1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session 9: ISN Symposium on Neurodegeneration and Proteostasis

Chair

Professor Brett Garner, University of Wollongong, AUS

Invited international speakers

Professor Michele Vendruscolo, University of Cambridge, UK
Protein homeostasis of a metastable subproteome associated with Alzheimer’s disease

Dr Natura MyekuColumbia University, USA
Receptor-mediated proteasome activation to stop trans-synaptic propagation of tauopathy

Invited national speaker

Associate Professor Julie Atkin, Macquarie University, AUS
Novel therapeutic strategies based on proteostasis in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)/Motor Neuron Disease (MND)

Speakers selected from abstracts

Dr Mauricio Cabral-da-Silva, University of Wollongong, AUS
iPSC-derived microglia (iMG) as a tool for investigating sporadic Alzheimer’s disease

Shu Yang, Macquarie University, AUS
Proteostasis abnormality in ALS patient skin fibroblasts