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IMS-MRL seminars are primarily for staff and invited guests. External events open to a wider audience are included where appropriate.

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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June 2021

Professor Karine Clément, Pitié Salpêtrière hospital and Sorbonne Université in Paris, France – “Systemic approaches in obesity : from monogenic to common forms of obesity”

June 1 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Via Zoom

EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES EASTER 2021 Venue: Virtual Seminar – via Zoom Speaker: Professor Karine Clément, Pitié Salpêtrière hospital and Sorbonne Université in Paris, France Title: Systemic approaches in obesity : from monogenic to common forms of obesity  Host: Professor Sadaf Farooqi 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…

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Professor Eleftheria Zeggini, Institute of Translational Genomics, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany – “Next generation association studies for cardiometabolic traits”

June 8 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Via Zoom

EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES EASTER 2021 Venue: Virtual Seminar – via Zoom Speaker: Professor Eleftheria Zeggini, Institute of Translational Genomics, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany Title: "Next generation association studies for cardiometabolic traits" 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…

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Professor Matt Hayes, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania – “Brainstem cellular substrates mediating incretin signalling for energy balance control”

June 15 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Via Zoom

EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES EASTER 2021 Venue: Virtual Seminar – via Zoom Speaker: Professor Matt Hayes, University of Pennsylvania Title: "Brainstem cellular substrates mediating incretin signalling for energy balance control" Host: Drs Jo Edward Lewis and Alice Adriaenssens 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  …

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Dr Albert Koulman – “New technologies and approaches in lipidomics, moving from correlation to causality”

June 22 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Via Zoom

INTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES - EASTER 2021 Venue: Virtual - Zoom Speaker: Dr Albert Koulman  Title: “New technologies and approaches in lipidomics, moving from correlation to causality” Time: 13:15

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Professor Sue Ozanne – “Metformin and miRNAs: programming by maternal diet-induced obesity during pregnancy”

June 29 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Via Zoom

INTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES - EASTER 2021 Venue: Virtual - Zoom Speaker: Professor Sue Ozanne  Title: Metformin and miRNAs: programming by maternal diet-induced obesity during pregnancy Time: 13:15  

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July 2021

Innovations in phenotyping for Obesity, Diabetes and Co-morbidities

July 6 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Via Zoom

  Innovations in phenotyping for Obesity, Diabetes and Co-morbidities A free online symposium Tuesday 6th July 2021, 12pm-5pm (BST) The mouse has been a pivotal model organism for biological discovery for more than a century, with historical references for mutant mice with dominant spotting reach back to China in 1100 B.C.E.  Most recently, with the first identification of the obese ob/ob mouse strain in 1949, tremendous advances have been made in creating and breeding mouse strains that reflect human diseases,…

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September 2021

Technology and Biomedicine: A Cambridge Showcase

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

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…

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European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Congress 2021

September 28 @ 8:00 am - October 1 @ 5:00 pm
Online

The 57th EASD Annual Meeting is going to be a virtual event offering an outstanding scientific programme, delegate interaction, virtual elements and areas to explore and much more - Join us online for EASD2021! Programme at a glance  

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October 2021

Professor Rebecca Puhl, Department of Human Development & Family Sciences, University of Connecticut, USA “The Damaging Impact of Weight Stigma on Health: Implications for Obesity Prevention and Treatment”

October 5 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Via Zoom

EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES MICHAELMAS 2021 Venue: Virtual Seminar - via Zoom Speaker: Professor Rebecca Puhl, Department of Human Development & Family Science, University of Connecticut, USA Title: "The Damaging Impact of Weight Stigma on Health: Implications for Obesity Prevention and Treatment" Host: Sadaf Farooqi Time: 13:15   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 David Savage – Understanding insulin resistance

October 12 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Via Zoom

INTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES - MICHAELMAS 2021 Venue: Virtual - Zoom Speaker: Professor David Savage and Dr Xiaowen Duan Title: Understanding insulin resistance Time: 13:15

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