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Symposia
Gairdner/University of Alberta International Symposium
October 12, 2017
8:30 AM



Event Information

october, 2017

october, 2017

201712oct - 13oct 128:30 amoct 13Gairdner/University of Alberta International SymposiumMolecular Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative and Neuroinflammatory Disease8:30 am - 6:30 pm (13) MST Citadel TheatreEvent Type:SymposiaEvent Audience:Biomedical Scientists,Public,Students

Time

12 (Thursday) 8:30 am - 13 (Friday) 6:30 pm MST

Location

Citadel Theatre

Organizer

University of Alberta Neuroscience & Mental Health Institute

Speakers for this event

  • Dr. Alexandre Prat

    Dr. Alexandre Prat

    Université de Montreal

    Université de Montreal

  • Dr. Arthur L. Horwich

    Dr. Arthur L. Horwich

    Yale University

    Yale University

  • Dr. Bruce D. Trapp

    Dr. Bruce D. Trapp

    Cleveland Clinic

    Cleveland Clinic

  • Dr. David C. Rubinsztein

    Dr. David C. Rubinsztein

    Cambridge University

    Cambridge University

  • Dr. David Westaway

    Dr. David Westaway

    University of Alberta

    University of Alberta

  • Dr. Hilmar Bading

    Dr. Hilmar Bading

    Heidelberg University

    Heidelberg University

  • Dr. J. Paul Taylor

    Dr. J. Paul Taylor

    St. Jude\'s Research Hospital

    St. Jude\'s Research Hospital

  • Dr. Jack H. Jhamandas

    Dr. Jack H. Jhamandas

    University of Alberta

    Neurologist, University of Alberta Hospital and Medical Researcher, University of Alberta Dr. Jhamandas has received the Gold Medal in Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and has held a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Alzheimer's Research. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and the American Neurological Association.

    University of Alberta

  • Dr. Jean-Pierre Julien

    Dr. Jean-Pierre Julien

    Université Laval

    Université Laval

  • Dr. Jeffrey D. Rothstein

    Dr. Jeffrey D. Rothstein

    Johns Hopkins University

    Johns Hopkins University

  • Dr. Lorraine V. Kalia

    Dr. Lorraine V. Kalia

    University of Toronto

    University of Toronto

  • Dr. Lynn A. Raymond

    Dr. Lynn A. Raymond

    University of British Columbia

    University of British Columbia

  • Dr. Phillip Barker

    Dr. Phillip Barker

    University of British Columbia-Okanagan

    University of British Columbia-Okanagan

  • Dr. Richard I. Morimoto

    Dr. Richard I. Morimoto

    Northwestern University

    Director of the Rice Institute for Biomedical Research, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University Dr. Richard Morimoto is a molecular biologist at Northwestern University. He has received MERIT awards from the National Institutes of Health and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

    Northwestern University

  • Dr. Stuart A. Lipton

    Dr. Stuart A. Lipton

    The Scripps Research Institute

    The Scripps Research Institute

  • Dr. V. Wee Yong

    Dr. V. Wee Yong

    University of Calgary

    University of Calgary

Schedule

    • Day 1
    • Day 2
    • October 12, 2017
    • 8:30 am Welcome & Opening Remarks8:30 am - 9:00 amSession 1: Protein misfolding and proteostatic mechanisms

    • October 12, 2017
    • 9:00 am Lecture9:00 am - 9:45 amProtein Folding, Misfolding and SpreadSpeakers: Dr. Arthur L. Horwich

    • October 12, 2017
    • 9:45 am Lecture9:45 am - 10:30 amThe Stress of Molecular Aging on Cellular Health and LongevitySpeakers: Dr. Richard I. Morimoto

    • October 12, 2017
    • 10:30 am Health Break10:30 am - 10:45 am-

    • October 12, 2017
    • 10:45 am Lecture10:45 am - 11:30 amAutophagy and NeurodegenerationSpeakers: Dr. David C. Rubinsztein

