Spring Symposium

2014 Spring Symposium (flyer attached)

Do Neurodegenerative diseases have an infectious cause?

April 25th, 2014 9:00am-5:30pm; Amphitheater of Rackham Building

Byron Caughey, PhD

Chief, TSE/Propm Biochemistry Section

Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease

"Prions and the transmissibility of protein unfolding"



Innovation Award Winner Talks



Virginia M.Y. Lee, PhD

John H. Ware Professor in Alzheimer's Research

Pathology and Laboratory medicine

University of Pennsylvania

"Transmission of alpha-synuclein in Parkinson's disease: implication for therapy"



Marc Diamond, M.D..

David Clayson Professor of Neurology

Washington University at St. Louis

"Tau as a Prion: what does this mean for diagnosis and therapy of neurodegenerative disease"



Innovation Award Winner Talks



William Seeley, M.D..

Associate Professor of Neurology

Director, Neurodegenerative Disease Brain Bank

University of California San Francisco

"Network-based neurodegeneration"



Previous Spring Symposium Speakers include:

2013: Dr. R. Clay Reid, Dr. Stephen Smith, Dr. Jeff Lichtman

2012: Dr. Kristen Harris, Ph.D., Dr. Martha Constantine-Paton, Ph.D., Dr. Larry Abbott, Ph.D., and Dr. Loren Frank, Ph.D.

2011: Dr. Li-Huei Tsai, Ph.D., Dr. Kelsey Martin, M.D.., Ph.D., Dr. Rachel Wilson, Ph.D., and Dr. Massimo Scanziani, Ph.D.

2010: Dr. Athina Markou, Ph.D., Dr. Cristina Alberini, Ph.D., and Dr. Jaak Panksepp, Ph.D.

2009: Dr. Mitchell Roitman, Ph.D., Dr. Antonello Bonci, M.D., and Dr. David Amaral, Ph.D.



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