Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research will hold its Third
Annual Retreat on Wednesday, November 13 at the BRB II/III Auditorium.
The retreat, organized by Dr. Virginia M. -Y. Lee, and Dr. John
Q. Trojanowski, co-founders of the Penn Center for Neurodegenerative
Disease Research (CNDR), is open to students, postdoctoral fellows,
researchers, clinicians and technical staff on this campus and throughout
the neuroscience research community.
year's keynote speaker is Whitehead Director and MIT Professor,
Susan L. Lindquist, a pioneer in the study of the stress response
and protein folding. Her talk--Prions, One Surprise after Another--will
be part of a full day symposium with talks by graduate students,
postdocs, and faculty. The symposium is supported by the Penn Alzheimer's
Disease Center (NIH/NIA), a Training Program in Age-Related Diseases
(NIH/NIA), and Janssen Pharmaceutica.
full program and registration forms are available on-line at www.uphs.upenn.edu/cndr/
or by calling (215) 662-4708; (215) 662-4474.
day-long symposium will conclude with an award of $250 presented
to the student or postdoctoral fellow with the "best poster."
Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 8, October 15, 2002