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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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September 2017

Dr Maria Chondronikola, Washington University School of Medicine “The role of brown/beige adipose tissue in metabolic regulation in humans”

September 8 @ 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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Friday 8th September, 11.30am in seminar rooms 1 & 2 Dr Maria Chondronikola, Washington University School of Medicine "The role of brown/beige adipose tissue in metabolic regulation in humans" Host: Professor Toni Vidal-Puig

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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 28th 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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October 2017

Dr Kevin Moreau “Transport of leaderless proteins to the cell surface”

October 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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Research in Progress Seminar Series Venue: Seminar Rooms, Level 4, IMS Time: 13.15 Title: “Transport of leaderless proteins to the cell surface" Speaker: Dr Kevin Moreau

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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 Ferdinand von Meyenn, Senior Research Scientist, Epigenetics Department, Babraham Institute “DNA methylation dynamics in early embryonic development”

November 3 @ 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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Friday 3rd November at 1pm in MRL seminar rooms 1 & 2   Dr Ferdinand von Meyenn, Senior Research Scientist, Epigenetics Department, Babraham Institute “DNA methylation dynamics in early embryonic development”  

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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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MAXIM Mastering Academic Excellence in Metabolic Medicine – Ben Weatherby and Anne McGowan “Immune Check-Point Inhibitor Related Endocrine Disorders”

November 17 @ 1:15 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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MAXIM Mastering Academic Excellence in Metabolic Medicine Ben Weatherby (student) and Anne McGowan "Immune Check-Point Inhibitor Related Endocrine Disorders" Level 4 IMS: Seminar rooms 1 & 2: Friday 17th November, 1:15-2pm with lunch from 1pm Host: Carla Moran

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Professor Fiona Gribble – “Investigating the gut/pancreatic axis – insulin and insulin-like peptides”

November 21 @ 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: "Investigating the gut/pancreatic axis - insulin and insulin-like peptides" Speaker: Professor Fiona Gribble

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