Please join us for the sixth annual UB2020 MRBSB minisymposium:
"Molecular Basis of
being held at the Zebro Room at Roswell Park Cancer Institute on
Saturday September 8, 2012
The conference and luncheon is free of charge, however registration is required. Please register via the link at the left.
The deadline for registration is August 31, 2012
|Continental Breakfast 8:30-9:15 am|
Kenneth M. Blumenthal, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair
Sr. Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Education
|Morning Session Chairs:
Laura Feltri, M.D. & Gabriela Popescu, Ph.D.
|9:15-9:55||Jean-Pierre Julien, Ph.D.
Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Laval University and the Research Center of CHUQ
"TDP-43 Drives Nuclear Factor kB Activation in ALS"
|9:55-10:35||James Lupski, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.
Cullen Endowed Chair In Molecular Genetics
Professor, Molecular & Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
"Genomics in Clinical Practice: A Story About Charcot-Marie-Tooth Neuropathy"
|10:45-11:25||Jian Feng, Ph.D.
Professor, Physiology & Biophysics,
SUNY @ Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
"The Role of Parkin in Parkinson's Disease"
|11:25-12:10||Short Talks: Meghan Helm, Alexander Cox, Gregory Williams|
|Afternoon Session Chairs:
Daniel Kosman, Ph.D. & Kinga Szigeti, M.D.
|1:10-1:50||Serge Przedborski, M.D., Ph.D.
Page and William Black Professor of Neurology, Pathology & Cell Biology
Co-Director, Center for Neuron Biology & Disease, Columbia University
"Astrocyte Toxicity in ALS"
|1:50-2:30||Kenneth Fischbeck, M.D.
Chief, Neurogenetics Branch, NINDS, NIH
"Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy"
|2:30-3:10||Lawrence Wrabetz, Ph.D.
Director, Hunter James Kelly Research Institute; Professor, Physiology & Biophysics, SUNY @ Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
"ER Stress in Neurodegeneration"
|Coffee Break 3:10-3:30|
|3:30-4:00||Short Talks: Houbo Jiang & Michael Garrick|