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NB: During the Covid-19 pandemic we are  running the IMS-MRL Tuesday seminar series online via Zoom. Please check the events calendar for details.

The IMS-MRL seminar series:  taking place weekly during term time, with occasional seminars from visiting scientists.

  • External Research Seminars (on Tuesdays at 1.15pm – invited audience only); – sponsored by Astra Zeneca
  • Internal ‘Research in Progress’ Seminars (on Tuesday at 1.15pm -staff only)
  • 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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Technology and Biomedicine: A Cambridge Showcase

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Technology and biomedicine: a Cambridge showcase

A half-day collaborative online symposium and networking event

Date: Monday 27 September 2021 (09.00-14.00 BST)
Venue: Online via Zoom

Co-chairs: Professor Sir Stephen O’Rahilly, Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science and

Professor Roisin Owens, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge

A collaborative event between the University’s Metabolic Network and Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, to showcase how innovative new approaches and technologies from mathematical, computing, engineering, physical and chemical sciences are helping to deliver impact and improve patient care.

The session includes a series of short talks from leading investigators followed by a panel discussion and then a number of flash-talks and posters by Cambridge graduate students, post-doctoral and early career researchers, selected from submitted abstracts.

The event will be on Zoom and we are looking forward to exciting inter-disciplinary networking and discussion.

Full programmeTechnology image (Pixabay)

Submission of abstracts – deadline EXTENDED to Friday 17 September 2021

We invite the submission of abstracts for flash talks (five minutes and maximum of three slides) on any aspect of technology integrating metabolic activity, which may include but is not limited to:

Metabolism  *  Metabolic disease  *  Bioelectronics/Biosensors  *  Nanotechnology

Drug delivery  *  Pharmacology  *  Machine learning

The call is open to researchers at any level and we particularly welcome submissions from ECRs, postdoctoral researchers and PhD students.

Submit an abstract


Registration formdeadline 24 September 2021




Programme and organising committee

Angela Lumsdon, Cambridge Metabolic Network

Davide Chiarugi, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core Facility, Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science

Verena Stoeger, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge



September 27
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:


Cambridge Metabolic Network
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge


Via Zoom