MitoPorto 2018

  On July 13th, 2018 the University of Porto will be hosting the MitoPorto International Symposium which will address mitochondrial evolution, metabolism and disease. The day will offer keynote lectures from speakers such as Zofia Chrzanowska-Lightowlers (Wellcome Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research, UK), Paulo J. Oliveira (CNC.IBILI, Biocant, U.Coimbra, PT), Célia Nogueira (National Institute of…

Multifaceted Mitochondria – Mitochondria Cell Symposium 2018

  The ‘Multifaceted Mitochondria‘ Mitochondria Cell Symposium will take place in Paradise Point, San Diego, CA, USA from the 4th-6th June 2018. Focusing on the many diverse and interlinked functions mitochondria play and therefore their significant implications on conditions such as metabolic disorders, cancer and neurodegeneration, this meeting will bring together a number of speakers…

Roundup mitochondria: CfMR reading list – October

Essential reading list picked by the CfMR. Covers the last month for the interest of many: From cancer metabolism to stress signalling and essential mitochondrial structures (and more) in October. mTORC1 Regulates Mitochondrial Integrated Stress Response and Mitochondrial Myopathy Progression. Khan NA, Nikkanen J, Yatsuga S, Jackson C, Wang L, Pradhan S, Kivelä R, Pessia…

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: 1st International Mitochondria Meeting for Young Scientists, April 20 – 22 in Kyoto, Japan

Registration is now open for the 1st International Mitochondria Meeting for Young Scientists, which will be held April 20 – 22 in Kyoto, Japan, organised by Koji Yamano and Michael Lazarou. To go directly to registration, click here     Invitation letter from the organisers: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear mitochondrial researchers, I’m Koji Yamano, a senior researcher at Tokyo Metropolitan Institute…

Roundup: recent CfMR publications

This is a regular feature to let you know about what we have been up to recently Today we give a quick run through on our mitochondria centred publications in the last few months (May-September). For a complete publication list see here Remarkable new images/insights delving into deeper structural details uncovered novel mitochondrial features in…

MitOx 2017 Meeting

MitOX 2017 The 2017 MitOx meeting, on the 1st of December will take place at the Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford. It will include various short talks on subjects relating to mitochondria such as cancer metabolism, neuroscience, diabetes, mitochondrial disorders and general mitochondrial biology. You can find the the current speaker line up…

Seminar: Biochemical and evolutionary peculiarities of the hyper-prevalent parasitic eukaryote Blastocystis

Mark van der Giezen (Biosciences, University of Exeter) will be speaking about the Biochemical and evolutionary peculiarities of the hyper-prevalent parasitic eukaryote Blastocystis in a seminar held next Wednesday (October 4th 2017) at 12:00 in the UCL Roberts Building, Room 106.   Abstract for the seminar Mitochondria are the main sites of ATP generation in eukaryotes. These…

Mitochondria: Form and Function Meeting

The Consortium for Mitochondrial Research together with three UK societies  (Physiological Society, Biochemical Society, British Pharmacological Society) will be holding a meeting: Mitochondria: Form and Function focusing on recent developments in mitochondrial research, with discussions on their implications in understanding health and disease, as well as potential physiological targets to fight disease. The meeting will have…