Sanford-Burnham presents at the 2014 Society for Neurosience Meeting
The Society for Neuroscience's 44th annual meeting is the premier venue for neuroscientists to present emerging science, learn from experts, forge collaborations, and learn about new technologies and tools. Sanford-Burnham has several dynamic research programs in neuroscience, and below are our presentations scheduled for this year's event.
What: 2014 Society for Neuroscience Meeting When: November 15-17, 2014 Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. Who: More than 30,000 attendees from more than 80 countries. Prominent industry leaders, scientists, clinicians, students, and patient advocates.
Sanford-Burnham posters: Nov 15 at 1:00-5:00 p.m.: C.D. Pernia, from the lab of Evan Snyder, M.D., Ph.D., professor in the Human Genetics Program, presents "Identification of possible bipolar 1 disorder related brain areas and lithium drug targets via iPSC derived neurons."
Nov 18, 1:00-5:00 p.m.: V.E. Thaney, from the lab of Marcus Kaul, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Immunity and Pathogenesis Program, presents "IFN-beta mediated neuroprotection in HIV-1 associated brain injury."
Nov 18, 1:00-5:00 p.m.: A.B. Sanchez, Ph.D., from the lab of Marcus Kaul, Ph.D., presents "Cysteinyl leukotrienes are essential to neurotoxicity of HIV-infected macrophages."
Nov 19, 1:00-5:00 p.m.: M.W. Akhtar, Ph.D., from the lab of Stuart Lipton, M.D., Ph.D., professor and director of the Neuroscience and Aging Research Center, presents "S-Nitrosylation of insulin degrading enzyme in Alzheimer's disease."
Sanford-Burnham presentations: Nov 16 at 1:15-1:30 p.m.: T. Nakamura, Ph.D., from the lab of Stuart Lipton, M.D., Ph.D., presents "Transnitrosylation from DJ-1 to PTEN attenuates neuronal cell death in Parkinson's disease models."
Nov 18 at 10:15-10:35 a.m.: H. Xu, Ph.D., professor of the Degenerative Diseases Program, presents "Sorting nexin 27 deficiency and excitatory synaptic dysfunction in Down's syndrome."
Session Chair: Nov 18, 8:30-11:00 a.m.: Dr. Xu will be co-chair of the "Tracking Dysfunction in Neurodegenerative Diseases" session.
Satellite Symposium: Nov 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m.: 11th Aniversery of the Christopher Reeve "Hot Topics" in Stem Cell Biology Data Blitz, chaired by Dr. Evan Snyder of Sanford-Burnham, Dr. Christina Lilliehook, senior scientific editor of Cell Stem Cell, and Dr. Carl Wonders of the International Society of Stem Cell Research (ISSCR).