Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Metabolomics & Lipidomics
Scientific Community
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>Events>This Event
  Events - November 2014

EMBO | EMBL Symposium: Frontiers in Metabolism: From Molecular Physiology to Systems Medicine

17 Nov 2014 - 20 Nov 2014 - Heidelberg, Germany

Bookmark and Share

This symposium will offer an integrated view of metabolism, highlighting the emerging concept that metabolism exerts an important homeostatic role on multiple pathways involved in human disease.

Conversion and processing of small molecules by cellular metabolic networks provides the cell with the necessary nutrients, biomass precursors and energy resources. Metabolism has therefore traditionally been seen as a downstream effector layer in the regulatory architecture of the cell. Recent work, however, revealed that metabolism commands cellular and organismal physiology and is closely intertwined with multiple signalling pathways.

This symposium will bring together leading researchers from a variety of disciplines and disease areas to stimulate cross-fertilising discussions and exchanges, offering an integrated view of metabolism and highlighting the emerging concept that metabolism exerts an important homeostatic role on multiple pathways involved in human disease, including tumour cell growth, inflammation, neuronal functions and epigenetic reprogramming. 

Topics covered include:

Mitochondria and metabolism

Large-scale analysis of metabolism across species

Metabolic sensors and effectors

Stress pathways and metabolic homeostasis

Stem cells, cancer and metabolism

Metabolism and aging

Further information
Scientific News
Gut Microbes Signal to the Brain When They're Full
Don't have room for dessert? The bacteria in your gut may be telling you something.
Turning up the Tap on Microbes Leads to Better Protein Patenting
Mining millions of proteins could become faster and easier with a new technique that may also transform the enzyme-catalyst industry, according to University of California, Davis, researchers.
Drug May Prevent Life-Threatening Muscle Loss in Advanced Cancers
New data describes how an experimental drug can stop life-threatening muscle wasting (cachexia) associated with advanced cancers and restore muscle health.
Cancer-Fighting Tomato Component Traced
The metabolic pathway associated with lycopene, the bioactive red pigment found in tomatoes, has been traced by researchers at the University of Illinois.
Circadian Clock Controls Insulin and Blood Sugar in Pancreas
Map of thousands of genes suggests new therapeutic targets for diabetes.
Cellular Stress Process Identified in Cardiovascular Disease
Combining the investigative tools of genetics, transcriptomics, epigenetics and metabolomics, a Duke Medicine research team has identified a new molecular pathway involved in heart attacks and death from heart disease.
Predicting Adverse Drug Reactions with Higher Confidence
A new integrated computational method helps predicting adverse drug reaction—which are often lethal—more reliably than with traditional computing methods.
A New Way to Starve Lung Cancer?
Metabolic alterations in lung cancer may open new avenues for treating the disease.
Evidence of How Incurable Cancer Develops
Researchers in the West Midlands have made a breakthrough in explaining how an incurable type of blood cancer develops from an often symptomless prior blood disorder.
Building a Better Liposome
Computational models suggest new design for nanoparticles used in targeted drug delivery.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
Skyscraper Banner

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,800+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,000+ scientific videos