Workshop on Mechanisms of Gene Regulation in Metabolism
Cardiac effects of PGC-1α
Prof. Pasi Tavi
University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio
The main focus of the Tavi lab is the study of the adaptive processes in cardiac cells during heart diseases and normal heart development and interconnections between energy metabolism and cardiac specific features in such conditions.
Sex, diet, and genes: Clues from liver and beta cells toward understanding risk factors of metabolic disease
Dr. Jennifer L. Estall
Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal
Université de Montréal
The Estall lab focuses on identifying and understanding the molecular events that contribute to the pathogenesis of metabolic diseases, in particular obesity and diabetes, and the complex interplay between multiple organ systems such as muscle, liver, fat, pancreas, and the brain.
Microbial regulation of host metabolism and lifespan
Dr. Filipe Cabreiro
University College London
The main interests of the Cabreiro lab are the molecular mechanisms underlying metabolic diseases and ageing. The lab focuses on understanding how the interactons between gut microbiota and their human hosts affect physiology, and if they can be targeted by drugs to improve human health.
Contact person: Alfredo Gimenez-Cassina