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In Utero Programming of Adult Metabolism and Disease
 
March 26 - 30
Coordinators: Paulo Oliveira & João Ramalho-Santos

Contacts: pauloliv@ci.uc.pt / jramalho@ci.uc.pt
In Utero Programming of Adult Metabolism and Disease

Paulo J. Oliveira & João Ramalho-Santos



Monday, March 26
10:00-10:15 – Course Introduction and assignments
10:15-11:15 -  What is metabolism? John Jones (CNC, University of Coimbra)
11:15-12:15 - Mitochondria, metabolism, and disease, Paulo J. Oliveira (CNC, University of Coimbra)
14:00-15:00 - Maternal diet and metabolic programming of the offspring: focus on macronutrients and xenobiotics, Elisa Keating (University of Porto)
15:00-16:00 - Maternal diet and metabolic programming of the offspring: focus on micronutrients, Elisa Keating (University of Porto)

Tuesday, March 27
10:00 – 11:00 – Physical Activity During Pregnancy and Consequences for the Offspring, José Magalhães/António Ascensão (University of Porto, Portugal)
11:00 – 12:00 - In utero programming of osteoporosis, Vilma Sardão (CNC, University of Coimbra)
14:00 – 15:00 – Developmental programming mechanisms by which the fetal environment alters development, Peter Nathanielsz (Texas Biomedical Research Institute and Southwest National Primate Research Center, San Antonio, USA & University of Wyoming, Laramie, USA)
15:00 – 16:00 - Over-feeding during pregnancy: a burden for the descendants? Susana Pereira (CNC, University of Coimbra)

Wednesday, March 28
10:00 – 11:00 - Modification of life course health by developmental programming, Peter Nathanielsz (Texas Biomedical Research Institute and Southwest National Primate Research Center, San Antonio, USA & University of Wyoming, Laramie, USA)
11:00 – 12:00 – CNC Seminar: From womb to tomb: how developmental programming interacts with aging, Peter Nathanielsz (Texas Biomedical Research Institute and Southwest National Primate Research Center, San Antonio, USA & University of Wyoming, Laramie, USA)
14:00 – 15:00 - Non-genomic sperm contributions towards embryo development, David Miller (University of Leeds, UK)
15:00 – 16:00 - Effects of diet on mammalian sperm, Alessandra Ferramosca (University of Salento, Italy)
16:00 – 16:30 – Course Wrap-Up, Joao Ramalho-Santos (CNC, University of Coimbra)

Thursday, March 29
10:00 – 12:30 – Students´ presentations I
14:00 – 16:00 – Students presentation II
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