Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research will hold its 4th
Annual Retreat on November 4 at the BRB II/III Auditorium. The
organized by Dr. Virginia M.-Y. Lee, and Dr. John Q. Trojanowski,
co-founders of Penn's Center for Neurodegenerative Disease
Research, is open to students, postdoctoral fellows, researchers,
clinicians and technical staff at Penn and throughout the neuroscience
year's topic will be Protein Misfolding in Neurodegenerative
Diseases with talks by Charles Glabe, University of California--Irvine;
Jeffery Kelly, The Scripps Research Institute; Paul Axelsen, Penn;
Cecile Pickart, Johns Hopkins University; Philip Thomas, University
of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Richard Morimoto, Northwestern
University; and Edward Lee, Penn.
The day-long retreat
will also feature a poster session. The retreat is supported by
the Penn Alzheimer's Disease Center (NIH/NIA), a Training Program
in Age-Related Diseases (NIH/NIA), and Janssen Pharmaceutica. A
full program and registration forms are available by calling (215) 662-4708 or (215) 662-4474.
retreat will conclude with an award of $250 presented to the student
or postdoctoral fellow with the "best poster".
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