MITIN is proposing to elucidate the interplay between the insulin signaling pathway and the mitochondrial function

General Information

MITIN (Integration of the System Models of Mitochondrial Function and Insulin Signalling and its Application in the Study of Complex Diseases) is a collaborative project which intends to elucidate the interplay between the signaling pathway and the mitochondrial function through the combination of computational tools and moleculars omics technologies in a multidisciplinary, integrated system biological approach.

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Project duration: 36 months

Start date: 1-11-2008

Contract no.: HEALTH-F4-2008-223450

Project cost: 3.85 million euro

EC funding: 2.96 million euro

Funding scheme: Small or medium-scale focused research project

Research area (topic): HEALTH-2007-2.1.2-5: Multidisciplinary fundamental genomics and molecular biology approaches to study basic biological processes relevant to health and diseases

Project Consortium

MITIN consortium consists of a multidisciplinary team involving six partners from four different countries: Spain, Finland, United Kingdom and Germany. The consortium is made up of a combination of several research and high education organisations that gather a considerable expertise in complementary fields: bioinformatics and computational genomics, metabolism, mitochondrial dynamics, insulin signalling, transcriptomics, and lipidomics.

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