Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Symposium

There will be an upcoming symposium (schedule) on Monday (12/8) covering Bardet-Biedl syndrome that is currently being characterized by multiple labs on campus (a true pan-Iowa River project).  The research into this disease covers many different disciplines and should offer quite a few good talks:

Pamela Pretorius will be giving her talk @ 11:50am: A distinct role for the BBS3 Long Isoform (ARL6) in Vertebrate Photoreceptors.

Yan Zhang will be giving his talk@ 4:15: Phenotype of heterozygous mice.

Peter Jackson (from Stanford/Genentech [not the hobbit one, I double-checked]) will be giving the keynote:

“Assembly and Signaling in the Primary Cilium: or How to use Proteomics to Discover the Cell Biology Behind Human Genetic Disease” 

at 1:30 in 2117 MERF

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Posted on December 4, 2008, in Other and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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