The TUM Integrative Physiology Seminar is a novel talk series that showcases cutting-edge and diverse physiological research from all over the world presented by leading researchers in their respective field. The monthly talk series is organised by the Department of Sport and Health Sciences of the Technical University of Munich, in particular the Professorships for Exercise, Nutrition and Health (Prof. Dr. Karsten Köhler), Chronobiology and Health (Prof. Dr. Manuel Spitschan), and Exercise Biology (Prof. Dr. Henning Wackerhage).


The 60-minute seminars (45 min. talk + 15 min. Q&A/discussion) are free to join via Zoom and are open for everyone. Please register here.


Date Speaker Title Host
Thursday, 10 November 2022, 4pm CET

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Annie Curtis

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Dublin, Ireland)

Innate Rhythms, harnessing circadian immunometabolism in innate immunity for therapeutic gain

Dr. Anna Biller

Monday, 21 November 2022, 10:30 - 2:00pm CET

See website here

in person event in Munich, GER

Mini Symposium "Extremes of Human Energy Balance: Connecting the Dots between Energy Surplus and Deficiency" Prof. Dr. Karsten Köhler

Thursday, 9 February 2023,  4pm CET

Dr. Corby Martin

Pennington Biomedical Research Center (Lousiana, USA)

Human phenotyping in clinical trials: Past accomplishment and future opportunities Dr. Christoph Höchsmann

Past Events

Thurs, 12 May 2022, 4 pm CEST

Satchin Panda PhD 

Salk Institute of Biological Sciences (La Jolla, USA)

Pleiotropic impact of time-restricted feeding on multiple organs Dr. Anna Biller
Thurs, 9 June 2022, 4 pm CEST cancelled cancelled -
Thurs, 14 July 2022, 4 pm CEST

Ivan Vechetti PhD

University of Nebraska-Lincoln (USA)

Emerging evidence of a cancer-like reprogramming during skeletal muscle hypertrophy

Dr. Philipp Baumert


Code of Conduct

The organizers of the TUM Integrative Physiology Seminar are dedicated to providing a harassment-free seminar for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion or nationality. We will not tolerate harassment of seminar participants in any form.

Seminar participants violating these rules will be sanctioned or expelled from the seminar at the discretion of the organizers.

Harassment includes, but is not limited to:

  • Written or verbal comments which have the effect of excluding people on the basis of membership of any specific group, such as gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion or nationality. This includes sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic, ableist, or exclusionary jokes;
  • Comments made, either through speech or chat, that are exclusionary, derogatory, or threatening toward another participant or community;
  • Sexual language and imagery;
  • Violent threats or language directed against another person, including incitement to violence, suicide, or self-harm;
  • Deliberate intimidation, or stalking;
  • Sustained disruption of talks or other events;
  • Unwelcome sexual attention;
  • Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behaviour.


Please contact Dr. Anna Biller ( with any questions or feedback. Make sure to include "TUM Integrative Physiology Seminar" in your email's subject line.