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Monday, 13.05.2024 (17:00!) via Zoom

Jan Heiner Küpper (Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg)

"1. In vitro toxicology analysis with physiologically-relevant human hepatocytes
2. Arthrospira platensis (Spirulina), a superfood?"

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After the 45 min Scientific Talk, there is the option for students and postdocs to participate in a roundtable with speakers (science, career options, advice, networking). To join the roundtable, please contact:

Upcoming NutriTox seminar talks:

  • 13.05.2024 - 5 P.M.! Jan Heiner Küpper (Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg): "1. In vitro toxicology analysis with physiologically-relevant human hepatocytes; 2. Arthrospira platensis (Spirulina), a superfood?"
  • 27.05.2024 Lars-Oliver Klotz (University of Jena): "Selenium-binding proteins: thiol oxidases and modulators of stress resistance"
  • 03.06.2024 Andreas Müller (Paul Langerhans Institute Dresden): "Exploring beta cell function and signalling with volume electron microscopy"
  • 10.06.2024 Miguel Angel del Pozo (Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III, Madrid Spanien): "Cell and tissue mechanoadaption: molecular mechanisms and physiopathological relevance"
  • 17.06.2024 Pia Wippert (University of Potsdam): "tba"
  • 24.06.2024 Jörg Fahrer (Technical  University of Kaiserslautern-Landau):"tba"
  • 01.07.2024 Wenqiang Chen (Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston USA): "Microglial insulin signaling in health and in AD pathogenesis"
  • 08.07.2024 Mike Henne (UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA): "Exploring molecular determinants of lipoprotein secretion and lipid quality control"
  • 15.07.2024 Shana Sturla (Laboratory of Toxicology, ETH Zurich): "Uncovering the functional relevance of the microbiome on toxicologically relevant responses to food and drugs"

Previous speakers at the NutriTox Seminar:

  • Carolin Victoria Schneider (RWTH Aachen): "Harnessing Big data for prevention of metabolic liver disease"
  • Lucia Seale (Pacific Biosciences Research Center, University of Hawaiʻi, USA): "Selenium metabolism in thermogenic adipocytes"
  • Jörg Müller (University of Jena): "FLT3 in hematopoiesis and osteogenesis – consequences of aberrant receptor tyrosine kinase activities"
  • Joshua Pemberton (Western University Canada): "Understanding the integrated regulation of membrane lipid composition and organelle dynamics"
  • Pascal Gottmann  (German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam): "A multispecies approach to study islets of Langerhans in T2D at the single cell level"
  • Sharmili Thanarajah (Univerity Hospital Frankfurt, Goethe University): "The effect of highfat/highsugar diet on brain dopaminergic pathways"
  • Micah Schott (University of Nebraska, USA): "Molecular mechanisms of lipid droplet autophagy in liver disease"
  • Merly Vogt (Helmholtz Munich, Institute for Diabetes and Cancer): "Metabolic programming of the nervous system: conserved signals prime future generations for impaired health outcomes"
  • Min-Chi Ku (Max Delbrück Center, Berlin): "Metabolic Syndrome and the Heart: A Cardiac MRI Perspective"
  • Heather Ferris (University of Virginia School of Medicine; USA): "Astrocytes: The liver of the brain"
  • Jeremy Van Raamsdonk (McGill University Health Centre Research Institute; Canada): "Biological resilience and aging: Role of cellular resilience pathways in lifespan extension"
  • Brian O'Neill (Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA): "Discovery of a Novel FoxO Target for Diabetic Muscle Disease"
  • Thomas Kietzmann (ECM-Hypoxia research unit, Universität Oulu, Finland): "The hypoxia response: Old features and new aspects"
  • Marcelo Mori (UNICAMP - Universidade Estadual de Campinas, São Paulo Brasil): "An Adipocentric Approach to Metabolic Diseases and Aging"
  • Claudia Matthäus (Institute of nutrional Science, University of Potsdam): "Caveolae mediated lipid trafficking"
  • Jan Riemer (CECAD Research Center, Institute of Biochemistry, Cologne University) "Mitochondrial H2O2: handling and signalling"
  • Matthias Laudes (University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein (Campus Kiel), Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutritional Medicine) "Causes and Consequences of Metabolic Inflammation in Humans"
  • Jane Reznick (CECAD Research Center, Cologne University) "Metabolic adaptations in the naked mole-rat heart"
  • Gunter P. Eckert (Department of Nutrition in Prevention & Therapy, Institute of Nutritional Science, University of Gießen) "Mitochondria - target structures for the prevention of age-related diseases"
  • Sander Bekeschus (Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology, Greifswald) "Applied Redox Medicine Using Gas Plasma Technology"
  • Mario Ost (Paul Flechsig Institute of Neuropathology University Hospital Leipzig) "Temporal action of polyamines on muscle homeostasis in health & obesity"
  • Robert Hauffe (Institute of Nutritional Science, University of Potsdam) "Revisiting the Adipose Tissue Insulin Receptor as a Target to Improve Metabolism in Obesity"
  • Alexander Jais (Helmholtz Institute for Metabolic, Obesity and Vascular Research (HI-MAG), Leipzig) "Prepronociceptin-expressing neurons regulate overeating and energy expenditure"
  • Maria Fedorova (Technichal University Dresden, ) "Lipidomics technology to uncover biology of lipid metabolism"
  • Ivano Amilio (Konstanz University) "GxE interaction: metabolism and epigenetics as basis of p53 tumour suppression"
  • Jörg Heeren (Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)) "Brown Adipose Tissue and lipid metabolism"
  • Michael Schupp (Charité Berlin, Institute of Pharmacology), "Novel Aspects of Hepatic Retinol Mobilization by RBP4"
  • David Ellison (Oregon Health & Science University, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension), "Salt and Hypertension"
  • Sophie Layé (NutriNeuro Bordeaux), "Role of nutritional omega3 in neuroinflammation, neuronal plasticity and mood and cognitive disorders"
  • Franziska Richter Assencio (University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation), "Novel therapeutics for Synucleinopathies"
  • David Hodson, University of Oxford, "Interrogating pancreatic beta cell states from the single cell to the single molecule"
  • Mollie K. Meffert (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine), "Growth Regulatory Gene Programs in Neurodevelopment and Plasticity"
  • Cristina García-Cáceres (HMGU Munich), "How does the brain know what you've eaten?"
  • Zach Hynes (University of Copenhagen),  "Age-associated mitochondrial myopathy drives bioenergetic compensation and glucose re-routing to defend muscle homeostasis"
  • Elias Arner (Karolinska Institute Stockholm), "The Thioredoxin System as a regulator of metabolism"
  • Maria Ermolaeva (Fritz-Lipmann Institute, Leibniz Institute on Aging, Jena)
  • Alexander Tups (School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Otago, New Zealand)
  • Gabriele Stangl (Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg)
  • Natalia Kononenko (CECAD Research Center, University of Cologne)
  • Martin Graef (Max-Planck-Institute Cologne)
  • Cecile Vernochet (Gates Foundation, USA)
  • Andrea Haase (German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR))
  • Florian Fricke (University Hohenheim)
  • Anna P. Kipp (Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena)
  • Marcus Conrad (Helmholtz Center Munich)
  • Thomas Lutz (University of Zurich)