2011 Distinguished Alumni Symposium (Stanley Prusiner)

Join us at the Penn Chemistry Distinguished Alumni Award Symposium in honor of Stanley Prusiner, University of California, San Francisco

Program (Rainey Auditorium, University Museum):

1:30 PM: Virginia Lee, University of Pennsylvania - "Misfolded Disease Protein Transmission as a Shared Pathogenic Mechanism for Neurodegenerative Disorders"

2:30 PM: Gerald Stubbs, Vanderbilt University - "Structural diversity in prions and other amyloids"

3:30 PM: Greg Petsko, Brandeis University - "Specific Inhibition of α-Synuclein Misfolding and Truncation as a Therapeutic Strategy for Parkinson's Disease"

4:30 PM: Stanley Prusiner, University if California, San Francisco - "The Biochemistry of Prions"

5:30 PM: Reception for symposium attendees in Nobel Hall in Chemistry Complex

Symposium is free and open to the public.

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