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Copenhagen Bioscience Conference: Metabolism in Action

September 11, 2022 - September 15, 2022

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

Application for the conference is now closed.

Deadline for abstract submission: June 1 2022 (14:00 CET) EXTENDED 23:30 CET

Evaluation of incoming applications: Mid-June 2022

Notifications to applicants: Start of July 2022

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.


Practical information

Conference venue: 
The conference takes place at the lovely Conference Center Favrholm in Hillerød.
The address is: Roskildevej 58, 3400 Hillerød.

Participants will be staying at Hotel Hillerød during the conference.
The address is: Milnersvej 41, 3400 Hillerød.

We have arranged for shuttle busses to transport participants back and forth from the hotel.

Date & time:
The official program starts on Sunday September 11 at 17.30PM.
The official depature date is Thursday September 15 at 09:00AM.

All participants will receive more practical information incl. hotel information in August.
Please find the preliminary programme for the conference here.

For more practical details about the conferences, please click here.

Organizing committee – Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research

  • Camilla Schéele
  • Juleen R. Zierath
  • Kei Sakamoto
  • Romain Barrès
  • Ruth Loos
  • Zach Gerhart-Hines
  • Type
  • Date
    Sunday September 11 at 17.30PM - Thursday September 15 at 09:00AM
  • Deadline
    June 1, 2022
  • Who can join
    Invite only
  • Venue
    Conference Center Favrholm in Hillerød.