Next Generation Human Disease Models in Neuroscience

Organized by Lorenz Studer, MD and Marius Wernig, MD, PhD

September 27, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. EDT

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Session 1: Basics and Bottlenecks — New Developments and Challenges
Speakers: Kristin Baldwin and Lorenz Studer

Time: 11 a.m. – noon EDT

Session 2: Novel Human Cell Models of the Developing Human Cortex
Speakers: Guo-li Ming and Arnold Kriegstein

Time: 12:15 – 1:15 EDT

Session 3: Investigating Pathomechanisms of Neurodevelopmental and Neuropsychiatric Diseases Using Human Cell Models
Speakers: Silvia Cappello and Marius Wernig

Time: 1:30 – 2:30 EDT

Session 4: Therapeutic Discovery for Neurodegenerative Disorders Using Pluripotent Stem Cell-Based Phenotypic Screening
Speakers: Justin Ichida and Paul Tesar

Time: 2:45 – 3:45 EDT

Session 5: Using iPSC Techniques to Study the Genetics of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Speakers: Hideyoku Okano and Tracy Young-Pearse

Time: 4 – 5 EDT

Data Blitz Sessions

This virtual conference will include short data blitz videos accessible to attendees. These videos feature neuroscientists describing their research applying computer vision to neuroscience problems. The videos are available on demand, so you can watch them throughout the live day or after the conference.

Data blitz videos will be provided by: Shan Bian, Fred Etoc, Faranak Fattahi, Kosuke Funato & Ryan Smith, Evangelos Kiskinis, Hiroko Nobuta, and Pedro Rifes

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