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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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December 2017

Dr Zachary Knight, UCSF School of Medicine “The neurobiology of hunger”

December 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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 Zachary Knight, UCSF School of Medicine Title: “The neurobiology of hunger" Refreshments available from 08.30 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 – Carla Moran “Thyroid 1”

December 1, 2017 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

MAXIM Mastering Academic Excellence in Metabolic Medicine Carla Moran "Thyroid 1" Rosie, level 1, seminar room 6 : Friday 1st December, 1:15-2pm with lunch from 1pm All trainees welcome

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Dr Elena Bellafante, Associate Editor, Nature Communications “Publishing in Nature Research Journals”

December 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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Monday 4th December at 10.00am in MRL seminar rooms 1 & 2. "Publishing in Nature Research Journals" Dr Elena Bellafante, Associate Editor, Nature Communications     Host: Professor Toni Vidal-Puig

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Dr Giles Yeo – “PPARα and Fat Flies”

December 5, 2017 @ 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: “PPARα and Fat Flies” Speaker: Dr Giles Yeo

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Precision Metabolomics: from Population to Individual Health. Dr Martin Hornshaw, Metabolon

December 6, 2017 @ 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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Venue: Seminar Rooms, Level 4 IMS-MRL Speakers: Dr Martin Hornshaw of Metabolon with Dr Isobel D. Stewart of MRC Epidemiology Unit Precision Metabolomics: from Population to Individual Health Analyses of metabolite measures in the EPIC-Norfolk study Refreshments available from 12.30pm Genomics is a powerful tool for the understanding of biology. However, genotype does not equate to phenotype. To assess phenotype directly other technologies are required. Metabolomics provides data on molecular phenotype giving a snapshot of the current physiological status in…

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Dr Caterina Garone, Investigator Scientist, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit “Defects of mitochondrial DNA metabolism”

December 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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 7th December at 11.00am in MRL seminar rooms 1 & 2. "Defects of mitochondrial DNA metabolism" Dr Caterina Garone, Investigator Scientist, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit

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MAXIM Mastering Academic Excellence in Metabolic Medicine – Carla Moran “Thyroid 2”

December 8, 2017 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

MAXIM Mastering Academic Excellence in Metabolic Medicine Carla Moran "Thyroid 2£ Rosie, level 1, seminar room 6 : Friday 8th December, 1:15-2pm with lunch from 1pm All trainees welcome        

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MRL retreat and dinner

December 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Rd
Cambridge, CB3 0DF United Kingdom
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Annual event for staff and students. Afternoon sessions followed by evening meal and dancing! Please speak to Carole Smith if you have suggestions for the programme.

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MAXIM Mastering Academic Excellence in Metabolic Medicine – Ben Challis “Insulinoma”

December 15, 2017 @ 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 Challis "Insulinoma" Level 4 IMS: Seminar rooms 1 & 2: Friday 15th December, 1:15-2pm with lunch from 1pm

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January 2018

Professor Gary Frost, Imperial College, London “Short chain fatty acids old fuels new story”

January 9 @ 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 Gary Frost, Imperial College, London Title: “Short chain fatty acids old fuels new story” 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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