Glia in Health & Disease

The proposed meeting will assemble the leaders in the field, together with junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, to discuss new, cutting-edge developments in the study of all aspects of glial biology in health and disease.

Topics:
Beneficial & Detrimental Roles of Microglia
Neuronal Structural Plasticity & Synaptic Pruning
Glial Control of Brain Metabolism
Cell Fate Specification
Roles of Astroglial Ca2+ Signaling
Development & Plasticity of Myelin
Blood-Brain Barrier Regulation
Reactive Gliosis & Glial Scars
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INVITED SPEAKERS
David Attwell, University College London, UK
Ben Barres, Stanford University
Jonah Chan, University of California, San Francisco
Richard Daneman, University of California, San Francisco
Leda Dimou, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Joseph El-Khoury, Massachusetts General Hospital
Jessica Filosa, Georgia Health Sciences University
Wen-Biao Gan, New York University Medical Center
Roman Giger, University of Michigan School of Medicine
Magdalena Götz, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Baljit Khakh, University of California, Los Angeles
Wendy Macklin, University of Colorado, Denver
Maiken Nedergaard, University of Rochester
Jeffrey Rothstein, Johns Hopkins University
David Rowitch, University of California, San Francisco
Beth Stevens, Children's Hospital Boston
Bruno Weber, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland

17 Jul - 21 Jul 2014

Cold Spring Harbor
United States of America
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