- from Organelle to Organism
21-25 August 2023 in Copenhagen, Denmark
It is our pleasure to welcome you to the Mitochondrial Physiology – From Organelle to Organism Course in Copenhagen. The focus of the course is to combine state-of-art lectures with hands-on analyses of aspects of mitochondrial function using different techniques. The lectures will be focusing on different aspects of aging and mitochondrial function.
We will present you with several choices of mitochondrial analyses that you can consider in your own research. For example, respirometry and fluorometry of muscle and adipose tissue by the Oroboros instrument.
We do not pretend to provide you with a full training course in these techniques, but you will by the end of the week have gained a better understanding of the limitations, pit-falls and advantages of many of the currently available techniques to study mitochondrial physiology. An important part of the course is to present your own research interest to the other participants by means of poster presentations, which will facilitate scientific discussions and enlarge your “mitochondrial network”.
The Mitochondrial Physiological PhD course will take place at the Mærsk tower.
The Mærsk tower is an extension of the Panum Institute, which is part of the University of Copenhagen. It is situated a few kilometers from the center of Copenhagen and can easily be reached by public transport.
Address: Blegdamsvej 3B, 2200 Copenhagen N
See map of the Panum Institute and the Mærsk Tower
See information on how to get to the Mærsk Tower
The scientific programme consists of:
- Workshops (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday morning)
- Lectures (Monday to Friday)
- Student presentations (Tuesday and Thursday afternoon)
Early bird registration fee: EUR 450
Late registration: EUR 500
Please note that the registration fees for the Mitochondrial Physiology course are exempted from VAT as it is an accredited course, but that the registration fees on the EasySignup site will come up as prices incl. VAT.
Early bird registration: 21 February - 31 May, 2023
Late registration: 1 June – 30 July, 2023
Abstract deadline: 6 August, 2023
The registration fee includes course participation, lunch all days, drinks and dinner on 21 August.
The Mitochondrial Physiological course entitles you to credit: 3.4 ECTS
Register for the course
Danish PhD students and PhD students from other Nordic countries
PhD students enrolled at a Nordic University will have the course fee paid by the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences.
All other participants
You will be asked for:
- General registration information.
- A prioritization of the workshops you would like to attend.
(We will do our best to schedule you for your first three prioritized workshops. Should this not be possible due to too many requests for a particular workshop, you will be contacted to find the best possible solution).
- Whether you will participate in the social programme on Wednesday afternoon
Registration on a first-come, first-served basis.
Registration cancellation and refund policy
Notification of cancellation must be sent to email@example.com, and must include bank information where a possible refund may be remitted to.
- Before 1 August: Registration fee is refunded.
- After 1 August: No refund of registration fee possible
Refunds are not made for unattended events, late arrivals or early departure.
All participants have to send an abstract to Congress Secretary, Jacqueline van Hall.
Deadline for submission is 6 August, 2023.
Furthermore, all participants are asked to bring a poster for the guided poster presentations on 22 and 24 August.
Poster size: 110 cm x 160 cm (portrait).
- Format: Word document
- Font: Times New Roman, size 12
- Margins: top 3 cm, bottom 3 cm, left 2 cm, right 2 cm.
- Line spacing: 1,0
- You can include figures or tables
- The abstract may max fill 1 page (incl. figures and tables)
- Please follow the layout of the example: title, author(s), background, objectives, methods, conclusion, references.
See abstract form template
The abstract has to be sent as an attachment by e-mail to the Congress Secretary Jacqueline van Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org. You are welcome to contact the Congress Secretary in case of any questions.
Steen Larsen, Associate Professor, MSc, DMSci.