    • October 12, 2017
    • 11:30 am Lecture11:30 am - 12:15 pmTracking Early Events in Genetic Forms of Prion Disease and 4-Repeat TauopathySpeakers: Dr. David Westaway

    • October 12, 2017
    • 12:15 pm Lunch & Poster Viewing12:15 pm - 1:30 pmSession 2: From RNA to cell death

    • October 12, 2017
    • 1:30 pm Lecture1:30 pm - 2:15 pmDynamic RNA-protein Assemblies in ALS and Related DiseaseSpeakers: Dr. J. Paul Taylor

    • October 12, 2017
    • 2:15 pm Lecture2:15 pm - 3:00 pmMolecular Mechanisms Driving Axon and Dendrite RemodelingSpeakers: Dr. Phillip Barker

    • October 12, 2017
    • 3:00 pm Health Break3:00 pm - 3:30 pm-

    • October 12, 2017
    • 3:30 pm Lecture3:30 pm - 4:15 pmFrom Pathophysiology of ALS to Development of New TherapeuticsSpeakers: Dr. Jean-Pierre Julien

    • October 12, 2017
    • 4:15 pm Lecture4:15 pm - 5:00 pmThe Amylin Receptor: A Novel Therapeutic Target for Alzheimer's Disease Speakers: Dr. Jack H. Jhamandas

    • October 12, 2017
    • 5:00 pm Poster Session5:00 pm - 6:30 pm-

    • October 13, 2017
    • 8:30 am Welcome & Opening Remarks8:30 am - 9:00 amSession 3: Calcium and Glutamate Homeostasis/Mechanisms of Cell Death

    • October 13, 2017
    • 9:00 am Lecture9:00 am - 9:45 amThe NMDA Receptor Signaling Paradox: Neuroadaptation Versus NeurodegenerationSpeakers: Dr. Hilmar Bading

    • October 13, 2017
    • 9:45 am Lecture9:45 am - 10:30 amProtecting Synapses in Alzheimer's Disease: An Alternative Approach to Disease-Modifying TherapySpeakers: Dr. Stuart A. Lipton

    • October 13, 2017
    • 10:30 am Health Break10:30 am - 10:45 am-

    • October 13, 2017
    • 10:45 am Lecture10:45 am - 11:30 amSynaptic Changes Preceding Neurodegeneration in Huntington's Disease: Targets for Therapeutic DevelopmentSpeakers: Dr. Lynn A. Raymond

    • October 13, 2017
    • 11:30 am Lecture11:30 am - 12:15 pmNuclear Transport and Nuclear Pores: A Defect Common to NeurodegenerationSpeakers: Dr. Jeffrey D. Rothstein

    • October 13, 2017
    • 12:15 pm Lunch & Poster Viewing12:15 pm - 1:30 pmSession 4: Neuroinflammatory Mechanisms of Cell Death and Axonal Injury

    • October 13, 2017
    • 1:30 pm Lecture1:30 pm - 2:15 pmModelling Alpha-synuclein-mediated NeurodegerationSpeakers: Dr. Lorraine V. Kalia

    • October 13, 2017
    • 2:15 pm Lecture2:15 pm - 3:00 pmNeurodegeneration and Demyelination are Independent Events in MSSpeakers: Dr. Bruce D. Trapp

    • October 13, 2017
    • 3:00 pm Health Break3:00 pm - 3:30 pm-

    • October 13, 2017
    • 3:30 pm Lecture3:30 pm - 4:15 pmMechanisms of Blood Brain Barrier Disruption in MSSpeakers: Dr. Alexandre Prat

    • October 13, 2017
    • 4:15 pm Lecture4:15 pm - 5:00 pmHarnessing the Benefits of Inflammation for CNS RecoverySpeakers: Dr. V. Wee Yong

