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MiPschool Baton Rouge LA US 2009

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MiPschool Baton Rouge LA US 2009

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Baton Rouge LA USA, 2009 Jun 17-23. 3rd MiPsummer school on Mitochondrial Respiratory Physiology.

Mitochondrial Physiology Society (2009-06-17) MitoGlobal

Abstract: 3rd MiPsummer school on Mitochondrial Respiratory Physiology, 2009 June 17-23, Baton Rouge, Louisiana US.

Local Organizers

Steve Hand (LSU, Baton Rouge)
Michael Menze (LSU, Baton Rouge)

The MiPsummer School is open to graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and scientists from biotechnology/pharmaceutical companies and related entities in the private and public sectors. The goal of the MiPsummer School is to teach current concepts and information on mitochondrial physiology from basic, biomedical and clinical perspectives. Certificate of participation will be awarded.
Content and organization of courses from previous years may be viewed at
  • MiPsummer Schools 2008 and 2007

Scientific board

Erich Gnaiger, Chair (Innsbruck, Austria)
Vilma Borutaite (Kaunas, Lithuania)
Guy C Brown (Cambridge, UK)
Cecilia Giulivi (Davis, USA)
Steven C Hand (Baton Rouge, USA)
Charles Hoppel (Cleveland, USA)
Rodrigue Rossignol (Bordeaux, France)
Eiji Takahashi (Yamagata, Japan)

MiPsummer 2009 Accommodations and Food

Lod Cook Hotel
Participants will be housed in the Lod Cook Hotel on the LSU campus (3848 W. Lakeshore Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70808; Tel 225-383-2665). Each room has a private bathroom and wireless internet connection. A complimentary full buffet breakfast is served between 6:00-9:30 each morning. Two business centers for fax/copy or computing needs are available. There is also an exercise room and a patio with pool and jacuzzi. A pleasant running/walking path, which follows the shoreline of University Lake, is accessible in front of the hotel across W. Lakeshore Drive. The hotel is approximately an 8-10 min walk from the lecture hall, which is located in the Life Sciences Building Annex (room A101). All breakfasts and the final conference dinner (June 22) are included in the registration fee. Economical lunches are available immediately across the street from the lecture hall at the LSU Union (buffet lunches, sandwiches, etc.). Evening meals are available at restaurants/pubs located at the edge of campus (6-8 minute walk from the hotel or the lecture hall).

Standard private room (King bed, left) and Standard shared room (2 double beds, right) Room 2.jpg


July 17-23, 2009, Louisiana State University campus, Baton Rouge.


Lush summer foliage on campus (upper left), Life Sciences Building Annex (upper right), lecture hall (lower left), and foyer for poster sessions and coffee breaks (lower, right).

MiPsummer 2009 Travel

Baton Rouge is located about 70 miles NW of New Orleans.

Travel Connections

By Air
Participants are encouraged to fly into the Baton Rouge Airport (BTR). Convenient airline connections into Baton Rouge (Delta, American, Continental, Northwest) are available from international airports [Atlanta (ATL), Dallas (DFW), and Houston (IAH)], as are connecting flights from Memphis (MEM). No connecting flights to Baton Rouge exist from New Orleans. Taxi service from the Baton Rouge Airport to the Lod Cook Conference Center and Hotel on the LSU campus (3848 W. Lakeshore Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70808; Tel 225-383-2665) costs approximately $21-25. Typically, taxis are waiting outside the baggage claim area in front of the airport; if not, the Yellow Cab tel. is 225-926-6400 and Mackie's Airport Cab Service is 225-357-4883.
By Car
Traveling to Baton Rouge from the West (on I-10 E), one would cross the Mississippi River bridge, turn south, and remain on I-10. After about 1 mile, exit to the right at Dalrymple Drive (Exit 156B). At the bottom of the exit ramp, take a right on Dalrymple and continue about 0.7 miles to the LSU campus. Take a left onto W. Lakeshore Drive and continue 0.4 miles. The Lod Cook Hotel will be on your right.
If approaching Baton Rouge from the East on I-12 W, I-12 will merge with I-10. Continue on I-10 W and exit on Dalyrmple Drive. Proceed to the hotel as described above.

Weather, Excursions

June is a warm month in Baton Rouge with a number of outdoor excursions possible, including a trip to Alligator Bayou, canoeing on the University Lake (adjacent to the hotel), and strolling along the Mississippi River levee. Casual, light-weight clothing including shorts is appropriate. A raincoat or umbrella can be useful for occasional summer showers, but jackets or sweaters are not needed even in the evenings.

Weather Excursions.jpg

MiPsummer 2009 Registration -closed

Fees cover hotel room (six nights) and all breakfasts, coffee breaks, excursions, and the final conference dinner. Accommodations for participants are located in the Lod Cook Conference Center and Hotel on the Louisiana State University campus. For additional information on lodging and other meals, please see 'MiPsummer 2009 Accommodations and Food'.
Registration fee options (before April 10, 2009):*
(1) Private Room: $850 US
Standard room with one King bed; one registered participant per room.
(2) Shared Room: $550 US
Standard room with two double beds; two registered participants per room.
(3) Local Participant(without room or breakfasts): $250
Registration MiPsummer2009 (June 17-23, 2009): Contact: [email protected]
  • MiPsummer2009 Download doc (updated: 2009-03-15)
  • MiPsummer2009 Download pdf
  • The number of participants will be limited. Registrations will be confirmed until we are fully booked.
  • Please note: A late fee of $200 must be added to each category above if registration is received after the deadline of April 10.
Abstracts: All abstracts will be reviewed and published on the MiP website. For format see MiP2005.
Poster presentations will be selected from the submitted abstracts by the Scientific Advisory Board.
Oral presentations (5+5 min) will be selected from the posters by the Scientific Advisory Board (1) in advance for inclusion into the regular program, and (2) during the first days, for a general session on one of the last afternoons during the MiPsummer School.

Support MiPsummer School 2009

MiPsummer Partners and financial support for the MiPsummer School 2009 are acknowledged (this list will be updated as additional sponsorship is received):

We invite scientific societies and institutions to cooperate and support the International MiPsummer School 2009.

Cooperating Institutions
  • Medical University of Innsbruck, Department of General and Transplant Surgery, D. Swarovski Research Laboratory. Contact: Erich Gnaiger
  • Université Victor Segalen-Bordeaux 2, INSERM-EMI 9929, Bordeaux. Contact: Rodrigue Rossignol
  • Institute of Functional Genomics, University of Regensburg. Contact: Kathrin Renner
  • Louisiana State University, Department of Biological Sciences, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Contact: Steven C Hand; Michael A Menze
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Center for Mitochondrial Diseases, Cleveland, Ohio. Contact: Charles Hoppel


ORO, 2009