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UMSL Biochemistry & Biotechnology Symposium

"Innovative Models for Investigating Fundamental Biological and Disease-Related Processes"

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When: Friday, April 07, 2017 at 12:50 PM to 5:15 PM
Where: UMSL Stadler Hall Auditorium (Room 104)

Hosted by the University of Missouri St Louis (UMSL)


12:50PM Opening Remarks

1:00-1:45PM Scott Brady, Univ of Illinois-Chicago
“Squid, neuroscience and neurodegeneration”
1:50-2:35PM Emma Wilson, Univ of California-Riverside “Bugs on the brain: the neuroimmunological niche of Toxoplasma infection”
3:10-3:55PM Vlad Parpura, Univ of Alabama-Birmingham “Probing astrocytes and neurons with carbon nanotubes: implications for translational medicine”
4:00-4:45PM Kelly Monk, Washington University
“A forward genetic screen in zebrafish uncovers new regulators of nervous system development”
4:45-5:15PM Student Discussions with Speakers
Friday, April 7, 2017
Stadler Hall Auditorium (Room 104), Free admission.
For directions, parking passes, or questions, please contact Leah Trimble at 314-516-5311 or

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