    • October 13, 2017
    • 5:00 pm Poster Session5:00 pm - 6:30 pm-

    • October 13, 2017
    • 6:30 pm Reception6:30 pm - --

Contact (E-mail or link)

nmhi@ualberta.ca

201712oct - 13oct 128:30 amoct 13Gairdner/University of Alberta International SymposiumMolecular Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative and Neuroinflammatory Disease8:30 am - 6:30 pm (13) MST Citadel TheatreEvent Type:SymposiaEvent Audience:Biomedical Scientists,Public,Students

Time

12 (Thursday) 8:30 am - 13 (Friday) 6:30 pm MST

Location

Citadel Theatre

Organizer

University of Alberta Neuroscience & Mental Health Institute

Speakers for this event

  • Dr. Alexandre Prat

    Dr. Alexandre Prat

    Université de Montreal

    Université de Montreal

  • Dr. Arthur L. Horwich

    Dr. Arthur L. Horwich

    Yale University

    Yale University

  • Dr. Bruce D. Trapp

    Dr. Bruce D. Trapp

    Cleveland Clinic

    Cleveland Clinic

  • Dr. David C. Rubinsztein

    Dr. David C. Rubinsztein

    Cambridge University

    Cambridge University

  • Dr. David Westaway

    Dr. David Westaway

    University of Alberta

    University of Alberta

  • Dr. Hilmar Bading

    Dr. Hilmar Bading

    Heidelberg University

    Heidelberg University

  • Dr. J. Paul Taylor

    Dr. J. Paul Taylor

    St. Jude\'s Research Hospital

    St. Jude\'s Research Hospital

  • Dr. Jack H. Jhamandas

    Dr. Jack H. Jhamandas

    University of Alberta

    Neurologist, University of Alberta Hospital and Medical Researcher, University of Alberta Dr. Jhamandas has received the Gold Medal in Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and has held a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Alzheimer's Research. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and the American Neurological Association.

    University of Alberta

  • Dr. Jean-Pierre Julien

    Dr. Jean-Pierre Julien

    Université Laval

    Université Laval

  • Dr. Jeffrey D. Rothstein

    Dr. Jeffrey D. Rothstein

    Johns Hopkins University

    Johns Hopkins University

  • Dr. Lorraine V. Kalia

    Dr. Lorraine V. Kalia

    University of Toronto

    University of Toronto

  • Dr. Lynn A. Raymond

    Dr. Lynn A. Raymond

    University of British Columbia

    University of British Columbia

  • Dr. Phillip Barker

    Dr. Phillip Barker

    University of British Columbia-Okanagan

    University of British Columbia-Okanagan

  • Dr. Richard I. Morimoto

    Dr. Richard I. Morimoto

    Northwestern University

    Director of the Rice Institute for Biomedical Research, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University Dr. Richard Morimoto is a molecular biologist at Northwestern University. He has received MERIT awards from the National Institutes of Health and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

    Northwestern University

  • Dr. Stuart A. Lipton

    Dr. Stuart A. Lipton

    The Scripps Research Institute

    The Scripps Research Institute

  • Dr. V. Wee Yong

    Dr. V. Wee Yong

    University of Calgary

    University of Calgary

Schedule

    • Day 1
    • Day 2
    • October 12, 2017
    • 8:30 am Welcome & Opening Remarks8:30 am - 9:00 amSession 1: Protein misfolding and proteostatic mechanisms

    • October 12, 2017
    • 9:00 am Lecture9:00 am - 9:45 amProtein Folding, Misfolding and SpreadSpeakers: Dr. Arthur L. Horwich

    • October 12, 2017
    • 9:45 am Lecture9:45 am - 10:30 amThe Stress of Molecular Aging on Cellular Health and LongevitySpeakers: Dr. Richard I. Morimoto

    • October 12, 2017
    • 10:30 am Health Break10:30 am - 10:45 am-

    • October 12, 2017
    • 10:45 am Lecture10:45 am - 11:30 amAutophagy and NeurodegenerationSpeakers: Dr. David C. Rubinsztein

