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…

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…

CfMR members awarded two grants

The CfMR is happy to announce that two of its steering members have been awarded two grants: Firstly, the BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council) is funding Michael Duchen, Gyorgy Szabadkai and Angus Bain for the development of novel approaches in the study of redox metabolism. Secondly, the Michael J. Fox foundation will be funding…

CBD seminar series – 15th June 2017

The Cell and Developmental Biology Department from UCL will be holding a seminar on the 15th ofJune 2017 as a part of their seminar series. The seminar, which will run from 1-2pm at the Anatomy Gavin de Beer LT will feature two talks from Robert Bentham and Agnieszka Piatkowska. Robert Bentham, form the Szabadkai lab will…

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…

MitOX 2016 – bookings now open

The Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology invites you to MitOX – an annual meeting in Oxford on Tuesday 6th December, 2016. A range of mitochondrial associated research areas will be discussed including; genetics, physiology, neurosciences and cancer. Speakers: Thomas McWilliams (Dundee ) – Illuminating mitochondrial turnover and architecture in vivo Edmund Kunji (Cambridge) –…