6th Annual Sir John Walker Lecture

The 6th Annual Sir John Walker lecture on the ‘Genomics approaches to mitochondrial physiology and disease’ will be taking place on February 22nd. The lecture will be delivered by Dr. Vamsi Mootha, a Professor of Systems Biology and of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and leader of a research…

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…

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…

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…

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…