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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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April 2018

Professor Marysia Placzek, University of Sheffield – Title TBC

April 17 @ 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 Marysia Placzek Title: TBC Host: Dr Florian Merkle Refreshments available from 12.45pm 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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Madeline Lancaster, LMB University of Cambridge. Title – TBC

April 24 @ 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: Madeline Lancaster, LMB University of Cambridge Title: TBC Host: Dr Florian Merkle Refreshments available from 12.45pm 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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May 2018

Professor Paul Lehner, CIMR – “Genetic screening approaches to cholesterol and genome regulation”

May 1 @ 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 Lehner, CIMR Title: "Genetic screening approaches to cholesterol and genome regulation" Host: Professor Steve O'Rahilly Refreshments available from 12.45pm 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 Kathryn Chapman, Milner Therapeutics Institute, Cambridge University – “The Milner Therapeutics Institute; a global therapeutics alliance based in Cambridge”

May 15 @ 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 Kathryn Chapman, Milner Therapeutics Institute, Cambridge University Title: "The Milner Therapeutics Institute; a global therapeutics alliance based in Cambridge" Host: Dr Florian Merkle Refreshments available from 12.45pm 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 Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri, PDN, Cambridge University “Exploring the role of IGF-2 signalling in materno-fetal resource allocation and its importance for development, physiology and disease”

May 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 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 Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri, PDN, University of Cambridge Title: “Exploring the role of IGF-2 signalling in materno-fetal resource allocation and its importance for development, physiology and disease" Host: Professor Steve O'Rahilly Refreshments available from 12.45pm 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 John O’Neil, LMB “Insulin/IGF-1 stimulates PERIOD protein synthesis to communicate feeding time to the mammalian circadian clock”

May 29 @ 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 John O'Neil, LMB Title: “Insulin/IGF-1 stimulates PERIOD protein synthesis to communicate feeding time to the mammalian circadian clock” Host: Dr Kevin Moreau Refreshments available from 12.45pm 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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June 2018

Dr Justin Rochford, University of Aberdeen – “Adipose tissue in health and disease: If, when, why, what, how much have you got?”

June 19 @ 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 Justin Rochford, University of Aberdeen Title: "Adipose tissue in health and disease: If, when, why, what, how much have you got?" Host: Professor Steve O'Rahilly Refreshments available from 12.45pm 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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July 2018

Professor Howard Riezman, University of Geneva – “Novel technologies to study lipid metabolism and physiological functions”

July 3 @ 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 Howard Riezman, University of Geneva Title: "Novel technologies to study lipid metabolism and physiological functions" Host: Professor Antonio Vidal-Puig Refreshments available from 12.45pm 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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James Johnson, University of British Columbia “Hyperinsulinemia as a causal factor in obesity, insulin resistance and aging”

July 10 @ 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 James Johnson Title: "Hyperinsulinemia as a causal factor in obesity, insulin resistance and aging" Host: Dr Lisa Nicolas Refreshments available from 12.45pm 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 2018

Professor Seth Blackshaw, John Hopkins University School of Medicine – “Building the mammalian hypothalamus: from cells to circuits”

September 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: Professor Seth Blackshaw, John Hopkins University School of Medicine Title: "Building the mammalian hypothalamus: from cells to circuits" Host: Dr Florian Merkle Refreshments available from 12.45pm 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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