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Including internal IMS-MRL seminars as well as events open to all.

NB: During the Covid-19 situation we are now running our Tuesday seminar series online via Zoom. Please check the events calendar for details.

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

  • External Research Seminars (on Tuesdays at 1.15pm; – sponsored by Astra Zeneca
  • 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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March 2020

Predicting risk of complications in young people with T1D’-Professor David Dunger

March 24 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

  INTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES -Lent 2020 Venue: Seminar Rooms, Level 4, IMS Speaker: Professor David Dunger Title: Predicting risk of complications in young people with T1D Time: 13:15

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April 2020

Professor Roman Hovorka- Update on closed-loop insulin delivery at Cambridge: from bench to commercialisation

April 21 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

  INTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES - EASTER 2020 Venue: Virtual - Zoom Speaker: Professor Roman Hovorka Title: Update on closed-loop insulin delivery at Cambridge: from bench to commercialisation Time: 13:15

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May 2020

Dr Cristina García Cáceres, Helmholtz Institute for Diabetes and Obesity, Germany – ” Emerging roles of astrocytes in metabolic control”

May 5 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

        EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES EASTER 2020 Venue: Virtual Seminar - via Zoom Speaker: Dr Cristina García Cáceres, Helmholtz Institute for Diabetes and Obesity, Germany Title: Emerging roles of astrocytes in metabolic control Host: Time: 13:15  For programme information or suggestions contact: Dr Florian Merkle fm436@medschl.cam.ac.uk, Dr Clemence Blouet csb69@medschl.cam.ac.uk Dr Nadia Schoenmakers naaa2@cam.ac.uk Seminar Series Supported by Sponsorship from AstraZeneca

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Dr Tune Pers, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen (Denmark) – “Towards Hypothalamic Mechanisms Underlying Sustained Remission of Diabetes Induced by Fibroblast Growth Factor 1”

May 12 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES EASTER 2020 Venue: Virtual Seminar - via Zoom Speaker: Dr Tune Pers, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen (Denmark). Title: Towards Hypothalamic Mechanisms Underlying Sustained Remission of Diabetes Induced by Fibroblast Growth Factor 1 Host: Time: 13:15 For programme information or suggestions contact: Dr Florian Merkle fm436@medschl.cam.ac.uk, Dr Clemence Blouet csb69@medschl.cam.ac.uk Dr Nadia Schoenmakers naaa2@cam.ac.uk Seminar Series Supported by Sponsorship from AstraZeneca

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June 2020

CEDAR/MRC Epidemiology Seminar: Gestational Diabetes – Dr Claire Meek

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Via Zoom

Monday 22 June 13.00-14.00 Gestational diabetes is the most common medical complication of pregnancy and is increasing in incidence worldwide. In this seminar we will cover the following topics: aetiology and risk factors for gestational diabetes diagnosis and clinical management dietary aspects to gestational diabetes interventions focussing on diet and physical activity. Claire Meek is a consultant metabolic physician and a group leader at the Institute of Metabolic Science and Metabolic Research Laboratories at the University of Cambridge. Her research…

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September 2020

Danish Diabetes Academy-Cambridge Metabolic Network 2 day Course: Metabolic Aspects of the Brain Muscle Axis

September 3 @ 9:00 am - September 4 @ 2:30 pm
Via Zoom

  Due to the Covid-19 situation, this programme organised by the Cambridge Metabolic Network and the Danish Diabetes Academy, was converted into an online event instead of a face-to-face meeting at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. The event was attended by 37 Post-docs and PhD students, not only from Cambridge and Denmark, but as far afield as the USA, India , Egypt, Portugal and Brazil. Our speakers prepared short webcasts to be viewed in advance but joined the event live to present…

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European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 2020 Virtual Conference

September 21 @ 8:00 am - September 25 @ 5:00 pm
Online
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EASD 2020 - 21-25 September   The 56th EASD Annual Meeting has been transformed into a virtual event which will provide a completely new experience and a totally different way to participate in an online scientific meeting. Registration is open until 25th September if you want to be part of the ground-breaking event with its outstanding scientific programme, immersive 3D environments, one-on-one chats, group discussions, live interaction and more. For further information, please refer to the main EASD website.

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October 2020

Dr Kate Downes, East Genomic Laboratory Hub-“The new NHSE Genomic Medicine Service (GMS)”

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Via Zoom

Venue: Virtual Seminar – via Zoom Speaker: Dr Kate Downes - Rare Disease Lead Clinical Scientist, East Genomic Laboratory Hub. Title: The new NHSE Genomic Medicine Service (GMS) Host: Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly Time: 11.00 Kate will provide an introduction to the structure and function of the new NHSE Genomic Medicine Service (GMS). She will introduce the GMS National Test Directory and provide information on the specialist endocrine and metabolic genetic testing strategy and how clinicians can order tests. This…

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Professor Jeffrey Zigman, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Texas, USA – “Ghrelin + Insulin = Love”

October 13 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Via Zoom

EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES MICHAELMAS 2020 Venue: Virtual Seminar - via Zoom Speaker: Professor Jeffrey Zigman, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Texas Title: Ghrelin + Insulin = Love Host: Dr Giles Yeo Time: 13:15 Zoom details available from Karen Laurence (kel44 at medschl.cam.ac.uk) a week before the event   For programme information or suggestions contact: Dr Daniel Fazakerley djf72 at medschl.cam.ac.uk, Dr Giles Yeo gshy2 at cam.ac.uk Dr Anthony Coll apc36 at cam.ac.uk   Seminar Series Supported by Sponsorship from AstraZeneca…

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Professor Anna Krook, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm – “miRNA-directed regulation of skeletal muscle metabolism”

October 20 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Via Zoom

  EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES MICHAELMAS 2020 Venue: Virtual Seminar - via Zoom Speaker: Professor Anna Krook, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Title: miRNA-directed regulation of skeletal muscle metabolism Host: Professor Steve O’Rahilly Time: 13:15 Zoom details available from Karen Laurence ( kel44 at medschl.cam.ac.uk) a week before the event   For programme information or suggestions contact: Dr Daniel Fazakerley djf72 at medschl.cam.ac.uk, Dr Giles Yeo gshy2 at cam.ac.uk Dr Anthony Coll apc36 at cam.ac.uk Seminar Series Supported by Sponsorship from AstraZeneca

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