CNG Seminar Series Presents:

Friday, February 28, 2020

12:00-1:00 pm, Room 101, Cancer Genetics Research Complex (CGRC) Building, 2033 Mowry Road

Following single mRNA molecules from life to death in living cells



Robert H. Singer, PhD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Janelia Research Campus

Harold and Muriel Block Chair

Professor & Co-Chair of Anatomy & Structural Biology

Professor of Cell Biology

Professor of Neuroscience



Monday, December 16, 2019

5:15-6:15 pm, Room 101, Cancer Genetics Research Complex (CGRC) Building, 2033 Mowry Road

Targeting soluble TNF to reduce chronic inflammation and risk for Alzheimer’s disease”

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Malú G. Tansey, PhD

Norman Fixel Professor of Neuroscience and Neurology

Director, CTRND

University of Florida




Monday, November 25, 2019

“Parkinson’s progress: from genetics to precision medicine”

Matt Farrer

Matthew Farrer, PhD

Endowed Chair, Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases

Professor of Neurology

Director Clinical Genomics Program

University of Florida




September 9, 2019

“The role of mutant FUS in the cellular stress response. From motor neurons to endothelial cells through astrocytes: the complex journey of ALS”

Piera Pasinelli, PhD

Piera Pasinelli, PhD

Frances & Joseph Weinberg Professor in Neuroscience

Director, Jefferson Weinberg ALS Center

Scientific Director, The Robert Packard Center for ALS Research

Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience


April 22, 2019

“Brain Imaging Biomarkers for Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1”

Seminar Speaker


Peggy Nopoulos, MD

Professor of Pyschiatry, Pediatrics and Neurology

Chair and DEO, Department of Psychiatry

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine