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Metabolic Remodeling
February 7 - 11
Responsible: Rui Carvalho (carvalho@ci.uc.pt)
Advanced Course “Metabolic Remodeling”


Rui Carvalho - Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra
John Jones - Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology
Paulo Oliveira - Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology

Invited Speakers:

Paula Macedo - Departamento de Fisiologia, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas - Universidade Nova de Lisboa & Associação Portuguesa dos Diabéticos de Portugal.

Robert O’Doherty - Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Madhu Basetti, - Department of Molecular Imaging, Cancer Research UK, Cambridge Research Institute, UK.

Frederick Domann - Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA.

Monday (07-02-2011)
14:00-14:45    Rui Carvalho, “Stable isotope tracers in intermediary metabolism”
14:45-15:30    John Jones, “Metabolic remodeling in glycogen storage disease”
15:30-16:00    Joana Barra, PhD Student – Hepatic 2H-enrichment from 2H2O in an animal model of cardiac cachexia.    

Tuesday (08-02-2011)
09:15-10:15    Madhu Basetti, “NMR spectroscopy methods in metabolomics”
10:30-11:30    Madhu Basetti, “Metabolomic studies in cancer - opportunities and challenges”
11:30-12:00    Sandro Pereira, PhD Student – Metabolic adjustments during differentiation of h9c2 cells: relevance for the experimental model.
14:00-16:00    Presentations by PhD Students and Evaluation

Wednesday (09-02-2011)
09:15-10:15    Frederick Domann, “Theories on the origins of cancer: Toward a unifying theory”
10:30-11:30    Frederick Domann,“Epigenetic control of gene expression in normal and cancer cells”
11:30-12:00    Francisca Soares, PhD Student, “Disruption of hepatic glycogen and lipid metabolism is partially reverted by insulin treatment in the STZ-diabetic rat”
14:00-16:00    Presentations by PhD Students and Evaluation

Thursday (10-02-2011)
09:15-10:15    Robert O’Doherty, “The mitochondrion in Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes, Part 1”
10:30-11:30    Robert O’Doherty, “The mitochondrion in Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes, Part 2”
15:00-16:00    Paula Macedo, “Remodeling of hepatic and peripheral insulin actions”
16:00-17:00    Frederick Domann, “Metabolic epigenetics and the progression of cancer”

Friday (11-02-2011)
09:15-10:15    Paulo Oliveira, “Doxorubicin-induced cardiac mitochondrinopathy”
10:30-12:30    Presentations by PhD Students and Evaluation
12:30-14:00    “Meet the experts” and “Free Beer Tasting”


Students Groups

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