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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 Helen Firth, NHS – “Visualising phenotypic & genomic relationships with DECIPHER – A community endeavour to map the clinical genome”

June 6 @ 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 Helen Firth, NHS Title: "Visualising phenotypic & genomic relationships with DECIPHER - A community endeavour to map the clinical genome" Host: Professor Sir Stephen 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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Professor Felix Goni, Basque Centre for Biophysics, Spain – “How phospholipases C modulate membrane properties… and viceversa”

June 20 @ 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 Felix Goni Title: "How phospholipases C modulate membrane properties... and viceversa" Host: Professor Toni Vidal-Puig 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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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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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

Professor Sam Cushman, NIDDK/NIH Emeritus, Bethesda, USA “Cell biology of insulin action on glucose transport and its relationship to systemic glucose homeostasis”

September 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
IMS Seminar Rooms, Robinson Way
Cambridge, CB2 0QQ United Kingdom
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EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES  Venue: Seminar Rooms, Level 4 IMS-MRL Speaker: Professor Sam Cushman, NIDDK/NIH Emeritus, Bethesda, USA Title: "Cell biology of insulin action on glucose transport and its relationship to systemic glucose homeostasis" Host: Prof Ken Siddle Refreshments available from 12.40pm 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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October 2017

Dr Daniela Cota, Inserm, University of Bordeaux “mTORC1 signalling coordinates different >> POMC neurons subpopulations to regulate feeding”

October 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: Dr Daniela Cota, Inserm, University of Bordeaux Title: "mTORC1 signalling coordinates different >> POMC neurons subpopulations to regulate feeding" 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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Professor Seung Kim, Stanford University “Discovering regulators of insulin output with flies and human islets: implications for diabetes and pancreas cancer”

October 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: Professor Seung Kim, Stanford University Title: "Discovering regulators of insulin output with flies and human islets: implications for diabetes and pancreas cancer" Host: Dr Frank Reimann 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 Pierre Fafournoux, INRA France “Amino acid sensing: the elF2a signalling in the control of biological functions”

October 31 @ 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 Pierre Fafournoux, INRA France Title: "Amino acid sensing: the elF2a signalling in the control of biological functions" 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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November 2017

Dr Maja Wallberg, Cambridge University “Glucagon Like Peptide-1 Receptor – a possible role for beta cell physiology in susceptibility to autoimmune diabetes”

November 14 @ 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 Maja Wallberg, Cambridge University Title: "Glucagon Like Peptide-1 Receptor - a possible role for beta cell physiology in susceptibility to autoimmune diabetes" 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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