Figure 3. Expression of oligodendrocyte-specific cell type markers in F3.Olig2 cells and expression of motor neuron-specific cell type markers in F3.Olig2-Shh cells.
Image credit: Lee, 2014 under CC BY license

Meeting Calendar


October 2017

Northeast ALS Consortium Meeting
Description: This is the annual meeting of the Northeast ALS Consortium, which includes more than 100 centers that perform clinical research in ALS/MND. More information about the meeting, including the program, will be posted sometime this summer.
Location: Clearwater Beach, FL
Date: October 3 - 5, 2017
Abstracts Due: August 4, 2017

November 2017

Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting
Description: The Society for Neuroscience (SFN)'s 47th annual meeting is the premier venue for neuroscientists to present emerging science, learn from experts, collaborate with peers, explore new tools and technologies, and advance careers.
Location: Washington, DC
Date: November 11-15, 2017
Abstracts Due: May 6, 2017

December 2017

ALS/MND Allied Professionals Forum
Description: The Allied Professionals Forum is focused on practice and experience for health professionals in the care and support of people living with ALS/MND. During the APF, health professionals from around the globe come together to share their practical knowledge and experiences, with a mission to improve the quality of care for people living with ALS/MND worldwide.
Location: Boston, MA
Date: December 7, 2017

International Symposium on ALS/MND
Sponsor: ALS TDI and The ALS Hope Foundation
Description: The International Symposium on ALS/MND is a unique annual event which brings together leading international researchers as well as health and social care professionals to present and debate key innovations in their respective fields. The Symposium is planned as two parallel meetings, one on biomedical science and the other on research and advances in the care and management of people affected by ALS/MND. Joint sessions consider issues of mutual concern, challenging current views and practice.
Location: Boston, MA
Date: December 8-10, 2017
Abstracts Due: May 26, 2017


March 2018

Australasian Motor Neurone Disease Symposium
Description: The inaugural meeting, organized by Australia's FightMND, aims to inspire innovation and foster local and international collaboration between ALS researchers, clinicians and scientists. Early bird registration deadline: November 1, 2017.
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Date: March 22-24, 2018
Abstracts Due: December 18, 2017

June 2018

Advances in Neurodegenerative Disease Research and Therapy
Sponsor: Keystone Symposia
Description: This meeting, organized by Li Gan, Len Petrucelli and Morgan Sheng, will include the latest research on the underlying mechanisms of neurodegenerative disease, biomarkers and emerging therapies.
Location: Keystone, Colorado
Date: June 17-21, 2018
Abstracts Due: March 15, 2018

July 2018

Glia In Health And Disease
Sponsor: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Description: This summer conference will assemble the leaders in the field, together with junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, to discuss new, cutting-edge developments in the study of all aspects of glial biology in health and disease.
Location: Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Date: July 19-23, 2018
Abstracts Due: May 4, 2018

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