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EMBO | EMBL Symposia: Metabolism in Time and Space: Emerging Links to Cellular and Developmental Programs

11. May 2017 - 13. May 2017

Why attend?

This symposium focuses on the role of metabolism in controlling cellular and developmental programs in its spatial and temporal complexity. There is a fundamental interest in deciphering the intricate link between metabolism and regulatory cellular programs during cell differentiation and the development of multicellular organisms. Recent technological progress has enabled us to analyse metabolism and metabolic activities with spatio-temporal resolution. This creates unprecedented potential to address how metabolic state impacts on cellular and developmental programs.

Aims

It is the overarching goal of this meeting to enable interdisciplinary discussion on the role of metabolism in controlling cellular and developmental programs in its spatial and temporal complexity. Special focus will be given to discuss emerging imaging or biosensor technologies and bioinformatics and how they can enable addressing fundamental biological questions.

Topics

  • Metabolism in time and space
  • Mechanistic insights – crosstalk metabolism/cellular functions
  • Metabolic control of development
  • Metabolism in growth control
  • Beyond the canonical roles of metabolism

Organiser

EMBL Heidelberg

Venue

EMBL Advanced Training Centre
Meyerhofstr. 1
Heidelberg, 69117 Deutschland
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Phone:
+49 6221 387 8346
Website:
http://www.embl.de/training/eicat/atc/index.html