Science for Health
03 May 2012
The first Crick Symposium will be held on 2 July 2012, at the Wellcome Collection Conference Centre, Euston Road, London, on the theme of "Metabolism in Health and Disease".
Three half day symposia will be held in London each year with national and international speakers in a scientific area relevant to the Crick. The first of these, on 'Metabolism in Health and Disease' will take place 2pm-6pm on Monday 2 July 2012 at the Wellcome Collection. The meeting will discuss the influences of metabolism upon development, cancer, diabetes, obesity and ageing.
14:00: Welcome and opening remarks - Jim Smith, NIMR
14:10: Relative organ growth and metabolism - Alex Gould, NIMR
14:50: Metabolic adaptations and therapeutic targets in renal cancer - Eyal Gottlieb, CR-UK Beatson
15:30: Nutrient-sensing pathways and ageing - Linda Partridge, UCL
16:10 Tea break
16:40: Ageing and Metabolism - Dominic Withers, CSC/Imperial
17:20: Metabolic Disease: Lessons from Human Genetics - Steve O’Rahilly, Cambridge MRL
18:00: Closing comments - Richard Treisman, CR-UK LRI
18:10: Drinks reception
18:30: Optional tour of the Wellcome Collection Galleries
Places are limited so registration is essential. To book a place please email firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday June 25th.
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