XIII European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease
XIII European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease
XIII European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease
|Introductory Course on Glial Cell Biology |

Friday, July 7, 2017, 9:30 – 16:50
Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Level 0, Room Tinto + Moorfoot
 
The Introductory Course on Glial Cell Biology the day before the XIII European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease on Friday, July 7, 2017 is aiming at young researchers and researchers who are new in the field. The lectures will give a broad overview on the key aspects of glial cell biology. Supplementary registration is required.
 
9:30–17:00 Introductory Course
9:30–10:05 Dwight Bergles (Baltimore, USA): Live imaging of glia
10:05–10:40 Rory Duncan (Edinburgh, UK): Super resolution microscopy
10:40–11:10 Coffee break
11:10–11:45 David Lyons (Edinburgh, UK): Zebrafish fish glial biology
11:45–12:20 Klaus Nave (Göttingen, Germany): Axoglial interactions and myelination
12:20–12:55 David Rowitch (San Francisco, USA and Cambridge, UK): Astrocytes
12:55–14:00 Lunch
14:00–14:35 Veronique Miron (Edinburgh, UK): Microglia: the architects of the central nervous system in health and disease
14:35–15:10 Steve Goldman (Rochester, USA and Copenhagen, Denmark): iPS cells to study glia and glial diseases
15:10–15:40 Coffee break
15:40–16:15 Steve Pollard (Edinburgh, UK): Glial tumours and cancer stem cells
16:15–16:50 Anna Williams (Edinburg, UK): Remyelination
   

20:00–23:00

 

 

Ceilidh* at Teviot Row House (Debating Hall), Edinburgh University

* A cèilidh (Scottish Gaelic pronunciation: [ˈkʲʰeːli])  is a traditional Scottish gathering involving playing Gaelic folk music and dancing, either at a house party or a larger concert at a social hall or other community gathering place.

Student Ceilidh on Friday,
July 7, 2017

Students and PhD students who attend the Introductory Course and/ or the main Glia meeting, don't miss the Student Ceilidh on Friday, July 7, after the Introductory Course! For more information please click here.

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Final program online

The final program booklet is now available and can be downloaded here.

Important Dates

May 2017
Final program available
June 28, 2017
Deadline for online registration
July 8 – 11, 2017
XIII European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease

Travel Arrangement


  Please note the exclusive travel   arrangement offered by
 
  

 

Scientific Secretariat


   XIII European Glial Meeting
    Meino Alexandra Gibson
    Max Delbrück Center for
    Molecular Medicine (MDC)
    Berlin-Buch
    Robert-Rössle-Str. 10
    13092 Berlin, Germany

      gibson@mdc-berlin.de

Meeting Secretariat

K.I.T. Group GmbH Dresden
K.I.T. Group GmbH Dresden
Christina Norkus/
Jessica Heimbecher
Bautzner Str. 117–119
01099 Dresden, Germany

  +49 351 4842722
  info@glia2017.eu