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Detailed Agenda

Monday, Sept. 25

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Pizza Making Class

Napolita Pizzeria at the Millennium Hall

(Optional)

Tuesday, Sept. 26

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Welcome Introductions

9:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Session 1: Proteostasis

  • Yongku Cho, PhD
    University of Connecticut (United States)

  • Rohan de Silva, DPhil
    UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology (United Kingdom)

  • Judith Steen, PhD
    Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital (United States)

  • Maciej Walczak, PhD
    University of Colorado (United States)

  • Moderator: Bess Frost, PhD
    University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (United States)

11:30 AM - 12 :45 PM

Lunch

12:45 PM - 2:30 PM

Session 2: Neuroinflammation in Tauopathies

  • Kathryn Bowles, PhD
    University of Edinburgh (Scotland)

  • Marco Helft, MD
    University of Iowa (United States)

  • Jennifer Rauch, PhD
    University of Massachusetts Amherst (United States)

  • Jessica Rexauch, MD, PhD
    University of California, Los Angeles (United States)

  • Moderator: Jose Abisambra, MS, PhD
    University of Florida (United States)

2:45 PM - 4:25 PM

Breakout 1

4:25 PM - 4:30 PM

Day 1 Wrap-up

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Group Dinner

RPM Seafood

Wednesday, Sept. 27

8:00 AM - 8:55 AM

Breakfast

8:55 AM - 9:00 AM

Welcome and Day 1 Recap

9:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 3: Mechanisms of Tau Transport

  • Hongjun (Harry) Fu, PhD
    The Ohio State University (United States)

  • Sarah Shahmoradian, PhD
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (United States)

  • Rik van der Kant, PhD
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Netherlands)

  • Patrik Verstreken, PhD
    VIB - KU Leuven Center for Brain & Disease Research (Belgium)

11:00 AM - 12 NOON

Breakout 2

12 NOON - 12:30 PM

Closing Remarks and Next Steps

If you will be staying a little after the Closing Remarks, lunch will be available as an option.

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