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  • Glial Biology/Neuroimmunology/Neurooncology Retreat

    As part of the CNC strategic plan, a mini-retreat has been scheduled for Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 at the UAB Alumni House to discuss various aspects of Glial Biology/Neuroimmunology/Neuro-Oncology at UAB.  The agenda for the retreat is listed below and a flyer is attached for distribution within your areas. Lunch will be included in the program so confirmation of attendance is required. A poster session and reception will conclude the meeting. Limited parking is available at the Alumni House as is street parking. Please contact me with any questions about this retreat. Registration and abstract submissions should be emailed to Anne Wailes: awailes@uab.edu . Glial Biology/Neuroimmunology/Neurooncology Retreat January 20, 2012 UAB Alumni House 1301 10 th Avenue South 8:00am – 5:00pm Agenda Introduction/Opening Remarks                                  Harry Sontheimer Session I – Science                 8:05am – 11:00am Microglia                                                                    Etty Benveniste Oligodendrocytes and White Matter/MS                   Tara DeSilva Astrocyte Biology/Glial Neuronal Interactions           Vlad Parpura Astrocytes and Diseases (Patho-Biology)                   Harry Sontheimer   Break Basic Neurooncology                                                  Yancey Gillespie Translational Neurooncology                                     Burt Nabors Epilepsy                                                                       John Hablitz Acute Injury/Trauma                                                  Candace Floyd Neuroimmunology                                                      Chander Raman   Session II – Cores                   11:00am – 12:30pm Blueprint/Neuroscience P30                                       Michael Wyss Genomics                                                                    Molly Bray Transgenic Mice                                                         Robert Kesterson Zebrafish                                                                     Steve Watts   Lunch                                      12:30pm – 1:30pm   Session III – Training              1:30pm – 2:00pm Courses, Journal Clubs, and Training Grants              Benveniste/Brenner/Parpura/Sontheimer   Session IV – Support             2:00pm – 3:00pm Center Grants and Other Opportunities                     Benveniste/Carroll/Gillespie/ Sontheimer/Others Session V – Poster Session   3:00pm – 5:00pm Poster Session and Reception    
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