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September 2021

Technology and biomedicine: a Cambridge showcase

27th September 2021 @ 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, Cambridge This was 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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March 2022

Career Paths in Cardiovascular & Metabolism – making the connections

March 11 @ 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
St Catherine’s College, Cambridge, Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB2 1RL United Kingdom

Friday 11 March 2022, St Catherine’s College, Cambridge This collaborative event was specifically tailored for Metabolic and Cardiovascular early career researchers (ECRs) and the programme content informed by the results of a survey highlighting the career pathways they would be most interested in learning about. The event was attended by over 40 ECRs (including post-docs and graduate students) who wanted to find out how to maximise the impact of their work within industry and those possibly considering a change of…

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April 2022

Croonian Prize Lecture 2022 – Nutrient sensing by the brain in health and disease

April 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Royal Society United Kingdom

Croonian Prize Lecture 2022 - Nutrient sensing by the brain in health and disease 14 April 2022, 6.30pm – 7.30pm In-person and online event   This year's Croonian Prize Lecture 2022, Nutrient sensing by the brain in health and disease, is given by Sir Stephen O'Rahilly FMedSci FRS and Professor Sadaf Farooqi FMedSci FRS from the Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge. Globally, over 1 billion people are overweight or obese. Obesity and its complications are associated with…

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Professor Annette Schürmann, Department of Experimental Diabetology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Germany

April 26 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Via Zoom

EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES EASTER 2022 Venue: Virtual Seminar - via Zoom Speaker: Professor Annette Schürmann, Department of Experimental Diabetology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Germany Title: "Genetic and epigenetic alterations contributing to obesity, NAFLD and type 2 diabetes" Host: Dr Daniel Fazakerley Time: 13.15   Contact Angela Lumsdon for Zoom details

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Diabetes in pregnancy – the scale of the issue in Uganda

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Via Zoom

Cambridge in Africa Webinar Programme - Diabetes in Pregnancy   Diabetes in pregnancy – the scale of the issue in Uganda Thursday 28th April – Prof Moffat Nyirenda, MRC Uganda 13.00 (UK) and 16.00 (Uganda)   Please contact clm70@cam.ac.uk in advance for a Zoom link, to be added to the mailing list, or to suggest future topics and speakers.     This webinar programme is a new venture between researchers in Uganda and Cambridge This webinar programme aims to: Encourage…

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May 2022

Professor David James, The Charles Perkins Centre, School of Life and Environmental Sciences and School of Medical Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia – “Tracking Insulin Action – have we lost the scent?”

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Via Zoom

EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES EASTER 2022 Venue: Virtual Seminar - via Zoom Speaker: Professor David James, The Charles Perkins Centre, School of Life and Environmental Sciences and School of Medical Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia Title: "Tracking Insulin Action – have we lost the scent?"  Host: Daniel Fazakerley Time: 11.00   Contact Angela Lumsdon for Zoom details

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Professor John Rawls, Departments of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology & Medicine, Microbiome Center, Duke University School of Medicine, North Carolina, USA – “Integrative physiology of host-microbe interactions in the vertebrate intestine”

May 31 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Via Zoom

  EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES EASTER 2022 Venue: Virtual Seminar - via Zoom Speaker: Professor John Rawls, Departments of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology & Medicine, Microbiome Center, Duke University School of Medicine, North Carolina, USA Title: "Integrative physiology of host-microbe interactions in the vertebrate intestine"  Host: Frank Reimann and Fiona Gribble Time: 13.15   Contact Angela Lumsdon for Zoom details

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June 2022

Dr Caroline Gorvin, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham – Deciphering complexities in GPCR signalling in endocrine & metabolic disease

June 7 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Via Zoom

EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES EASTER 2022 Venue: Virtual Seminar - via Zoom Speaker: Dr Caroline Gorvin, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham Title: "Deciphering complexities in GPCR signalling in endocrine & metabolic disease" Host: Giles Yeo Time: 13.15 Contact Angela Lumsdon for Zoom details

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Dr Katsu Funai, Diabetes & Metabolism Research Center, Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, University of Utah. “Mitochondrial membrane lipids and respiratory efficiency”

June 14 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Via Zoom

EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES EASTER 2022 Venue: Virtual Seminar - via Zoom Speaker: Dr Katsu Funai, Diabetes & Metabolism Research Center, Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, University of Utah Title: "Mitochondrial membrane lipids and respiratory efficiency" Host: Sam Virtue Time: 15.15 Contact Angela Lumsdon for Zoom details

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The use of mass spectrometry to assess maternal nutrition

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Via Zoom

Cambridge in Africa Webinar Programme - Diabetes in Pregnancy   The use of mass spectrometry to assess maternal nutrition Thursday 30th June Dr Albert Koulman & Dr Samuel Furse, University of Cambridge 13.00 (UK) and 16.00 (Uganda)   Please contact clm70@cam.ac.uk in advance for a Zoom link, to be added to the mailing list, or to suggest future topics and speakers.     This webinar programme is a new venture between researchers in Uganda and Cambridge This webinar programme aims…

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