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Including events open to all and internal MRL seminars.

A note on MRL seminar series: we run four series, taking place weekly during term time, with occasional seminars from visiting scientists.

  • External Research Seminars (on Tuesdays at 1.15pm; refreshments available from 12.30pm)
  • Internal ‘Research in Progress’ Seminars (on Tuesday at 1.15pm)
  • Internal ‘Hot Topics’ Sessions (on Tuesday at 2.15pm; for 1st year PhD and post-graduate students)
  • Mastering Academic Excellence in Metabolic Medicine (MAXIM), sponsored by Eli Lilly. (on Fridays at 1.15pm; sandwiches available from 1.00pm)
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June 2017

Dr Tony Coll – “Mechanisms in disorders of energy balance”

June 27 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Seminar Rooms, Level 4, IMS, Addenbrooke's Site B289 Metabolic Research Labl4 Keith, Addenbrookes Hosp Hills R, Robinson Way
Cambrige, Cambridgeshire CB2 0QQ United Kingdom
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Research in Progress Seminar Series Venue: Seminar Rooms, Level 4, IMS Time: 13.15 Title: "Mechanisms in disorders of energy balance" Speaker: Dr Tony Coll

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July 2017

Dr Birgitta Olofsson, Department of Zoology – “Foraging decision in C.elegans”

July 4 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Seminar Rooms, Level 4, IMS, Addenbrooke's Site B289 Metabolic Research Labl4 Keith, Addenbrookes Hosp Hills R, Robinson Way
Cambrige, Cambridgeshire CB2 0QQ United Kingdom
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EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES  Venue: Seminar Rooms, Level 4 IMS-MRL Speaker: Dr Birgitta Olofsson, Department of Zoology Title: “Foraging decision in C.elegans” Host: Dr Florian Merkle Refreshments available from 12.30pm For programme information or suggestions contact Dr Florian Merkle (fm436@medschl.cam.ac.uk) Seminar Series Supported by Sponsorship from Medimmune

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Dr Konstantinos Manolopoulos, Clinician Scientist in Endocrinology & Metabolism/Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham – “In vivo assessment of human adipose tissue function – an integrative physiology approach”

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminar Rooms, Level 4, IMS, Addenbrooke's Site B289 Metabolic Research Labl4 Keith, Addenbrookes Hosp Hills R, Robinson Way
Cambrige, Cambridgeshire CB2 0QQ United Kingdom
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Thursday 6th July at 1 pm in seminar rooms 2 & 3 Dr Konstantinos Manolopoulos, Clinician Scientist in Endocrinology & Metabolism/Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham "In vivo assessment of human adipose tissue function – an integrative physiology approach" Host: Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly    

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Professor Paul Greenhaff, University of Nottingham “Tissue free carnitine availability dictates muscle fuel selection: implications to metabolic health”

July 11 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Seminar Rooms, Level 4, IMS, Addenbrooke's Site B289 Metabolic Research Labl4 Keith, Addenbrookes Hosp Hills R, Robinson Way
Cambrige, Cambridgeshire CB2 0QQ United Kingdom
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EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES  Venue: Seminar Rooms, Level 4 IMS-MRL Speaker: Professor Paul Greenhaff, University of Nottingham Title: "Tissue free carnitine availability dictates muscle fuel selection: implications to metabolic health" Host: Professor Steve O'Rahilly Refreshments available from 12.30pm For programme information or suggestions contact Dr Florian Merkle (fm436@medschl.cam.ac.uk) Seminar Series Supported by Sponsorship from Medimmune

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Dr Maia Kokoeva, McGill University, Canada – “Central leptin sensing: Where does it all start?”

July 18 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Seminar Rooms, Level 4, IMS, Addenbrooke's Site B289 Metabolic Research Labl4 Keith, Addenbrookes Hosp Hills R, Robinson Way
Cambrige, Cambridgeshire CB2 0QQ United Kingdom
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EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES  Venue: Seminar Rooms, Level 4 IMS-MRL Speaker: Dr Maia Kokeova, McGill University, Canada Title: "Central leptin sensing: Where does it all start?" Host: Dr Clemence Blouet Refreshments available from 12.30pm For programme information or suggestions contact Dr Florian Merkle (fm436@medschl.cam.ac.uk) Seminar Series Supported by Sponsorship from Medimmune

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September 2017

Metabolic complications of obesity. Journal of Internal Medicine: 14th key symposium

September 20 - September 22
McGrath Centre, St Catherine’s College, Cambridge, Trumpington St
Cambridge , CB2 1RL United Kingdom
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To apply, please send a letter and interest and CV to Prof Antonio Vidal-Puig (klk30@medschl.cam.ac.uk) by Friday 7th July. The symposium is organised by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Journal of Internal Medicine, and the organizing committee of the University of Cambridge, Metabolic Research Laboratories, Wellcome Trust – MRC Institute of Metabolic Science. Conference venue The Symposium will be held in the McGrath Centre, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge. Founded in 1473, St Catharine’s College is situated in the…

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