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March 2021

Metabolism Month

2nd March 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 23rd March 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Online

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research (CBMR) is proud to announce their online conference Metabolism Month, which will be held on March 2, 9, 16 & 23, 16:00-18:00 CET. Metabolism Month brings together researchers within the field of metabolism to discuss the latest science in metabolic diseases and energy control. Each day includes two keynote talks from international speakers, and one poster session or debate in-between. The event is  free and open to all, and registration is…

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May 2021

Gastronauts Global 2021

11th May 2021 - 13th May 2021
Online

When a behavioral 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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The deep history of obesity and metabolic disease: The past informs the present, and the present informs the past.

26th May 2021 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Via Zoom
Free

An online symposium and networking event drawing together perspectives on obesity and metabolism from deep history to the present day.

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September 2021

Childhood Obesity: an interdisciplinary approach to prevention and treatment

6th September 2021 - 7th September 2021
Via Zoom

The Childhood Obesity: An inter-disciplinary approach to prevention and treatment course aims to expand participants’ knowledge on obesity research including physiology, epidemiology and social sciences as well as promote collaboration between experienced and early-stage researchers from Denmark and Cambridge.

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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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