiff University, United Kingdom


14:10 – 15:30

Talks from abstracts – Session 2

Single workflow for subsequent lipids and lipoproteins measurement in rheumatoid arthritis plasma
Mohan Ghorasaini, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Effects of ion suppression and matrix interference on untargeted LC-MS/MS analysis of polar lipids in human plasma
Katharina M. Rund, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany

Comparative Study of Lipidomic Profiles in Fed versus Fasted States and Across Blood Collection Tube Matrices: Implications for Medium to Large-Scale Epidemiological Studies
J. Alan Maschek, University of Utah, Utah, United States of America

Metabolic lipid tracing in the murine heart
Aleksandra Shiian, LIMES Institute, Bonn, Germany

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break ⛾

16:00 – 16:45

Keynote 4: Clinical Lipidomics Current Applications

Peter Meikle, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia

16:45 – 18:45


19:30 – 22:00

Heurigen Evening by ILS and MANA 🍴


Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023

09:00 – 09:45

Keynote 5: Lipid Membrane Chemistry

Christoph Thiele, University of Bonn, LIMES, Germany

09:45 – 10:30

Keynote 6: Minimal Membrane Systems

James Sáenz, TU, Dresden, Germany


10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break ⛾

11:00 – 12:40

Talks from abstracts – Session 3

Comprehensive Analysis of Octadecanoid Oxylipins using Chiral SFC-MS/MS and Reversed-Phase-LC-MS/MS Methods
Olivier Salamin, Karolinska Institutet, Solna, Sweden

Empowering Lipidomic Profiling with Isomer-Resolved Mass Spectrometry
Yu Xia, Tsinghua University, Peking, People’s Republic of China

Determining Stereospecific Numbering and Double Bond Positions of Acylglycerols in Human Plasma using Supercritical Fluid Chromatography Photoionization Mass Spectrometry and Collision-Induced Dissociation of Radical Cations
Patrick Mueller, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Novel Ion Fragmentation in Mass Spectrometry for Detailed Lipid Structural Analysis via Atomic Hydrogen/Oxygen Irradiation
Hidenori Takahashi, Shimadzu Corporation, Kyoto, Japan

Novel derivatization method for the determination of sterols, prenols, and neutral lipids by RP-UHPLC/MS/MS in negative ion mode
Yasmin Kadyrbekova, University of Pardubice, Pardubice, Czech Republic

12:40 – 13:40

Lunch Break🍴

13:40 – 14:25

Keynote 7: Lipid Metabolism

Zoltan Takats, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

14:25 – 15:25

Talks from abstracts – Session 4

Unveiling the Secrets of Lipid Transport In Vivo using METALIC
Arun John Peter, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Alkyne lipid tracers and the role of MFSD2a for lipid import into the brain
Mohamed H. Yaghmour, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Motor Neuron Disease or Sensory Neuropathy? L-Serine as a modulating factor
Thorsten Hornemann, Universtiy Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

15:25 – 15:55

Coffee Break ⛾

15:55 – 17:55


19:00 – 22:00

Conference Dinner 🍴

Conference Dinner

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023

09:00 – 10:00

Tutorial: Accurate lipid quantification without fragmentation bias

Kai Schuhmann, MPI-CBG, Dresden, Germany; Nina Troppmair, Cristina Coman; University Vienna, Vienna, Austria


10:00 – 10:45

Keynote 8: Lipidomics

Julijana Ivanisevic, UNIL, Lausanne, Switzerland

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee Break ⛾

11:15 – 12:55

Talks from abstracts – Session 5

Profiling and quantitation of bile acids in human biofluids by LC-TIMS-MS
Aiko Barsch, Bruker Daltonics GmbH & Co KG, Bremen, Germany

Recent methodological advances of MALDI-2 and t-MALDI-2 mass spectrometry for molecular imaging of lipids
Klaus Dreisewerd, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

Optimisation and Application of Single Cell Lipidomics
Kyle Saunders, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom

Hidden obstacles in clinical lipidomics –Ex vivo stabilities of lipid species in blood
Rainer Lehmann, University Hospital Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

Metabolomic Profiling of Plasma Samples from PPMI Identifies Molecular Signatures of Parkinson’s Disease and Genetic Parkinson’s Disease
Jung H. Suh, Denali Therapeutics, San Francisco, United States of America

12:55 – 13:40

Keynote 9: High Resolution Lipidomics

Andrej Shevchenko, MPI-CBG, Dresden, Germany

13:40 – 14:10

Closing Session & Prizes


Pickup Lunch Packages 🍴

14:10 - 15:30

DGMS interest group meeting "Lipid Analysis and Lipidomics"


Main reception and keynote on Sunday, August 27th:

University of Vienna, Main Building
Universitätsring 1
1010 Vienna

Regular Talks and Tutorials from Monday, August 28th – Wednesday August 30th:

University Vienna, Faculty of Chemistry
Währingerstr. 38
1090 Vienna


  • Total sessions:
    • 45 min (40 min + 5 min discussion) Keynote speaker
    • 3 x 20 min (15 min + 5 min discussion) Short talks selected from abstracts
  • 2 x 20 min (15 min + 5 min discussion) Short talks submitted to the early career females in lipidomics category
  • 2-3 tutorials or optional lunch symposia (45 min before session start)

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