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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 Thursday at 2.30pm; 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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May 2021

European Congress on Obesity 2021

May 10 @ 8:00 am - May 13 @ 5:00 pm
Online

ECO2021 is more than a scientific congress. It is a learning platform for disseminating the best obesity research and practice in Europe, and a platform for discussion, collaboration and sharing. We have developed a programme structure that will enable delegates to interact as much as possible with presenters, so we will have plenary discussion sessions, teaching workshops, case study discussions and moderated e-poster sessions. Programme topics will be organised into four main areas; Day 1: Basic Science Day 2: Childhood…

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Gastronauts Global 2021

May 11 - May 13
Online

When a behavioural neuroscientist sits with a synthetic biologist for breakfast, one can envision a witty probiotic designed to tame our cravings. At our Global event, the table will be served with fine ideas carefully nourished in laboratories around the world. Guts in space, mind bending gut surgery, guts on a chip, and self-medicating chimps are just a few of the topics to be delivered by our carefully curated list of scientists. This virtual event will include six stellar scientific sessions of two hours…

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Professor Fiona Gribble/Professor Frank Reimann – Gut peptide receptors in the CNS: an update on GIPR and Rxfp4 in appetite regulation

May 11 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Via Zoom

INTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES - EASTER 2021 Venue: Virtual - Zoom Speaker: Professor Fiona Gribble/Professor Frank Reimann Title: Gut peptide receptors in the CNS - an update on GIPR and Rxfp4 in appetite regulation Time: 13:15

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Professor Stephen Liberles, Harvard Medical School – ‘Neuronal Mechanisms of Interoception’

May 18 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Via Zoom

  EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES EASTER 2021 Venue: Virtual Seminar – via Zoom Speaker: Professor Stephen Liberles, Harvard Medical School Title: Neuronal Mechanisms of Interoception Host: Dr 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   Seminar Series Supported by Sponsorship from AstraZeneca  

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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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