Glia in Health & Disease

We are pleased to announce the fourth summer conference on Glia in Health & Disease, which will be held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, and will conclude with lunch on Monday, July 23, 2012. 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:
Genetic Analysis of Glial Function
Gliovascular Interactions
Myelinating Cells
Glial Development
Axon-Glial Interactions
Glial Function at Synapses
Microglia Function in Health & Disease
Role of Glia in CNS Injury & Disease
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Klaus-Armin Nave
Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine

INVITED SPEAKERS
Regina Armstrong
Uniformed Services University

Ben Barres
Stanford University

Manzoor Bhat
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Serge Charpak
INSERM, FRANCE

Laura Feltri
SUNY Buffalo

Marc Freeman
University of Masschusetts

Magdelina Gotz
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit√§t M√ľnchen, Germany

Richard Lu
University of Texas Southwestern

Dave Lyons
Stanford University

Brian MacVicar
University of British Columbia, Canada

Gail Mandel
Vollum Institute, Oregon Health & Science University

Richard Ransohoff
Cleveland Clinic

Matt Rasband
Baylor College of Medicine

Beth Stevens
Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School

Andrea Volterra
Universite de Lausanne, Switzerland

19 Jul - 23 Jul 2012
cold spring harbor
United States of America
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