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Veronica Eisner Sagues: Skeletal muscle mitochondrial fusion imbalance in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. December 7th, 4pm, Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre

  Developmental Neurosciences Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre  Ad hoc seminar  Wednesday 7 December 2016, 16.00    Skeletal muscle mitochondrial fusion imbalance in Duchenne muscular dystrophy Veronica Eisner Sagues PhD   Assistant Professor Mitochondrial Communication & Function Laboratory School of Biological Sciences, Dept Cellular & Molecular Biology Catholic University of Chile Venue: Lower Ground Seminar Room Institute…

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Gyorgy Hajnoczky: Mitochondrial Calcium Signalling, UCL CDB Special Seminar, December 8th, 1pm

Gyorgy Hajnoczky Mitochondrial Calcium Signalling December 8th, 1pm UCL, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Anatomy Building, Gavin De Beer LT Host: Gyorgy Szabadkai     Gyorgy had a pioneering role in identifying the role of MICU1 in regulating mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake, see: MICU1 regulation of mitochondrial Ca(2+) uptake dictates survival and tissue regeneration. MICU1 controls…

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Bioenergetics Christmas Meeting 2016: 16th December 2016, Oxford

This is a last call reminder for speakers to submit abstracts for the Biochemical Society Bioenergetics Christmas meeting 2016. This year the keynote lecture is being given by Judy Hirst, FRSC, Deputy Director of the MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit, and Fellow of Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge. Judy is at the cornerstone of Mitochondrial…

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Mitochondrial European Educational Training (MEET) Project Consortium Final Meeting @ UCL: 12th December 2016

The Mitochondrial European Educational Training Project Consortium (MEET) Funded within the frame of PEOPLE Marie Curie Actions: Mitochondrial dysfunction: understanding the problems to find solutions Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AB London, December 12, 2016 Speakers: Giuseppe Gasparre (MEET Project Coordinator); Universita’ degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, IT Chris Miller; King’s College, London, UK Dimitrios Anastasiou,; The Francis Crick…

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Cancelled: Biochemical Society-UCL Mitochondrial Lecture: Johan Auwerx: Cross-species genetic mapping of targets in metabolism and aging, Thursday November 24th 16.30

Unfortunately Johan Auwerx had to cancel this seminar. We will try to rearrange it at a later date. The next lecture of the Biochemical Society – UCL Mitochondrial Lecture Series Johan Auwerx Cross-species genetic mapping of targets in metabolism and aging Thursday, November 24th  at 16.30 pm  in the JZ Young Lecture theatre. followed by reception @ PhD…

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Gyorgy Szabadkai’s team receives Wellcome Trust Pathfinder Award to study mitochondrial subtypes of breast cancer

Gyorgy Szabadkai (UCL Department of Cell and Developmental Biology) together with Robert Stein (UCLH, UCL Cancer Institute) and Mariia Yuneva (Francis Crick Institute) and Kevin Bryson (UCL Computer Sciences) as CoI, has received a Wellcome Trust Pathfinder Award to develop a mitochondrial gene expression based biomarker to inform on chemosensitivity of luminal breast tumours. The grant will…

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Biochemical Society-UCL Mitochondrial Lecture: Anu Suomalainen-Wartiovaara, Thursday October 20th 16.30

The next lecture of the Biochemical Society – UCL Mitochondrial Lecture Series by Anu Suomalainen-Wartiovaara: Building and burning: mitochondrial dysfunction remodels anabolic biosynthesis and stemness Thursday, October 20th  at 16.30 pm  in the AV Hill Lecture theatre. followed by reception @ PhD Common Room (Starling, Room 249) – to be confirmed See detailed program here…

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International Symposium on: ‘Targeting Skeletal Muscle Oxidative Metabolism to Treat Human Disease’

A one day course organised by the National Heart and Lung Institute @ Imperial College addressing research questions around mitochondrial oxidative capacity and fibre-type plasticity of skeletal muscle in diseases such as type 2 diabetes and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). You can find all information here, or contact directly Dr. Amanda Natanek. Speakers: Prof Stefano Schiaffino,…