Metabolism & Society @ UCL: A Symposium on Food, Culture and Metabolic Health: Thursday, 16 February 2017

Metabolism & Society @ UCL is an active network of biologists, archaeologists, geneticists, social scientists, evolutionary biologists, epidemiologists, economists and more from across UCL and the Francis Crick Institute. We aim to combine resources to enhance interdisciplinary approaches to address metabolic disease and global nutrition, and to further communication between academics, policy-makers, the food industry,…

ROS and Mitochondria in Nervous System Function and Disease 27—29 March 2017 Charles Darwin House, London, UK

ABSTRACT DEADLINE 27th JANUARY   A Biochemical Society Focused Meeting From the website: This meeting will explore how the roles of ROS and mitochondria intersect in neuronal signal transduction, the underlying biochemical processes and how these mechanisms modulate neuronal function. ROS and mitochondrial signalling are vitally important, not only in nervous system development and function, but…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…