8th Annual Protein Folding Diseases Initiative Symposium

By Catherine Bearman | 24 September

Join Us Virtually Oct. 14, 2021!

Via Zoom

Our keynote speaker will be Martin Kampmann, Ph.D., Associate Professor, UCSF, Investigator, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Paul G. Allen Distinguished Investigator, University of California, San Francisco. We will also have talks from Yang Zhang, PhD, Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics and Professor of Biochemistry at U of M and Shyamal Mosalaganti, PhD, Assistant Professor in LSI, Cell and Developmental Biology and Biological Chemistry at U of M. Presentations will also be given by our top three Young Investigators!

The registration deadline is Friday, October, 8 — Please note the Zoom link will be emailed to all who register on Monday, October 11th.

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If you have any questions related to this event, please contact Cathy Niemiec at cniemiec@umich.edu.


Symposium Program / October 14th

Afternoon

12:30pm

Opening Remarks

by Andrew Lieberman MD, PhD, Gerald D. Abrams Collegiate Professor and Director of Neuropathology
Co-Director of the Protein Folding Diseases Initiative

12:35pm

Keynote Speaker

Martin Kampmann, PhD
Associate Professor, UCSF, Investigator, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Paul G. Allen Distinguished Investigator, University of California, San Francisco

Uncovering Cellular Mechanisms Controlling Protein Misfolding Using Functional Genomics

1:35pm

Break

 

1:40pm

Selected Talks from Young Investigators

2:25pm

Shyamal Mosalaganti, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Life Sciences Institute, Assistant Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology, Assistant Professor, Biological Chemistry, The University of Michigan

Structural Biology in-situ

2:55pm

Closing Remarks
by Peter Arvan, MD, PhD, William K. and Delores S. Brehm, Professor of Diabetes Research, Cheif, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes, Co-Director of the Protein Folding Diseases Initiative

 

 
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