• Profile picture of Stefania Carobbio
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    I study allostatic mechanisms taking place in adipose tissue in response to states of obesity and morbid obesity. These states are typically associated with insulin resistance and I aim to understand how these compensatory mechanisms allow the mainte... Read more
  • Profile picture of Mariya Chhatriwala
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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    Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
  • Profile picture of DaveMSmith
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    Summary • 30 years postdoctoral experience in ‘research-only’ academic and industry positions and have gained a wide range of pharmacology and biochemistry skills. • 19 years experience in drug discovery from project level bioscience up to... Read more
  • Profile picture of Priscilla Day
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
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    I am interested in understanding the role of nutrition metabolism and mitochondrial function in developmental plasticity and the predisposition to metabolic syndrome in adulthood. I am also interested in the coordination between metabolism and cell... Read more
  • Profile picture of Florian Merkle
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
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    My laboratory uses human stem cell-derived hypothalamic neurones to study the genetic and environmental factors that contribute to obesity. Many genetic variants associated with obesity are expressed in the brain, particularly in hypothalamic neurone... Read more
  • Profile picture of Frank Smith
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Metabolon
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    Metabolon deciphers thousands of discrete chemical signals from genetic and non-genetic factors to reveal biological pathways. We make connections where other ‘omics cannot, and provide the definitive representation of the phenotype. Our work me... Read more
  • Profile picture of Michele Vacca
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): IMS -Metabolic Research LaboratoriesInterdisciplinary Department of Medicine, University of Bari (Italy)
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    About Michele Michele is a Tenured Assistant Professor at the Department of Interdisciplinary Medicine of the University of Bari (Italy) and Visiting Professor in TVPLab, WT/MRC institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge. After hi... Read more
  • Profile picture of Ludovic Vallier
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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    The main objective of our group is to define the molecular mechanisms controlling the specification of the endoderm germ layer and also its subsequent differentiation into pancreatic and hepatic progenitors. For that, we use human puripotent stem cel... Read more
  • Profile picture of Antonia Wierzbicki
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Shimadzu UK
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