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Copenhagen Bioscience Lecture: Metabolite Signaling, Receptors and Novel Drugs

May 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

—————– A Copenhagen Bioscience Lecture ————–
A Novo Nordisk Foundation initiative supported by Synapse – Life Science Connect.

The Copenhagen Bioscience Lectures are a series of open lectures for all researchers and other interested in and around the Copenhagen area. Every 4 weeks, on a Thursday evening, you are invited for lectures on themes with a general interest for the Novo Nordisk Foundation Research Centers and bioscience researchers in general. Often there will be a cross-disciplinary focus.

The lecture on the 17th of May 2018 features  professor Thue Schwartz and associate professor Thomas Frimurer from the Section for Metabolic Receptology at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research.

Based on their background in molecular pharmacology and extensive collaborations and research alliances with biotech and pharmaceutical companies as well as academic medicinal chemistry groups, pharmacological tool compounds and drug candidates constitute key elements of their research which covers from basic in vitro signal transduction over a large number of ex vivo models to in vivo models including a large number of genetic models.

They believe that metabolite GPCRs constitute a highly interesting almost untapped pharmacotherapeutic potential through which novel means to control metabolic and endocrine cell function, and importantly to address metabolic inflammation to treat obesity and type 2 diabetes, can be developed.

15:45 Welcome and registration (coffee/tea, water available)
16:00 Start of the lecture
17:30 Networking with a drink and a snack
18:30 Thank you for a splendid end of day!

Registration is completely free of charge, but mandatory.

· When: May 17th from 4.00 to 6.30 pm
· Where: Novo Nordisk Foundation, Tuborg Havnevej 19, 2900 Hellerup
· Cost: Participation is free
· Signup: Signup starts May 10th at 13.00 below

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Any questions can be addressed to cbsl@synapse-connect.org


May 17, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Novo Nordisk Foundation, Hellerup
Tuborg Havnevej 19
Hellerup, 2900 Denmark
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