Programme Cellular Bioenergetics, Copenhagen, March 2018 – University of Copenhagen

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Programme Cellular Bioenergetics, Copenhagen, March 2018

Monday 5 March 2018

Mærsk Tower room 7.15.92

 

18:00: Welcome and opening lecture: David Nicholls: The proton circuit, the central concept of cellular bioenergetics –volts, amps and ohms.

19:00-20:00: Reception in the Mærsk Building (15th floor). Snacks and drinks.

Tuesday 6 March 2018

Room 13.1.63 and 13.1.83

 

09:00-09:45: David Nicholls: Essential thermodynamics: driving forces.

09:45-10:30: Martin Brand: Function and dysfunction: isolated mitochondria.


10:30-11:00:
Coffee break.


11:00-12:30:
Martin Brand: The Seahorse respirometer: isolated mitochondria: problem solving.


12:30-13:30:
Lunch outside the meeting room.


13:30-15:00:
David Nicholls: The Seahorse respirometer: intact cells: problem solving.


15:00-15:30:
Coffee break.


15:30-17:00:
Martin Brand: The Seahorse respirometer: quantifying glycolytic and oxidative phosphorylation.

Wednesday 7 March 2018

Nielsine Nielsen Auditorium

 

09:00-09:45: Martin Brand: reactive oxygen species.

09:45-10:30: David Nicholls: Function and dysfunction: intact cells.


10:30-11:00:
Coffee break.


11:00-12:30:
David Nicholls: Monitoring plasma and mitochondrial potentials in intact cells: qualitative approaches.


12:30-13:30:
Lunch outside the Auditorium.


13:30-15:00:
David Nicholls: Problem solving.


15:00-15:30:
Coffee break.


15:30-17:00:
Martin Brand: The design and interpretation of ROS experiments.


18:30-20:30:
Conference dinner (place to be announced).

Thursday 8 March 2018

Room 13.1.63 and 13.1.83

 

09:00-09:45: David Nicholls: mitochondrial calcium in physiology and pathology


09:45-10:30:
David Nicholls: applying mitochondrial physiology to the pancreatic β-cell


10:30-11:00:
Coffee break.


11:00-12:30:
Question and answer session I. An opportunity for lecturers to expand on topics covered. For best use of the time, we will need questions to be submitted in advance and we’ll choose those of most general interest.


12:30-13:30:
Lunch outside the meeting room.


13:30-15:00:
Question and answer session 2.


15:00-15:30:
Coffee break.


15:30-16:30:
David Nicholls: How to critically analyze the cellular physiology literature


16:30-17:00:
Round up.