“Mitochondrial Physiology - From Organelle to Organism” was organized by Xlab, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen and took place at the Panum Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The one week intensive Graduate Course consisted of hand-on analyses of aspects of mitochondrial function and morphology using different technologies, state-of-art lectures and poster presentations by PhD students.

The course had in total 64 participants, coming from Denmark, other European countries and countries overseas.

List of speakers:

  • Aleksandra Trifunovic, CECAD Research Center, University of Cologne, Germany 
  • Carsten Lundby, Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Christopher Perry, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Canada 
  • David G. Nicholls, Buck Institute for Research on Aging, USA
  • Eskil Elmer, Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences, Sweden
  • Henriette Pilegaard, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Hindrik Mulder, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Sweden
  • Johannes Ehinger, Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences, Sweden 
  • Jamal Bouitbir, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
  • John P. Thyfault, Department of Medicine, University of Missouri, USA
  • Martin Gram, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Martin Hey-Mogensen, Novo Nordisk, Denmark
  • Michael Taulo Lund, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Niels Gregersen, Research Unit for Molecular Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
  • Paul Coen, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, USA
  • Paul Greenhaff, Metabolic and Molecular Physiology, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Peter Bross, Research Unit for Molecular Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
  • Russell Richardson, Exercise and Sport Science, Internal Medicine, University of Utah, USA
  • Tinna Ventrup Stevnsner, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Denmark

Organizers: Prof. Flemming Dela, MD & Steen Larsen, DMSci
Course secretary: Jacqueline van Hall

See the programme

See pictures