Research Area III covers the broad areas of mitochondria, membrane transport, metabolic pathways and networks, photosynthesis, free radicals, microbial bioenergetics and metabolism, electron transfer proteins, metabolism and metabolic diseases and metals in biology.

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Chair: Nicholas Morton

University of Edinburgh, UK

Keywords: obesity; diabetes; genetics of metabolic disease; mitochondrial function in metabolic disease; energy balance; cellular energetics; whole animal energetics; whole animal metabolism; nutrient homeostasis; pre-clinical 

Vice Chair: Charareh Pourzand

University of Bath, UK

Keywords: Metals in Biology , UVA Photobiology, Chemical Biology, Iron sensors/chelators, Free Radicals, Oxidative Stress, Cell Death and Injury, Aging, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Molecular Bases of Health and Disease, Cancer, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Photo-activated drugs

Ulrike Bechtold

Keywords: Plant metabolism, Plant biochemistry, Post translational modifications, Environmental stress
Lars Jeuken

University of Leeds

Keywords: bacterial respiratory chains, membrane proteins, electron transfer, nitrate metabolism, proton transport

Gyorgy Szabadkai

Company: University College London

Keywords: Bioenergetics, Metabolism, Signalling, Gene Expression & Regulation, Bioinformatics, Cancer, Diagnostics & Biomarkers


Naila Rabbani

University of Warwick, UK

Keywords: lipoprotein metabolism, glycation, glyoxalase, oxidative Stress, dicarbonyl stress, metabolomics, proteomics, arthritis and vascular disease

Kei Sakamoto

University of Copenhagen

Keywords: Type2 diabetes; energy balance; glucose and carbohydrate metabolism; skeletal muscle physiology; cellular signalling; AMP-activated protein kinase