Sixth Annual UB2020 Molecular Recognition
in Biological Systems and Bioinformatics
Minisymposium
peacebridge Saturday, September 8, 2012
Zebro Room
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
"Molecular Basis of Neurodegenerative Disorders"

 

Speakers:

Jian Feng, Ph.D.
Professor, Physiology & Biophysics
SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Kenneth H. Fischbeck, M.D.
Chief, Neurogenetics Branch
NINDS, NIH


Jean-Pierre Julien, Ph.D.
Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Laval University and the Research Center of CHUQ
















Please join us for the sixth annual UB2020 MRBSB minisymposium:
"Molecular Basis of
Neurodegenerative Disorders"

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
9:15 Opening Remarks
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"

 

Coffee Break

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
 

Lunch 12:10-1:10

 

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

 


James Lupski, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.
Cullen Endowed Chair in Molecular Genetics
Professor, Molecular & Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine

Serge Przedborksi, M.D., Ph.D.
Page and William Black Professor of Neurology
Pathology and Cell Biology
Co-Director, Center for Neuron Biology & Disease
Columbia University

Lawrence Wrabetz, M.D.
Director, Hunter James Kelly Research Institute
Professor, Neurology
SUNY @ Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences