CNG Seminar Series Presents

Monday, November 25, 2019

5:15-6:15 pm, Room 133, Cancer Genetics Research Complex (CGRC) Building, 2033 Mowry Road

Title:  “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