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June 2017

Dr Jurre Kamphorst, Group Leader/Senior Lecturer/CRUK Career Development Fellow, Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow "The fats about disease: the roles lipids play in metabolic syndrome and cancer’"

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Friday 23rd June, 12 noon in seminar rooms 1 & 2 Dr Jurre Kamphorst, Group Leader/Senior Lecturer/CRUK Career Development Fellow, Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Sciences, University of Glasgow "The fats about disease: the roles lipids play in metabolic syndrome and cancer" Host: Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly    

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Twitter chat – Do nurses make good researchers; do researchers make better nurses?

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us via Twitter for a 1 hour chat using #MRL_chat. From 13:00 (UK time) on Friday June 23 2017. This chat is for nurses thinking of taking their career into research - or simply wondering how they can incorporate research outputs into nursing practice. (see notes below on how to participate)   Questions for discussion will include: tHow can nurses get involved in research as a way to enhance or improve their practice? tDoes nursing education equip nurses to…

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Dr Tony Coll – "Mechanisms in disorders of energy balance"

June 27 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Research in Progress Seminar Series Venue: Seminar Rooms, Level 4, IMS Time: 13.15 Title: "Mechanisms in disorders of energy balance" Speaker: Dr Tony Coll

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July 2017

Dr Birgitta Olofsson, Department of Zoology – “Foraging decision in C.elegans”

July 4 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES  Venue: Seminar Rooms, Level 4 IMS-MRL Speaker: Dr Birgitta Olofsson, Department of Zoology Title: “Foraging decision in C.elegans” Host: Dr Florian Merkle Refreshments available from 12.30pm For programme information or suggestions contact Dr Florian Merkle (fm436@medschl.cam.ac.uk) Seminar Series Supported by Sponsorship from Medimmune

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Dr Konstantinos Manolopoulos, Clinician Scientist in Endocrinology & Metabolism/Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham – "In vivo assessment of human adipose tissue function – an integrative physiology approach"

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thursday 6th July at 1 pm in seminar rooms 2 & 3 Dr Konstantinos Manolopoulos, Clinician Scientist in Endocrinology & Metabolism/Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham "In vivo assessment of human adipose tissue function – an integrative physiology approach" Host: Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly    

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Professor Paul Greenhaff, University of Nottingham "Tissue free carnitine availability dictates muscle fuel selection: implications to metabolic health"

July 11 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES  Venue: Seminar Rooms, Level 4 IMS-MRL Speaker: Professor Paul Greenhaff, University of Nottingham Title: "Tissue free carnitine availability dictates muscle fuel selection: implications to metabolic health" Host: Professor Steve O'Rahilly Refreshments available from 12.30pm For programme information or suggestions contact Dr Florian Merkle (fm436@medschl.cam.ac.uk) Seminar Series Supported by Sponsorship from Medimmune

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Dr Maia Kokoeva, McGill University, Canada – "Central leptin sensing: Where does it all start?"

July 18 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES  Venue: Seminar Rooms, Level 4 IMS-MRL Speaker: Dr Maia Kokeova, McGill University, Canada Title: “Central leptin sensing: Where does it all start?” Host: Dr Clemence Blouet Refreshments available from 12.30pm For programme information or suggestions contact Dr Florian Merkle (fm436@medschl.cam.ac.uk) Seminar Series Supported by Sponsorship from Medimmune

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August 2017

Seminar – Early Life Undernutrition Alters Cardiac Muscle Development Resulting in Reduced Physical Activity Engagement and Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease.

August 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

All are invited to the CEDAR/MRC Epidemiology Seminar by: David P. Ferguson PhD, RCEP, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, Michigan State University. Early Life Undernutrition Alters Cardiac Muscle Development Resulting in Reduced Physical Activity Engagement and Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease. Meeting Rooms 1&2, Level 4, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge Biomedical Campus Abtract Adults who were born with low birth weight are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease in adulthood. However, little is known about the contribution of cardiac…

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September 2017

Professor Sam Cushman, NIDDK/NIH Emeritus, Bethesda, USA "Cell biology of insulin action on glucose transport and its relationship to systemic glucose homeostasis"

September 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

EXTERNAL RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES  Venue: Seminar Rooms, Level 4 IMS-MRL Speaker: Professor Sam Cushman, NIDDK/NIH Emeritus, Bethesda, USA Title: “Cell biology of insulin action on glucose transport and its relationship to systemic glucose homeostasis” Host: Prof Ken Siddle Refreshments available from 12.40pm For programme information or suggestions contact Dr Florian Merkle (fm436@medschl.cam.ac.uk) Seminar Series Supported by Sponsorship from Medimmune

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Metabolic complications of obesity. Journal of Internal Medicine: 14th key symposium

September 20 - September 21

To apply, please send a letter and interest and CV to Prof Antonio Vidal-Puig (klk30@medschl.cam.ac.uk) by Friday 28th July. The symposium is organised by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Journal of Internal Medicine, and the organizing committee of the University of Cambridge, Metabolic Research Laboratories, Wellcome Trust – MRC Institute of Metabolic Science. Conference venue The Symposium will be held in the McGrath Centre, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge. Founded in 1473, St Catharine’s College is situated in the…

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