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Metabolism in Action - from Genome to Function

The goal of this meeting is to bring together leading experts with the brightest post-doctoral and doctoral students, to create an inspiring, international, and open environment to explore the influence of molecular and tissue-specific regulation of metabolism.


  • Cell type heterogeneity in metabolic health and disease
  • Genomics of metabolic disease
  • Incretins, hormones and metabolic homeostasis
  • Neurobiology of energy metabolism
  • Exercise biology and tissue cross-talk
  • Circadian biology
  • Influence of the microbiome and infection on metabolic health
  • Adipose plasticity and communication

Once the program is finalized, you will be able to find it here.

How to apply

If you wish to attend the conference, you will need to apply and submit an abstract in the application system NORMA. If you have not used NORMA before, click REGISTER to create an account. You will then receive info on mail with which you can login to NORMAWhen you have logged in, you can find the conference on the list of open calls under the name: CBC23: Metabolism in Action. 

Please fill out applicant info and abstract.

SHORT TALKS: Some applicants will be invited to give a short talk during the conference based on their submitted abstract. Selected applicants will be notified in August 2022.

Registration fee, accommodation and local costs for all approved applicants are covered by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. Only travel expenses to and from the conference venue will be at your own expense.