    • October 12, 2017
    • 11:30 am Lecture11:30 am - 12:15 pmTracking Early Events in Genetic Forms of Prion Disease and 4-Repeat TauopathySpeakers: Dr. David Westaway

    • October 12, 2017
    • 12:15 pm Lunch & Poster Viewing12:15 pm - 1:30 pmSession 2: From RNA to cell death

    • October 12, 2017
    • 1:30 pm Lecture1:30 pm - 2:15 pmDynamic RNA-protein Assemblies in ALS and Related DiseaseSpeakers: Dr. J. Paul Taylor

    • October 12, 2017
    • 2:15 pm Lecture2:15 pm - 3:00 pmMolecular Mechanisms Driving Axon and Dendrite RemodelingSpeakers: Dr. Phillip Barker

    • October 12, 2017
    • 3:00 pm Health Break3:00 pm - 3:30 pm-

    • October 12, 2017
    • 3:30 pm Lecture3:30 pm - 4:15 pmFrom Pathophysiology of ALS to Development of New TherapeuticsSpeakers: Dr. Jean-Pierre Julien

    • October 12, 2017
    • 4:15 pm Lecture4:15 pm - 5:00 pmThe Amylin Receptor: A Novel Therapeutic Target for Alzheimer's Disease Speakers: Dr. Jack H. Jhamandas

    • October 12, 2017
    • 5:00 pm Poster Session5:00 pm - 6:30 pm-

    • October 13, 2017
    • 8:30 am Welcome & Opening Remarks8:30 am - 9:00 amSession 3: Calcium and Glutamate Homeostasis/Mechanisms of Cell Death

    • October 13, 2017
    • 9:00 am Lecture9:00 am - 9:45 amThe NMDA Receptor Signaling Paradox: Neuroadaptation Versus NeurodegenerationSpeakers: Dr. Hilmar Bading

    • October 13, 2017
    • 9:45 am Lecture9:45 am - 10:30 amProtecting Synapses in Alzheimer's Disease: An Alternative Approach to Disease-Modifying TherapySpeakers: Dr. Stuart A. Lipton

    • October 13, 2017
    • 10:30 am Health Break10:30 am - 10:45 am-

    • October 13, 2017
    • 10:45 am Lecture10:45 am - 11:30 amSynaptic Changes Preceding Neurodegeneration in Huntington's Disease: Targets for Therapeutic DevelopmentSpeakers: Dr. Lynn A. Raymond

    • October 13, 2017
    • 11:30 am Lecture11:30 am - 12:15 pmNuclear Transport and Nuclear Pores: A Defect Common to NeurodegenerationSpeakers: Dr. Jeffrey D. Rothstein

    • October 13, 2017
    • 12:15 pm Lunch & Poster Viewing12:15 pm - 1:30 pmSession 4: Neuroinflammatory Mechanisms of Cell Death and Axonal Injury

    • October 13, 2017
    • 1:30 pm Lecture1:30 pm - 2:15 pmModelling Alpha-synuclein-mediated NeurodegerationSpeakers: Dr. Lorraine V. Kalia

    • October 13, 2017
    • 2:15 pm Lecture2:15 pm - 3:00 pmNeurodegeneration and Demyelination are Independent Events in MSSpeakers: Dr. Bruce D. Trapp

    • October 13, 2017
    • 3:00 pm Health Break3:00 pm - 3:30 pm-

    • October 13, 2017
    • 3:30 pm Lecture3:30 pm - 4:15 pmMechanisms of Blood Brain Barrier Disruption in MSSpeakers: Dr. Alexandre Prat

    • October 13, 2017
    • 4:15 pm Lecture4:15 pm - 5:00 pmHarnessing the Benefits of Inflammation for CNS RecoverySpeakers: Dr. V. Wee Yong

    • October 13, 2017
    • 5:00 pm Poster Session5:00 pm - 6:30 pm-

    • October 13, 2017
    • 6:30 pm Reception6:30 pm - --

Contact (E-mail or link)

nmhi@ualberta.ca




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