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Online Seminars

The Center for Alzheimer's and Neurodegenerative Diseases is hosting a series of online seminars.

If you would like to attend any of these sessions, please contact Vera Sadler for the meeting link. vera.sadler@utsouthwestern.edu

These seminars are held via Microsoft Teams; you must use a UT Southwestern campus computer or VPN to attend.

DateTimeSpeakerTitle
Aug. 6 2 p.m. Lila Gierasch, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts Amherst
"Insights into the multifunctional Hsp70 molecular machine"
Aug. 13 2 p.m. Louise Serpell, Ph.D.
University of Sussex
"Proteins at the Centre of Alzheimer's Disease"
Aug. 19 2 p.m. Olivier Lichtarge, M.D., Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
"In Silico Computation of Fitness Landscapes Suggests Rules of Evolution That Inform the Genetics of Complex Disease"
Sept. 3 9 a.m. Rina Rosenzweig, Ph.D.
Weizmann Institute of Science
"Molecular Chaperones in Protein Disaggregation"
Sept. 10 2 p.m. Marina Ramirez-Alvarado, Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic
"Mis-behaving antibodies that mis-fold and pretend to be viruses in light chain amyloidosis"
Sept. 30 2 p.m. Jeff Kelly, Ph.D.
Scripps Research Institute
 "Adapting Proteostasis for Disease Amelioration"
Oct. 15 2 p.m. Julie Forman-Kay, Ph.D.
University of Toronto
 TBA

Recorded Seminars

Recordings are viewable via Microsoft Stream. A UT Southwestern campus computer or VPN is required.

Peter Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., University of Kentucky, July 29
"LATE: What It Is, Why It’s Important, and How We Might Beat It"

Rijhu Das, Ph.D., Stanford University, July 23
"Crowdsourcing intractable problems in designing RNA medicine"

Jose Abisambra, University of Florida, July 16
"Of Tau, mRNA Translation, and Other Demons: Translational Dysregulation in Tauopathies"

Chris Weihl, M.D., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, July 8
"Connecting Myodegeneration and Neurodegeneration: VCP Dysfunction and the Lysosome"

Henrik Zetterberg, M.D., Ph.D., University of Gothenburg, Sweden, June 24
"Update on CSF and Blood Biomarkers for Neurodegenerative Dementias"

Gareth Morgan, Ph.D., Boston University, June 17
"Small Molecule Stabilizers of Amyloidogenic Antibody Light Chains"

Christian Haass, Ph.D., Ludwig-Maximilians University, June 4
"Microglial Modulation in Neurodegenerative Disease – Innovative Therapies or Devilish Gambling?"

William Seeley, M.D., UCSF, May 27
"Selective Vulnerability in FTD and ALS: Emerging Concepts"

Virginia Lee, Ph.D., UPenn, May 21
"Transmission of Misfolded Proteins in Neurodegenerative Disorders: A Common Mechanism of Disease Progression"

Harm Kampinga, Ph.D., University Medical Center Gronigen, May 7
"DNAJ Proteins and Their Role in Age-Related Degenerative Diseases"

David Sanders, Ph.D., Princeton, April 29
""Molecular Networks Serve as Blueprints for Intracellular Condensation