Second Annual Glial Symposium


  • Please join us on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 for the Second Annual Glial Symposium hosted by the Neuroscience Initiative at the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (GC/CUNY). This daylong symposium will feature presentations by scientists on recent and exciting research findings in the field of myelin and glial biology.
  • The forum will include both established and junior investigators as well as trainees. There will be a keynote lecture on environmental influences on myelinating glia and three scientific sessions addressing several aspects of oligodendroglia astroglial and microglial cell biology and function. Poster presentations will provide an opportunity for trainees to present their work and discuss science. A prize for the best poster will be awarded.
  • Featured Speakers Include:
    • Vittorio Gallo, Ph.D., Children’s National Health System
    • Margot Mayer-Pröschel, Ph.D., University of Rochester Medical Center
    • Orna Issler, Ph.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    • Shane Liddelow, Ph.D., NYU Langone Medical Center
    • Akiko Nishiyama, M.D., Ph.D. , University of Connecticut at Storrs
    • Sam Horng, M.D., Ph.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    • Pablo Paez, Ph.D., University at Buffalo
    • Jia Liu , Ph.D., Advanced Science Research Center at GC/CUNY
    • Anna Jagielska, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Ana Badimon, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • To register, please visit:  http://bit.ly/2p4bl53. The full program will be announced soon. Please email kevin.wang@asrc.cuny.edu , or chantal.bonsu@asrc.cuny.edu with additional questions.
 
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  • Start Date: 11/13/2018
  • Time: 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • College: Advanced Science Research Center, GC/CUNY
  • Address: 85 St. Nicholas Terrace, Manhattan
  • Room: Auditorium
  • Phone: 212-413-3185
  • Website: http://neuro.asrc.cuny.edu/glial-symposium-2018/
  • Admission: Free